More than 130 youths performed during the  Northwoods School of Dance recital at Northland Pines High School Saturday. The theme of the show was “Live, Love, Dance.”                  —STAFF PHOTO
Northland Pines High School students, from left, Ashley Gardner, Gillian Bellman and Kiley Rutta work to clean up spring debris at the St. Germain Veterans Park last Wednesday as a 2016 Earth Day activity. The group spent the day touring the area and helping clean lawns and gardens. —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
Northland Pines High School students recognized Earth Day last Wednesday, April 20. For the past 13 years, students have performed cleanup projects for organizations and individuals in communities throughout the school district. SOAR Charter High... more
The Eagle River Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8637 and its auxiliary donated $686 to the Vilas Food Pantry. The donations were made possible through the VFW’s Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner held this past March. Presenting the check to Janlee... more
State wildlife experts say the deer herd came through the winter of 2015-’16 in good condition, with the winter severity index only reaching 20 points across much of northern Wisconsin.                      —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Josh Meier makes a move to first base during Northland Pines’ 7-0 loss to Mosinee, at home last week. Meier and the Pines pitching staff has thrown well overall this season, in search of their first win. 		       —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Offense, defense and pitching continue to come together though the elusive first win of the season that evaded the Northland Pines varsity baseball program last week. Opening up with a tough loss at home to rival Lakeland, the team fell to 0-4 in... more
Some of the scenes from the prom included, above, heading for the dance floor with friends;
Three Lakes High School held its 2016 Junior Prom at the Sugar Camp Town Hall Saturday night, with more than 100 students attending. The theme for the evening was “A Night in Grecian Gardens.”        
Northland Pines High School students, from left, Ashley Gardner, Gillian Bellman and Kiley Rutta work to clean up spring debris at the St. Germain Veterans Park last Wednesday as a 2016 Earth Day activity. The group spent the day touring the area and helping clean lawns and gardens. —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
Josh Meier makes a move to first base during Northland Pines’ 7-0 loss to Mosinee, at home last week. Meier and the Pines pitching staff has thrown well overall this season, in search of their first win. 		       —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Some of the scenes from the prom included, above, heading for the dance floor with friends;

Pines prom events to proceed Saturday with more security

In a way-too-close-to-home tragedy played out over local television, area students, educators and families were glued to their TV and Internet services Sunday morning as they watched what has bec

Three Lakes electors back building project

Electors in the town of Three Lakes approved a motion from the floor 100-10 at last week’s annual meeting, authorizing the town board to pursue financing and constructing a new town hall complex
The Little Tamarack Flowage District will soon reconstruct a dam that helps maintain the scenic flowage, two other lakes, wetlands and waterways in Conover.      —Contributed Photo

Lakes, wetlands to be saved

CONOVER — The  Flow­age Preservation Alliance and the Little Tamarack Flowage Baker Spring Lake District moved one step closer to reconstr

Fighting cancer

BMO Harris Bank of Eagle River, along with Sportsmen’s Chalet and St. Germain Lions Club, donated $3,903 to the Relay For Life of the Northwoods.

Tribes release walleye quota for spring take

The six bands of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians  have set out to harvest 58,407 walleye over the course of the spring spawning season in the ceded territory of Wisconsin.

Vilas ATV trails to open May 1

The all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and utility task vehicle (UTV) trail system in Vilas County will officially open Sunday, May 1, at 8 a.m., for the season, according to Dale Mayo, Vilas County Parks

New law to crack down on repeat drunk drivers

Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law Monday making a fourth drunk driving offense a felony, regardless of when it was committed, and increasing penalties for repeat drunk drivers. 

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The Washington Town Board approved a resolution on a 2-1 vote to develop an ordinance allowing all-terrain vehicle (ATV) traffic on all of

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Some of the scenes on the stage included, above, High School Pointe dancers performing to “Story of My Life”;

The Northwoods School of Dance held its 24th annual Danceworks recital titled “Live, Love, Dance” Saturday, with two performances at the Northland Pines High School auditorium.