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Disappointed in theft of satellite dish from yard

Letter to the Editor:

We all shake our heads at the world today and wonder why. Here’s another example of why.

My neighbor in St. Germain held a garage sale on Friday and Saturday this week and one of the visitors to their yard, decided that an item laying on the ground in my yard was something they needed. It was a television satellite dish. Not an expensive or unusual item,

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 4:41 PM
Paper’s quality rivals the best

Dear Editor:

Congratulations to all at the News-Review for the recently announced awards from the National Newspaper Association.

To think that the paper’s content and quality rivals that of the best newspapers in all 50 states! It doesn’t get any better than that.

We’re grateful for all the hard work and dedication

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 4:41 PM
Mine would follow strict regulations

Dear Editor:

I have to comment on Lee Baleks’s letter in the Aug. 14 Vilas County News-Review, “Mine contaminants will impact water.”

The premise for the letter is that the open pit Gogebic Taconite iron mine will contaminate the waters north of it flowing into Lake Superior. I think he implies that the mines operating before on the Penokee Range did not contaminate the waters because they were underground.

Later in his letter, he says that the tailings

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 4:40 PM
Our view

The ERRA and its auction
need community support

If you get a chance this Friday and Saturday, it would pay dividends for the North Woods community and its youth to show some support of the 51st anniversary Youth Days Auction, sponsored by the Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA).


The auction is a place to find great deals on all kinds of new and used items, but that’s only a part of the draw. More importantly, the proceeds will help support a family-based program that has been a vital part of life here for half a century.


The ERRA?is not only Eagle River hockey

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:15 PM
Mine contaminants will impact water

Letter to the Editor:

The Penokee Range mining project is designed to be an open-pit mine. There is no debate that this type of mining will result in permanent changes to the landscape.

If images of open-pit mines coming from Michigan and Minnesota aren’t bothersome, consider the fact that the Penokee Range site will, without any doubt, impact water resources far beyond northern Wisconsin. Let me explain how.

The Penokee Range mining operation has an

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:14 PM