EAGLE RIVER - Roller Derby returns to the Northwoods this weekend. The Northwoods Derby Knockouts will be hosting an event in Eagle River. It's a chance for fans to see roller derby first hand and learn about the Knockouts as they prepare to play their first game. They hope to begin competing next spring.
The event is Saturday at the Eagle River Recreation Association. Nothing more unique than to have roller derby under the wooden dome.
Doors open at 5pm on Saturday with the bout starting at 6pm.
MINOCQUA - “This disease is called the great imitator for a good reason,” says Jeff Waite.
Lyme disease can be good at hiding.
“Lyme disease is a bacterial type infection spread by a spiral keet, which is also considered a parasite. And it can be carried in the spit glands and intestinal track of ticks in this area. Particularly the deer tick," said Dr. Kurt Landauer.
EAGLE RIVER - The initiative will help to rebound what's thought of as a suffering walleye population by adding hundreds of thousands of the fish to Wisconsin lakes.
The project could improve fishing for the state's most popular game fish and tourism in the state. George Langely, a local fishing guide at Eagle Sports bait shop in Eagle River, says walleye fishing isn't what it used to be.
"The walleye population has pretty much suffered in the last twenty years and it's really nice to see Madison recognizing that and taking some steps to do something about it. It will take a while but it's a great start."
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