The best snowmobile racers in the world will be returning to Eagle River this weekend for the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby. Last year’s winner, No. 38 Matt Schulz, will be competing on the ice oval.                                         —STAFF PHOTO
For the 54th consecutive year the world-famous AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby returns to Eagle River Jan. 19-22.Considered to be the “world’s greatest snowmobile race” the 2017 Derby continues a five-decade long tradition as fans and... more
For the first time in three years, the weather cooperated and the Eagle River Area Fire Department and other volunteers were able to build the Eagle River Ice Castle. For more photos on the construction, see Page 1B. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Just because they are vintage sleds doesn’t mean they don’t have speed and power on the AMSOIL Derby Track ice oval. These racers powered through turn four Sunday afternoon in a 340 modified class. There were more than 800 entries for the three days of racing.                                           —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
It was a race weekend that started with sub-zero temperatures each morning, but that didn’t stop hundreds of racers from competing in Trig’s Smokehouse World Championship Vintage Snowmobile Derby, presented by Bull Falls Brewery.In a pre­lude to the... more
Slippery roads resulted in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 45, south of Conover last Thursday morning. A Conover Fire Department responder assisted the driver of the pickup truck through the snowbank to an ambulance, where the man was checked over... more
Handing out “Eagle” trophies on the finish at the Trig’s Smokehouse Vintage World Championship Snowmobile Derby Sunday were, from left, Princess Rebecca Beyersdorf, Derby Queen Jenna Sima, Princess Sophie Spiess and Sno-Eagles Queen Victoria Sleeman... more
Firefighters with the Eagle River Area Fire Department and other volunteers gathered to build the Eagle River Ice Castle last Wednesday through Sunday. Some of the scenes included first, firefighters building the ice castle with about 2,000 blocks... more
The best snowmobile racers in the world will be returning to Eagle River this weekend for the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby. Last year’s winner, No. 38 Matt Schulz, will be competing on the ice oval.                                         —STAFF PHOTO
Just because they are vintage sleds doesn’t mean they don’t have speed and power on the AMSOIL Derby Track ice oval. These racers powered through turn four Sunday afternoon in a 340 modified class. There were more than 800 entries for the three days of racing.                                           —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH

Three Lakes to unveil fab lab at school tour

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BMO Harris sponsors Affair of the Arts Ball

BMO Harris Bank announced last week its title sponsorship of the annual Affair of the Arts Ball — a fundraising event that benefits Three Lakes Center for the Arts.

Pines, Three Lakes students surpass state, nation on ACT

Seniors in the Class of 2014 at Northland Pines and Three Lakes outperformed their peers at the state and national levels on their ACT scores, while Phelps seniors were above the national average

Public dinner set at The Rock

Northwoods Share will hold a free community dinner Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at The Rock Mission Center, located at 1019 Wall St. in Eagle River.

Relay For Life sets wrap-up Sept. 16

The 2014 Northwoods Relay For Life season is officially over and there will be a wrap-up celebration pizza party Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 p.m.

Women’s fashion show planned Oct. 7

The St. Germain Women’s Service Club will present “Fashions with Hat-itude” fashion show Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain. Doors will open at 11 a.m.

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The best snowmobile racers in the world will be returning to Eagle River this weekend for the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby. Last year’s winner, No. 38 Matt Schulz, will be competing on the ice oval.                                         —STAFF PHOTO, Derby Queen Jenna Sima will reign over the festivities during the AMSOIL World Championship.                —STAFF PHOTO

For the 54th consecutive year the world-famous AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby returns to Eagle River Jan. 19-22.

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Firefighters with the Eagle River Area Fire Department and other volunteers gathered to build the Eagle River Ice Castle last Wednesday through Sunday.