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Cold blast grips the North Woods much of February

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:45pm
While the winter of 2014-’15 hasn’t been as harsh as the winter of 2013-’14, frigid cold temperatures have been the norm this February.

Eagle River going after title of most passionate hockey town

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:39pm
From backyard rinks to downtown community arenas, the passion for hockey exists all over this country.

Eagle boys top Tomahawk 10-0, but season ends against SPASH

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:13pm
After beating 11th-seeded Tomahawk 10-0 in a home playoff game last Tuesday, the sixth-seeded Northland Pines Eagles lost to thi

Relay For Life to schedule Daffodil Days

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:53pm
Northwoods Relay For Life 2105 will offer the Daffodil Days fundraiser with sales held from March 1-13, and delivery set Friday, March 20. 

City council gives OK to ATV rules

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:06pm
An ordinance allowing all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on most Eagle River streets and designating a main route through the city was adopted last week by the city council after a public hearing, with

Blizzard Blast

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:05pm

Burkett says Vilas should sell parcels

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 5:03pm
Vilas County has in the neighborhood of $1 million in real estate that it could sell — raising much needed money for the county and putting properties back on the tax roll.

Walker plan nixes DNR board clout

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:59pm
While Gov.

Klondike Days grand finale set

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 4:56pm
The 25th anniversary of Klondike Days, a family-oriented festival featuring a variety of turn-of-the-century activities, is planned for Saturday, March 7, in Eagle River.

Three Lakes Lions Club sets 62nd annual Ice Fishing Derby

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:35pm
The Three Lakes Lions Club will hold its 62nd annual Ice Fishing Derby and raffles Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m.

Illinois Boy Scout Troop visits Lac Vieux Desert

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:24pm
Twelve Boy Scouts from Troop No. 33 of DeKalb, Ill., and six adult leaders took to Lac Vieux Desert for an ice-fishing trip Jan. 18. 

Variety show set this Saturday at Pines school

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:13pm
Tickets are still available for Todd Oliver and Friends, scheduled to perform Saturday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Northland Pines High School auditorium. 

Heart health workshop set at Demmer Library

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:28pm

Edward U. Demmer Memorial Library will host a free workshop in celebration of February being Heart Health Month, presented by Ministry Medical Group.

Parents ask town board to address school issue

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:17pm

St. Germain Town Board  Chairman Walt Camp addressed the issue of Northland Pines School District moving the fifth grade from St. Germain Elementary School to Eagle River at its meeting Feb.

10th anniversary

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:45pm

The Labatt Blue/USA Hockey Pond Hockey Championships were held at the AMSOIL Derby Track in Eagle River, attracting 321 teams from 26 states last weekend.

Stewardship may be stalled in budget plan

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:43pm

Spring challenged in primary race

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:42pm
A primary election will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the town of Washington, as Chairman Jim Spring will be challenged by Willie Lorenz and Ken Anderson. 

Blizzard Blast set Feb. 15 in Conover

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:40pm
The Northwoods Blizzard Blast will be this Sunday, Feb. 15, at Conover Community Park. All proceeds benefit North Woods area fire and emergency medical services departments.