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Wild Eagle piers hearing set March 19

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:33pm
After receiving an appeal opposed to the permit issued to the Wild Eagle Lodge Condo Association to place six piers along the shoreline of the property on Duck and Lynx lakes on the Eagle River C

Piehl teen arrested in double homicide

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:33pm
TOWN OF PIEHL — After an extensive search and nationwide news alert from the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, a double homicide suspect and her traveling companion were arrested Sunday in Boone Co

Grooming donation

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:28pm


Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:26pm

The action was intense during the chainsaw carving competition (first photo) and cut, split and stack contest (second photo) at Trig’s Klondike Days in Eagle River.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation holds 15th banquet in St. Germain

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:01pm
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Northern Highlands Chapter, held its 15th annual banquet and fundraiser at Whitetail Inn of S

Conservation speaking contest winners announced in Oneida

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:51pm
The Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department recently held its Conservation and Environmental Awareness Speaking Contest at the Oneida County Courthouse in Rhine­lander.  

Our view

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 11:36am
One of the best winter family festivals ever conceived in Wisconsin, Eagle River’s Klondike Days, came to an end last Saturday with a grand finale on the event’s 25th anniversary. 

A lesson in ice fishing

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:50pm
The classroom was cold, but the enthusiasm was high.

Tannahill Weavers to perform in Three Lakes March 13

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:45pm
The Three Lakes Center for the Arts will host a performance by the-award winning Scottish band The Tannahill Weavers Friday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at the center, located at 1760 Superior St.

Students of the Month

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:22pm

5th-graders to have option one more year

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:11pm
The Northland Pines School Board decided parents and legal guardians of fifth-grade students will have the option of sending their children to Eagle River Elementary School or have them remain in

Vilas may revisit courthouse project

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:08pm
Vilas County Board Chairman Ronald DeBruyne opened last Tuesday’s meeting by calling supervisors’ attention to a handout he prepared titled “Proposed courthouse addition — round table discussion.

Snomo crash kills woman

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:06pm
A snowmobile accident Saturday near Highway 70 in St.

Richie to visit China to experience culture, educational system

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:01pm
Northland Pines School District Administrator Mike Richie never pictured himself traveling to China, but a chance to visit the country and experience its culture and educational system has him th

Grow North sets membership meeting, continues economic development efforts

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:59pm
The eight-county regional economic development corporation known as Grow North has announced its annual membership meeting will

Vilas County awarded $13,370 for food and shelter programs

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:58pm
Vilas County has been awarded $13,370 in federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emer­gency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter Nationa

Business counseling available March 10

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:54pm
A counselor from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point will be in Eagle River, by appointment only, Tuesday, March 10.

Ritter ends decade of AIS work; position in limbo if grant ends

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:53pm
While the Vilas County Land and Water Conservation Committee gave its approval last week to retain the soon-to-be vacant invasiv

Klondike Days 10 days away

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:49pm
Klondike Days, one of the state’s most multifaceted winter events, is just 10 days away and will celebrate its 25th anniversary

Klondike Days 10 days away

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:49pm
Klondike Days, one of the state’s most multifaceted winter events, is just 10 days away and will celebrate its 25th anniversary