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

Veterans Day programs set across North Woods

People across the North Woods will reflect on what veterans have accomplished and the freedoms they have protected during upcoming Veterans Day ceremonies.

DNR hikes no baiting message

With the 2016 gun deer season just 10 days away, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding hunters of the local three-county ban  on baiting and feeding deer in Vilas, Onei

Eagle River man killed in Sundstein Road crash

A 56-year-old Eagle River man was killed when the pickup truck he was driving struck a tree on Sundstein Road in the town of Lincoln last Thursday morning, according to authorities.

Correction

The property tax impact of the proposed Three Lakes Demmer Library/town complex advisory questions in last week’s paper was incorrect. The correct impact follows:
Deer hunters can give input on managing the Wisconsin deer herd, including chronic wasting disease issues, at a public meeting Nov. 14 in Madison.                                 —STAFF PHOTO

CWD response plan to be reviewed Nov. 14

The public is welcome to join the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and other members of the
One person was killed when his pickup truck struck a tree on Sundstein Road in the town of Lincoln just before 7:30 a.m., Thursday.

One person killed in Sundstein Road crash

One person was killed when a pickup struck a tree on Sundstein Road in the town of Lincoln Thursday morning, according to authorities.

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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.