Klondike Days will return to Eagle River for the last time this Saturday, March 7, with a one-day celebration. The Living History Encampment, with re-enactors, is one of the most popular venues at the winter festival.                        —STAFF PHOTOS
The grand finale has arrived. Klondike Days will celebrate its 25th anniversary this Saturday, March 7, and event organizers have announced this will be the last year of the festival.  Amy Young, Klondike Days executive director, said the board of... more
Vilas County News-Review staffers displayed their Wisconsin Newspaper Association awards. They include, front row from left, production manager Jean Drew, assistant editor Anthony Drew, photo technician Sharina Adams, and assistant production manager Betsy Bleicher; and back row, publisher Kurt Krueger and editor Gary Ridderbusch.                     —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY
WAUKESHA — The Vilas County News-Review received 11 Better Newspaper Contest awards for writing, photography and ad design, including a first-place award in the Special Project category for its Warm The Children program.  Contest winners were... more
Drawing the winning ticket for the Take Pride and Ride snowmobile raffle were, standing from left, Steve Linn, vice president, Sno-Eagles; Ken Storms, president, Sno-Eagles; Macy Wasson, AWSC Miss Snowflake; Jim Nykolayko, president, Northern Lights Snowmobile Club; Clint Zimbeck, trail boss, Three Lakes Trails; Bill Schuerer, president, Three Lakes Trails; and kneeling, Kari Muras, office manager at Track Side. Missing from the photo was Brittany Pockat, Miss Sno-Eagles. —Contributed Photo
The winning tickets for Take Pride and Ride raffle were drawn Saturday, Feb. 28, at Track Side in Eagle River. The raffle was a benefit for four area snowmobile clubs, including Sno-Eagles of Eagle River, Conover Snow Buddies, Phelps Snowmobile Club... more
An employee with Graphic House Inc. in Wausau helped set the sign at the new State Bank of Florence in Eagle River last week. The new bank, located in the former Eagle Lighting building, is expected to open this month.     —STAFF PHOTO            
Northland Pines seniors posed with the Sectional runner-up plaque. They include, front row from left, Alexis Schilling, Lexi Nelson, Emily Saltenberger; back row, Allyson Sima, Kali Ebert, coach Patrick Schmidt, Cali Sanborn and Christine John.
The Northland Pines girls hockey team got off to a fast start and defeated the Rhinelander co-op 5-2 in the WIAA Sectional semifinal last Tuesday, but the Eagles lost to the Central Wisconsin Storm 5-0 in the Sectional final Saturday afternoon at... more
Northland Pines senior guard Kate Mendham, who fought off a foot injury much of the season, dribbled the ball up the court on a fast break against Tomahawk in the WIAA Regional quarterfinal game.                       ­    —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
The third-seeded Northland Pines girls basketball defeated Tomahawk 62-40 in the WIAA Regional quarter final, but lost to second-seeded Peshtigo 63-36 in the semifinal game Friday night. In the first game against Tomahawk last Tuesday, Pines jumped... more
Klondike Days will return to Eagle River for the last time this Saturday, March 7, with a one-day celebration. The Living History Encampment, with re-enactors, is one of the most popular venues at the winter festival.                        —STAFF PHOTOS
Vilas County News-Review staffers displayed their Wisconsin Newspaper Association awards. They include, front row from left, production manager Jean Drew, assistant editor Anthony Drew, photo technician Sharina Adams, and assistant production manager Betsy Bleicher; and back row, publisher Kurt Krueger and editor Gary Ridderbusch.                     —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY
Drawing the winning ticket for the Take Pride and Ride snowmobile raffle were, standing from left, Steve Linn, vice president, Sno-Eagles; Ken Storms, president, Sno-Eagles; Macy Wasson, AWSC Miss Snowflake; Jim Nykolayko, president, Northern Lights Snowmobile Club; Clint Zimbeck, trail boss, Three Lakes Trails; Bill Schuerer, president, Three Lakes Trails; and kneeling, Kari Muras, office manager at Track Side. Missing from the photo was Brittany Pockat, Miss Sno-Eagles. —Contributed Photo
Northland Pines seniors posed with the Sectional runner-up plaque. They include, front row from left, Alexis Schilling, Lexi Nelson, Emily Saltenberger; back row, Allyson Sima, Kali Ebert, coach Patrick Schmidt, Cali Sanborn and Christine John.
Northland Pines senior guard Kate Mendham, who fought off a foot injury much of the season, dribbled the ball up the court on a fast break against Tomahawk in the WIAA Regional quarterfinal game.                       ­    —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW

Tannahill Weavers to perform in Three Lakes March 13

The Three Lakes Center for the Arts will host a performance by the-award winning Scottish band The Tannahill Weavers Friday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at the center, located at 1760 Superior St.

5th-graders to have option one more year

The Northland Pines School Board decided parents and legal guardians of fifth-grade students will have the option of sending their children to Eagle River Elementary School or have them remain in
Kurt Berner of The Samuels Group answers Vilas County supervisors’ questions at the Feb. 24 meeting. Berner had been part of the survey team leading up to the 2010 abandonment of a courthouse expansion plan.                             —Photo By Wally Geist

Vilas may revisit courthouse project

Vilas County Board Chairman Ronald DeBruyne opened last Tuesday’s meeting by calling supervisors’ attention to a handout he prepared titled “Proposed courthouse addition — round table discussion.

Vilas County awarded $13,370 for food and shelter programs

Vilas County has been awarded $13,370 in federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emer­gency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter Nationa

Business counseling available March 10

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

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