Canada geese group up in the channel between Planting Ground and Rangeline lakes in Three Lakes, the only open water in the area.
Migratory birds began to make their annual trek back to the North Woods just as spring officially arrived last Friday, March 20. —Staff Photos By KURT KRUEGER
With open water and only hints of shoreline ice, there are signs of spring along the creek between Virgin and Whitefish lakes south of Three Lakes.     —STAFF PHOTO
The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidates forum last Thursday at the Community Center. The forum was moderated by Christopher Stark, of UW-Extension. Pictured are, from left, Marion Janssen (treasurer candidate) and Penny Wiesmann, chamber executive director; and back row, candidates Jim Swenson (supervisor), Tom Christensen (chairman), Alan Albee (supervisor), Chris Stark (moderator) and  Tom Martens (clerk candidate). —Photo By Wally Geist
ST. GERMAIN — The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce sponsored a candidates forum at the Community Center last Thursday, with town debt, the Red Brick School, town meeting policies and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) among the topics. All of the candidates... more
The new State Bank of Florence is now open in Eagle River. Personal banker Justine Small, left, and branch supervisor Carissa Vandeville are ready to greet customers at the branch office.                      —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
The State Bank of Florence opened its newest branch bank location in Eagle River last week, offering a full array of financial services to an expanded market area.   “We are proud to be part of the Eagle River community,” said President and CEO Tom... more
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Elementary school students from Northland Pines put on a spring concert last Friday afternoon, singing songs (first photo) in tribute to the various styles of traditional music found throughout the nation. During the show, some of the students used... more
With high temperatures in the 50s last week, spring breakup came fast across the North Woods. This was the scene at a culvert on Mud Creek, with water levels rising with the rapid snow melt.          —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Canada geese group up in the channel between Planting Ground and Rangeline lakes in Three Lakes, the only open water in the area.
The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidates forum last Thursday at the Community Center. The forum was moderated by Christopher Stark, of UW-Extension. Pictured are, from left, Marion Janssen (treasurer candidate) and Penny Wiesmann, chamber executive director; and back row, candidates Jim Swenson (supervisor), Tom Christensen (chairman), Alan Albee (supervisor), Chris Stark (moderator) and  Tom Martens (clerk candidate). —Photo By Wally Geist
The new State Bank of Florence is now open in Eagle River. Personal banker Justine Small, left, and branch supervisor Carissa Vandeville are ready to greet customers at the branch office.                      —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
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As lake use increases, so does the need for more funds to manage the lakes across the state.                      —STAFF PHOTO

State needs more lake funding: Ritter

While Wisconsin has provided well for the management of its state forests, that is not necessarily the case for its highly value

Pact to allow 54 pier slips at lodge in ’16

Nine petitioners and the Wild Eagle Lodge Condominium Association have reached an agreement to amend the permit required for the installation of up to six pier structures on Duck and Lynx lakes o

Rosner pleads no contest to attempted homicide

A scheduled jury trial for Andrew Rosner, 29, of Eagle River, facing two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, was canceled when a plea agreement was reached in Vilas County Circ

Vilas County in final for ‘Cabin Life’ honor

Vilas County and Pinetop-Lakeside, Ariz., have made it into the final round of “Cabin Life” magazine’s bracket-style contest to determine the best cabin region in the United States.

Wellness event seeking women

The Pines Community Wellness Center will offer the Strong Women program, a 10-week exercise program for middle-aged and older wome

Students at Sugar Camp Elementary School marveled at the additive 3-D printing process during a recent demonstration showing what Fab Lab Three Lakes is capable of.                —Contributed Photo

Sugar Camp students get a taste of Fab Lab

First- through fifth-grade students at Sugar Camp Elementary School recently got a chance to see some of the technology available at Fab Lab Three Lakes and examples of things made in the lab.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will seek to maintain a three-walleye daily bag limit on most lakes and rivers in the Wisconsin ceded territory through a proposed emergency ru

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Singing songs, Using hand drums, Playing wood blocks

Elementary school students from Northland Pines put on a spring concert last Friday afternoon, singing songs (first photo) in tribute to the various styles of traditional music found thr