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Relaxing day on pier

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 2:39pm

Peil of Conover named YMCA wellness director

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 2:37pm
The YMCA of the Northwoods in Rhinelander recently named Tom Peil of Conover its new wellness director. 

Three Lakes-Phelps football team raises money for Pink Ribbon Riders

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 2:12pm
The Three Lakes-Phelps high school football team recently held its inaugural pig roast fundraiser in conjunction with the Pink Ribbon Riders, raising $2,000 for the cancer-support organization.

Class visits area businesses, sheriff for outreach activity

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 2:01pm
As part of a community outreach activity,  the Phelps 4-year-old kindergarten (4K) class visited three local businesses to learn about their operation.

Summer market to open May 14

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 1:59pm
The Land O’ Lakes summer market, Farm-Flea, will open Thursday, May 14, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall grounds near Hwy B just west of the downtown area. 

Fishing opener to provide tourism boost

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:25pm
Thousands of anglers are expected to converge on the North Woods as fishing seasons open for walleye, northern pike, largemouth

Martinson makes Oneida appearance

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:23pm
Ashlee Martinson, 17, of Piehl made her initial appearance last Friday in Oneida County Circuit Court and was formally charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide along with thre

Epping selected for board

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:20pm
A current member of the Land O’ Lakes SOAR board, Phillip Epping, was selected last Monday night from six persons seeking to fill the vacant seat on the Northland Pines School Board left open wit

At state convention

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:17pm
The Wisconsin Lakes Partnership presented the Wisconsin Lake Stewardship Citizen Award to Sandy Gillum of Eagle River at the annual Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention held in Stevens Point la

Eagle River Light & Water to flush city water system

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:15pm
Eagle River Light & Water Dept. will perform an aggressive flushing of the city water system beginning Tuesday, May 5, at 4 a.m.

Electors offer two proposals for town complex

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:09pm
Three Lakes electors gathered last Tuesday to conduct the annual town meeting, passing two motions regarding the proposed construction of the new town complex.

Vilas supervisors complete SWOT analysis

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:08pm
Vilas County Board supervisors, originally confused about how a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis would be undertaken at their meeting last week, spent the next two

Fishing opens this Saturday

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:51pm
With the general season fishing opener set for this Saturday, May 2, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries e

Muskies Inc. presents awards, prizes at 37th annual fundraising banquet

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:49pm
The Headwaters Chapter of Muskies Inc.

‘Dance like no one is watching’

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:32pm
Danceworks Unlimited in Eagle River held its 23rd annual recital, with two performances Saturday in the Northland Pines High School auditorium.

Three Lakes student, teacher honored by Kohl Foundation

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:29pm
The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation held a luncheon to honor the achievements of east central and northeast Wisconsin students and teachers, including Three Lakes High School student Kylie Gorne

Our view

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:23am
The 2015-’16 open water fishing season will begin with high hopes and a brighter future for the northern Wisconsin tourism industry now that the state has made it clear that a three-walleye daily

Forest Service to close four campgrounds here

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:15pm
The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF) will reduce services at select campgrounds, trails and other recreational sites t

Prom royalty

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:14pm

5-fish daily limit still applies: DNR

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:13pm
While the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a press release last week announcing that the Natural Resources Board approved an emergency rule for a three-walleye bag limit on most lakes