Firefighters from five area departments responded to a house fire at 3590 Highway A in the town of Sugar Camp just before 1 p.m. Monday. High winds kept the fire going in the garage area.               —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Staff, students and members of the administration inside the Northland Pines School District took part in a listening session hosted last week by Gov. Scott Walker. It was held at the Lincoln Town Hall. 		 —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was in Eagle River last week to meet with members of the community, senior citizens, high school students and staff as well as county board members and representatives of the area tourism industry in what was his 63rd... more
Bob Jacobs, left, of the Headwaters Chapter of Muskies Inc., presented a $6,000 check to Dale Mayo of the Vilas County Forest, Recreation and Land Department for bathrooms at the Eagle Lake Boat Landing. Vilas County contributed $6,000 toward the... more
Three Lakes runners Kortnie Volk (No. 16) and Grace Klesczewski (No. 18) get out of the starting blocks during the Three Lakes Invitational hosted at the Sugar Camp Town Park last Thursday night. The Jays finished in fifth place.   —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
It wasn’t necessarily a home cooking for the entire Three Lakes cross-country team last Thursday, but Kortnie Volk continued her impressive run through the 2016 season for the Three Lakes Bluejays as she was able to race to a fourth-place finish in... more
Three Lakes Christian Food Pantry volunteers, from left, Gary Stebbeds, J.P. Holtz, Barbara Holtz, Tom Bredesen, Jack Schlaefer, Al Goodrich and Doe Muench display the calendars for sale to benefit the pantry. The calendar is filled with aerial... more
Members of the Upper Mississippi Steamboat Group gathered on the Eagle River and Three Lakes Chain of Lakes last week for their annual fall outing. This steamer captain offered rides to visitors.                   —Staff Photo By DOUG ETTEN
Staff, students and members of the administration inside the Northland Pines School District took part in a listening session hosted last week by Gov. Scott Walker. It was held at the Lincoln Town Hall. 		 —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
Three Lakes runners Kortnie Volk (No. 16) and Grace Klesczewski (No. 18) get out of the starting blocks during the Three Lakes Invitational hosted at the Sugar Camp Town Park last Thursday night. The Jays finished in fifth place.   —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
The 37th annual Cranberry Fest is planned in Eagle River this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, with about 30,000 people expected to converge on the Vilas County Fairgrounds and other venues for crafts, food and other activities.    —STAFF PHOTOS

Cranberry Fest arrives!

Tourism officials expect an estimated 30,000 people will converge on the Eagle River area for Cranberry Fest this Saturday and Sunday, Oct
Approximately 35 people attended the Department of Transportation listening session on the proposed Highway 45 project, including changing the Pines Street bypass from four lanes to three lanes with a center turn lane.                          —Photos By Ken Anderson
This exhibit shows the difference between the four-lane highway (left) and the proposed three-lane roadway.

Public opposes Hwy. 45 change

A Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) proposal to change Highway 45/70 (Pine Street) from four lanes to three lanes saw much opposition from some of the 35 persons attending a public lis

New state law

A new Wisconsin law takes effect this Saturday, Oct. 1, making it illegal to talk on a handheld mobile device while driving through a work zone. 

Vilas committee accepts bids for steel work

Construction bids for steel materials and steel erection for the $10.4 million Vilas County Courthouse expansion project were presented to the Public Property Committee last week.
Jesse Sookochoff, left, of the ERRA board of directors, presented a plaque to  Lynne Sundberg Nimmer, honoring her parents for the Sundberg Trust.              —Contributed Photo

ERRA gifted $37,000

The Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) received its final disbursement of the Sundberg Trust to the ERRA, totaling a little over $3

News-Review’s clothing program starts 20th season

The Vilas County News-Review is set to sponsor its 20th annual, nationally recognized Warm The Children program, which seeks out impoverished families in the North Woods and provides new winter c

Pumpkin Fest set Oct. 8

The Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary will hold the 24th annual Pumpkin Fest Saturday, Oct. 8, at Three Lakes High School from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Northland Pines School District students participating in the farm-to-school program recently received a $100 donation from Eagle River Farmers Market to show its support for educating future generations of farmers. The donation was raised from proceeds of the farm-to-table dinner held in August. —Contributed Photo

Farmers market donates to farm-to-school program

The Eagle River Farmers Market recently gave back to the community that it serves by donating $100 to a program that teaches children about food and farming. 

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The 37th annual Cranberry Fest is planned in Eagle River this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, with about 30,000 people expected to converge on the Vilas County Fairgrounds and other venues for crafts, food and other activities.    —STAFF PHOTOS
Tourism officials expect an estimated 30,000 people will converge on the Eagle River area for Cranberry Fest this Saturday and Sunday, Oct

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Jesse Sookochoff, left, of the ERRA board of directors, presented a plaque to  Lynne Sundberg Nimmer, honoring her parents for the Sundberg Trust.              —Contributed Photo
The Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) received its final disbursement of the Sundberg Trust to the ERRA, totaling a little over $3