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PrimeTimers of St. Germain to hold annual car, craft show

The St. Germain PrimeTimers will hold its annual car show, craft fair, children’s carnival and brat fry this Saturday, July 19, at the St. Germain Community Park.

The car show and craft fair will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., while the children’s carnival will last from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A brat fry, with plenty of food and beverages,

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:08 PM
Lumberjack show
Timberjacks Lumberjack Show of Hayward performed at the Northwoods Heritage Fest in Three Lakes last Friday, featuring lumberjacks competing in ax throwing, pole climbing, log rolling and other events.       —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:07 PM
City files complaint against architect in library project
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

The Eagle River City Council authorized city administrator Joe Laux to register a formal complaint with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPC) against an architect apparently connected with Design/Build by Visner for requesting preliminary consultation on plans for the proposed remodeling and expansion of the Walter E. Olson Memorial Library.

That preliminary consultation request came from architect David Adams

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:06 PM
Cranberry association to hold annual picnic

The Cranberry Lake Association will sponsor its third annual picnic Saturday, July 26, at noon at the lakeside home of Joe Mazza at 1350 Bay View Lane.

Burgers, hot dogs, brats, chips, condiments and tableware will be provided. Attendees should take a beverage and a dish to pass.

The cost will be $5 for adults, and $3 for children ages 6 to 12. Children age 5 and younger will be free.

Attendees may park at the Mazza’s

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:05 PM
Hanson of Eagle River invents new hands-only CPR device
Jake Alward of Chanticleer Inn (left) recently purchased a CPR RsQ Assist device from inventor Joe Hanson, a part-time Eagle River resident. —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

Inventor Joe Hanson, a part-time resident of Eagle River, has come up with an FDA-approved hands-only?chest-compression device designed to eliminate the intimidation factor of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

The CPR RsQ Assist® is the first of its kind.?A recording on the device guides one through the steps of performing effective CPR, while its ergonomic design has been shown in independent clinical

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:03 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:09 PM )
Nicolet ATV club wants route from Three Lakes to Eagle River
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

A packed council chamber last week by all-terrain vehicle (ATVs) supporters urged the Eagle River City Council to consider a basic plan for allowing ATV route connections with Three Lakes for access into and through Eagle River.

Mark Kirby, presenting the Three Lakes Nicolet ATV Club of 325 members, provided the council with an update of how they would gain an ATV route to Eagle River.

“There are close to 2,300 ATVs registered in Vilas County and about 5,000

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:02 PM
Oneida County seeks input on boathouse, pier rules

The Oneida County Planning and Development Committee is conducting a survey to assess public opinion on boathouses and piers, according to Oneida County Planning and Zoning Director Karl Jennrich.

The survey will be conducted from July 14 through Aug. 15. The survey is web-based and can be found at­NDTS6S or by going to the Oneida County website at and clicking on “Announcements.”

Oneida County and the

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:02 PM
Award winners
Century 21 Burkett & Associates in Eagle River and Three Lakes announced its multi-million dollar sales producers for 2013, including, from left, Bud Pride, Joyce and Jim Nykolayko, and Tom Kolinsky.                                         —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:01 PM
Local municipalities get state transportation aid

Gov. Scott Walker recently announced that payments totaling more than $127.8 million for general transportation aids, connecting highway aids and expressway policing aids have been delivered to local governments from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT).

Local payments in Vilas County totaled $420,580, including $20,101 for the town of Cloverland; $47,543 for Conover; $44,584  for Land O’ Lakes; $34,068 for the town of Lincoln; $54,089  for Phelps; $48,400 for Plum Lake; $45,214 for St. Germain; $38,482  for the town of Washington;

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:00 PM
Eagle Chain association sets annual meeting Saturday

The Eagle River Chain of Lakes Association (ERCLA) will hold its annual general meeting at Saturday, July 19, at 9 a.m. at the Lincoln Town Hall located at 1205 Sundstein Road in Eagle River.

The keynote speaker will be Steve Gilbert, Wisconsin Department of Natural Re­sources (DNR) fisheries biologist. He will present the results of the yearlong fish survey completed on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes in March.

Shortly after ice-out in spring of 2013 the DNR began a fish survey on all lakes of the Eagle River Chain, which included netting, shocking and a creel survey. The survey continued throughout the year and terminated with the end of gamefish season this spring.

This meeting aims to provide an opportunity

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:00 PM