A vendor prepares an invoice for a buyer at the annual Artarama show at Riverside Park in Eagle River. More than 100 vendors took part in the event that also featured entertainment and food.                                         —Staff Photo By... more
While farms are few and far between in Vilas County, there are some scattered hayfields that are cut in July to provide food for horses and cattle. This farmer cut hay on a field along the Highway 45 bypass Monday.               —STAFF PHOTO
A guest sampled a glass of wine from one of the 10 wineries attending the event.
The Rotary Club of Eagle River staged its largest fundraiser of the year Monday night at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes, its 23rd annual Wine, Craft Beer and Cheese Tasting Event.  
Nearly 400 runners and walkers registered for the third annual Moonlight Run in downtown Eagle River last Saturday night. The event was a fundraiser for the Pines Wellness Center. This was the scene on Wall Street as spectators cheered on some of... more
Some of the scenes from the day included: guide Bill Jacobs presented a fishing seminar for the youths and their parents;
The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center held its 36th annual Guides/Kids Day last Thursday at the Vilas County Fairgrounds.  
North Woods lakes are expected to get busy later this week as temperatures are supposed to rise near 90 degrees this Thursday and Friday, pushing people to the water to cool off.                           —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
A guest sampled a glass of wine from one of the 10 wineries attending the event.
Some of the scenes from the day included: guide Bill Jacobs presented a fishing seminar for the youths and their parents;
A youth tried his luck in the casting contest at Guides/Kids Day in Eagle River last Thursday. See more photos on Page 11A.          —Staff Photo By CAROLYN BAUMEISTER

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Art Impressions slated July 23

On Saturday, July 23, Land O’ Lakes Arts (LOLA) will sponsor the 33rd annual Art Impressions Fine Art and Craft Show with 80 exhibitors.
Nearly 400 runners and walker left the Moonlight Run starting line on Railroad Street in downtown Eagle River Saturday night. The event was a fundraiser for the Pines Community Wellness Center at Northland Pines High School.
Runners headed for the finish line in the Moonlight Run. They included, from left, Sharon Philipps, Rick Philipps and Lula Philipps, all of Kewaunee.
Among the top finishers in the Moonlight Run were, from left, Noah Weber, fourth; Noah Schulz, third; Matthew McGill, seventh; Devin Sauvola, first; and Kody Radtke, second. They either attend Northland Pines High School or graduated from Pines and ran cross-country for the Eagles.                                     —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Casey Sprotte, left, of Abbotsford, and Kristen Whiteside of Winthrop, Ill., placed first and second, respectively, for the women in the Moonlight Run.
The third annual Moonlight Run, a 5-kilometer event, attracted runners of all ages. Youths ages 10 and younger also could participate in a 1-kilometer sunset run.

Eagle River Moonlight Run draws 400

The third annual Moonlight 5K Run/Walk was held in downtown Eagle River Saturday, July 16, as a fundraiser for Pines Community Wellness Center at Northland Pines High School.

Gennett takes lead in street stock series

Auburndale’s Kyle Gennett set his sights on pulling off the upset of the year as he made his debut at Eagle River Speedway Friday night.

Annual art tour slated July 29-31

Northwoods Summer Art Tour will be Friday through Sunday, July 29-31. Thirty-two selected studios will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., all three days.

Pig in the Pines planned Aug. 5-6

Pig in the Pines: Bacon, BBQ and Bands will be held at St. Germain Community Park Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5 and 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., both days. 

POPs Alive! set July 21

The third annual POPs Alive! Concert will be held Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace (POP) Lutheran Church, located at 5030 Highway 70 W. in Eagle River.
Preparing for the Vacationland Voices concert were director Steve Kolling and accompanists, from left, Norma Yeager, Beth VonEnde and Marlene Rieck.                         —STAFF PHOTO

Vacationland Voices concert planned Wednesday, July 27

Vacationland Voices, the 100-voice community choir based in Eagle River, is set to give its annual concert Wednesday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Northland Pines High School auditorium. 

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Beautiful weather made for a perfect day in Riverside Park in Eagle River for the 43rd annual Artarama.