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Sick eagle draws attention to lead poisoning problem

Through combined efforts of Homestead resident Mary Brunette, dispatcher Don Hirn, Conservation Warden Kelly Crotty and wildlife rehabilitators at Wild Instincts, Scout the eagle is hoped to recover from lead poisoning and a wing injury. Scout is currently in the care of Wild Instincts of Rhinelander after he was found near Scout Lake on Saturday.…

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Long Lake man spends week in jail on battery conviction

A Long Lake man was sentenced to seven days in jail in Florence County court on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Jaden Kenneth Streu, 21, appeared in court with his attorney Roy Polich, and the court dismissed the misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct against Streu and reduced the felony charge of substantial battery with intent to do…

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Students explore possibilities during Career Day

Jade Dunn, Emma Geldmeyer and Keira Towns with Sally Miller at the NWTC booth during Niagara schools’ Career Day. Bobbie Samme’ Students from sixth through twelfth grades participated in Niagara School District’s third annual Career Day on Friday, Feb. 1. Fifteen professions, together with representatives from NMU, NWTC, UW-GB/Marinette and Bay College were represented at…

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Search for Crandon School Superintendent begins

Dorothy Kegley The process is underway to choose a new superintendent for the Crandon School District. The position has been advertised, and according to the Acting Superintendent Dr. Patrick Saunders, there have been some replies, including a couple of local people. “I am taking it very seriously to help you pick a superintendent,” he said…

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