Friends gathered to support each other in the 16th annual Northwoods Relay For Life at the Northland Pines High School track  Friday evening. In addition to raising funds for the American Cancer Society, participants honored 123 cancer survivors.
The 16th annual Northwoods Relay For Life raised more than $51,000 Friday night at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River as participants raised money to find a cure for cancer and offered support to those battling the disease. The... more
Eagle River residents can now fill up their machines with fuel in the city and follow signed ATV/UTV routes to Conover, Land O’ Lakes and beyond.                                    —STAFF PHOTO
Town of Washington Chairman James Spring told the town board he would  like to hear from both resident and non-resident property owners on allowing or not allowing all-terrain vehicle (ATV) routes in the town during  a special town board meeting... more
Bayview Bike Club members from the Milwaukee area checking out a map.
The Great Annual Bicycle Adventure Along the Wisconsin River started in Eagle River Sunday morning, with many bicycle enthusiasts spending the night at Northland Pines High School before beginning their 427-mile adventure... more
The annual Walter E. Olson Memori­al Library Foundation Golf Classic was held June 14. Sponsors of the event included, front row from left, Scott and Kelly Lacko of Kozar Technologies, David Eibner of Nelson’s Ace Hardware, Jeff Visner of Design/... more
Jim and Margot Bowman of Eagle River checking out the wooden prop on a TaylorCraft airplane
PROPS & PISTONS — The Eagle River Union Airport held its 24th annual Props & Pistons Classic at the airport Saturday. Despite rain showers and stormy skies, a number of airplanes and classic automobiles were on display for the one-day show.... more
The Phelps Big Store recently was demolished by owner Carl Ruedebusch as part of a Vilas County Economic Development Corp. (VCEDC) project. The building was  constructed in 1905 by the Hackley-Phelps-Bonnell Co., and additions were completed in... more
Friends gathered to support each other in the 16th annual Northwoods Relay For Life at the Northland Pines High School track  Friday evening. In addition to raising funds for the American Cancer Society, participants honored 123 cancer survivors.
Eagle River residents can now fill up their machines with fuel in the city and follow signed ATV/UTV routes to Conover, Land O’ Lakes and beyond.                                    —STAFF PHOTO
Bayview Bike Club members from the Milwaukee area checking out a map.
Jim and Margot Bowman of Eagle River checking out the wooden prop on a TaylorCraft airplane

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Let the celebrations begin as the greatest free country in history, the United States of America, will officially celebrate its 239th birthday this Saturday, July 4.
 
Help wanted signs are common in front of many area businesses.       —STAFF PHOTO

Area businesses looking for help

Although summer is now in full swing for the North Woods, many area employers are still struggling to find seasonal help.

St. Germain to start Fourth of July events

The town of St. Germain will once again kick off the area’s Independence Day celebrations with events planned for Sunday, June 28, at the St. Germain Community Park.
Big crowds are expected to gather on the shores of Big Stone Lake in Three Lakes this Saturday to watch race boats in the annual Shootout/ Radar Run.                              —STAFF PHOTO

Shootout, Fly-in set Friday, Saturday

More than 70 high-performance race boats of all kinds are expected to return to Three Lakes this Friday and Saturday, June 26-27, all challenging the radar gun for Top Gun honors at the eighth an

Eagle Lake group sets annual meeting

The Eagle Lake Association will hold its annual meeting Saturday, June 27, at 9:30 a.m. at Eagle Waters Resort.

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Friends gathered to support each other in the 16th annual Northwoods Relay For Life at the Northland Pines High School track  Friday evening. In addition to raising funds for the American Cancer Society, participants honored 123 cancer survivors., Jake Weinand, toting his son, Olin, on his shoulders, walked during the Relay For Life survivors walk.    —STAFF PHOTOS, The Northwoods Relay For Life attracted 23 teams and hundreds of participants of all ages who walked the Northland Pines High School track to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Funds will be raised through Aug. 31.                         —STAFF PHOTOS, Synergy Salon in Eagle River sponsored the Locks of Love tent. Leo Horant donated his hair to the program.
The 16th annual Northwoods Relay For Life raised more than $51,000 Friday night at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River as participants raised money to find a cure for cancer and

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Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans offers various art events and classes throughout the summer, including “Play in the Clay” potters class with Rita Kickert, set Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Above, Kickert (left) teaches Michelle Holland of Watersmeet, Mich., how to use a pottery wheel.                  —Contributed Photo
Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) recently announced its upcoming art events.