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Local police officers recognized for saving a life

At the start of the June 4 meeting of the Minocqua town board, town chairman Mark Hartzheim gave the floor to Minocqua police chief Dave Jaeger.

3rd-graders at Arbor Vitae-Woodruff school visit the Dr. Kate Museum

Three times a year, the third-graders at Arbor Vitae-Woodruff School come to the Dr. Kate Museum as they learn about Dr. Kate in their history class.

Presque Isle town supervisors question $1,300 bill from attorney

The Presque Isle town board agreed to hire accountant and attorney Fritz Schellgell during a meeting last November in order for him to assist with the town’s budget, which town chairman John MacLean at the time indicated was lacking due to an election appeal that took him off the board …

Pride and health: addressing disparities in the LGBTQ+ community

June is Pride Month, a time to honor the diversity and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community while also spotlighting the significant health challenges they face.

Seminar focusing on state’s electoral process held in Woodruff

Keep Our Republic (KOR), a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit, conducted a community engagement seminar in Woodruff on June 7. The organization, which focuses on the integrity of the electoral system and educating citizens about threats to democratic values, stated it aims to safeguard the republic for future generations.
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Vilas County public property committee sends joint response building recommendation to finance committee

The Vilas County board’s public property committee at its June 4 meeting approved a recommendation for an expenditure of up to $220,000 for construction of a “joint response” garage.

Vilas County board vacancy is an Arbor Vitae seat

For the second time in a year, the Vilas County board heads into the summer months with at least one vacant seat.

Victory ride

The Lakeland golf team celebrates their Division 2 state championship as they make their way back into town in a procession of fire and law enforcement vehicles on Tuesday, June 4 in Minocqua.

Let’s Minocqua Visitors Bureau hires new sports and group travel director

The Let’s Minocqua Visitors Bureau recently hired a new sports and group travel director.

Mellen man dies in FDXCR race on Minocqua’s west side

A 28-year-old man participating in a dirt bike race on Minocqua’s west side was killed Sunday.
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The Curious Mind

According to Wikipedia, “Firekeeper’s Daughter” is a young adult novel by Angeline Boulley published March 16, 2021 by Henry Holt and Company. The book is a New York Times best seller and won the Edgar Allen Poe award for Best Young Adult Novel in 2022. The sequel, “Warrior Girl Unearthed,” …

OVTC space needs grant application progresses despite delays

It’s taking a little longer than Northwoods Transit Connections (NTC) director Barb Newman would like, but the organization’s grant application to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) is moving forward.

Model train show swap meet in Arbor Vitae June 15-16

The Northwoods Model Railroad Club will host a model train show and swap meet at the Arbor Vitae Town Hall on Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, June 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kids Fishing Days in Minocqua

The Northwoods Chapter of Muskies Inc. presents Kids Fishing Days in Minocqua from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 11, July 9 and Aug. 6.

Rhinelander Historical Society Museum announces summer hours

The Rhinelander Historical Society Museum, located at 9 South Pelham Street, will be open five days a week for the summer season.
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