Joseph and Mary look upon the newborn baby Jesus during the 14th annual Live Nativity held at Christ Lutheran School in Eagle River Friday. St. John’s Lutheran Church of Phelps also helped host the event. —Staff Photo By DOUG ETTEN
Officials at the Vilas County Courthouse in Eagle River work to conduct the 2016 presidential recount. The recount is happening statewide in Wisconsin, petitioned by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. —Photo By Ken Anderson
River Valley Bank in Eagle River recently donated $500 to the News-Review’s Warm The Children program. Taking part in the check presentation were, from left, Toni Collins and Nancy Schuller of the bank, program coordinator Jacki Risjord, and Karen... more
Pines goalie Piper Snedden had a great weekend between the pipes for the Lady Eagles who capped a 2-0 tourney with a Pines Classic title Saturday.           —Staff Photo By DOUG ETTEN
Senior forward Amanda Sergent netted a hat trick in back-to-back games and sophomore goalie Piper Snedden played well between the pipes as each played a vital role in leading Northland Pines to a 2016 Pines Classic title this past weekend at the... more
Christ Lutheran Church of Eagle River and St. John’s Lutheran Church of Phelps hosted the 14th annual Live Nativity on the grounds of Christ Lutheran School, located in Eagle River this past weekend. The grounds were transformed into the town of... more
Carol Pfefferkorn, right, who lives in the town of Hiles, rings a bell for donations for The Salvation Army red kettle campaign in the entrance at Trig’s in Eagle River.               —STAFF PHOTO
Local service groups in and around the Eagle River area are continuing to keep their good faith in the community this holiday season.Residents interested in contributing to charitable giving programs during the holiday season have several... more
Pines goalie Piper Snedden had a great weekend between the pipes for the Lady Eagles who capped a 2-0 tourney with a Pines Classic title Saturday.           —Staff Photo By DOUG ETTEN
Carol Pfefferkorn, right, who lives in the town of Hiles, rings a bell for donations for The Salvation Army red kettle campaign in the entrance at Trig’s in Eagle River.               —STAFF PHOTO

Choirs announce holiday concerts

 The Northwoods Singers and The Northwoods Youth Choir will present two performances of “Carols By Candlelight” this holiday season.
Kelly McGill, left, and DNR wildlife research scientist Chris Pollentier examine a turkey feather following the recent Sayner-St. Germain Fish and Wildlife Club meeting. Pollentier explained determining the age of a turkey by its feathers and feather configuration.           —Photo By Wally Geist

DNR scientist talks turkey to club

Chris Pollentier, an upland wildlife research scientist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), recently presented a program on wild turkeys to members of the Sayner-St.

Breakfast slated at Reiter Center

The Three Lakes Women’s Club will host a holiday breakfast at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes, Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 9:30 a.m.
Joseph Warren Larson, left, and his mother, Jean Warren Larson, center, will present a program next summer about “I Believe,” a book of writings by their grandfather and father, the Rev. Claude Warren, the first resident pastor at Ely Memorial Church in Land O’ Lakes 90 years ago. Land O’ Lakes Historical Society President Barbara Nehring recently accepted their book donation.	—Contributed Photo

Pastor shares writings, memoirs in new book

Land O’ Lakes Historical Society President Barbara Nehring has announced receiving a copy of the book, “I Believe,” from the writer’s daughter, Jean Warren Larson.
Tim Gould of Shopko Hometown in Eagle River presents William Mayo of St. Philip Neri Apostolic Church with $300 to help fund a new organ.             —STAFF PHOTO

Shopko Donates

Tim Gould of Shopko Hometown in Eagle River presents William Mayo of St. Philip Neri Apostolic Church with $300 to help fund a new organ. —STAFF PHOTO

Legion looking for help assembling service roll

Three Lakes schools and Three Lakes American Legion Post 431 are joining hands to help prepare a military service honor roll depicting all Three Lakes students who have ever served in uniform.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) rolled out state wide changes in front of its employees last week in a two-day debriefing that detailed a less- enforcement-driven idealogy initi