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Counselors help children learn about ‘neighbors’ at day camp

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 1:09pm
Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Sayner held its annual Day Camp the first week of August.

Our View

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 12:28pm
Library project on track with new owner, architect

Milanowski, Dominguez face off in Vilas DA race

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:42pm
The next Vilas County district attorney (DA) will be decided in the primary election Tuesday, Aug.

Auto fire

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:39pm

Eagle River man killed by officers following chase

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:36pm
A 50-year-old Eagle River man was shot and killed by law enforcement officers following a high-speed chase in Langlade and Lincoln counties Tuesday, according to authorities.

Three Lakes, Phelps set firemen’s picnics

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:34pm
The communities of Three Lakes and Phelps will hold their annual firemen’s picnics this weekend.

St. Germain’s Pig in the Pines to feature bacon, BBQ, bands

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:34pm
It’s an old tradition with a new name.

Volunteers surveying Chain for Eurasian water milfoil

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:33pm
For the 10th consecutive year, volunteers are surveying the entire lower Eagle River Chain of Lakes for Eurasian water milfoil (EWM) betwe

Public asked to submit local project proposals

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:31pm
The public is welcome to send in project ideas for improving Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF) lands and resources in Forest, Florence and Oconto counties. 

Vilas board gives 15-5 approval to school resource officer at Pines

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:28pm
A resolution to create a school resource officer (SRO) deputy position at Northland Pines School District drew criticism from some Vilas C

Pines approves first review of drug policy

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:27pm
The first review of a random drug and alcohol testing policy for Northland Pines High School students in grades nine-12 was approved by the school board last week and will begin this school year,

Sno-Eagles plan brat sale Aug. 6

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:26pm
Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club, of Eagle River, will sell brats and baked goods this Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., at Trig’s in Eagle River.

Rushing water

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:06pm

Half of walleye speared on Eagle Chain were in protected slot, DNR data shows

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:04pm
An inquiry into the size and sex of walleye harvested  on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes in 2016, shows just over one-half of the walleye

Howard offers club input on pros and cons of GMOs

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 2:19pm
Dr. Richard Howard, a local resident and field biologist, recently spoke to the Sayner-St.

Assistant librarian Minx retires

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 2:16pm
Nancy Minx, assistant librarian at Plum Lake Public Library in Sayner has retired after 30 years of service.

ATVs and more

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 2:09pm
The Vintage Thunder Grass Drags and ATV Rendezvous was held in Three Lakes last Saturday at Don Burnside Recreational Park.

Hope Lutheran Church to mark 65-year history

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 2:07pm
Members of Hope Luth­eran Church will gather to celebrate 65 years of ministry and mission Sunday, Aug. 14.

Phelps Firemen’s Picnic set at Wavering Park

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 2:05pm
The 60th annual Phelps Firemen’s Picnic and Pig Roast is planned for Saturday, Aug.6, from 1 to 9 p.m. at Wavering Park.

Our View

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 12:25pm
Three local government associations are calling for the elimination of publication requirements for public notices, proposing to use their own websites and bulletin boards instead of Wisconsin’s