The academic top 10% for the Three Lakes graduating class are, from left, Brooke Mathison, Rachel Hicks, Madalyn Sowinski, Benjamin Ribbe, Brooke Stefonik, Gavin Maney, Elsey Anderson, Chase Kirby, Rachel Kane and William Starke.
Graduating seniors from Three Lakes High School were honored and presented with scholarships and awards in a ceremony held at the school auditorium May 18. Locally, scholarships totalling $80,345 were dispersed to go along with $15,750 in statewide... more
Three Lakes High School seniors Brooke Stefonik, left, and Rachel Hicks don big smiles at the conclusion of the Class of 2016 graduation ceremony.      —STAFF PHOTO 
An official ribbon cutting opened the first 3.2 miles of the Conover-Phelps Bike and Hike Trail Sunday, with plans to finish the next 5.5 miles to Song Hill Road this summer. The trail is on a former Chicago & Northwestern railroad grade.... more
The Three Lakes Lady Bluejays came away with a 4-3 road win to claim the WIAA Division 3 Regional title last week, defeating NLC rival Laona-Wabeno to move on to Sectional play this week. Team members are, front row from left, Macy Sowinski, Brooke Mathison, Maddie Sowinski, Kayla Crump and Cassidy Crump; and back row, assistant coach Jason Stebbeds, Anna Lorbetske, Emily Schmitt, Haley Baumann, Emma Bushey, Brooke Brewer, Emily Sowinski, Carly Volk, and coach Tony Lorbetske. Not pictured is Naomi Volkmann.
It took a late offensive rally against one of their toughest opponents to earn the Three Lakes Lady Jays a Division 4 Regional championship last Friday afternoon in Laona-Wabeno. On the strength of another stellar pitching performance from sophomore... more
Seniors Ben Ribbe and Maddie Sowinski applauding a speaker.
Three Lakes High School seniors received their diplomas in a program last Friday. Brooke Stefonik offered the valedictory address and the guest speaker was retired teacher Steve Schacht.  
The Class of 2016, from left, Amanda Volkmann, Alexis Lucas, Caitlin Crawford, Hailee Grmick and Nicole Fiebrantz.
Phelps School District held a ceremony to honor its 2016 graduating class this past Saturday.      
The academic top 10% for the Three Lakes graduating class are, from left, Brooke Mathison, Rachel Hicks, Madalyn Sowinski, Benjamin Ribbe, Brooke Stefonik, Gavin Maney, Elsey Anderson, Chase Kirby, Rachel Kane and William Starke.
The Three Lakes Lady Bluejays came away with a 4-3 road win to claim the WIAA Division 3 Regional title last week, defeating NLC rival Laona-Wabeno to move on to Sectional play this week. Team members are, front row from left, Macy Sowinski, Brooke Mathison, Maddie Sowinski, Kayla Crump and Cassidy Crump; and back row, assistant coach Jason Stebbeds, Anna Lorbetske, Emily Schmitt, Haley Baumann, Emma Bushey, Brooke Brewer, Emily Sowinski, Carly Volk, and coach Tony Lorbetske. Not pictured is Naomi Volkmann.
Seniors Ben Ribbe and Maddie Sowinski applauding a speaker.
The Class of 2016, from left, Amanda Volkmann, Alexis Lucas, Caitlin Crawford, Hailee Grmick and Nicole Fiebrantz.

NRB votes buck-only for this area

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) approved the deer hunting season framework and antlerless deer quotas for 2016 at its May 25 meeting in Madison.

Town eyes plan to bottle water

PRESQUE ISLE — The Presque Isle Town Board will consider a proposal for a zoning change this Thursday, June 2, that could lead to a water bottling plant in the Vilas County community — drawing th

Special fishing days slated on Eagle Chain

The 23nd annual Fishing Has No Boundaries® (FHNB) will be this Friday through Sunday, June 3-5, on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, offering a weekend fishing outing for people with disabilities.

Pines sets graduation this Sunday

Graduates of the senior class at Northland Pines High School (NPHS) will be honored  Sunday, June 5, beginning at 1 p.m. in the Northland Pines High School field house.

Free Fun Weekend set in Wisconsin

The first weekend in June — billed as Free Fun Weekend in Wisconsin — offers opportunities for people to use the outdoors in the Badger State.
Alexander and Steve Krueger hoist some dandy pre-spawn smallmouth bass that pounded jerk baits in shallow water.        —Photo By The Author
The big anticipation and thrill of jerk bait fishing in spring is wondering what will hit next, a bass, northern pike or big walleye like this 23- incher.

Never too late to learn new fishing tricks

THERE was just enough overcast and wind late Friday afternoon to make us hopeful for an aggressive walleye bite, as a father and son duo hit the water to start the Memorial Day w

Herfindahl, Hayes head to State meet

The Northland Pines track and field team will be represented at the 2016 WIAA Division 2 State Track and Field Championships to be held in La Crosse, June 3-4.

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The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) approved the deer hunting season framework and antlerless deer quotas for 2016 at its May 25 meeting in Madison.

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The academic top 10% for the Three Lakes graduating class are, from left, Brooke Mathison, Rachel Hicks, Madalyn Sowinski, Benjamin Ribbe, Brooke Stefonik, Gavin Maney, Elsey Anderson, Chase Kirby, Rachel Kane and William Starke.
Graduating seniors from Three Lakes High School were honored and presented with scholarships and awards in a ceremony held at the school auditorium May 18.