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Vilas County Court report

Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:11pm
A 25-year-old Eagle River man was charged with possession of narcotic drugs, operating a motor vehicle while revoked and obstructing an officer at an initial appearance in Vilas County Circuit Co

Pines defense remains strong in 3-0 win over Regis-McDonnell

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 8:41am

It’s one more win and they’re into the State tournament for the Northland Pines girls soccer team who on the strength of a 3-0 win over Eau Claire Regis-McDonnell will face-off against p

Beer fest set June 11 at Hi-Pines

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 4:25pm
The 2016 Up North Beerfest, formerly known as  Great Northern Beer Festival, will take place at Hi-Pines Campground in Eagle River June 11, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Party with Pack slated Thursday

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 4:24pm
Former Green Bay Packers greats William Henderson, Gilbert Brown, Lynn Dickey and Tyrone Williams will be coming to Whitetail Inn in St.

DOT gives OK to two lanes for Pine Street bypass in city

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 3:16pm
While Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) officials announced in mid-April they were considering two alternatives for the reconst

Phelps to open all town roads to ATVs/UTVs

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 3:15pm
The Phelps Town Board approved an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) ordinance last Wednesday that opens all town roads to the recreational vehicles, but it also designates preferred ATV and utility-task

A brave little girl

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 3:13pm
No one should have to deal with cancer — there should be a treatment to cure every instance of this dreadful disease.

Cloverland adds Old Highway 70 for ATV traffic

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 3:07pm
The Cloverland Town Board approved opening all of Old Highway 70 that lies within the town to all-terrain vehicle (ATV) traffic at its meeting last week. 

Investigation continues in death of Phelps woman

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 3:06pm
The investigation into the suspicious death of Luann Beckman, 47, of Phelps, continues, with authorities waiting for autopsy and lab­ora­- tory reports on evidence collected.

Presque Isle board rejects bottling plant

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 2:51pm
PRESQUE ISLE — The Presque Isle Town Board voted 3-0 last Thursday to deny a request for a zoning change at the intersection of highways W and B in Presque Isle to allow a water bottling plant on

Dominguez announces candidacy for Vilas DA

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 2:48pm
Derek Dominguez, a former intern in the Vilas County district attorney’s (DA) office, has announced his candidacy for Vilas County district attorney.

Spring Classic muskie tournament slated on Eagle Chain this weekend

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 2:14pm
The 36th anniversary of the Spring Classic of Champions Muskie Tournament will take place this Friday through Sunday, June 10-12, on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes.

Our View

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 1:36pm
DOT’s public disclosure didn’t mention the ‘plan’  

Lady Jays just one game away from State tourney

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 10:02am
It took extra innings to make it happen, but for the second consecutive season the Three Lakes girls softball team will be playing in the

NRB votes buck-only for this area

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:52pm
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) approved the deer hunting season framework and antlerless deer quotas for 2016 at its May 25 meeting in Madison.

Town eyes plan to bottle water

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:50pm
PRESQUE ISLE — The Presque Isle Town Board will consider a proposal for a zoning change this Thursday, June 2, that could lead to a water bottling plant in the Vilas County community — drawing th

Special fishing days slated on Eagle Chain

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:47pm
The 23nd annual Fishing Has No Boundaries® (FHNB) will be this Friday through Sunday, June 3-5, on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, offering a weekend fishing outing for people with disabilities.

Pines sets graduation this Sunday

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:44pm
Graduates of the senior class at Northland Pines High School (NPHS) will be honored  Sunday, June 5, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Northland Pines High School field house.

Big blast

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:43pm

State tourism department boosts area events

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 2:42pm
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