MINOCQUA - Leaders at Minocqua Winter Park often hear from locals that they don't get the chance to visit the park. Staff members want to change that.
"We get people popping in to the chalet daily that say they've lived in the area for many, many years but haven't had a chance to come explore. We want to get rid of any excuse they have to come and explore Minocqua Winter Park," said Minocqua Winter Park Executive Director Tim Collins.
They'll host Lakeland Community Appreciation Day this Sunday.
- A representative of Wisconsin's Native American tribes says the state's tribes will not support iron mining projects.
Chris McGeshick, chairman of the Sokaogon (suh-KAW'-gan) Chippewa Community, addressed state lawmakers Thursday. He said he would not support a Penokee Hills mining project or any frack sand mining initiatives in the state. Tribal representatives and Senate Democrats loudly applauded McGeshick's statement.
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