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Pines boys win Hodag Invitational as four runners finish in top 10

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:43pm
The Northland Pines cross-country team participated in the Hodag Invitational at Rhinelander High School last Thursday with the boys winni

Three Lakes runners hold their own at season opener in Rhinelander

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:40pm
The season is off and running for the Three Lakes High School cross-country team after the boys and girls teams took part in the Rhineland

Eagles looking for more offense after second loss

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:38pm
The Northland Pines football team only gave up 14 points, but the Eagles’ offense couldn’t put any points on the scoreboard and lost 14-0 to Calumet, Mich, last Friday night.

Sausage Fest slated Sunday in Eagle River

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:24pm
The Eagle River Lions Club will hold its second annual Sausage Fest family fun day at Riverview Park in Eagle River this Sunday, Sept. 4, from noon to 5 p.m.

Craft show planned downtown Sunday

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:23pm
The Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show is returning to downtown Eagle River for the second year this Sunday, Sept. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Blood drive set Sept. 8

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:23pm
The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive Thursday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital, located at 201 E. Hospital Rd. in Eagle River.

Women’s club to meet Sept. 21 at Reiter Center

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 2:03pm
Three Lakes Women’s Club will hold its 34th annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show Wednesday, Sept. 21, at  Reiter Center in Three Lakes.

Scarecrow Fest set in Phelps

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 1:54pm
The south shore of North Twin Lake in downtown Phelps will be the site for the seventh annual Phelps Women’s Club Scarecrow Fest.

Ride benefits horse trails

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 1:51pm
Northern Highland Ride returned to Vilas County after 10 years and recently was hosted at Pioneer Creek Cabin by Conover resident Mary Rasmussen.

Community build

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 1:48pm
The St. Germain Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) recently was awarded a $15,000 Let’s Play Community Construction Grant to help replace two broken pieces of playground equipment at St.

Duck population down slightly, but above long-term average: survey

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 12:33pm
With fall duck hunting seasons just around the corner, U.S.

Our View

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 12:10pm
Time for highway safety as school year begins

Drones used to locate armed man in Vilas

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 9:32am
An aerial drone was used to locate an armed and suicidal man, who was eventually apprehended, in the town of Washington last Wednesday afternoon, according to the Vials County Sheriff’s Office.

Equalized property values remain stable in Vilas, Oneida counties: state report

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 4:04pm
The current market value of taxable property in the North Woods is remaining stable, but still has not rebounded to 2008 levels, according

City council OKs Kwik Trip project, Wall St. extension

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 4:00pm
The Eagle River City Council approved the Kwik Trip convenience store development, which also will extend Wall Street west to South Willow Street, at the council meeting last week.

Conover-Phelps trail lands $20,000 grant

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:59pm
The latest addition to funding for the Conover-Phelps Biking and Walking Trail is a $20,000 grant from the Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company (WVIC).

Schools set to open Thursday, Sept. 1

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:54pm
Area schools are preparing to open their doors to students Thursday, Sept. 1. In accordance with Wisconsin statutes, no public school is allowed to start prior to September.

Eagles volleyball to return eight

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:27pm
The Northland Pines volleyball coach Julie Smith will look to eight returning letterwinners when the Eagles hit the court starting this week.

Mathison wins Musky Open topping record 1,296 anglers

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 1:35pm
The National Championship Musky Open was once again a record-setting event, as what is likely the most popular fishing tournament in the M

Lions Club sets Sausage Fest

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 1:28pm
The Eagle River Lions Club will hold its second annual Sausage Fest family fun day at Riverview Park in Eagle River Sunday, Sept. 4, from noon to 5 p.m.