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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
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Bear River Pow Wow
Host Drum group Motown performs during the final Grand Entry of the 37th annual Bear River Pow Wow on Sunday, July 14, at the Bear River Pow Wow grounds in Lac du Flambeau.
Dean Hall/Lakeland Times Bear River Pow Wow Host Drum group Motown performs during the final Grand Entry of the 37th annual Bear River Pow Wow on Sunday, July 14, at the Bear River Pow Wow grounds in Lac du Flambeau.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:29 AM
  • Lakeland’s Bengtson topping golf leaderboard
    Even with summer in full swing, it hasn’t stopped Lakeland Union High School golfer Kyle Bengtson from hitting the course and finding success. (subscriber access)
  • 80 years, still growing
    Just a few shelves of a household collection of some 200 books in the windowless basement of the Sayner Grade School were the humble beginnings of the Plum Lake Library, now approaching its 80th year in a standalone building which has since become a central community pillar. (Subscriber Access)
  • Reeling them in
    The Eagle River Fishing Day for Kids was held last Thursday at the fairgrounds in Eagle River and judging from the smiles on nearly 40 kids faces, the future of fishing looked bright. (Subscriber Access)
  • Small Town Baseball World Series coming to town
    Summer encompasses a lot of different things — swimming, heat, fishing, ice cream and popsicles. Another thing which makes summer fun is baseball, and there is a lot of that coming to Minocqua. (subscriber access)
  • Arbor Vitae residents escape Canadian forest fire
    What began as a typical fly-in fishing excursion quickly turned into a life-threatening situation for Eileen and Robert Young of Arbor Vitae as the couple was evacuated not once, but twice in the wake of forest fires raging across Canada. (Subscriber Access)
  • It’s OK, you’re on vacation
    The Oneida County Tourism Council (OCTC) unveiled the new Oneida County website and brand July 11, launching a revitalization of the brand to promote everything the Northwoods has to offer for tourism. (Subscriber Access)
  • Snowhawks walk it off in extra innings
    Down two runs in the 11th inning of a back-and-forth snowshoe baseball game, Lake Tomahawk Snowhawks player-coach Jeff Smith had some sage advice for hitter Brent Cella. (subscriber access)
  • At home in Hwaseong

    Since February of 2017, Jacob Mestelle has been teaching English in the city of Hwaseong in South Korea, about 30 miles south of Seoul in the province of Gyeonggi-do. 

    A 2011 graduate of Lakeland Union High School, Mestelle graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) in 2015, majoring in linguistics and minoring in East Asian studies. (Subscriber Access)

  • Walleye wisdom
    Vilas County fishing guides Erv Keller and Mike Errington were in Boulder Junction on Sunday night talking about one of the Northwoods’ most beloved summer attractions: walleye fishing. (subscriber access)
  • Chicago All-Stars beat Snowhawks to take series sweep
    The second game of the two-game snowshoe baseball series between the Lake Tomahawk Snowhawks and the Chicago All Stars was played on Thursday, July 4, and it was the All Stars who brought the fireworks, exploding for over 20 hits and 13 runs to beat the Snowhawks 13-8. (subscriber access)
  • The Lac du Flambeau public school expansion project is progressing rather quickly and on schedule.  (Subscriber Access)
  • No injuries in Winchester boat fire Sunday
    A late summer afternoon tubing excursion on Winchester’s Turtle Lake ended a bit abruptly Sunday. (Subscriber Access)
  • Minocqua helps make wish come true Community rallies behind a young fisherman
    Thomas Wichmann was determined to catch a northern pike this summer. The 13 year old from Plymouth, Minn., had yet in his young fishing career to cross paths with the iconic fish of the north and he was not going to let anything get in way his of achieving his goal. Including a malignant brain tumor. 

    So, while battling for his life, Wichmann traveled to Minocqua recently where he found lakes full of pike and a whole community supporting him on in his quest to catch one. (Subscriber Access)
  • Trout Lake Golf Course celebrates 95 years
    Anniversaries are special. It’s another year of celebration, a day devoted to people or an event. Trout Lake Golf Course, the most historic 18 hole golf course in the Northwoods, is celebrating 95 years in 2019. (Subscriber Access)
  • Minocqua Legion strikes quick for win
    Seeking back-to-back wins was a priority as the Minocqua Legion Post 89 team played Tomahawk on June 26 in a non-league game. (Subscriber Access)
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