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Area communities, groups schedule Fourth of July parades, fireworks
Area communities, groups schedule Fourth of July parades, fireworks

Communities across the North Woods will celebrate Independence Day with parades, picnics and fireworks.

The following is a rundown of celebrations planned for Independence Day. While most events will be July 4, a few communities have selected other days for their festivities. A special fireworks display will be held in Land O’ Lakes Thursday, July 3. St. Germain held its celebration Sunday, June 29.

People should call local chambers of commerce

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:53 PM
Spirit visit
The Spirit rescue helicopter was on display at the Three Lakes Airport Saturday during the seventh annual Shootout and Fly-in. Ministry Health Care’s air transport teams cover emergencies in northcentral Wisconsin.  —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:51 PM
Rhinelander man dies after fleeing from police

A 27-year-old Rhinelander man died last Monday after crashing his vehicle during a police chase on Davenport Street in Rhinelander. The subject was identified as Sean E. O’Corrain.

Rhinelander Police Officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on a vehicle on Davenport Street for speeding at approximately 8:26 p.m.

A pursuit ensued and continued to the intersection of Highway K and Forest Loop Road,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:50 PM
Stuckart named Grand Marshal for Three Lakes July 4 parade
By Jan Hintz
Three Lakes Correspondent

The Three Lakes Lions Club has named Herb Stuckart as the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Fourth of July.

Stuckart, the retired Three Lakes Fire Department Chief, says that he is honored to be this year’s Grand Marshal and will lead the parade through downtown Three Lakes this Friday, July 4, starting at 9 a.m.

He started out as a firefighter in 1976, when

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:48 PM
Third Heritage Fest set in Three Lakes; offers food, music

The third annual Northwoods Heritage Fest is slated for Friday and Saturday, July 11-12, at the high school athletic field in Three Lakes.

The two-day event will celebrate the cultures of Ireland, Italy, Poland, Germany and the United States.

Sponsored by Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center Inc. and several local, state and national sponsors, Heritage Fest has something for every member of the family.

The event will feature activities and games,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:48 PM