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Catfish association sets annual meeting

The Catfish Lake Association will hold its annual meeting Saturday, July 5, at the Kalmar Community Center, located at 1011 N. Railroad St. in Eagle River.

A business meeting will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. Complimentary coffee, tea and sweet rolls will be served.

Election of the vice president and secretary will be on the agenda as well as the Lake Management Planning Project and an update on the spring treatment of milfoil weeds and other issues.

All Catfish Lake property owners are welcome to attend. Other interested parties also are welcome.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:42 PM
Giant moth
This cecropia moth, North America’s largest native moth, found a resting site on a window frame at Wranik’s Well Drilling and Septic in Eagle River. It has a wingspan of up to six inches.               —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERERBUSCH
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:35 PM
Eagle girls advance to Sectional final with 3-1 victory over West Salem

The Northland Pines girls soccer team defeated West Salem 3-1 in the WIAA Division 3 Sectional semi final at West Salem Thursday evening.

The Eagles will now face Ashland this Saturday, June 14, at 1 p.m. in the Sectional final at Chippewa Falls. The winner will advance to the State Girls Soccer Tournament in Milwaukee next weekend.

Against top-seeded West Salem, the second-seeded Eagles fell behind early as the Panthers

Friday, June 13, 2014 7:56 AM | Updated ( Monday, June 16, 2014 1:00 PM )
Presentation on eagles slated in Three Lakes

The Nicolet Bird Club of Three Lakes will host a free public presentation titled “Our Magnificent Eagles” given by Ron Eckstein Monday, June 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Three Lakes Town Office, located at 6965 W. School St.

Eckstein — a retired emeritus wildlife biologist of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) who

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9:46 AM | Updated ( Wednesday, June 11, 2014 3:20 PM )
Emergency rule allows DNR to adjust bag limits

Over 20 lakes
see increase
to two walleyes

By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) used the flexibility granted by an emergency rule to raise anglers’ daily bag limits from one walleye per day to two walleye per day in 21 northern Wisconsin lakes, effective June 10.

The department routinely adjusts bag limits in late May or early June after tribal harvest activity diminishes, and did so for 447 lakes on May 23. Under rules in place at that time, the department was not able to consider changes for the 21 lakes affected in Monday’s an­nounce­ment.

But with Gov. Scott Walker’s approval of an emergency rule adopted

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:20 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, June 17, 2014 2:07 PM )