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From sub mechanic to driver, Wiggin is master at his Navy job

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:35pm
Spencer Wiggin LS3/SS, a logistics specialist 3rd class, serves aboard the USS Louisville, a nuclear powered fast attack submarine station

Women honored

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:21pm

Pie eater

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:19pm

Chainsaw carver slated

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:17pm
Master carver Cheryl Campbell of Rhinelander will demonstrate the art of chainsaw carving Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Parade winners

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:13pm

Guides/Kids Day set this Thursday

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:35pm
The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, along with the Eagle River Guides Association, will be hosting its 36th annual Guides/Kids Day this Thursday, July 14, from 10 a.m

Killing of moose on Lac du Flambeau reservation deemed legal

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 2:04pm
Users of social media in Vilas and Oneida counties expressed frustration and this week after many learned of the shooting of a moose on th

State AG visits Vilas County; discusses drugs

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 3:18pm
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel visited with county, town and city representatives last week during his statewide tour and listening sessions meant to build relationships and learn of cha

Tiffany schedules first wolf summit

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 3:16pm
Wisconsin Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) and Rep. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake) have announced additional details for their Great Lakes Wolf Summit to be held Thursday, Sept.

Motorcyclist injured in crash with vehicle

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 3:15pm
An Arbor Vitae man was injured in a vehicle-motorcycle accident last Thursday morning on Highway 70 in the town of Washington, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Woman injured June 30 in bicycle-vehicle crash

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 3:14pm
A woman was injured in a bicycle-vehicle accident on Highway 45, south of Eagle River last Thursday evening, June 30, according to Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Vilas panel reviews draft staffing report for sheriff’s office

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 3:11pm
A draft staffing report on Vilas County Sheriff’s Department was presented last Thursday to the county law enforcement committee and had 14 recommendations in five divisions, calling for an incre


Tue, 07/05/2016 - 2:30pm
Independence Day was celebrated across the North Woods with parades, community picnics and fireworks Sunday and Monday.        

St. Germain sets summer festival

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 2:19pm
The second annual Lazy Daze of Summer Festival will be held Thursday, July 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the St. Germain Community Park.

Artarama to offer two silent auctions

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 2:18pm
Two silent auctions will be offered at the 44th annual Artarama Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riverside Park in Eagle River.

Pancake funds boost parade

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 1:54pm
Hundreds of parade-goers stopped at Three Lakes High School Monday to partake in the annual Lions Club Pancake Breakfast.


Tue, 07/05/2016 - 12:42pm
Land O’ Lakes celebrated the Fourth of July with a big parade through downtown Monday afternoon.

Phelps celebrates

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 12:36pm
The Phelps Chamber of Commerce hosted a Fourth of July celebration with a parade, picnic and fireworks Monday.

Volunteers join in landing blitz to spread word about invasives

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 12:24pm
The week of the Fourth of July is one of Wisconsin’s busiest boating periods and this year, citizen volunteers will mark the eighth annual landing blitz campaign by helping boaters learn how they

Our View

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:36am
After eight years of aquatic herbicide management, the amount of invasive Eurasian water milfoil (EWM) on the Eagle River Chain has been reduced from 278 acres to about 12 acres, reports the Unif