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City police forming new auxiliary unit

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:08pm
The formation of a Police Auxiliary unit within the Eagle River Police Department is under way, according to Police Chief Mark Vander Bloomen.

Winter wonderland

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:04pm
The Eagle River Revitalization Program announced the winners of its Winter Wonderland Decoration Contest.

Bear hunt quota set at 4,750

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 1:43pm
The Natural Resources Board approved the 2015 Wisconsin bear season quota of 4,750 as recommended by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at its meeting last week.

Our view

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 11:18am
Snomo trail system needs a mutual aid program

Three area schools top state, nation on graduation rates

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:40pm
Three area school districts ranked above state and national averages for high school graduation rates, according to statistics announced Friday.

Three Lakes OKs new town complex

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:39pm
The Three Lakes Town Board approved a motion to construct an entirely new town complex after reviewing estimates as high as $2.4 million comparing the cost of building a new complex versus remode

Relay For Life seeking names for ’15 chairs

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:45pm
The 16th annual American Cancer Society Northwoods Relay For Life event, set Friday, June 19, at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River, is seeking nominations for the 2015 Honorary

Our view

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:15pm
Area schools rank high on graduation levels

Our view

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:15pm
Area schools rank high on graduation levels

Derby draws big crowds, best racers

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:20pm
In its 52nd year, the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby was as popular as ever, as thousands of racing fans returned to the track Thursday through Sunday for exciting snowmobile racing a

Pines Board rejects grades 7-12 plan

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 4:14pm
The Northland Pines School Board defeated on a  4-3 vote Monday night the administration’s proposal to move seventh- and eighth-grade students into the high school beginning in the 2015-’16 schoo

Hunters register 4,220 turkeys

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:28pm
Wisconsin wild turkey hunters registered 4,220 birds during the fall 2014 wild turkey season, a slight decrease from 4,633 turkeys registered during the 2013 fall season, according to preliminary

Falcons defeat Papermakers 4-3 in comeback win at home dome

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:25pm
The Eagle River Falcons and the Mosinee Papermakers battled it out in Great Lakes Hockey League action last Saturday night at the Dome.

Plum Lake Ambulance purchases equipment with FEMA grants

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 2:36pm
The Plum Lake Ambulance service announced that it has purchased a number of new emergency medical equipment items with funds obtained from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “Assistance T