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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Friday, September 21, 2018 7:30 AM
When Oneida County sheriff Grady Hartman presented his 2019 no-increase proposed budget to the county’s public safety committee last week, he topped it off with a serious word of caution about the future: After more than a decade of no-increase budgets, the sheriff said, supervisors should be prepared to raise taxes or lose some programs, sooner rather than later. (subscriber access)
  • When Oneida County sheriff Grady Hartman presented his 2019 no-increase proposed budget to the county’s public safety committee last week, he topped it off with a serious word of caution about the future: After more than a decade of no-increase budgets, the sheriff said, supervisors should be prepared to raise taxes or lose some programs, sooner rather than later. (subscriber access)
  • Lake Tomahawk Town Board hears about ‘Generations’
    In May 2015, the Lakeland Senior Center in Woodruff was destroyed by a fire. (subscriber access)
  • Woodruff businessman wants his building fixed
    The U.S. Highway 51 reconstruction project through Woodruff has caused some headaches for some business people, one of them Chuck Dicka, who’s owned the building housing his business, The Hunters’ Headquarters, for 25 years. (subscriber access)
  • Chagnon draws jail time in battery case
    A convicted sex offender from Rhinelander who stabbed a fellow inmate with a pencil in April of this year was sentenced Tuesday morning to 90 days in jail to be served concurrently with a five-year prison sentence on a probation revocation. (subscriber access)
  • One man has pled not guilty in a Lake Tomahawk burglary where several guns were stolen, one believed to have been the murder weapon in the death of a Lac du Flambeau man. (subscriber access)
  • The amount of disability and compensation paid to approximately 3,500 veterans of U.S. military service who call Oneida County home was just over $14.5 million in 2017. (subscriber access)
  • At its meeting last Wednesday, the Oneida County Forestry Committee set dates for its field trip to the Eagle Mine in Marquette, Mich.
    The committee will make the overnight, interstate trip Oct. 8 and 9. Some forestry department employees and any interested county board supervisors will also attend. (subscriber access)
  • At its Wednesday meeting last week, the Oneida County Labor Relations and Employee Services Committee approved entry into a contract with a Madison-based consulting firm to evaluate employee job performance, approve or deny raises, and assess the county’s standing in the job market. (subscriber access)
  • The board of education for the Minocqua Hazelhurst Lake Tomahawk School District met in special session for less than five minutes last Thursday. 
    The meeting was long enough, however, to approve one year agreements with the Arbor Vitae-Woodruff and North Lakeland school districts to have each district provide $50,000 toward the new Lakeland STAR School and Lakeland Star Academy. (subscriber access)
  • OC medical examiner resigns
    Larry Mathein, Oneida County’s medical examiner, has resigned his position effective last Friday, Aug. 31, at 4:30 p.m. Mathein was placed on paid administrative leave by human resources director Lisa Charbarneau on Aug. 23. (subscriber access)
  • The Minocqua Plan Commission last week continued discussion regarding a long range, comprehensive plan for improvements at Torpy Park.  (subscriber access)
  • One man was killed and another injured in the crash Saturday of an all-terrain vehicle in the town of Stella. 
  • Sanitation breakdown
    A complicated and long-running series of events has caused Three Lakes to rebuild its sanitation (sewage treatment) facility from the ground up.  (subscriber access)
  • Three of the four cases in a Lake Tomahawk burglary where the gun believed to have been used in the murder of a Lac du Flambeau tribal member was stolen were not able to be moved forward Monday. (subscriber access)
  • After various departments of Oneida County government asked for $4.6 million in spending for 2019 — which would stretch out to $12,465,412 over five years — the capital improvement subcommittee whittled next year’s number down to $2.7 million. (subscriber access)
  • Towns and counties across the Northwoods and Lakeland area have been experiencing ongoing challenges with short-term rental in the area. Tuesday evening, the Woodruff Town Board voted to permit Oneida County Zoning to enforce the process that will protect visitors and citizens from potential violations. (subscriber access)
  • The Oneida County Forestry Department is considering its options after learning a grant awarded by the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Council will not cover the entire cost of its all-terrain veihicle/utility vehicle trail project in the town of Enterprise. (subscriber access)
  • Departments of Oneida County government took turns making cases for additional funding to the capital improvement program (CIP) subcommittee last Friday. (subscriber access)
  • One of two people charged with felony false imprisonment and attempted aggravated battery in Oneida County Court is still searching for an attorney. (subscriber access)
  • The Oneida County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether or not to re-zone part of Hazelhurst to accommodate industrial use. (subscriber access)
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