King Eddie Stevens and Queen Laine Vanden Boom reigned over the Northland Pines 2016 Junior Prom last Saturday night.                           —Photo By Darren Rubo
Crews worked at the Eagle River Sports Arena last week, bolstering the framing along the south end of the rink area where repairs have been ongoing for the past few months. Large beams were put into place to help first raise the roof and then... more
Gathered for the Radar Racers check presentations were, from left, Mark Hiller, 2016 Radar Run race director; Amy Greenberg, bikini run director; Patsy Niemi, bikini run racer; Timothy Ebert, deputy chief of the St. Germain Fire Department; Phil Kohout, lieutenant, St. Germain Fire Department; Plum Lake Fire Chief Kevin Rasmussen, EMS Plum Lake; Melissa Goldbeck, bikini run racer; and Barb Rasmussen, EMS Plum Lake.                                                     —Photo By Dean S. Acheson
ST. GERMAIN — The St. Germain Radar Racers recently made two cash donations to local fire and emergency medical service providers, which will help buy equipment needed for fire, rescue and ambulance calls. The Radar Racers donated $4,000 each to the... more
Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fish biologist Lawrence Esslinger pulls walleye from a fyke net on South Trout Lake in Vilas County.
North and South Trout lakes are considered a high-priority system with data collected every three years. Fyke netting is one of many resources used by the DNR in conducting surveys on growth rates, total allowable catch numbers and inevitably bag... more
Northland Pines’ Hunter Kaehler dives into third base underneath the tag attempt of Phelps freshman Donevin Doppke during the early innings of the Eagles’ 16-5 nonconference win in Phelps this past Saturday. 		      —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
The monkey is off the back of the Northland Pines baseball team who brought thier bats to Phelps this past weekend, using them to pound out a season-high 16 hits in notching their first win of the 2016 campaign. “Our guys took good approaches to the... more
Northland Pines senior Jenna Paez took a kick at the ball as she fell backward in action at Mosinee last Tuesday. The Eagles had several good scoring opportunities, but lost the Great Northern Conference game 3-2.    —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
The Northland Pines girls soccer team split a pair of Great Northern Conference (GNC) games last week, losing at Mosinee 3-2 and beating Antigo 5-0. Pines traveled to Mosinee last Tuesday with several players missing the game, according to coach... more
Gathered for the Radar Racers check presentations were, from left, Mark Hiller, 2016 Radar Run race director; Amy Greenberg, bikini run director; Patsy Niemi, bikini run racer; Timothy Ebert, deputy chief of the St. Germain Fire Department; Phil Kohout, lieutenant, St. Germain Fire Department; Plum Lake Fire Chief Kevin Rasmussen, EMS Plum Lake; Melissa Goldbeck, bikini run racer; and Barb Rasmussen, EMS Plum Lake.                                                     —Photo By Dean S. Acheson
Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fish biologist Lawrence Esslinger pulls walleye from a fyke net on South Trout Lake in Vilas County.
Northland Pines’ Hunter Kaehler dives into third base underneath the tag attempt of Phelps freshman Donevin Doppke during the early innings of the Eagles’ 16-5 nonconference win in Phelps this past Saturday. 		      —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
Northland Pines senior Jenna Paez took a kick at the ball as she fell backward in action at Mosinee last Tuesday. The Eagles had several good scoring opportunities, but lost the Great Northern Conference game 3-2.    —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH

Tourists spent $417 million in Vilas, Oneida

Visitors spent more than $212 million in Vilas County and over $215 million in Oneida County in 2015, according to figures released by the state Department of Tourism. 

Pines officials discuss new drug testing plan

A new approach to the possibility of random drug testing at Northland Pines High School will be explored by the district policy committee, according to comments made by District Administrator Mik

Motorcyclist injured in accident

One man was injured in a motorcycle versus pickup truck accident that happened Sunday afternoon, May 1, in the town of Washington.

Lorbetske perfect in Jays win over Elcho

The Three Lakes Lady Bluejays defense came to play behind what was a truly outstanding individual pitching performance from Anna Lorbetske last Tuesday.
Some of the scenes included junior and senior girls posing for a group photo in the high school commons;
and juniors Mariah Miller and Austin Patterson smile for the crowd during court introductions on the auditorium stage.  —Photos By Darren Rubo
The 2016 Northland Pines Junior Prom court included, front row  from left, King Eddie Stevens and Queen Laine Vanden Boom; second row, Lexi Smith and Mike Rosinski, and Hailey Ruth and Trevor Schelk; third row, McKenna Will and Jonathon Tomasoski, Audrey Lindemann and Cole Sanborn, and Amy Camodeca and Jordan Rainer; and fourth row, Mariah Miller and Austin Patterson, Jessi Boldebuck and Joe Maillette, Anna Hartwig and Noah Weber, and Jenna Sima and David Mendham.

Pines holds prom

Northland Pines High School celerated its 2016 Junior Prom last Saturday night with the introduction of the court in the high school auditorium followed by the dance at Eagle Waters Resort.
Prom Queen Jena Rudawski and Prom King Sawyer Rosner enjoying a dance
The Phelps prom royalty included, front row from left, Princess Lilly Merkel, Queen Jena Rudawski, King Sawyer Rosner and Prince Orion Hillback; and back row, Caitlin Crawford, Marissa Funk, Lenora Wenberg, Ashley Buckmaster, Madisen Hassell, Jacob Grmick, Gage Robbins, Jonathan Kangas, Mike Verkuilen and Taylor Huza.

Phelps prom

The 2016 Phelps Prom was held Saturday, April 30, under the direction of class advisors Rachel Smith and Todd Riha. The theme of the prom was James Bond.

The Celtic Tiger

THEY CALLED IT the Celtic Tiger, a period of prosperity between 1995 and 2008, during which everything in Ireland appeared to come up shamrocks.

Pages

Lifestyle

The cutlines for two photos of the Northland Pines baseball team in last week’s newspaper inadvertently misidentified a player. The first baseman in both photos was Nick Edwards.