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One- and two-fish limits hit 345 walleye lakes here
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Daily bag limits have been lowered on 533 lakes in re­sponse to tribal spearing declarations announced Monday, revisions that affect 346 lakes in Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties.

In the three counties, there will be a three-walleye bag limit for sports anglers on just one lake, a two-fish bag limit on 209 lakes and a one-fish bag limit on 136 lakes.

Last year, 535 lakes statewide and 327 locally were part of the harvest declarations made by six bands of Chippewa in Wisconsin.

Statewide, 176 lakes will have a one-walleye bag limit,

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Updated ( Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:42 AM )
Easter egg hunt
The Three Lakes Lions Club held its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday at the high school. As part of the event, club members handed out bags of treats to area youths near the front entrance of the school.           —Photo By Jan Hintz
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:12 PM
Library board to request bids for design work
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

The proposed expansion and renovation of Walter E. Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River moved forward last week with the library board of trustees giving direction to the ad hoc Building Committee to develop a request for proposals (RFP) for the building project.

While the library board of trustees could move forward without bidding professional services such as design and architectural work, it was decided all aspects of the proj­ect will be bid out.

Designer and builder Jeff Visner of Design/Build by Visner of

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:10 PM
Trolling plan gets statewide support
By News-Review Staff

People who participated in the 2014 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings and Wisconsin Conservation Con­gress county meetings across the state Monday supported a proposal to allow trolling statewide.

The compromise trolling proposal — which would allow trolling with one line per angler in 17 counties and trolling with three lines per angler in the other 55 counties — was approved 3,646-2,250.

Statewide, the proposal was approved in 61 counties and rejected in 11 counties.

Vilas County sportsmen and -women opposed the trolling plan

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:10 PM
Say goodbye to harshest winter
Town of Lincoln resident Randy Block used a snowblower to move more than a foot of snow Thursday. —STAFF PHOTO

2013-’14 season featured record cold, snow

By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

Snow shovels have been a common sight this winter, and they were out in abundance last week after a storm dropped approximately 16 inches of snow across the North Woods.

This latest snowstorm has put an exclamation point on what has been one of the toughest and longest winter seasons on record in the area.

According to News-Review records, nearly nine feet of

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:08 PM | Updated ( Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:42 AM )