‘Cats earn conference win

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FLORENCE, Wis. — A strong start can go along away, especially when your opponent claws its way back late in the contest. Taking a 22-6 lead into the final stanza, Florence held on for a 28-20 win over Elcho-White Lake in a Marinette-Oconto Northern Lakes Packerland 8 Conference West Division ...

DNR conducts prescribed burn in Spread Eagle Natural Area


FLORENCE, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources increased prescribed burning during late summer to restore and maintain several state properties. Prescribed burns are the intentional application of fire to a pre-planned area, under specific environmental conditions, to help ...

Badgers claim M&O volleyball championship

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LENA, Wis. — In their regular season and conference finale, Niagara’s volleyball team swept a triangular from host Lena, 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-12) and Gillett 3-0 (25-10, 25-10, 25-11) Thursday night at Lena High School. In the process, the Lady Badgers clinched the 2021 Marinette-Oconto ...

Northern pike rules adjusted for some Dickinson-Iron waters


IRON MOUNTAIN — New northern pike regulations are in place to allow increased harvest opportunities on a number of Michigan waters. The new regulations, which took effect Friday, are meant to address abundant and slow-growing northern pike populations, the Department of Natural Resources ...

Bluejays nip KHS soccer

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PHELPS, Wis. — In a boys soccer game, Kingsford was defeated, 3-2 Thursday night by Wisconsin opponent Three Lakes-Phelps. Three Lakes scored two goals in the first half, making it 2-0 at the break. Kingsford’s Dennis Neuens scored two goals in the second half to tie it up, but the ...