Racers in the Trig’s Smokehouse World Championship UTV/ATV Derby competed on a challenging dirt course inside the famous oval Sunday.              —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Groundbreaking for the $10.4 million Vilas County Courthouse addition was held Monday. The facility will include offices for Public Health, Vilas County Commission on Aging and Social Services, along with new county board and public meeting rooms.... more
Hunter Mathison, left, gets interviewed by tournament emcee Steve Heiting after winning the Musky Open.
The Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin held its National Championship Musky Open on 72 area lakes Friday through Sunday, with a record 1,296 participants. Two of the big winners were Hunter Mathison of Eagle River, who won the fishing title by... more
Some of the scenes from the Dome and Cube included: Longtime ERRA backer Junior Stebbeds peddling a handful of fishing poles in the Wheel-and-Deal corner.
The Eagle River Recreation Association (ERRA) held its annual Youth Days Auction at the Sports Arena last Friday and Saturday nights. The event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the ERRA and supports youth hockey and figure skating programs... more
Roger Flaherty (holding plaque) of Conover, president of the Landover ATV Club, was presented with a recognition plaque for his years of service to develop ATV routes in the North Woods on Sunday afternoon during the Trig’s Smokehouse UTV/ATV World... more
Augusta Beavers quarterback Carter Jacobs (No. 5) runs from Three Lakes Bluejays defenders, from left, Connor Kincaid, Brock Brewer and Jake Forsyth during the first half of the Jays’ 24-7 win Friday night. 		      —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
The Three Lakes-Phelps football team began their 2016 campaign heading in the right direction Friday night. A big evening in the back field and on the ground by Paxton Boers helped the Jays overcome three first-half turnovers in what turned out to... more
Hunter Mathison, left, gets interviewed by tournament emcee Steve Heiting after winning the Musky Open.
Some of the scenes from the Dome and Cube included: Longtime ERRA backer Junior Stebbeds peddling a handful of fishing poles in the Wheel-and-Deal corner.
Augusta Beavers quarterback Carter Jacobs (No. 5) runs from Three Lakes Bluejays defenders, from left, Connor Kincaid, Brock Brewer and Jake Forsyth during the first half of the Jays’ 24-7 win Friday night. 		      —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN

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Drones used to locate armed man in Vilas

An aerial drone was used to locate an armed and suicidal 48-year-old man, who was eventually apprehended, in the town of Washington last Wednesday afternoon, according to the Vilas County Sheriff

Conover-Phelps trail lands $20,000 grant

The latest addition to funding for the Conover-Phelps Biking and Walking Trail is a $20,000 grant from the Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company (WVIC).

Schools set to open Thursday, Sept. 1

Area schools are preparing to open their doors to students Thursday, Sept. 1.
In accordance with Wisconsin statutes, no public school is allowed to start prior to September.
Returning letterwinners for the Northland Pines volleyball team include, front row from left, Nicole Popp, Lauren Grosskopf, Hadley Kruse, Kirsten Lindemann; back row, Daleigh Neveaux, Bria Rubo, Lexi Smith, Mariah Miller and Cameron Ramesh.                                  —STAFF PHOTO

Eagles volleyball to return eight

The Northland Pines volleyball coach Julie Smith will look to eight returning letterwinners when the Eagles hit the court starting this week.

Lions Club sets Sausage Fest

The Eagle River Lions Club will hold its second annual Sausage Fest family fun day at Riverview Park in Eagle River Sunday, Sept. 4, from noon to 5 p.m.

The Rock benefit set this Saturday

Tom Palmer and Friends of Palmer Enterprises will present “America — You’re Home to Me” Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at The Rock Mission Center, located at 1019 East Wall St.
Some of the scenes included: Lance Tisch­auser of Appleton showcased  a collaborative painting that anyone could add to throughout the day at the Art on Main grounds.
Dave Sorgel, left, presented a first-place award to Dave Stencel from Bridge Creek Antler Carving in Fair­child for his artistic efforts.  —Contributed Photos

Art on Main

 Art on Main was held in downtown Three Lakes on Saturday, Aug. 13. The juried art show featured 50 artists.
 

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An aerial drone was used to locate an armed and suicidal 48-year-old man, who was eventually apprehended, in the town of Washington last Wednesday afternoon, according to the Vilas County Sheriff

Lifestyle

We’re in the middle of a presidential election year (boy, are we ever) and the nation is firmly focused on the next four years. What will they bring? Will things change or stay the same?