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  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:50 AM

    The ERRA and its auction need community support

    If you get a chance this Friday and Saturday, it would pay dividends for the North Woods community and its youths to show some support of the 55th anniversary Youth Days Auction, sponsored by the Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA).
    The auction is

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:49 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    The Land O’ Lakes Town Board held a special meeting recently to explore the possibilities of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) route through town to Bent’s Camp. 
    It was
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:48 AM
    Dear Editor:
    Every single elected official is interested and willing to help businesses build and create family-supporting jobs here in Wisconsin. 
    That’s because our job growth has trailed the national average 22 straight quarters, every single quarter since Gov. Walker created the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC). 
    There is 
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:47 AM
    Dear Editor:
    It is refreshing to me to learn that legislation is being introduced to lift Wisconsin’s long-standing moratorium on metallic mineral mining. 
    We here in northern Wisconsin can potentially share in the economic gains that our neighbors in northern Minnesota and Michigan are looking forward to with current mining projects under development. After all, if we are to prosper again we need to look at how we were built in the first place; by logging, agriculture and mining.
    Wisconsin’s moratorium cleverly, but
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 11:49 AM

    It’s high time Congress ends the wolf debacle

    The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has upheld a lower court ruling that returned federal protections for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region, keeping them on the Endangered Species List.
    Appellate judges agreed with a

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 10:02 AM

    Foxconn: The hype and the small print

    Great news! A big technology company, called Foxconn, is coming to southeast Wisconsin and bringing with it a lot of new jobs. The new company will build a big factory and make flat screens for computers.
    The governor tells us the company will create

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 10:01 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    An open letter to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, state Sen. Scott Fitzgerald and state Rep. Robin Vos:
    Dear Gov. Walker, Sen. Fitzgerald and Rep. Vos,
    Please share my endorsement of job creation in Wisconsin with your legislative colleagues, however, proceed in a way that does not sell out Wisconsin’s environmental soul.
    Over the decades, some 
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 10:00 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    Recently, Dave Noel shared a letter with News-Review readers that he sent to Sen. Tom Tiffany advocating for clean-energy jobs and industries. Most people understand it to mean solar panels and wind turbines to produce electricity.
    If Mr. Noel seeks to have those type of manufacturing jobs, he should advocate for 
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:59 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    In regards to the Three Lakes town office buildings — no maintenance; embarrassing; Fred “Cy” Williams designed it; and more than sufficient space.
    The town office buildings have served Three Lakes very well with many years of useful life by just maintaining its basic needs. With a new metal roof and prevention of water damage, the buildings’ appearance would be guaranteed for 25 or more years. Soffits and fascia of metal finish off basic appearance needs. 
    It’s a brick structure. Now, that
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017 11:17 AM

    Property rights require balance to protect lakes

    State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) and Rep. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake) have introduced legislation they call the “Homeowners’ Bill of Rights,” which they claim will be a step forward in guaranteeing the rights of private property owners.
    Yet the 10 points they spelled out inside the legislation are 

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