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  • According to the daily update from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) website, the new total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state has risen to 1,351, 130 more cases than yesterday’s total of 1,221. There have been 16 deaths confirmed in the state due to the outbreak. Vilas County has confirmed three cases so far, as has Oneida County.

    According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website, data shows that 53% of the total number of COVID-19 cases are female, while 47% are male. Data also shows that

    The Vilas County Public Health Department confirmed Monday a third case of...
  • Two Three Lakes School District taxpayers have asked the Three Lakes School Board to not develop a trapshooting range on the district’s new school forest property along Highway A in the town of Sugar Camp.
    Leo Krivickas and
  • In a meeting held this past week, officials with the town of Three Lakes announced a decision to cancel all public events through July 31 to try and curb the number of people impacted by COVID-19.
    “We are
  • Local grocery stores taking steps 
to protect customers, employees
    Essential businesses are caught between the need to provide products for community members and keeping both the public and staff safe from the highly infectious coronavirus. 
    Sentry Foods in
  • Vilas County Board updated on coronavirus spread in state
    Details on COVID-19 testing and availability of treatment in area health-care facilities was presented to the Vilas County Board last week by county public health Director Laurel Dreger, with additional input from Dr. Michael Schaars of Marshfield Clinic in Minocqua.
    Officials said there were about
  • The denial of a zoning permit application in May of 2018 for Carlin Club Properties LLC to transport 18,000 gallons of water a day from property in the town of Presque Isle to a bottling plant in Marinesco, Mich., was upheld in Vilas County Circuit Court last week in a hearing conducted via telephone due to the
  • Rayala honored
    Vilas County Board Supervisor Charles Rayala Jr., left, is congratulated by board Chairman Ron DeBruyne on his 32 years of service to the county board. The full board gave Rayala a standing ovation for his service representing the Manitowish Waters area. Rayala is not seeking re-election this spring. —Photo By Ken Anderson
  • The Oneida County Labor Relations Employee Services Department announced that starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, until 8 a.m. Friday, April 24, all Oneida County offices/departments will be closed per Gov. Tony Evers’ “Safer at Home” order issued Tuesday. 
    According to
  • Ranger Chad Kirschbaum awarded Trees’ Taylor award
    Chad Kirschbaum, District Ranger for the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has won the Mully Taylor Award, Trees For Tomorrow’s (TFT) highest honor awarded annually.  
    The award recognizes
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