Timber harvest remains an important aspect of forest management on state forests, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Timber sales totaled more than $11.7 million on state forests in 2014.                       —Staff Photo By KURT KRUEGER
Record timber sales from state lands during fiscal 2014 reflect continued progress toward improving forest health and diversity while contributing nearly $12 million to support habitat management, recreation and other work by the Wisconsin... more
The Department of Natural Resources has teamed up with other agencies to construct this mobile sign urging boaters to help stop aquatic invasive species. The sign has been located in Eagle River for the past several weeks.                          —STAFF PHOTO
Wisconsin boaters and anglers have increased their compliance with regulations designed to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species, a new study shows. According to the study, boaters and anglers surveyed in 2013 reported they were more likely... more
Students and staff at Three Lakes High School celebrated Homecoming last Friday with an afternoon parade, powderpuff football game, pep rally, varsity football game and dance Saturday night. Members of the senior class were living it up on Superior... more
Technology education instructor Mike Gorney (left) explained the process used to engrave signs to Sen. Tom Tiffany (center) and Rep. Rob Swearingen (right) during a tour of the new Fab Lab at Three Lakes High School last Wednesday. The Fab Lab is... more
The bike corridor from the Three Eagle Trail to the Depot Museum was completed last week, giving bicyclists a safe, marked trail to downtown Eagle River. Several bicyclists rode through the bollards and marked corridor Monday morning on their way to... more
The Eagle River Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Eagle River Pickleball Club last week. Taking part in the check presentation at the refurbished courts at Riverview Park were, from left, pickleball club board members Sandie Hunt, Melody West, Diane... more
Timber harvest remains an important aspect of forest management on state forests, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Timber sales totaled more than $11.7 million on state forests in 2014.                       —Staff Photo By KURT KRUEGER
The Department of Natural Resources has teamed up with other agencies to construct this mobile sign urging boaters to help stop aquatic invasive species. The sign has been located in Eagle River for the past several weeks.                          —STAFF PHOTO
Three Lakes Fall Classic Muskie Tournament winners Dan Wojtusik and Phil Hahn registered  their 46¼-inch tiger muskie just before noon. The fish was the largest caught in the event. —Contributed Photo

Three Lakes Fall Classic draws 40 muskie anglers

The Three Lakes Fall Classic Muskie Tournament took place Saturday, as 40 anglers participated in the annual event with a total of eight fish registered and re
Jays harriers, from left, Emma Beavers, Rhavyn Millis, Elsey Anderson and Lauren Sowinski were among the leaders of the pack at the start of the 14th annual Three Lakes Cross-Country Invitational last Thursday.    —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
Phelps runner Nolan Rosner (left) finished in 25:33, while Luke Simons of Northland Pines crossed the line in 24:09 at last Thursday’s cross-country meet in Sugar Camp.
Eagles runners Cali Sanborn (left) and Anna Hayes ran the  4,000-meter race together, finishing in 19:18.

Three Lakes hosts 14th cross-country invitational

Warm, late-September temperatures and picturesque fall colors greeted the 10 teams that traveled to Sugar Camp last Thursday for the 14th annual Three Lakes Cross-Country Invitational, hosted by

Pumpkin Fest slated Oct. 11

The Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary will old its 22nd annual Pumpkin Fest Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Three Lakes High School.
Offerings available at House of Dogs, located at 418 Wall St. in Eagle River, include specials such as $4 hamburgers and Friday fish fry. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Bill and Tori Ellis are the new owners of House of Dogs restaurant. The restaurant specializes in Chicago hot dogs and features other items such as Italian beef and sausage.                                     —Staff Photos by SANDY ROELLE

House of Dogs has new owners

House of Dogs restaurant, located at 418 Wall St. in Eagle River, has new owners, Bill and Tori Ellis.

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Spiny flea infestations
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Area districts meet, exceed state grades

Three area school districts meet or exceed expectations on state report cards that use multiple measures of student achievement and growth, according to a state report.

Relay For Life raises $63,900

The 2014 Northwoods Relay For Life netted nearly $64,000 for the American Cancer Society, Relay officials announced at a wrap-up meeting last week.

35th Cranberry Fest nears in Eagle River

With the 35th annual Cranberry Fest just 10 days away, preparations are being finalized and marsh tours are filling quickly, according to chamber officials.
Waterfowl hunters will be setting their decoys early Saturday morning in anticipation of the opener at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Northern Zone.                     —STAFF PHOTO

Duck season to start

The 2014 duck hunting season in the Northern Zone will start this Saturday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m. and will run through Nov. 25.

Colorama slated in Land O’ Lakes

The Land O’ Lakes Colorama Celebration will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28, in Land O’ Lakes. 

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Math instructor Brad Volkmann showed off some of the Fab Lab’s new equipment to state and local dignitaries during a recent tour of Three Lakes High School.      —STAFF PHOTO
Fab Lab Three Lakes will hold an open house for the general public Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Three Lakes High School in Room 238.