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Vilas should allow ATVs

Letter to Editor:

According to a recent Department of Natural Resources publication, there are more than 330,000 all-terrain vehicles (ATV)/utility-task vehicles (UTV) registered in our wonderful state. Hmmm, sounds close to snowmobile registrations or even greater. Isn’t it time for Vilas County to realize this is an outdoor sport and it deserves to be allowed in our county?

Areas like Three Lakes and Sugar Camp

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 9:45 AM
 
Our view

Wood products industry
doing great things here

The month we are about to leave behind has special meaning to loggers, millworkers, papermakers, foresters and others who work with timber resources — as Wisconsin just celebrated Forestry and Paper Products Month.

 

That legislative proclamation is an annual reminder of the significance of timber products in terms of economic opportunity, job creation and the health of our forests, both public and private.

 

Wisconsin remains the nation’s No. 1 paper producer,

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 10:43 AM
 
Believes Pines plan would close schools

Letter to the Editor:

For the people who did not attend the meeting at the St. Germain School last Wednesday night, you may not have heard of the two-step program the school board and Northland Pines District Administrator Mike Richie has come out with.

They would like to start sending fifth-graders from St. Germain and Land O’ Lakes elementary schools to the Eagle River Elementary School. This is the first step in a two-step program they want to implement.

It sounds good in this part of the program until you hear about the rest of the plan in

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 10:42 AM
 
Caring for neighbors alive and well in North

Letter to the Editor:

The Land O’ Lakes community has an incredible history of taking care of the people that call the area home.  Recently, St. Albert’s Parish hosted a fundraising fish fry to assist Dan and Debbie Kauzlaric with medical and personal expenses associated with Dan’s cancer treatments.

To say the event was successful is an understatement.  Well over 200 people were fed,

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 10:42 AM
 
Veterans who left to serve offered high school diploma

Letter to the Editor:

The state of Wisconsin has a program under statute 120.13(37) for providing high school diplomas to veterans who left high school for wartime military service.

Both the Northland Pines and Three Lakes school districts are looking for local veterans who are 65 or older,

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 10:41 AM
 
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