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Olson Memorial Library sets programs

Story hour at Walter E. Olson Memorial Library in Eagle River Wednesday, Aug. 27, will have a bees and honey theme. The stories “The Big Brown Bear,” “Buzz” and “The Giant Jam Sandwich” will be read.

There will be songs, activities and a craft. Children ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult to story hours.

Chris Ring and helpers will be in the children’s area for origami, friendship bracelets, Legos and model making Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sept. 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

If the dinosaur models are not yet completed,

Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:45 AM
1981 football team
The Northland Pines football team was inducted into the Eagle River/Northland Pines Athletic Hall of Fame last Friday night. Members of the team attending the ceremony in the auditorium included, front row from left, Bob Richardson, Tracey Ahlborn, John Potters, Dennis DeLoye, Kurt Hartwig, Mike Olson, Ed Johnston; back row, Larry Snedden, Paul Rogers, Paul Bohnen, Tracy Hedberg, Garth Darton, Woody Ahlborn and assistant coaches Ray Dillahunt and Mike Riemer, head coach John Wainwright and  assistant coach Jim Lyons. The team finished 10-0 in the Lumberjack Conference and was 11-1 overall.                                 —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:25 PM
Auto show
The Eagle River Business Association held its annual auto show in downtown Eagle River Saturday, as hundreds of event attendees got the chance to view unique (pictured) and classic automobiles.      —Staff Photo By ANTHONY?DREW
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:09 PM
Bike ride, 5K planned Oct. 4 in Eagle River

The Berry Bog Bike and 5-kilometer (5K) Jog, formerly the Cranberry Fest Fitness Events, a family-friendly 5K fun run, walk, and bike ride is set Saturday, Oct. 4. The start and finish line and registration will be at Riverview Park near Vilas County Fairgrounds in?Eagle River.

The Berry Bog Jog, organized and sponsored by Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital (MERMH), will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration from 7 to 8:15 a.m.

The run is a flat and fast 5K course on paved roads, with a food and drink station at the finish. All proceeds from this event will benefit Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Department.

Tortoise and Hare Race Management

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:08 PM
Beekeeping class offered thru school

A beginning beekeeping class will be held in Eagle River Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m at Northland Pines Middle School in Todd Wilfer’s Science Room. This day-long class is for those with no experience in beekeeping.

Participants will learn about elementary bee biology, what to do about swarming, beekeeping around neighbors, splitting a hive or moving it, equipment and protective gear, pests and diseases, installing the first package, harvesting honey with tips on selling, inspecting hives and preparing for winter.

This will be a lecture-style class that will

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:07 PM