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Northwoods Summit to focus on bettering area communities

Treehaven, a natural resources center in Tomahawk, will host the Northwoods Research Summit Thursday, March 20, beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m.

The summit will focus on discovering ways to live, learn, work and prosper as a community.

It will be sponsored by Nicolet College, UW-Stevens Point and Grow North: Regional Economic Development Corp..

Business and economics professor Jerry Hembd

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:19 PM
 
Donation to Lions
 The Morgan Stanley Foundation recently presented $2,000 to the Eagle River Lions Club. Taking part in the check presentation were, from left, club President Jake Weinand and foundation representative Matt Kluetz. The funds will be used to support local charities and needs in the Eagle River area.  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:18 PM
 
St. Germain man found frozen

A 49-year-old man was found outside his home in St. Germain Saturday at 6:22 p.m. deceased and frozen to the ground, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Wade Willey was found lying outside his residence, according to officers who responded to the scene.

Willey was last seen Saturday morning at approximately 1 a.m.

Thursday, March 06, 2014 11:08 AM | Updated ( Friday, March 07, 2014 2:11 PM )
 
Klondike Days still popular despite frigid temps both days
The River Country Red’s Rendezvous and Living History Encampment were big attractions at Klondike Days in Eagle River last weekend. Trader Keith Slizewski used crude fur trade-era tools to make a walking stick.       —STAFF PHOTOS
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

While cold temperatures affected the number of spectators who attended the 24th annual Klondike Days in Eagle River Saturday and Sunday, organizers said the historical winter festival met its goal of drawing people to the North Woods in early March.

Temperatures were sub-zero both mornings as Klon­dike Days spectators arrived at the festival grounds and the high never reached 10 degrees either day.

Klondike Days executive director Amy Young said

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:32 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, March 11, 2014 2:48 PM )
 
News-Review wins award for ‘best weekly’
Displaying the eight WNA first-place plaques and cup were News-Review employees, front row from left, Anthony Drew and Gary Ridderbusch; and back row, Jean Drew, Kurt Krueger, Betsy Blei­cher and Sharina Adams.           —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY

Eight firsts, 17 awards
topped largest division

By News-Review Staff

MADISON — For the second time in three years, the Vilas County News-Review was named the best large weekly newspaper in the state after receiving a company-best 17 Better Newspaper Contest awards last week for writing, photography and ad design.

Contest winners were honored last Friday night at the 160th annual convention of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association (WNA), staged at the Milwaukee Marriott West in Waukesha.

The WNA Foundation received

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:30 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:35 PM )
 
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