Boating http://wxpr.org en History Afield: Duke's Outboards http://wxpr.org/post/history-afield-dukes-outboards <p>An outboard motor hung on the back of a well used fishing boat is an iconic symbol of summer in the Northwoods. &nbsp;For years in the Northcentral Wisconsin lakes country of Oneida and Vilas counties, if someone had an outboard motor in need of repair, there was no question of where to take it - Duke’s Outboards.&nbsp;&nbsp;Dukes was a Northwoods institution for more than 60 years.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Bob Willging 20820 at http://wxpr.org History Afield: Duke's Outboards Effort This Weekend To Drain Boats http://wxpr.org/post/effort-weekend-drain-boats <P>Boaters can expect to see local volunteers at Northwoods boat landings this weekend wondering if your live well has been "drained".</P> <P>The "Draining Campaign" is a statewide initiative to get anglers to not take water from lake to lake.</P> <P>Oneida County Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Michele Sadauskas says the effort started here...</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"....It's a statewide campaign that originated here in Oneida and Vilas counties. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:11:16 +0000 Ken Krall 3623 at http://wxpr.org Effort This Weekend To Drain Boats