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Bridge inspections reported to Three Lakes Town Board
By Briana Jones
News Correspondent

The Three Lakes Town Board heard bridge updates on Burnt Rollways, Nine Mile and Seven Mile from a Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company (WVIC) representative at its meeting last week.

Peter Hansen of WVIC said the company hired a consultant to inspect the three bridges as they were due for a review.

“I’ll start with the good news first,”

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:47 PM
 
Special moments
There were several emotional moments at the Northland Pines High School graduation ceremony Sunday. Above, senior Gavin Harris carried in the gown and cap of student Vincent Kadlubowski, who died earlier this year.                          —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:45 PM
 
Special moments
There were several emotional moments at the Northland Pines High School graduation ceremony Sunday. Above, senior Gavin Harris carried in the gown and cap of student Vincent Kadlubowski, who died earlier this year.                          —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:44 PM
 
Lac du Flambeau rejects ATV referendum 126-79

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians rejected a referendum last week to allow all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on tribal lands.

The referendum, last Thursday asked the question: “Do you approve of the use of an ATV trail on tribal lands, excluding Bear River?”

The referendum did not pass, with 79 yes votes and 126 no votes. Of the 205 total votes cases, tribal officials said there were no spoiled or invalid votes.

According to a tribal spokesperson,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:42 PM
 
Nielsen of Eagle River to serve on Nicolet Board of Trustees

Sharon Nielsen of Eagle River is among two other members who recently were appointed to serve as members on the Nicolet Board of Trustees.

She will serve a two-year term, completing a term for a vacant position.

Joining Nielsen will be Bob Martini and Brian Diel,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:40 PM
 
Oldenburg Group receives Nicolet award
Oldenburg Group recently received the Nicolet College Foundation Friends and Partners Award. Taking part in the presentation were, from left, David Stofflet, fabrication production  coordinator; Bob Martini, Nicolet College Foundation president; Dan Bruso, Oldenburg Lake Shore plant manager; and Gayle Rutlin, Oldenburg Human Resources generalist.       —Contributed Photo

The Nicolet College Foundation recently presented its 2014 Friends and Partners Award to the Oldenburg Group for its long-standing partnership with the college and its welding program.

“Without question, the company has become a critical support to an effective instructional trade program at the college,” wrote Brigitte Kumbier, dean of Trade,

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:38 PM
 
Drain Campaign geared to battle AIS

While many anglers and boaters are heading out on North Woods lakes, county and state aquatic invasive species (AIS) staff, volunteers and wardens have been preparing for another season of preventing the spread of invasives throughout Wisconsin waterways.

According to research from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and partners, the public is well aware of the need to remove all aquatic plants from boats and trailers while entering and leaving a lake. Watercraft inspection surveys by the Clean Boats, Clean Waters program show that more than 90% of boaters say they are aware of Wisconsin’s laws to prevent the spread of AIS, up from just 21% in 2004.

“However, there remains a need to inform

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2:37 PM
 
City attorney maintains bidding all library work
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

A city of Eagle River attorney stands by his initial recommendation and will continue to endorse that the Olson Memorial Library re­modeling and expansion proj­ect be bid at all levels.

Attorney Steven Garbo­wicz said that despite some library leaders wanting to take bids on only the construction phase of the proj­ect, he continues to recommend bidding at all levels.

“As city attorney for the city of Eagle River,

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 2:13 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:21 PM )
 
Special fishing program planned on Eagle Chain
Volunteer guides will assist anglers on more than a dozen pontoons.             —STAFF PHOTO
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The 21st annual Fishing Has No Boundaries (FHNB) will be this Friday through Sunday, June 6-8, on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, offering a weekend fishing outing for people with disabilities.

The event is expected to attract 68 participants to Eagle River, with the event headquartered at Wild Eagle Lodge on Duck and Lynx lakes.

“Fishing Has No Boundaries affords a fishing experience

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 2:12 PM
 
Road project
The Highway 45/70 bypass in Eagle River is closed to through traffic this week to repair a water main that broke during the winter. Because of a heave in the road, a portion of Pine Street will be repaved. The $156,000 project is expected to be completed in one week. In the meantime, traffic is rerouted on Wall Street.               —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 2:11 PM
 
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