Emergency personnel responded to a a pole barn fire at 1076 Vlach Road in the town of Cloverland last Friday afternoon. When firefighters arrived on the scene, fire and smoke were emerging from the building.                      —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
A fire destroyed a pole barn and its contents just west of Eagle River last Friday afternoon, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department. The sheriff’s office received a wireless 911 call reporting a pole barn on fire at 1076 Vlach Road in... more
Anglers converged on North Woods lakes Saturday for the opening day of the game fishing season. A new three-fish bag limit for walleyes on all lakes in the ceded territory and pleasant spring weather greeted anglers. These anglers tried their luck... more
Army combat medic Sean DeKok leads the way with Old Glory blazing in the sun Saturday during the Ruck’n St. Germain march to raise awareness about suicide prevention among veterans.                                                  —Photos By Wally Geist
ST. GERMAIN — More than 80 participants took part in the first ruck march in St. Germain last Saturday,  raising awareness about suicide prevention among veterans. Along with the walk theme of “Ruck’n St. Germain,” marchers donned T-shirts with the... more
The Eagle River Light & Water Utility began flushing water hydrants in the city Tuesday morning. Crew members Jeremy Peterson (right) and Daryl Rutkowski worked along East Pine Street.             —STAFF PHOTO
The Northwoods Blizzard Blast Planning Committee recently presented a check for $14,000 to representa­tives of area fire and emergency medical ser­vices departments. The funds were raised in conjunction with the Northwoods Blizzard Blast (NBB)... more
Abbie Baumann connected with the ball early in last Friday’s Northern Lakes Conference game against Laona-Wabeno. Three Lakes-Phelps won the game 10-9, making it their closest game of an undefeated season so far.        —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
The Three Lakes-Phelps girls softball team has started the first half of the season on a high note, going 10-0 overall and 6-0 in the Northern Lakes Conference (NLC).  We performed well in conference play, beating Florence 11-1, Goodman-Pembine 10-0... more
Emergency personnel responded to a a pole barn fire at 1076 Vlach Road in the town of Cloverland last Friday afternoon. When firefighters arrived on the scene, fire and smoke were emerging from the building.                      —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Army combat medic Sean DeKok leads the way with Old Glory blazing in the sun Saturday during the Ruck’n St. Germain march to raise awareness about suicide prevention among veterans.                                                  —Photos By Wally Geist
Abbie Baumann connected with the ball early in last Friday’s Northern Lakes Conference game against Laona-Wabeno. Three Lakes-Phelps won the game 10-9, making it their closest game of an undefeated season so far.        —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
More than 1,000 runners are expected to participate in four Journeys Marathon events this Saturday in Eagle River. This was a scene on the full marathon course in 2014. —STAFF PHOTO

Nearly 850 registered for Journeys

Nearly 850 runners from across the Midwest have already registered for the 19th annual Journeys Marathon on a scenic racecourse

Tourists spent $415 million in Vilas, Oneida

Visitors spent $415 million in Vilas and Oneida counties in 2014, according to figures released last week by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.

Pines to host spring concerts

The Northland Pines School District announced it will host several spring band and choir concerts by students in elementary through high school. 

Toastmasters club to hold open house

The Northwinds Toastmasters Club of Eagle River will host an open house Thursday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at the Walter E. Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River.

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More than 1,000 runners are expected to participate in four Journeys Marathon events this Saturday in Eagle River. This was a scene on the full marathon course in 2014. —STAFF PHOTO,
Nearly 850 runners from across the Midwest have already registered for the 19th annual Journeys Marathon on a scenic racecourse