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Bird's-eye view

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:38pm

Lions Club sets tourney on Plum Lake Saturday

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:19pm
The 2015 Say­ner-Star Lake Lions Club Ice Fishing Tournament will be held this Saturday, Feb. 14, on Plum Lake.

Our view

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:27pm
Pond hockey tournament is truly a national event

Northland Pines music students to perform ‘Cinderella’ Feb. 13-15

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:20pm
Drama and music students at Northland Pines High School in Eagle River will perform Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13-14, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb.

Callaghan advances to State Spelling Bee

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:17pm
Northland Pines eighth-grader Annalise Callaghan will represent Northland Pines School District and CESA No. 9 Region 2 at the Badger State Spelling Bee next month. 

Groomer show held Feb. 4-5

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:46am
Walker Equipment and Arrowhead Groomers presented their annual groomer show in St. Germain Feb. 4-5. 

Blizzard Blast slated Feb. 15

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:21pm

The Northwoods Blizzard Blast will be held Sunday, Feb. 15, at Conover Community Park. All proceeds benefit North Woods area fire and emergency medical services departments.

Derby Track complex ready for 10th pond hockey tourney

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:43pm
The venue has changed, but the excitement is building as 321 teams will converge on Eagle River for the 10th annual Labatt Blue­

Snowshoe outing

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:40pm

School choice now under way in area districts

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:36pm
Wisconsin’s public school open enrollment application period started Monday and runs to April 30 for the 2015-’16 school year, allowing parents an opportunity to send their children to any public

Eagle River schedules ATV hearing Feb. 10

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:33pm
The Eagle River City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday, Feb. 10, on a proposed all-terrain vehicle (ATV) ordinance that would allow the machines on some city streets.

Mush, you huskies!

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:31pm
Sled dog racers from around the Midwest and across the country will converge on Land O’ Lakes for the 35th annual Three Bear Sled Dog Races this Friday through Sunday, Feb. 6-8.

Radar Races

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:29pm

Snowmobilers from all over the Midwest gathered on West Bay of Little St. Germain Lake Friday and Saturday for the St. Germain Radar Run.

Courthouse to see security improvements

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:25pm
Improving security at the Vilas County Courthouse in Eagle River is moving forward, Mark Rogacki, vice chairman of the county board, reported to the full county board at last week’s meeting.

Crowe gets medical award

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:23pm
KSB Medical Group family medicine physician Dr. Kurt Crowe, a Northland Pines High School alumnus, was awarded the 2014 Rural Physician of Excellence Award.

Prune trees in winter to prevent oak wilt: DNR

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:20pm
Now is a good time for tree pruning, while temperatures remain cold, according to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) tree health experts.

Minocqua area police rescue 13-year-old male

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:17pm
Area police rescued a 13-year-old male who had fallen through the ice Sunday afternoon in the channel between Lake Kawaguesaga and Lake Minocqua near the trestle, according to a press release fro

Invasives group sets open house at Reiter

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:13pm
The Wisconsin Headwaters Invasives Partnership (WHIP) will host an open house at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes Wednesday, Feb.

Downtown Investment Group places focus on two properties

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:11pm
A new group of more than a dozen community-minded business people, retirees and civic leaders has organized an effort to assure

Eagle River businesses may enter for $10,000 Main Street Makeover

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:09pm
Businesses located in one of the 36 Wisconsin Main Street communities will have a chance to get a whole new look by entering the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) first-ever Mai