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Pact to allow 54 pier slips at lodge in ’16

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:46pm
Nine petitioners and the Wild Eagle Lodge Condominium Association have reached an agreement to amend the permit required for the installation of up to six pier structures on Duck and Lynx lakes o

Rosner pleads no contest to attempted homicide

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:43pm
A scheduled jury trial for Andrew Rosner, 29, of Eagle River, facing two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, was canceled when a plea agreement was reached in Vilas County Circ

Vilas County in final for ‘Cabin Life’ honor

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:43pm
Vilas County and Pinetop-Lakeside, Ariz., have made it into the final round of “Cabin Life” magazine’s bracket-style contest to determine the best cabin region in the United States.

Stewardship agreement for logging to keep more funds on national forest

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:42pm
Timber is being cut on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF) near Laona as part of a new initiative that keeps timber sale revenue on the national forest to fund special projects.

Court upholds voter ID law; nixed for April 7

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:38pm
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Three Lakes selects Becher-Hoppe firm for town complex

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:33pm
After much consideration, the Three Lakes town board has selected the engineering firm Becher-Hoppe to design and construct a new town complex. 

Pines boys track team looks to continue winning tradition

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:25pm
The Northland Pines High School track team will have some good depth this season, according to coach John Hayes.

Wellness event seeking women

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:11pm

The Pines Community Wellness Center will offer the Strong Women program, a 10-week exercise program for middle-aged and older wome

Sugar Camp students get a taste of Fab Lab

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 1:53pm
First- through fifth-grade students at Sugar Camp Elementary School recently got a chance to see some of the technology available at Fab Lab Three Lakes and examples of things made in the lab.

Our view

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:29am
A new report from Vilas County’s former invasive species coordinator shows Wisconsin budgets up to 10 times as much money for state forests as it does to take care of its lakes and rivers.

Applications due April 10 for habitat projects: DNR

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:26am
Conservation organizations and units of government have until April 10 to apply for funds for developing, managing, preserving or restoring habitat for wild turkey, pheasant and waterfowl in Wisc

Winter tourism best in years: survey

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:54pm
With the North Woods billed as a snow oasis much of the winter, some area business owners report the winter tourism season as th

Teen charged with homicides, awaits extradition

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:52pm
Ashlee Martinson — a 17-year-old girl charged of killing her mother and stepfather March 7 in the town of Piehl — will remain in Boone County, Ind., until an extradition hearing April 8.

Hearing cancelled

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:51pm
The Wild Eagle Lodge Condo Association and petitioners who appealed a decision to allow six piers along the shoreline of the property on Duck and Lynx lakes on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes have

Snomo trails close as thaw hits

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:48pm
Due to rapidly deteriorating trail conditions, the state-funded snowmobile trail systems in Vilas and Oneida counties officially

Town board OKs Eaglewatch plat

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:47pm
ST. GERMAIN — The St. Germain Town Board approved the final plat for Wausau Homes’ Eaglewatch subdivision at a meeting  March 9 in the St. Germain Community Center

Northland Pines boys get seven on GNC hockey all-conference

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:35pm
The Great Northern Conference (GNC) has announced its 2014-’15 boys hockey all-conference team, including seven players from Nor

Lions clubs set convention for April 10-11, lions club international, lac du flambeau convention center

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:06pm
LAC DU FLAMBEAU — Lions, Lioness and Leo club members of District 27-C2 and others from across the state of Wisconsin will gather at the 26th annual district convention and exposition Friday and

Vilas deer council to discuss antlerless permits March 24

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:59am
County Deer Advisory Councils (CDAC) will form preliminary antlerless deer harvest quota recommendations for the 2015 deer seaso

Our view

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:31am
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