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Award winners
Century 21 Burkett & Associates in Eagle River and Three Lakes announced its multi-million dollar sales producers for 2013, including, from left, Bud Pride, Joyce and Jim Nykolayko, and Tom Kolinsky.                                         —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:01 PM
Local municipalities get state transportation aid

Gov. Scott Walker recently announced that payments totaling more than $127.8 million for general transportation aids, connecting highway aids and expressway policing aids have been delivered to local governments from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT).

Local payments in Vilas County totaled $420,580, including $20,101 for the town of Cloverland; $47,543 for Conover; $44,584  for Land O’ Lakes; $34,068 for the town of Lincoln; $54,089  for Phelps; $48,400 for Plum Lake; $45,214 for St. Germain; $38,482  for the town of Washington;

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:00 PM
Eagle Chain association sets annual meeting Saturday

The Eagle River Chain of Lakes Association (ERCLA) will hold its annual general meeting at Saturday, July 19, at 9 a.m. at the Lincoln Town Hall located at 1205 Sundstein Road in Eagle River.

The keynote speaker will be Steve Gilbert, Wisconsin Department of Natural Re­sources (DNR) fisheries biologist. He will present the results of the yearlong fish survey completed on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes in March.

Shortly after ice-out in spring of 2013 the DNR began a fish survey on all lakes of the Eagle River Chain, which included netting, shocking and a creel survey. The survey continued throughout the year and terminated with the end of gamefish season this spring.

This meeting aims to provide an opportunity

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:00 PM
Country stars
The 37th annual Hodag Country Festival was held in Rhinelander last Thursday through Sunday, drawing country music stars and tens of thousands of fans. Above, fans standing and cheering their favorite singer.      —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:59 PM
Pines gives names in records request
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

Four Northland Pines School District teachers who appealed a decision by the school board to deny a higher salary level have been identified after an open records request was filed and the district determined the names could be revealed.

The appeals were heard in closed session by a combination of board members, administrative staff and teacher representation. Returning to open session, District Administrator Mike Richie said all four appeals were denied but declined to identify the teachers,

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:58 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:58 PM )