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Gangsters in Wisconsin topic of library talk

Find out about Wisconsin’s gangster past with presenter Chad Lewis at the Florence County Library, Saturday, November 3, at 10 a.m. Lewis is a researcher, author and lecturer of the strange and unusual. His background is psychology and he had both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in that field. For the last 20 years he…

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City Council aims to keep tax rate steady

Bobbie Samme’ A public hearing is scheduled for Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. at Niagara City Hall to discuss the city’s 2019 annual budget. “We are trying to hold the tax rate where it stands right now,” said George Bousley, mayor. “We don’t have the equalized valuation from the Department of Revenue at this point.”…

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Injunction to block sex offender placement denied

Jeffrey LeVasseur by Dorothy Kegley A series of meetings between the Town of Nashville, Mole Lake Community, Forest County and other interested parties resulted in the filing of a petition to the court asking for a temporary stay of the placement of recently released sex offender Jeffrey LeVasseur at the residence on Sand Lake Rd.…

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