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Lakers Earn Playoff Berth After Silencing Wolves

Needing a win in their final game of the season to assure a playoff berth the Laker football squad traveled to Plum City last Friday night for a conference matchup with the Elmwood/Plum City Wolves. The Lakers, scoring in all four quarters, came away with a 46-14 win. They will now meet Glenwood City, at…

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Driver Had Revoked Driver’s License

A Cumberland man was charged with his fifth OWI, operating a motor vehicle while revoked and failure to install an ignition interlock device following a traffic stop in Rice Lake September 3 at 11:09 p.m. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION

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FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

On August 23, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people 16 and older. With full approval, the Pfizer vaccine will now be called “Comirnaty.” Public Health Departments across Western Wisconsin hope that this approval will increase vaccine confidence across the region. While full approval…

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Football Kicks Off With Scrimmage

With school preparing to go back in session the Laker fall sports teams have begun their seasons. Last Friday the Laker football team knocked off the rust with scrimmages against Barron and Grantsburg. While there is work to be done the offense and defense are continuing to improve, leading up to the opener this Friday…

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Lakers rebound from loss to Unity with win over Shell Lake

The Laker girls basketball team opened their 2020-21 season going 1-1 this past week. After dropping a 58-28 non-conference game to the Unity Eagles Tuesday, December 1 the girls rebounded with a 50-28 win on the road in Shell Lake Monday, December 7. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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Lakers open season with win over Shell Lake

Brendan Strenke led the way with 39 points and Blake Thill followed with 15 as the Lakers opened their 2020-21 basketball season with a 66-58 road win over the Shell Lake Lakers Monday evening, December 7. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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Lakeland Conference Fall Sports Plan Approved

Turtle Lake Athletic Director Mary Schradle-Mau presented the fall sports schedule approved by the Lakeland Conference. Schradle-Mau explained the Lakeland Conference approved the adoption of the WIAA plans for fall sports with some specific additions. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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Lights on to Honor Seniors

More than 50 vehicle, containing 2020 Turtle Lake High School seniors, family, relatives, friends and community members were on hand at the Turtle Lake football field for a 20-minute #BeTheLightWI campaign, honoring high school seniors Friday evening. While the coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to the remainder of this year’s graduating class school year,…

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