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Buettell, Eggleston win fifth Fall Classic tourney
Local anglers John Eggleston (left) and Matt Buetell won the fifth annual Fall Classic of Champions fishing tournament. Among their catches was this 423?4-inch muskie.	—Contributed Photo

Headwaters Chapter of Muskies Inc. and the Three Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of the fifth annual Fall Classic of Champions.

The event was held on the Three Lakes Chain of Lakes, and, despite inclement weather, more than 30 anglers participated.

The fish were in a cooperative mood

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:04 PM
Bull moose sighted near city
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Several people reported seeing a bull moose just north of the city of Eagle River last week, an animal that likely wandered down from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Butch Simac of Eagle River said he saw the bull moose, with about  40-inch-wide antlers, near the  Northern Lakes Concrete plant off of Silver Lake Road last Wednesday.

David Olson emailed a note to the News-Review Saturday that he had a trail camera photograph of a bull moose, likely the same animal, at 3945 Eagle Pines Road at 7:15 a.m. last Thursday. Eagle Pines Road is on the north side of Eagle Lake.

“My parents

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:03 PM
Oneida to offer ATV course

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Oneida County ATV Association will sponsor a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) certified all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety course.

The course costs $10 and will be held at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center located at 2000 East Winnebago Street in Rhine­lander.

The class is set for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day.

Those born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 and

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:03 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:06 PM )
Jovanovic took wolf in first hunt
Conover taxidermist Ron Lax, left, and Mike Jovanovic kneel next to the wolf Lax mounted for Jovanovic, who shot the wolf during last year’s wolf hunt. This year’s wolf season starts next Tuesday, Oct. 15.                      —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDDERBUSCH

Second Wisconsin wolf season starts Oct. 15

By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Mike Jovanovic of Con­over was one of the first Wisconsin hunters to harvest a wolf in the state’s first modern day wolf season last year.

Jovanovic called in and shot a 64-pound wolf on the first morning of the 2013 season.

“It was a different feeling, a different emotion,” said Jovanovic about shooting a wolf. “They are a beautiful, majestic animal and it’s something you are not going to eat.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 5:25 PM
Hearing set Oct. 22 in Eagle River on proposed rules from deer report
Proposed rules relating to the Deer Trustee Report will be addressed at 35 upcoming public hearings.  —STAFF PHOTO
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The state Natural Resources Board has scheduled public hearings to be held by Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife experts on proposed rules relating to implementation of the Deer Trustee Report.

From Oct. 22 to Oct. 31, the DNR will host public hearings on the proposed Deer Trustee Report rules at 35 locations statewide.

In this area, the hearings will be held in Eagle River

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 5:24 PM