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Board OKs Nov. 8 vote on complex

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:07pm
An advisory referendum will be held on the Nov.

City to improve 600 feet of road

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:06pm
Improving 600 feet of Pleasure Island Road was approved by the Eagle River City Council during a special meeting last week, but a decision to close off a portion south of the Northland Pines K-8

Grasse withstands crashes in Challenge

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:25pm
Multiple crashes and mechanical failures kept the tow truck busy at this past Friday night’s stock car races at the legendary Eagle River Speedway tri-oval.

Vilas museum fundraiser set this Sunday

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:05pm
Rick Polaski and his Twilight Team will spit-roast a chicken dinner for the Vilas County Historical Museum in Sayner Sunday, July 31, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the Sayner Community Building and

Vacationland Voices to perform tonight

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:04pm
The 100-voice community choir Vacationland Voices will give a concert tonight, Wednesday, July 27, at the Northland Pines High School auditorium. 

Three Lakes concert to feature Krista Detor

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:04pm
Singer-songwriter and pianist Krista Detor will perform Saturday, July 30, at 8 p.m. at Three Lakes Center for the Arts, located at 1760 Superior St.

Bucher’s Blues Fest slated Saturday

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:03pm
The 18th annual Joe Bucher’s Blues Fest will take place Saturday, July 30, from 2 to 10 p.m. at the pavilion in the St. Germain Community Park.

Boathouse painting

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:45pm

Leinie ride to benefit bike trails

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:40pm
Join Dick Leinenkugel and volunteers from Wilderness Lakes Trails at the Forest Lake Country Store in Land O’ Lakes Friday and Saturday, Aug.

Steak fry

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:36pm
Phelps-Land O’ Lakes Lions Club held its 20th annual steak fry fundraiser at Wavering Park in Phelps, serving more than 400 people.

Volunteers aid storm victims, donate safe drinking water

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 1:33pm
Violent storms which recently raked the Highway 2 corridor near Lake Superior left flooding, damaged roads and bridges and the people without safe drinking water.

Our View

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 12:39pm
Moose protection rule is right step, but weak

Three school districts here to see even less general aid

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:38pm
While the $108.1 million bump in state general aid from Wisconsin’s biennial budget means 61% of school districts (260 of 424) will see an

Kids day

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:36pm

Olson foundation to take the lead in library project

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:35pm
The Walter E.

Art Impressions slated July 23

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:34pm
On Saturday, July 23, Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) will sponsor the 33rd annual Art Impressions Fine Art and Craft Show with 80 exhibitors.

Lac du Flambeau Tribal Council adopts rule to protect moose

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 4:31pm
Killing of a young moose on the Lac du Flambeau Reservation last week sparked outrage among North Woods citizens and tribal members alike.

Deer assistance program draws 228 new applicants

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:57pm
Now in its third year, the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) continues to build relationships with landowners, hunters and propert

Eagle River Moonlight Run draws 400

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:45pm
The third annual Moonlight 5K Run/Walk was held in downtown Eagle River Saturday, July 16, as a fundraiser for Pines Community Wellness Center at Northland Pines High School.

Gennett takes lead in street stock series

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 3:41pm
Auburndale’s Kyle Gennett set his sights on pulling off the upset of the year as he made his debut at Eagle River Speedway Friday night.