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Motorcycle versus car

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 3:41pm

On Eagle River Chain

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:56pm
After eight years of herbicide management to reduce Eurasian water milfoil (EWM) to about 12 acres on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, the

Man, 59, faces cocaine charges after losing case

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:53pm
A 59-year-old Eagle River man  faces charges of possession with intent to deliver cocaine and possession of cocaine, both felonies, in Vilas County Circuit Court.

Library trustees end contract with Visner

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:52pm
Olson Memorial Library Board of Trustees formally ended a three-year relationship last week with Jeff Visner of Design/Build by Visner, with a mutual agreement to terminate an architect contract

Three Lakes sets meeting for complex

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:50pm
The Three Lakes Historical Society and Museum, the Edward U.

Tom Ellis named marshal for Eagle River parade

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:48pm
Tom Ellis, has been named parade marshal for the Eagle River Fourth of July Parade set for this Monday, July 4, at 11 a.m.

Nicolet OKs 1.5% levy hike; but budget drops

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:47pm
The Nicolet College Board of Trustees recently approved next year’s $36.5 million budget for the college in Rhinelander, including a 1.5% tax levy hike.

Communities set Fourth of July events

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:36pm
Communities across the North Woods will celebrate Fourth of July with parades, picnics and fireworks.

Tranquil trout streams are a great escape

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:29pm
NOBODY would expect that the perfect timing for an early-morning adventure on the trout stream could come in late June, but that’s exactly the way it happened last Friday.

Lejewski, Piazza win PMTT event

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:26pm
Sticking to areas they knew would produce quality fish, and ones that have in the past, was key in aiding locals Mark Lejewski of Minocqua

Post 114 Legion team showing signs of growth

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:18pm
First Tomahawk, then Minocqua. After that it was Rhinelander and Medford.

Society to build $100,000 fund

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:18pm
The Eagle River Historical Society has announced a program called 100 Exceptional Women that aims to build a $100,000 endowment fund over a five-year period.

Pines production receives Tommys

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:17pm
The Northland Pines High School’s 2016 production of “Annie” recently received statewide recognition as a winner of multiple Tommy Awards at Overture Center for the Arts in Madison.

Bluegrass band to play July 9

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:16pm
Art Stevenson and High Water will perform Saturday, July 9, at 8 p.m. at Three Lakes Center for the Arts, located at 1760 Superior St.

GB’s Dance Band comes to town

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:56am
The Concerts in the Park series in Three Lakes will continue July 5 with an Americana-themed concert in big band-style with GB’s Dance Band.

Donations provide station for bicycle repairs on trail

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:53am
The St Germain Bike and Hike Trail has a new bicycle repair station, thanks to the generosity of several area businesses and individuals. 

Changing hands

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:48am

Kate Mendham wins $2,000 historical society scholarship

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:45am
Kathryn Mendham, daughter of Karen and Phil Mendham, was named the recipient of the 2016 Land O’ Lakes Historical Society scholarship at the opening party for the Land O’ Lakes NorthernWaters Mus

Our View

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:32am
Let the celebrations begin as the greatest free country in history, the United States of America, officially celebrates its 240th birthday next Monday, July 4.  

Board reverses ATV decision in Plum Lake

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:24pm
The Plum Lake Town Board reversed an earlier decision to allow all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on two town roads and unanimously rejected an ATV ordinance at its meeting last week.