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EAA’s Young Eagles take off at Lakeland Airport

27 area school students participated in the 2023 edition of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Young Eagles program at the Lakeland Airport in Arbor Vitae on Saturday.

New MHLT woodworking program gets a boost

The purchase of equipment for the new woodworking class that’s planned to begin during the second semester of the 2023-24 school year in the Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk (MHLT) school district was approved by the school board Monday.

Lake Tomahawk town board introduced to the OCCWA

“Exploring the issues that affect our rivers, lakes and ground water” is the opening on the website for the environmental organization Oneida County Clean Waters Action (OCCWA) and the Lake Tomahawk town board received an OCCWA presentation at its Sept. 12 meeting.

Town of Lac du Flambeau sues Bureau of Indian Affairs

If there’s one thing there’s no shortage of in the ongoing expired road easement issue in Lac du Flambeau between the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the town is legal action.

Woodruff, Lake Tomahawk town boards have no issue with ATV/UTV trails

The Woodruff and Lake Tomahawk town boards last week gave their approval to all terrain vehicle (ATV) and utility task vehicle (UTV) trails in the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest.

One man arrested after St. Germain school disturbance

One man was arrested late Friday morning as the result of an incident at the St. Germain Elementary School.

Cassian town board takes formal action against drug rehabilitation facility plans

The opposition by the Cassian town board to plans for an adolescent recovery and wellness center (ARWC) that the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. (GLITC) plans to build on 154 acres it purchased on North Pine Square Road in Cassian is now official.

Deadline nears for Lac du Flambeau in two lawsuits

The town of Lac du Flambeau has a few more days to submit responses to two lawsuits brought against the town related to the ongoing easement expiration issue on tribal land between the town and the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

Oneida County administration committee moves OCEDC budget proposal forward

The Oneida County board’s administration committee Monday unanimously approved a motion from committee member Ted Cushing to send the 2024 budget for the Oneida County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC) forward to the county’s 2024 budget process.

Vilas County zoning committee moves short term rental ordinance forward

The consensus of the Vilas County board’s zoning and planning committee last week was to move forward with a recommendation for implementation of an ordinance for tourist rooming houses and short term rentals.

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