Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and state Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler will be in Rhinelander Friday to talk about tax reform. KIeefisch says the roundtable is designed to get input on state taxes...
Vilas Co. Board Chair Steve Favorite(far left), District Attorney Al Moustakis and Lac du Flambeau Tribal Chair Tom Maulson hold a $25,000 check to fund an administrative position with Vilas county District Attorney's office
Though winter is holding on with a vice-like grip, the DNR is reminding those with ice shacks that it's not long until they need to be removed from lakes and rivers.
DNR Conservation Warden Tom Van Haren says the middle of March is a key time to remember....
"....for most waters, there's a north-south line in the state...Highway 64 is the dividing line. If you're north of the Highway 64 line then you have to have your permanent shelters removed beginning the first Sunday afte March 12 each year.....
A third of Wisconsin residents age 16 and over are birders. That’s according to a new survey from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which ranks Wisconsin’s percentage of birders second highest in the nation, tied with West Virginia.
The report defined birders as those who traveled at least one mile to watch birds, or reported paying close attention to the birds around their house.
Ryan Brady, research scientist with the Wisconsin DNR in Ashland, says he’s not surprised by the high number.
The new Executive Director for the Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce had his first day on the job Monday. Rhinelander native Dana DeMet says he’s busy getting up to speed on upcoming events like the Hodag Home Show.
He says one of his goals as chamber director is to help make membership a measurable benefit.
“I’m really looking forward to expanding on not only just the events that we have, but putting together some measurable results or goals. I really want to foster the true value for the chamber’s members.”