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Large Big St. Germain property headed to auction block Sept. 18

A unique 200-acre lakefront property on Big St. Germain Lake and Lake Content in St. Germain will be on the auction block next month.

The secluded property, called Eaglewatch, offered in 23 lots and combinations, shares a channel with Big Saint Germain Lake. The majority of the lots are vacant and buildable, but several include cottages and other improvements.

The auction is slated for Thursday, Sept. 18,

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:39 PM
Vilas eyes ATV ordinance; new referendum proposed
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

While Vilas County Board supervisors will consider adopting an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) ordinance regulating the machines on routes designated by the county at its next meeting Tuesday, Aug. 26, they also will debate offering another advisory referendum on permitting ATVs on county-owned land and roadways.

Both resolutions will be discussed at the meeting set for 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday at the Phelps School gymnasium.

The proposed ATV ordinance, which also includes

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:53 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:03 PM )
Flying sawdust
Chainsaw carver Ken Schels displayed his talents at Paul Bunyan Fest in Eagle River last week.                                            —Staff Photo By ERIK BARBER
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:51 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:53 PM )
Boat winner
Jim Tustison (front) was in high spirits after winning the Ranger boat at the Musky Open in Eagle River Sunday. Celebrating with Tustison were, back row from left, Muskie Clubs Alliance President Larry Slagoski, Eagle River Chamber Director Kim Emerson, Ranger Boats representative Steven Lindahl, Shoeder’s Marine representative John Koch, and Mercury Marine representative Debbie Priepke.                                            —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:51 PM
New panfish rules to be debated at public meeting
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

A public meeting on the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposed experimental panfish bag limits on 110 lakes statewide — including 10 lakes in Vilas County, the entire Three Lakes Chain of lakes and 16 other water bodies in Oneida County — is set in Minocqua next Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Steve Hewett, DNR fisheries section chief, said the goal of the changes is to improve the average size of panfish in lakes that are not achieving their potential.

The Minocqua meeting will be at the Minocqua Public Library,

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:50 PM