Patty Bonack of Sugar Camp, left, donated a kidney to  Jean Neumann of St. Germain — something Neumann calls her best Christmas gift ever.           —Photo By Wally Geist
Earlier this month, Jean Neumann received her best Christmas gift ever, a working kidney from Patty Bonack. On Dec. 4, both Bonack, 53, of Sugar Camp, and Neumann, 67, of St. Germain, underwent surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in... more
Families gathered at Rocking W Stables in Eagle River Saturday for old-fashioned horse-drawn sleigh rides through the woods.       —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY
 Parsons of Eagle River recently completed its annual toy drive, donating the items to the Salvation Army’s Northwoods Toy Program. Taking part in the presentation were, front row from left, Barb Leveille and Kathy Holtorp of the Salvation Army;... more
The Northland Pines girls basketball team hosted Calumet, Mich., in a nonconference game Monday night, losing 59-42. On this play, the Eagles’ Courtney Heller drove to the basket against two Calumet defenders.    —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
The Northland Pines girls basketball team split a pair of games last week, but came up with a big 48-40 Great Northern Conference (GNC) win over Antigo last Tuesday. The Eagles also lost at Hurley 51-47 in a nonconference game last Friday. Antigo... more
Some of the action from the Antigo game in the Dome included, above, goalie Gabe Hartwig going to the ice to make a save.
The Northland Pines boys hockey team lost a pair of games in the Great Northern Conference last week, losing to Antigo 3-0 last Thursday and then to Mosinee 5-1 Saturday. Details of the games were not available at presstime. Pines, 3-4 overall, will... more
Students from Sugar Camp Elementary School held their annual Christmas program in the Three Lakes High School auditorium last Tuesday evening. The concert featured holiday music by the sixth-grade band and two vocal music programs, the first by... more
Patty Bonack of Sugar Camp, left, donated a kidney to  Jean Neumann of St. Germain — something Neumann calls her best Christmas gift ever.           —Photo By Wally Geist
The Northland Pines girls basketball team hosted Calumet, Mich., in a nonconference game Monday night, losing 59-42. On this play, the Eagles’ Courtney Heller drove to the basket against two Calumet defenders.    —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Some of the action from the Antigo game in the Dome included, above, goalie Gabe Hartwig going to the ice to make a save.

Snomo trails open in North

A majority of snowmobile trails in Vilas and Oneida counties are open and will be in early-season riding condition for the holidays, according to trail groom officials.

Pockat named Miss Sno-Eagle

Brittany Pockat of St. Germain has been selected as Miss Sno-Eagle 2015 and will  will represent the Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club of Eagle River during the next year. 

Federal judge ends wolf hunts in state

In response to a lawsuit brought against the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia has vacated a 2012 decision which delisted wo

Hearings to be scheduled for permanent deer rules

The Natural Resources Board has authorized public hearings to provide the public an opportunity to provide input regarding the proposed Deer Trustee Report permanent rule package.

Sno-Eagles plan rides

The Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club of Eagle River has announced that it will sponsor weekly snowmobile rides for the public on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning Jan. 7.
Taking part in the event were, front row from left, Dale Mayo, Vilas County Parks & Recreation; John Gagnon, Vilas County Forest administrator; Ryan Brown, DNR; Lanny Studdard, Blizzard Blast event chairman; Debbie Jensen, Blizzard Blast committee member; Sharon Olander, Conover chamber president; James Hedberg, Conover chamber director; George Champeny, Conover town chairman; and Rich Martinson, Conover town crew foreman; back row, Chris Hare, Blizzard Blast event coordinator.	—Contributed Photo

Pioneer Creek Ski Trail opens

Cross-country ski enthusiasts and local officials recently gathered at the trail head in Conover Community Park for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Pioneer Creek Cross-Country Ski Trail. 

Pines boys lose to Antigo, Wabeno

The Northland Pines boys basketball team lost a pair of games last week, including a 59-36 loss to Antigo in a Great Northern Conference game last Tuesday in Eagle River.

Fitness Challenge deadline extended

The registration deadline  for the 2015 Health & Fitness Challenge, sponsored by the Vilas County News-Review, Ministry Health Care and Pines Community Wellness Center, has been extended to W
Sandy Summers (right) passes the gavel to Barb Steinhilber, president of St. Germain Women’s Service Club, with Sharon Trudeau, newly-elected treasurer on hand at the club’s annual Christmas party and installation of club officers held Dec. 16 at Spang’s in St. Germain. —Photo By Wally Geist

Women’s Service Club installs officers

Members of St. Germain Women’s Service Club met at Spang’s in St. Germain Dec. 16 to have their annual Christmas party and installation of club officers. 

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Patty Bonack of Sugar Camp, left, donated a kidney to  Jean Neumann of St. Germain — something Neumann calls her best Christmas gift ever.           —Photo By Wally Geist
Earlier this month, Jean Neumann received her best Christmas gift ever, a working kidney from Patty Bonack.

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Students from Sugar Camp Elementary School held their annual Christmas program in the Three Lakes High School auditorium last Tuesday evening.