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  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:04 AM

    DOT disclosure coverage honored in national award

    In a contest category that included all daily and weekly newspapers regardless of size, the National Newspaper Association (NNA) will award first place to the Vilas County News-Review for story and editorial coverage related to Best Public Notice Journalism, it was announced last week.
    The coverage dealt with

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:03 AM

    Invasive species awareness is critical

    Not only is June a glorious month to explore the richness of Oneida County’s natural resources, work in the garden and observe wildlife, but June also is Invasive Species Awareness Month.
    Anyone who spends time outside is affected by

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:02 AM
    Dear Editor:
    In light of the sobering assassination attempt of Republican congressmen by a left-wing extremist, I believe it is more important than ever to correct Mary Hoeft’s misrepresentation of a quote attributed to President Donald Trump in her Letter to the Editor on June 14, titled “Trump destroying America’s good name.”
    Ms. Hoeft stated
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:01 AM
    Letter to the Editor:

    Kudos to everyone who came to our aid when our three steers recently got loose. We are grateful to those who called the sheriff’s department with their location.

    We also are grateful to
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:00 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    Wisconsin’s hospitals and health systems are essential components of the state’s economy. 
    When employers are asked to rank the factors that are most important to them when determining where to locate or expand their business, access to good health care consistently is right near the top. 
    Wisconsin is home to 
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 10:59 AM
    Letter to the Editor:

    I would like to offer a suggestion to our state government.

    I wrote to the motor vehicle department when I renewed my license plate. I suggested that they could start charging a $50 add-on when we renew our license plate, instead of setting up toll stations on our highways. This would involve all of Wisconsin’s residents who own cars, trucks and motorcycles.

    This money would be used for
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:12 AM

    Cancer survivors deserve the community’s support

    The 18th annual Relay For Life of the Northwoods is scheduled for this Friday, June 16, with a goal of raising $54,000 for the Amer­ican Cancer Society and its research and education programs.
    Raising that kind of money in the fight against cancer is

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:08 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    For those of you who have never heard of Fishing Has No Boundaries, it is three days of fishing and enjoyment held the first weekend of June for people with disabilities. 
    The days are filled with
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:07 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    Throughout Donald Trump’s candidacy and brief tenure in office, he has managed to eradicate civility, a longstanding hallmark of our great democracy.
    Google the name “Donald Trump” and note the headlines, “Six Countries Trump Insulted,” “Trump Threatens World Leaders” and “Trump Is Running Out of Foreign Leaders to Alienate.” 
    Americans are
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:06 AM
    Letter to the Editor:
    “It’s quiet . . . too quiet.” We’ve all heard that line in one movie or another. The halls of the State Capitol can have a ghostly quality when it’s quiet. This makes the sounds of lobbyists’ footsteps all the more noticeable as they make their way from one back room to another — especially the distinctive patter from pricey loafers often chosen by special interest lobbyists.
    With the Legislature’s budget committee taking time off from public meetings, these
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