Lac du Flambeau

Public invited
5:36 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Large Pow-Wow This Weekend In Lac du Flambeau

Credit Lac du Flambeau Chamber of Commerce

The 31st Annual Bear River Pow-Wow is set for this weekend in Lac du Flambeau.


Tribal spokesperson Brandon Thoms says the Pow-Wow is a gathering of tribal people and visitors that includes singing, dancing and food.....



"...it's basically a social gathering where storytelling and reuniting with friends or family that live outside of the area. It's almost like a homecoming..."


Thoms says this type of gathering has long historic ties, but has been known as a Pow-Wow since the 20th century...

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Local Schools
5:23 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Swisher to Leave School District

The Rhinelander School District is looking for a new Community Education Coordinator.  Kim Swisher announced her resignation today.  She’s headed to a brand new communications position with the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.   

“It was just too exciting to pass up.  I have greatly enjoyed my work with the school district and have learned a great deal serving our students and our community.  And this was just something too exciting and too much of an opportunity to walk away from.” 

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Vilas County
4:11 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Vilas County Leadership Program Seeks New Participants

The next group of leaders is being recruited in Vilas County.

Vilas Vision was born in 2003 to find and train new leaders. More than 100 people have gone through the program.The program is in cooperation with the Lac du Flambeau tribe.

UW-Extension Community Resource Development agent Chris Stark says the program is an investment in people to improve their leadership skills. He says business people and volunteers are two key groups who could be involved.

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Packed house in St. Germain
5:45 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Vilas Co. Board Nixes LDF ATV Trail

The Vilas County board of supervisors has turned back another attempt to establish an ATV route on a county highway.


Earlier this year, supervisors rejected a proposal for an ATV route in the town of Phelps.


Tuesday night, supervisors said no to an All-Terrain Vehicle ordinance that would have permitted an ATV route, on county highway D in Lac du Flambeau.

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