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 District Dialogue

Serving the Greater Northwoods

Oneida - Vilas - Florence - Forest

November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing you and your loved ones a happy Thanksgiving filled with joy and laughter. There is always so much to be thankful for! 

Investigation Update

Here is the latest from Assembly leadership:

MADISON – Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) issued the following statement today in response to a proposed resolution relating to the 2020 election:


“I’ve always encouraged our members to have a full understanding of the law before putting out bills or resolutions. The resolution being discussed here does not follow the law as has been outlined by the nonpartisan Legislative Council.


“The legislature will continue our focus on uncovering any instances of fraud and irregularities to ensure the security of the electoral process. There will be no action taken by the Assembly on this resolution.”


Follow this link to watch Assembly Speaker Vos give his latest update on the election investigation. 

It's Begining to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Last week, the Capitol Christmas tree was placed in the center of the rotunda. This year's tree is a 32-foot balsam fir donated to the people of Wisconsin by the Menominee Nation. The tree was harvested from the grounds of the Menominee Tribal Enterprise Forestry Center in Keshena.

The theme of this year's tree is "Hometown for the Holidays". Soon the tree will be fully decorated with ornaments handmade by children from across Wisconsin.

Order your 2021 Capitol Ornament TODAY!

The new 2021 Wisconsin Historical Society State Capitol Ornament is now available. This year's design celebrates the Capitol Tree as it makes a triumphant return this year with the traditional tree lighting ceremony on December 3rd from noon to 1 pm. Ornaments can be purchased in-person from the Capitol Tours desk or the Wisconsin Historical Society gift shop, or online from the Wisconsin History Society.

Good Luck Gun Hunters

This weekend wraps up fall gun deer season! For all those hunters that weren't so lucky last weekend-- now is the time.

Season Information:


Gun (Nov. 20 - Nov. 28)

Muzzleloader (Nov. 29 - Dec. 8)

Dec. 4 Day Anderless Hunt (Dec. 9 - Dec. 12)


Sign in at gowild.wi.gov to purchase a hunting license and manage tags.


Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 Hunting Regulations - LINK


Holiday Events  

 Please click the following links for upcoming community events!


November 25th

Minocqua Turkey Trot - Minocqua


Rhinelander Turkey Trot - Rhinelander


November 26th

4th Annual Gobble Wobble Run/Walk- Manitowish Waters


Christmas Train Village Show Begins - Minocqua


(Cancelled) Christmas Arts and Craft Fair - Boulder Junction


33rd Annual Christmas Walk - Boulder Junction


Festival of Lights - Three Lakes


November 27th

Community Christmas Kickoff - Minocqua, Arbor Vitae, Woodruff


Lighting up St Germain Holiday Celebration - St Germain


Jingle Bell Fun Run - St. Germain


Small Business Saturday Christmas Craft Show - Rhinelander


Visit with Santa - Three Lakes