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Eagle River man sentenced
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

One of five persons facing felony drug charges as a party to a crime for selling marijuana agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement Monday after spending 90 days in the Vilas County Jail since his arrest.

Caleb Grosskopf, 20, of Eagle River, along with Joseph Woodward, 21, of Land O’ Lakes, James Mahar Jr., 19, of Conover, Kasey Tank, 20, of Sayner and Deanna Worthen, 46, of Eagle River, were taken into custody after law enforcement officers executed a search warrant May 19 at a residence on Highway 70 east of Eagle River.

Vilas County Assistant District Attorney David

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:41 PM
Wisconsin Public Service installs solar panels at Three Lakes School
Employees from Wisconsin Public Service busied themselves last Wednesday installing 10 solar panels on top of the roof of Three Lakes School as a part of its SolarWise for Schools program. 	—Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW

Three Lakes High School in northern Wisconsin will be the 53rd high school to join the Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) SolarWise for Schools program.

The installation of 10 solar panels last Wednesday will provide the school with renewable energy from the 2.8 kilowatts (kW) photovoltaic system, according to Michael Moore, Sr. Renewable and Product Services consultant at WPS.

“The installation is a roof mounted ballast system and it’s

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:40 PM
Oneida honors AIS volunteers

The Oneida County Land & Water Conservation Department Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) program recently recognized several individuals and one lake group for outstanding achievement this past year for their activities in protecting Oneida County’s lakes and rivers from AIS.

Winners received specialized award certificates at the 2014 AIS Awards Banquet held on Aug. 6, at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander.

Outstanding Lake Stewardship awards were presented to Paul Schreiber (Lake Thompson) and Norris Ross (Three Lakes Waterfront Association).

Outstanding Stewardship awards

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:40 PM
Three snowmobile supporters to be inducted into Hall of Fame

The International Snowmobile Hall of Fame, located at the World Snowmobile Headquarters in Eagle River, will induct its 2014 class Saturday, Sept. 13.

This year’s inductees include Gail Hanson of New Hampshire, Larry Shepherd of Minnesota and Lyle Shipe of Michigan, all long-time supporters of snowmobiling in their state.

The 25th annual induction banquet will be held at the Eagle River Inn, with social hour at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:45 p.m. and the induction ceremonies at 7 p.m. The cost is $50 for the formal sit down dinner.

Other activities during the weekend will include a

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:39 PM
Paul Bunyan Fest
The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center held its annual Paul Bunyan Fest downtown last Wednesday. Pictured, the Pinery Boys sang songs from the lumberjack era.          —Staff Photo By ERIK BARBER
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:38 PM