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Public meetings

Eagle River Area Room Tax Commission — Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m., Eagle?River Inn. Agenda:?A quorum of the Eagle River Common Council may be present.

Three Lakes Town Board —?Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m., Three Lakes Town Hall. Agenda:?Reports and appointments.

Vilas County Board Finance & Budget Committee —?Wednesday, Dec. 18, 9:30 a.m., courthouse. Agenda:?Reports.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 1:03 PM
Police report

Vilas County Sheriff

A total of 249 complaints were entered by Vilas County Sheriff’s Department dispatchers last week.

The department reported at least 32 vehicle accidents, three requests for an ambulance, four attempts to locate, three trespassing complaints, seven requests for agency assistance, eight burglar alarms, nine requests for citizen assistance, four domestic violence complaints, three cases of fraud, two harassment complaints, one hit-and-run, two reports of lost property, eight re­ports of hazardous conditions, two juvenile problems/runaways, three disturbances, five reports of suspicious circumstances, six traffic violations, one vacation check, 11 welfare checks, 11 911 hang-ups, six drug problems and two snowmobile violations.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 1:02 PM
Real estate transactions

The real estate transactions listed below are being published at the request of many of our readers. The information is public record and reflects an index of each week’s transactions.

Property transactions exceeding $10,000 recorded at the Vilas County Courthouse the past week and the transfer fee:


Dec. 5, 2013

Donald E. Tolkacz et al to Michael Paggi and wife, prt NW NE in 36-40-5, gov lot 1, $540

Sharon L. Welsh to Lydon Revocable Living Trust, prt SE NW in 9-41-10, $117

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 1:01 PM
Vilas County Court report

Man gets five years’ probation, 
$3,000 fine for 7th-offense OWI

A 47-year-old Lac du Flambeau man, who was found guilty of a seventh-offense operating while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle while revoked by a Vilas County jury Aug. 7 had a prison sentence stayed and he was placed on probation for five years in Vilas County Circuit Court last week.

Walter C. Pappas was sentenced to eight years in the Wisconsin Prison System, including four years confinement and four years of extended supervision, but the sentence was stayed. A?condition of his probation includes a $3,000 fine.

Vilas Circuit Judge Neal A. Nielsen III

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:08 AM
Public meetings

Eagle River Common Council —?Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6 p.m., City Hall. Agenda:?Approve bids for police department remodeling and bow hunting ordinance.

Lincoln Town Board — Tuesday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Town Hall. Agenda:?2014 recycling expenses, Highway 45 north streetlighting.

Big St. Germain Area Lakes District Committee —?Wednesday, Dec. 11, 6 p.m., St. Germain Community Center. Agenda:?Reports. 

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:04 AM