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Volunteers vital to Blizzard Blast

Dear Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to recognize all of the wonderful people who volunteered at the Northwoods Blizzard Blast in Conover held Feb. 16, a fund-raising event for area fire departments and emergency medical services (EMS).

The efforts put forth by the volunteers and committee members as well as the support of area businesses illustrated how mutual collaboration can result in a rousing success for the benefit of our North Woods community.

Not only were the fire department and EMS personnel

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 9:20 AM
 
Our view

Reduced bag limit system
is crucial to conservation

In a press release announcing its spring walleye spearing declarations on a record 273 northern Wisconsin lakes, the Lac du Flambeau tribe said last Friday that the state’s angling bag-limit system is a “flawed practice” that continues to “fuel contempt and animosity toward Chippewa tribes.”

 

We beg to differ.

 

In line with the safe harvest formula that was

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:31 AM
 
Three Lakes castle might need new king

Letter to the Editor:

Now that spring is coming, maybe I?have a story about last winter.

Once upon a time, there was a kingdom (the Three Lakes School District) and it was run by a king (Dr. George Karling). Now the subjects (the students, the parents and faculty) never saw the king very much. He never attended school concerts, sporting events; in fact you hardly

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:31 AM
 
Challenges community to assist Mayor Hyslop

Letter to the Editor:

I was saddened to hear of Mayor Jeff Hyslop’s recent serious medical condition. I?have known Jeff since his childhood and he has always been a positive man and a community-minded person.

His inability to afford health insurance has created a tough situation for him and his wife, Donna. I guess it is our turn to give back in appreciation for Jeff’s service to the community and for his efforts in supplying the North Woods with a quality Christian book store.

The Word of Gospel Church in Eagle River

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:30 AM
 
Parent says Pines assignment provoked sex

Letter to the Editor:

I was taken back from a health assignment brought home by my son who goes to Northland Pines High School. The assignment titled “Am I Ready?” asks a series of questions that provoke and encourage sex.

It begins, “What are my morals and religious views about sex before marriage?” Followed by “How will I feel if I go against my beliefs?” I was surprised to see religious questions being asked re­garding sex. Where is the separation of church and state?

Another example, “Am I comfortable being naked with my partner

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:29 AM
 
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