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Celebrating Independence
?Thousands of people gathered in Eagle River last Friday morning for the annual Fourth of July parade on Wall Street hosted by the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center. Some of the scenes included, above, a young Cub Scout showing his patriotism.           —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 3:33 PM
Newspaper wins national awards

Warm The Children,
photos recognized

By News-Review Staff

The Vilas County News-Review has won four awards in the National Newspaper Association’s (NNA) 2014 Better Newspaper Contest, including a Community Service Award in competition with all daily and weekly papers nationwide, officials announced last week.

The Community Service Award went to just three newspapers in the nation,

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 3:29 PM
Guides/Kids Day slated Thursday

The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, along with the Eagle River Guides Association, will host the 34th annual Guides/Kids Day this Thursday, July 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Youths age 7 to 12 may register at the Vilas County Fairgrounds from 10 to 11 a.m. to fish with a North Woods guide or at the trout hatchery in Watersmeet, Mich.

Parents are asked to stay with their children until they know if their child will be fishing with a guide or at the hatchery.

“Pickup times and locations are different depending

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 3:28 PM
Heritage Fest starts Friday
Lumberjacks will test their skills at the third Heritage Fest in Three Lakes, with two shows Friday.            —STAFF PHOTO
By News-Review Staff

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.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 3:26 PM
Great holiday weather
With sunny skies and temperatures in the mid to upper 70s most of the Fourth of July weekend, people took to the lakes to recreate. This kayaker paddled the water of Franklin Lake.   —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 3:25 PM