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Editor’s Note – June 2017

Editor’s Note – June 2017

As most of our readers are aware, a devastating E3 tornado hit the Chetek, located in the northwest Wisconsin area. This location is within a rural area, with Chetek as the local municipality. This devastation has led to loss of life and many injuries. Homes […]

Heroes of the US Military – An Uncommon Bravery

Heroes of the US Military – An Uncommon Bravery

As a child growing up in the School District of Maple, I was made aware of a young man from Poplar named Richard I Bong who was a famous war hero. In the 4th grade, his sister Gerry (Bong) Fetchelkotter was my teacher. Many a […]

Preserving the Legacies of the Past in Our Local Museums

Preserving the Legacies of the Past in Our Local Museums

One of the valuable resources in this region, is the rich history that abounds in many of the local communities. Volunteers, who have a love of preserving artifacts of the past and the stories left behind in diaries, public records, newspapers, and through family stories […]

Recognition of Area Veterans Who Served Valiantly

Recognition of Area Veterans Who Served Valiantly

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Forest & Lakes Monthly is extending our thanks to the men and women who have and are serving to preserve the nation we live in. In these modern technological times the citizens are acutely aware of threats to our country […]