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Primary election set in Lac du Flambeau

A primary election will be held in the town of Lac du Flambeau Tuesday, Sept. 2, to elect tribal officers. Elections will be held for president, vice president and four council members for a two-year term.

Voting will be held at William Wildcat Sr. Community Center in the Council Room. Polls will be open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

According to the tribal constitution and bylaws, a primary election will be held if more than eight candidates are nominated for the tribal council seats or more than two candidates are nominated for any officer position. If a primary election is necessary for any position,

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:40 PM
Revitalization Committee continues caring for flower baskets, planters
Standing below the hanging flower baskets were, from left, Al Pittelko, executive director of ERRP; Mary Ann Lambrecht, member of the ERRP Design Committee and Master Gardeners; Katie Bevernitz of Custom Landscaping; Nancy Schuller, chairwoman of the ERRP Design Committee; and Paul Snedden, who waters and takes care of the plants.	 —Contributed Photo

For the past seven years, hanging flower baskets and planters have been gracing Wall Street throughout the summer months.

“The Design Committee of the Eagle River Revitalization Program (ERRP) may have initiated the proj­ect, but it was another collaborative community proj­ect,” said Nancy Schuller, committee chair.

Todd and Jacqui Monge, owners of Custom Landscaping of Eagle River Inc. and their employees offered to have the hanging pots planted early in March and house them until

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:39 PM
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 )