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Spirit visit
The Spirit rescue helicopter was on display at the Three Lakes Airport Saturday during the seventh annual Shootout and Fly-in. Ministry Health Care’s air transport teams cover emergencies in northcentral Wisconsin.  —STAFF PHOTO
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:51 PM
Rhinelander man dies after fleeing from police

A 27-year-old Rhinelander man died last Monday after crashing his vehicle during a police chase on Davenport Street in Rhinelander. The subject was identified as Sean E. O’Corrain.

Rhinelander Police Officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on a vehicle on Davenport Street for speeding at approximately 8:26 p.m.

A pursuit ensued and continued to the intersection of Highway K and Forest Loop Road,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:50 PM
Stuckart named Grand Marshal for Three Lakes July 4 parade
By Jan Hintz
Three Lakes Correspondent

The Three Lakes Lions Club has named Herb Stuckart as the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Fourth of July.

Stuckart, the retired Three Lakes Fire Department Chief, says that he is honored to be this year’s Grand Marshal and will lead the parade through downtown Three Lakes this Friday, July 4, starting at 9 a.m.

He started out as a firefighter in 1976, when

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:48 PM
Third Heritage Fest set in Three Lakes; offers food, music

The third annual Northwoods Heritage Fest is slated for Friday and Saturday, July 11-12, at the high school athletic field in Three Lakes.

The two-day event will celebrate the cultures of Ireland, Italy, Poland, Germany and the United States.

Sponsored by Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center Inc. and several local, state and national sponsors, Heritage Fest has something for every member of the family.

The event will feature activities and games,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:48 PM
Three Lakes fire auxiliary purchases, supplies van
Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary members plan to dispatch their new rehabilitation van to fires and emergencies of all kinds throughout the area. The van is the first of its kind in the North Woods, according to the auxiliary.  —Contributed Photo

The Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary has purchased a van and equipment to support a rehab unit that will be dispatched to serve its volunteer firefighters on the scene of major fires in Three Lakes and neighboring areas.

It’s the first of its kind in the North Woods, according to an auxiliary founder and current board member Linda Remington.

Nearly two years ago, the auxiliary revisited

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:47 PM
Dick Hansen named marshal for Eagle River Fourth parade
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Dick Hansen has been named the parade marshal for the Eagle River Fourth of July parade set for this Friday, July 4, at 11 a.m.

Hansen, who grew up in Phelps and spent most of his adult life in Eagle River, said he was honored by the recognition.

“It’s pretty special,” he said. “This community has been extremely good to me. For other people to step up and say you should be honored for what you have done, that’s special. When your peers do that, what more of a recognition could there be?”

Raised in Phelps, Hansen graduated from Phelps High School in 1960

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:44 PM
Hansen requests Vietnam vets to join him in Fourth parade

Dick Hansen, the 2014 Eagle River Fourth of July parade marshal, has requested to have an honorary parade marshal group in this Friday’s parade and the chamber has granted that request.

“I would like to honor the Vietnam War veterans, the soldiers of my era. They have always held a very special place in my heart and I would be honored to walk the parade route with them,” said Hansen. “In a year we are honoring volunteers, I cannot think of a more deserving group. In fact,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:42 PM | Updated ( Wednesday, July 02, 2014 11:19 AM )
Hatters donation
 Using funds raised from its 11th annual Royal Red Hat High Tea, the Scarlet O’ Hatters of the Northwoods recently donated $800 to the Humane Society of Vilas County. Taking part in the check presentation were, from left, Sandee Lemmer of the Hatters and Jennifer Primich of the humane society.               —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:41 PM
Coldwell Banker Mulleady Inc. celebrates 25 years with brand
Celebrating the 25-year milestone with Coldwell Banker were Coldwell Banker Mulleady  Inc. Realtors, from left, Mike Mulleady, Craig Hall and Jim Mulleady Sr. 	 —Contributed Photo

The Coldwell Banker office in Eagle River will celebrate its 25th anniversary as an affiliate of the Coldwell Banker network, while the Coldwell Banker office in Minocqua is celebrating its 30th year.

“Since joining the Coldwell Banker brand in 1983, we have proudly served the Lakeland and Eagle River area and thousands of home buyers and sellers,”

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:39 PM
Van Wormer of First Weber now licensed in Michigan

First Weber Group recently announced that Realtor Gary Van Wormer has earned his Michigan real estate license and is now licensed in both Wisconsin and Michigan.

Van Wormer has lived in Conover and has worked in the Eagle River and Land O’ Lakes area for a number of years.

He  said he enjoys everything that northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan have to offer.

For real estate needs,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:38 PM