The Eagle boys defeated Hayward 7-1 in the consolation game at the Pines Classic Saturday at the Eagle River Sports Arena. Forward Steven Spencer (No. 4) went in for a steal against a Hayward skater.                        —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
The Northland Pines boys hockey team shut out Rhinelander 4-0 last Tuesday and then won the consolation game in the Pines Classic  with a 7-1 over Hayward Saturday. Sandwiched within the two victories was a 2-1 overtime loss to Mosinee in the first... more
One of four groups leaving the lodge for a trail ride Friday afternoon.
The annual Women on Snow was held in Eagle River last weekend, with 105 female snowmobilers gathering at Eagle Waters Resort. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
First-time World Champion Cardell Potter was all smiles in the winner’s circle Sunday after coming from the second row to win the title race. Helping Potter hold the SnowGoer Cup was Derby Queen Alexandra Hennessey.         —STAFF PHOTOS
Cardell Potter became the first snowmobile racer ever to win the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby Sunday after starting in the second row. Potter, 22, of Camp Doug­las, didn’t make the top 10 during Saturday’s qualifying heats and had to... more
While the ice oval provides the fastest action at the AMSOIL Derby Track, the Sno-Cross course offers plenty of high-flying, competitive racing. These two racers fought through the moguls on the back straight during a final on Saturday afternoon. —... more
While there were no serious injuries to racers during the four-day AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby, there were still plenty of crashes that damaged sleds and took racers out of the competition. This crash came in the second World... more
Three Lakes girls basketball coach Michele Brown talked to her team during a timeout against Lakeland last Tuesday. The T-Birds won the nonconference game 65-48. The Bluejays then beat White Lake.     —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
The Three Lakes Lady Jays basketball team lost 65-48 to Lakeland last Tuesday before rallying to get a 56-9 Northern Lakes Conference (NLC) win over White Lake. The Three Lakes girls got off to a rapid start against White Lake, as they took a 28-2... more
The Eagle boys defeated Hayward 7-1 in the consolation game at the Pines Classic Saturday at the Eagle River Sports Arena. Forward Steven Spencer (No. 4) went in for a steal against a Hayward skater.                        —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
One of four groups leaving the lodge for a trail ride Friday afternoon.
First-time World Champion Cardell Potter was all smiles in the winner’s circle Sunday after coming from the second row to win the title race. Helping Potter hold the SnowGoer Cup was Derby Queen Alexandra Hennessey.         —STAFF PHOTOS
Three Lakes girls basketball coach Michele Brown talked to her team during a timeout against Lakeland last Tuesday. The T-Birds won the nonconference game 65-48. The Bluejays then beat White Lake.     —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH

Relay For Life seeking names for ’15 chairs

The 16th annual American Cancer Society Northwoods Relay For Life event, set Friday, June 19, at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River, is seeking nominations for the 2015 Honorary

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Area schools rank high

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Area schools rank high

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The 2015 Derby royalty included, from left, princesses Cassidy Dobbs, Brittany Pockat, Alexis Schilling, Derby Queen Alexandra Hennessey and AWSC Miss Snowflake Macy Wasson. They posed with a championship trophy.                —STAFF PHOTOS
Race fan Shawn Schmidt, left, of Crandon calmed the nerves of Cara Potter, mother of eventual champion Cardell Potter, during the mandatory mid-race pit stop.

Derby draws big crowds, best racers

In its 52nd year, the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby was as popular as ever, as thousands of racing fans returned to the track Thursday through Sunday for exciting snowmobile racing a

Pines Board rejects grades 7-12 plan

The Northland Pines School Board defeated on a  4-3 vote Monday night the administration’s proposal to move seventh- and eighth-grade students into the high school beginning in the 2015-’16 schoo
While the fall hunt isn’t as popular as the spring hunt, when toms are vocal, hunters still registered more than 4,200 turkeys. The spring hunt starts April 11-12 for youths.   —STAFF PHOTO

Hunters register 4,220 turkeys

Wisconsin wild turkey hunters registered 4,220 birds during the fall 2014 wild turkey season, a slight decrease from 4,633 turkeys registered during the 2013 fall season, according to preliminary
Barb Rasmussen and Plum Lake volunteer firefighter Dale Buss display some of the smaller equipment obtained through the Federal Emergency Management Agency grants. The equipment includes additional pulse oximeters, shatter- and waterproof equipment boxes and an infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation training device which also reports chest compressions and ventilation effectiveness, and red jump bags.    —Photo By Wally Geist

Plum Lake Ambulance purchases equipment with FEMA grants

The Plum Lake Ambulance service announced that it has purchased a number of new emergency medical equipment items with funds obtained from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “Assistance T
Malcolm Chartier of Fair Haven, Mich., the winner of the last two Derby title races, will try to be the first racer to win three straight World Championships.
MALCOLM CHARTIER 2013 and 2014 champion
MATT SCHULZ 2010 winner
P.J. WANDERSCHEID Four-time winner
NICK VAN STRYDONK Won in 2012
GARY MOYLE Two-time winner
CARDELL POTTER Fourth in 2014

Will it be a three-peat?

After winning a second straight world championship last year on a Ski-Doo, 26-year-old Malcolm Chartier of Fair Haven, Mich., will face the daunting task of at
A huge fireworks display will kick off the Friday Night Thunder program.
The Friday Night Thunder program will feature the Sno-Cross World Championship.                                 —STAFF PHOTO

Sweet 16 races, Sno-Cross feature set Friday night

The return of the Sweet Sixteen Pole Position race and a World Championship Sno-Cross feature will headline this year’s Friday Night Thunder program at the 52nd annual AMSOIL World Championship S

Oval classes still backbone of AMSOIL Derby

While the media spotlight rests most often on the World Championship class at the Eagle River Derby, the heart of the four-day racing program at the Derby has

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A counselor from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point will be in Eagle River, by appointment only, Tuesday, Feb. 10.

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The Northern Edge figure skating team recently competed in Wisconsin Rapids, taking first place in the entertainment event along with earning two silver medals in Level A jumps and spins.