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Wolf numbers climb by 16%

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:23pm
The rate at which wolves are multiplying in Wisconsin turned heads this week as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released its winter estimates detailing an over 16% increase in

Three Lakes man dies in Military Rd. crash

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:22pm
A one-vehicle accident in the town of Washington claimed the life of a 75-year-old Three Lakes man over the weekend.

Shootout, Fly-in set Friday, Saturday

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:21pm
The combination of high- performance race boats, snowmobiles on the water, and vintage and military aircraft on display returns to the shores of Big Stone Lake in Three Lakes Friday and Saturday,

Two people injured in boating accident

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:19pm
Two people were injured in a boating accident on Black Oak Lake last Thursday evening, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Contact days

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:49pm

Close contests highlight start of 2016 Legion baseball season

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:48pm
The Eagle River Post 114 American Legion baseball team kicked-off their 2016 summer campaign recently, and did so with a rash of one-run c

Three Lakes Softball Classic set June 24-26

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:47pm
Team in both men’s slowpitch and youth fastpitch softball will come to Three Lakes for the 36th Annual Softball Classic to be held at Don Burnside Park June 24-26.

Cranston band sets gig July 2

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:37pm
Lamont Cranston Blues Band will perform with special guest Bruce McCabe Saturday, July 2, at 8 p.m. at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts, located at 1760 Superior St.

Horse show slated to showcase youth

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 2:37pm
The Eagle River Hunter Jumper Show will host an early competition Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26.

Our View

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:28am
Relay For Life fundraiser key to support, research

Relay For Life set this Friday in Eagle River

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:22pm
The 2016 Relay For Life of the Northwoods has two goals — to raise much-needed funds for cancer research and to support those who are battling cancer.

Props and Pistons set at airport this Saturday

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:19pm
Eagle River Union Airport will host the 24th annual Props & Pistons Classic Fly-In and Car Show Saturday, June 18, featuring the Radar Fun Run in the afternoon.

Emergency responders perform disaster drill at Rhinelander airport

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:18pm
RHINELANDER — It had all the makings of a real disaster: flames engulfing a crippled passenger jet, victims trapped inside a smoke-filled fuselage, and rescue and fire apparatus bearing down on t

Banker-Nenahlo catch 2 fish to win Spring Classic, $12,400

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 2:51pm
The 36th annual Spring Classic of Champions Muskie Tournament took place on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes last weekend with 131 teams com

Area athletes earn postseason awards

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 2:38pm
What was another banner year for the Three Lakes Bluejays softball team was recognized by the Northern Lakes Conference (NLC) coaches last week as five of the team’s nine starters were elected to

Rohrs to host 12th canoe race to battle cancer

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 2:24pm
CONOVER — Jeff and Marcia Rohr, owners of Rohr’s Wilderness Tours in Conover, will host the 12th annual Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe and Kayak Race on the Wisconsin River this Saturday, June 18, to

Vilas Vision course advances leadership

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 2:23pm
The Vilas Vision leadership class of 2015-’16 had their commencement dinner June 1, at Clearview Supper Club in St. Germain after presenting their final projects. 

Concerts in the Park series begins June 21

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 2:06pm
The Three Lakes Historical Society and Museum will begin its Tuesday night Concerts in the Park series June 21, with the band Fair Play, a 1950s and ’60s classic rock band.

Student winners announced in book-writing competition

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 1:59pm
Land O’ Lakes Elementary School students in third, fourth and fifth grades recently participated in the Mary Jo Nettesheim Memorial Literary Competition.

Maple donation

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 1:54pm
 Proceeds from the 2016 Maple Syrup Fest held in Phelps were distributed recently with donations of $100 to the Phelps Historical Museum for its sign campaign as well as $500 to the Phelps School