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DuQuaine, Kimmerling earn seats on Phelps board

Voters in Phelps Tuesday night elected Dorothy Kimmerling and Mike DuQuaine to seats on the Phelps Town Board.

DuQuaine had the most votes with 252, followed by Kimmerling with 245.

Lorin Johnson and Cindy Regozzi lost the election with 158 votes and 53 votes, respectively.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 8:03 AM
Hassey beats Vander Bloomen for Lincoln Town Board seat

Bill Hassey defeated Kara Vander Bloomen 373-158 for a town board supervisory position for the town of Lincoln in the spring election  Tuesday, April 1.

Incumbent Supervisor Bruce Richter also had an expiring term this spring, but was unopposed.

Hassey will replace incumbent Leon Kukanich on the town board. Kukanich lost in the primary.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:54 AM | Updated ( Wednesday, April 02, 2014 8:02 AM )
Ritzer tops Lynn for Cloverland Board

Mildred Ritzer defeated James Lynn 126-40 for a town board supervisory position in the town of Cloverland in the election Tuesday.

Incumbent Supervisor Marty Ketterer submitted a declaration of noncandidacy, opening the door for the newcomers.

Incumbent Supervisor Steve Favorite also was up for re-election, but ran unopposed.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:52 AM | Updated ( Wednesday, April 02, 2014 8:03 AM )
Four incumbent supervisors lose election contests in Vilas, see other election results under news

Four incumbent supervisors lost their seats on the Vilas County Board in Tuesday’s election.

In District 1, incumbent Ralph Sitzberger lost to Wally Otterpohl 126-79.

In District 4, incumbent Dennie Nielsen lost to Vernon Wiggenhaus 119-66.

In District 14,

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:51 AM | Updated ( Monday, April 07, 2014 12:44 PM )
Vilas health ranks low, Oneida is better: survey
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

While Vilas County ranks among the less healthy counties in the state, Oneida County ranks in the middle of the pack for health, according to the annual County Health Rankings released by the University of Wisconsin last week.

The County Health Rankings, a partnership project by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), rank the overall health of nearly every county in all 50 states.

The rankings allow counties to see how well they are doing on

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 1:44 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 08, 2014 1:15 PM )