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Vilas Shooting Range now open
By Joe Costanza
Special to the News-Review

The Vilas County Shooting Range is now open that spring has finally arrived.

Dale Mayo, administrator of the county Parks and Recreation Department, said the shooting range, located on Highway 45 North about 6 miles north of downtown Eagle River, resumed operation last Thursday after being closed for the winter.

The range is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. during spring,

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:44 PM
Fishing opens this Saturday
Because of ice still covering most lakes in the North Woods, rivers, channels and small lakes might be the only places to fish this weekend — the opener for game fish.       —STAFF PHOTO

Anglers can now keep largemouth bass

By News-Review Staff

Anglers heading out for  opening day of the inland fishing season this Saturday, May 3, will find a mixed bag of fishing conditions and the opportunity to harvest largemouth bass in May in northern Wisconsin for the first time in 22 years.

“People can look forward to another year of exciting fishing in Wisconsin,”

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:19 PM
Muskie league plans meeting

The Three Lakes Wednesday Night Muskie League will have an organizational meeting Wednesday, May 7, at 6 p.m. to discuss the upcoming season.

The meeting will be in the downstairs meeting room at the American Legion Bar in Three Lakes. Any teams and anglers are invited to attend. The 2014 rules will be discussed.

Those who would like further information can contact Chris Blicharz at (715) 493-4640.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:19 PM
ATV safety course planned in Oneida

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Oneida County All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Association, will sponsor a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)-certified ATV safety course.

The course will be held at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center, located at 2000 E. Winnebago St. in Rhinelander.

The course will be held Monday and Tuesday, May 12-13,

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:18 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, May 06, 2014 2:24 PM )
Group to hike Raven Trail

The Outdoor Women’s Group will meet to hike the Raven Nature Trail east of Woodruff Sunday, May 4, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting point will be at 8368 Woodruff Road.

Participants may take along spring flower guides and bird references to help others learn to help identify flowers and birds.

Attendees also should also take a snack to share with others following the hike.

All new and former participants are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Norma at (715) 477-1984.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:18 PM