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Langlade County’s summer trail system for ATVs and UTVs opens Monday, a highlight of activities across the region.

There are also some anniversary celebrations, including special deals at Lakeland Furniture & Mattress, trap and softball sign-ups, and much more happening across the area.

A look at other events, taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

ENTERTAINMENT

MC Country Music Fest, formerly the Fuddfest, presents a karaoke contest at Held’s Bar in Deerbrook on Saturday, May 13, at 8 p.m. Qualifiers will win weekend passes to the country fest Aug. 10 through 12 along with performing in the MC Star Karaoke Contest. There will also be a chance to win $300 and tickets to the 2018 festival.

SPORTS

Elcho Area Trap Club will hold its annual meeting on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Elcho Clubhouse. All trap shooters, including new shooters and youth, are encouraged to attend.

The spring/summer/fall state-funded ATV and UTV trails in Langlade County will open for the season on Monday at 7 a.m. early season trail conditions will exist, with the system generally in good condition. Use caution as some areas m
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Bonds set for trio in drug trafficking case
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Bond was set on Tuesday in Langlade County Circuit Court for three figures charged with maintaining a drug trafficking place at a First Avenue apartment.

Robert L. Thomas, 27 of the Milwaukee area, along with Kayla M. Denny, 28 and Gabriella Herpin, 25 all appeared via video from the Langlade County jail. Denny and Herpin were both released on $5,000 signature bonds, while Thomas, reputed to be the ringleader of the operation, was held on a $5,000 cash bond.

Denny and Herpin were roommates at the apartment, while Thomas, Herpin’s brother was reportedly staying at the apartment off and on. Herpin is alleged to have been driving Thomas back and forth to Milwaukee to bring marijuana and prescription drugs back to the area to sell.

According to police reports, a search warrant was executed at the residence Monday evening and a large amount of drug paraphernalia was located, along with marijuana and prescription medication.

Thomas is alleged to have been trying to dispose of a baggy containing fetanyl/oxycodone by flushing it down the toilet when he was located by police.

In addition to the maintaining a drug trafficking place charge, Thoma
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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Celebrate Antigo’s horse racing heritage enjoy some ladies night out pampering, or browse through the aisles of the annual gun show—it’s all on tap this weekend in Langlade County.

A look at other events, taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

NIGHT AT THE DERBY

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby two weeks early at the Boys & Girls Club’s A Night at the Derby Saturday at Swartzendruber’s Supper Club.

The event will serve as the Corks, Forks & Brews fund-raiser for the club and will begin at 6 p.m.

There will be southern appetizers and desserts along with Wisconsin’s finest local microbrews, wines, cheeses, hors d’ouvres and specialty desserts along with sweet tea mint juleps and bourbon.

There will be a Kentucky Derby hat and tie contest, live and silent auctions and even an opportunity to take a chance on a horse race.

Entertainment will be by Lonesome Red and the Blue Strings.

Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door and may be purchased at the Boys & Girls Club or Swartzendruber’s.

LADIES NIGHT OUT

It’s time to pamper yourself with an even
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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The celebration of Easter, a mix of religion and frivolity, marks the upcoming weekend in the northwoods.

The Antigo Daily Journal published a list of Holy Week and Easter Sunday church services on Wednesday.

A look at other events, including the many dining options, also taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

EGG HUNTS

Communities across the area will hold their annual Easter egg hunts on Saturday.

In Antigo, over 4,000 pre-stuffed eggs will be hidden on the east and west sides of City Park, located in the 200 block of Aurora Street.

The hunt is open to those up to age eight, with different areas designated for the various age groups. It begins at 10 a.m. sharp. The Easter Bunny will be available for photographs starting at 9:15 a.m.

In Elcho, the volunteer fire department will hold its annual egg hunt starting at noon at the fire station.

Every child will get something, including prizes, candy and a chance at a new bike. There will also be meat raffles for the adults. The hunt is open to ages 12 and under.

There will also be an egg hunt on Saturday in the village of Aniwa, open to young
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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The first weekend of the month may bring some April showers, but Brewer baseball begins Monday so things are looking up.

The days ahead will also bring the Antigo Idol competition, plenty of dining opportunities and more.

A look at events, taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

ENTERTAINMENT

Who will be the next Antigo Idol? Find out at the annual Antigo High school talent show next Friday, April 7, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Volm Theater. Tickets will be on sale in the high school commons from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting Wednesday and will also be available at the door. All seats are $5. The event is sponsored by the Student Council.

MC Country Music Fest, formerly the Fuddfest, presents a karaoke contest at Held’s Bar in Deerbrook on Saturdays, April 1 and May 13, at 8 p.m. Qualifiers will win weekend passes to the country fest Aug. 10 through 12 along with performing in the MC Star Karaoke Contest. There will also be a chance to win $300 and tickets to the 2018 festival.

SPORTS

Get ready for the Milwaukee Brewers opening day Monday at Neve’s Floors to Go, Furniture and Mattress Gallery
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