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Two killed in head-on collision near Eagle River

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 9:05am

Two people were killed in a head-on collision on Highway 70, west of Eagle River, near Shady Lane in the town of Cloverland.  A

Schiffmann inks contract with big firm

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:37pm
If there is a new and innovative way to build, Composite Panel Systems (CPS) of Eagle River is looking for it.

Hwy. 45/70 project to be meeting topic

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:36pm
A second public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Highway 45 between Highway 70 and Chain O’ Lakes Road will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Contract extended for EMS services

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:34pm
Ambulance service provided by Ministry Health Care for area municipalities may change under a new model being worked on, but for now the current contract will be extended for another year.

Scarecrow Fest set in Phelps this Saturday

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:31pm
The seventh annual Phelps Women’s Club Scarecrow Fest will be Saturday, Sept. 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the shore of North Twin Lake.

Cloverland tables opening more roads for ATV traffic

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:28pm
The Cloverland Town Board postponed making a decision about whether to open Boot Lake Road, East Hunter Lake Road and Star Lake Road to all-terrain vehicle (ATV) traffic until next month.

Fire inspections to start Oct. 3

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 3:26pm
Fire safety inspections for the fall period will begin Monday, Oct.

Grouse season opens Saturday; experts say numbers are growing

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:52pm
Prospects are good for the ruffed grouse hunting season that will start this Saturday, Sept. 17, across many parts of Wisconsin, according to state wildlife officials.

Jays runs well at Phillips Invite; girls place second

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:40pm
The Three Lakes cross-country team travelled to Phillips last Thursday and represented well at the Loggers Invitational.

St. Paul Ballet slated Sept. 23

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:23pm
The Three Lakes School/Community Arts Association, with grant assistance from the Wisconsin Arts Board, will present St. Paul Ballet  (SPB) to the North Woods Friday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.

Community dinner slated

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:22pm
Northwoods Share welcomes the public to attend the first community dinner of the fall season Tuesday, Sept. 20, at The Rock Mission Center, located at 1019 E. Wall St. in Eagle River.  

Classic woodie

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 2:21pm

Headwaters Art League sets Colorama Art Show

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:50pm
With nature as the artist outside, area artists will take color inside as the Headwaters Art League (HAL) celebrates the fall season with its annual Colorama Art Show and Sale Friday, Sept.

Endurance ride results posted

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:47pm
The Northern Highland Endurance Ride was held recently at Pioneer Creek Cabin in Conover, which hosted participants from Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois.

Scholarship fundraiser slated at Reiter Center

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:43pm
Three Lakes Women’s Club will hold its 34th annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes.

Annual fall fashion show reservations due Sept. 23

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:37pm
 The St. Germain Women’s Service Club and Whitetail Inn owners Jeff and Joy Sievert will present the Ready for Fall, Ready for Fashion annual fashion show and luncheon Tuesday, Oct.

Phelps students

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:36pm

The entire student body and staff of the Phelps School District gathered on the first day of school for their annual photo.

Our View

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 12:10pm
Belated timber harvest great but not enough

ACT scores fall in state

Tue, 09/06/2016 - 3:09pm
Participation in ACT testing jumped to 100% for the 2016 graduating class — including those from three schools here — as the state joined