Three Lakes http://wxpr.org en Three Lakes Schools Will Build Sign to Get the Word Out http://wxpr.org/post/three-lakes-schools-will-build-sign-get-word-out <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Three Lakes will soon be home to a new digital message board.&nbsp; The Three Lakes School District and the Chamber of Commerce are putting up a fourteen-foot sign that will feature community events and announcements.&nbsp;</span></p><p>School District Administrator George Karling says one of its goals is to get more exposure for Three Lakes Schools.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:50:06 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 14939 at http://wxpr.org Northernaire: Waldorf of the Wilderness http://wxpr.org/post/northernaire-waldorf-wilderness <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The resort industry in Northern Wisconsin goes back over 100 years to when tourists were first lured to the lake country on the heels of the lumberjacks.&nbsp; Small family owned resorts with cottages lining lake shores catered to fisherman in the early days.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:18:09 +0000 Bob Willging 13749 at http://wxpr.org Northernaire: Waldorf of the Wilderness A Deficit To A Surplus In Three Lakes http://wxpr.org/post/deficit-surplus-three-lakes <p></p><p>Sharp pencils have produced a surplus from an initial budget deficit in Three Lakes.</p><p>Town chair Stella Westfall said in the early work they were about $143,000 dollars over budget. But she says staff and department heads found a way to turn that around...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p><blockquote><p><i><u>"...they just did a great job and made recommendations to decrease our expenses. The department heads really tried to be efficient...bottom line is instead of this $143,000 deficit, we ended up with a $34,000 surplus...."</u></i></p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Ken Krall 10465 at http://wxpr.org A Deficit To A Surplus In Three Lakes Fatal Crash At Three Lakes http://wxpr.org/post/fatal-crash-three-lakes <P>A motorcycle driver was killed Friday afternoon on Military Road in Three Lakes.</P> <P>Chief Scott Lea reports the crash happened about 2:30 near Hay Meadow Road. The unidentified 52 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.</P> <P>The intitial investigation found the motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve.</P> <P>The victim's name will be released when relatives are notified.</P> <P>The crash remains under investigation by Three Lakes Police and the Oneida County Coroner's office.</P> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:24:23 +0000 Ken Krall 6651 at http://wxpr.org Three Lakes Plans For Fire Chief Stipend http://wxpr.org/post/three-lakes-plans-fire-chief-stipend <p>Three Lakes plans to pay its fire chief starting next year - at least a small amount. &nbsp;</p><p>An outgoing volunteer fire chief went before the town board this week to request that future fire chiefs get a small stipend to cover travel and other incidental costs.&nbsp; Town Chair Stella Westfall says the budget committee still has to decide how much that stipend will be.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 23:21:45 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6272 at http://wxpr.org Three Lakes Plans For Fire Chief Stipend Heritage Fest to Celebrate Northwoods Roots http://wxpr.org/post/heritage-fest-celebrate-northwoods-roots <p>Next weekend, June 29-30, a festival in Three Lakes highlights the heritages that make up the Northwoods.<br><br>The Northwoods Heritage Fest in Three Lakes Saturday and Sunday features a full festival dedicated&nbsp; to German, Italian, Polish, Irish and Wisconsin, USA,&nbsp; and Three Lakes heritages.<br>Skip Brunswick from the Three Lakes Chamber says there will be much to see.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:14:17 +0000 Ken Krall 4098 at http://wxpr.org Open Mic To Feature Northwoods Stories, Songs http://wxpr.org/post/open-mic-feature-northwoods-stories-songs <p>The Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department, Lumberjack RC&amp;D and UW-Extension are inviting people with a need to talk about the Northwoods to an open microphone this Thursday evening in Three Lakes.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">County Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Michele </span>Sadauskas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the new event is called "</span>Northwoods<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Expressions."</span></p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 3688 at http://wxpr.org Committee Postpones ATV Decision On County "A" http://wxpr.org/post/committee-postpones-atv-decision-county <P>Whether to allow ATV's in Three Lakes to use busy county road "A" will return to a county committee after they decided they needed to find out more information.</P> <P>The town board in Three Lakes approved the use of town roads. Other lesser-traveled Oneida county roads are open to ATV use, but Highway Commissioner Freeman Bennett says he has concerns about allowing ATV's on "A". Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:37:55 +0000 Ken Krall 3612 at http://wxpr.org Committee Postpones ATV Decision On County "A" Three Lakes Gives Green Light to Library Expansion http://wxpr.org/post/three-lakes-gives-green-light-library-expansion <p>The Three Lakes town board has unanimously approved a proposal to expand the local library. The board of trustees has been planning the renovation for more than three years.&nbsp;</p><p>The plan for renovating and expanding the Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library includes a 4000 square foot addition. &nbsp;Board President Vicki Ruehling says the extra space is badly needed, and points to a 20 percent increase in the number of library visits last year.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:17:50 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3293 at http://wxpr.org