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

Choirs announce holiday concerts

 The Northwoods Singers and The Northwoods Youth Choir will present two performances of “Carols By Candlelight” this holiday season.
Kelly McGill, left, and DNR wildlife research scientist Chris Pollentier examine a turkey feather following the recent Sayner-St. Germain Fish and Wildlife Club meeting. Pollentier explained determining the age of a turkey by its feathers and feather configuration.           —Photo By Wally Geist

DNR scientist talks turkey to club

Chris Pollentier, an upland wildlife research scientist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), recently presented a program on wild turkeys to members of the Sayner-St.

Breakfast slated at Reiter Center

The Three Lakes Women’s Club will host a holiday breakfast at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes, Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 9:30 a.m.
Joseph Warren Larson, left, and his mother, Jean Warren Larson, center, will present a program next summer about “I Believe,” a book of writings by their grandfather and father, the Rev. Claude Warren, the first resident pastor at Ely Memorial Church in Land O’ Lakes 90 years ago. Land O’ Lakes Historical Society President Barbara Nehring recently accepted their book donation.	—Contributed Photo

Pastor shares writings, memoirs in new book

Land O’ Lakes Historical Society President Barbara Nehring has announced receiving a copy of the book, “I Believe,” from the writer’s daughter, Jean Warren Larson.
Tim Gould of Shopko Hometown in Eagle River presents William Mayo of St. Philip Neri Apostolic Church with $300 to help fund a new organ.             —STAFF PHOTO

Shopko Donates

Tim Gould of Shopko Hometown in Eagle River presents William Mayo of St. Philip Neri Apostolic Church with $300 to help fund a new organ. —STAFF PHOTO

Legion looking for help assembling service roll

Three Lakes schools and Three Lakes American Legion Post 431 are joining hands to help prepare a military service honor roll depicting all Three Lakes students who have ever served in uniform.

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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.