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  • State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) won the 7th Congressional District Republican primary Tuesday evening, while Tricia Zunker of Wausau won the Democratic primary.
    Tiffany defeated retired veteran Jason Church of Menomonie and Zunker bested Lawrence Dale of Green Bay.
    The general special election for the 7th Congressional District seat to replace the now-retired Rep. Sean Duffy will be May 12. Duffy stepped away from the office in the fall of 2019 to 

    Survey shows optimism for business community 

    Many things have changed in this small North Woods community called Three Lakes over the past couple of years. 
    None more significant than the loss of

  • Winter fun
    A group of firemen take part in the giant ski competition at this year’s Northwoods Blizzard Blast in Conover. Proceeds from the event benefit fire and emergency departments in Conover, Phelps and Land O’ Lakes. —STAFF PHOTO

    Sentencing slated April 20 in Oneida

    RHINELANDER — Sugar Camp resident Jeffrey M. Liebscher will learn his fate April 20 when he is due to be sentenced following his guilty plea Friday, Feb. 14, in Oneida County Circuit Court to

  • It was standing-room- only at last week’s Eagle River City Council meeting, when members of the public questioned — for more than two hours — the future of the 18-hole municipal golf course following the resignation of golf pro Patti Marquis.
    Before allowing public questions and comments, the city council approved hiring
    With about 2 feet of snow on the ground since mid-December, wildlife experts are concerned about...
  • Horsing around
    Horse-drawn sleigh rides around the expansive grounds of the Conover Town Park were well-attended by Northwoods Blizzard Blast attendees at the seventh annual event last Saturday. —Staff Photo By MICHELLE DREW
    More than 20 snowmobiles along with ATVs, a racing boat and other equipment were lost last...
  • “Sometimes you just have to set goals that stretch the imagination in order to inspire the soul,” said Perry Pokrandt, president of Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) Inc. 
    “With that thought in mind, the FORK board of directors is
  • MINOCQUA — Marshfield Medical Center-Minocqua Human Resources department will host career fairs on two dates for all those interested in joining the organization, as well as learning about the new hospital slated to open in April 2020.

    These events will be held at
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