Eagle River businesses can soon look forward to their customers arriving by ATV and UTV. As WXPR's Emily Bright reports, the Eagle River town council has voted to allow ATVs and UTVs on nearly all city streets.
The bidding process is open for contractors who want to build the first section of the Conover-Phelps bike trail.
Great Headwaters Trails President Jeff Currie says the more than three miles of trail should be built by this fall.
“They would have to do whatever clearing has to happen to get the trail ready; they would have to prepare the sub-base, although most of the trail is on railroad grade, so a lot of that sub-base is probably going to be okay.”
Members of the Menominee tribe plan to march to the state capitol from their reservation starting Friday to demand Governor Scott Walker meet with Menominee tribal chairman Gary Besaw.
The tribe wants the governor to reconsider its proposal for a casino in Kenosha.
Governor Scott Walker said last month he wouldn’t approve it, because it might cost the state too much money. A 2005 gaming compact promises to reimburse the Potawatomi tribe for losses that result from nearby gaming competition.
A state economist says for the most part, the economic recovery will speed up a bit with lower energy prices.
Scott Hodek says the the price of gas is about half of what it was just two years ago. He says when drivers look at the numbers on the gas pump, it can provide a psychological impact, either positive or negative, to consumers...
Downtown Rhinelander, Incorporated has announced a change toward trying to find businesses to expand in downtown Rhinelander.
DRI President Dan Kuzlik says they've eliminated an office position and have hired Dr. Sally Latimer of Global Solutions International as a business recruiter. Kuzlik says the organization is refocusing efforts...
Snow is making a difference for travelers coming north to play and in a new promotion by the Oneida County Tourism Council.
Guests can sign up to win some play time in Oneida county says Dana DeMet from the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce...
"....the Oneida County Tourism Council has been promoting all the different ways you can have fun in the Northwoods throughout the winter, whether that's snowmobiling, ice fishing, skiing, or just hanging out and going to stores and restaurants...."