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  • Vilas, Oneida advise seasonal visitors to stay home 

    In an announcement Monday afternoon, Gov. Tony Evers said he will order the closure of all nonessential businesses starting Tuesday, March 24, and is urging people to stay at home to

  • Vilas County News-Review and The Three Lakes News readers can find additional COVID-19 coverage by visiting and going to the drop-down menu under the “News” heading. There they will find local and national stories on COVID-19 as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) awarded $24 million in broadband expansion grants last Thursday, including more than $2.7 million for broadband advances in Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties.
    The total amount awarded is
  • “During these challenging times, children are at higher risk for food insecurity than at any time during my lifetime,” said Perry Pokrandt, president of Feed Our Rural Kids (FORK) Inc. 
    In response to a request from, and in cooperation with
    Due to Gov. Tony Evers’  moratorium announced last week on mass gatherings of 10 people or more to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, as well as the closing of all bars and restaurants in the state except for takeout and delivery, area businesses are encouraging North Woods community members to still come out and
    After making a name for himself in the trenches on the offensive and defensive line, Northland Pines senior football player Jack Van Wor­mer has decided that he’ll continue his passion at the college level, signing his National Letter of Intent recently to join the Hillsdale College program in Hillsdale, Mich.
    “I chose to sign with Hillsdale College because
    Sixty Northland Pines High School (NPHS) students performed the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” in February for more than 1,000 patrons. 
    Two of these audience members were reviewers from the Jerry Awards, Wisconsin’s high school musical theater awards program. The program, based out of Overture Center in
  • As more and more precautionary measures are enacted throughout the state in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19, organizations, groups and businesses in the North Woods have announced cancellations of many programs, gatherings and events.
    Some of these cancellations include:
  • The Warehouse Art Center in Eagle River is temporarily closed through April 2, following the recommendations of Wisconsin Department of Health officials. In lieu of classes, The Warehouse is posting art-related activities to its Facebook page and website each day for community members to enjoy from their homes. Also in the works are
  • Due to new guidance from the Department of Health Services (DHS) that recommends canceling or postponing gatherings of 10 or more people to help protect Wisconsinites from the spread of COVID-19, the in-person portion of the 72 spring fish and game hearings that were to be held in each county on April 13 are
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