All-terrain vehicle (ATV) routes in the city of Eagle River opened last Friday as signs were installed on many streets. These vehicles cruised down Wall Street, on their way to a restaurant. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH              
Two anglers took advantage of the nice weather Saturday to fish from a pier at the Chanticleer Inn on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes. A cold front moved into the area Monday, bringing snow showers to the region.        —STAFF PHOTO
The Northland Pines Eagles traveled to Three Lakes for a nonconference game Saturday, with the Bluejays coming out on top 3-2. Three Lakes’ Paxton Boers made contact with the ball as teammates watched from the dugout.
The Northland Pines baseball team lost to three Great Northern Conference (GNC) games last week The Eagles lost at Antigo 12-2 last Tuesday and then lost both games in a doubleheader at Lakeland Thursday, 14-4 and 12-1. The top hitter for the Eagles... more
K-8 Assistant Principal Karie Jo Blemke doing face-painting on a student with a long line of students waiting their turn.
The Eagle River Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) hosted a carnival for youths in the Northland Pines K-8 school commons and large gymnasium last Friday. Elementary-age youths participated in a variety of games and other activities... more
Northland Pines Farm to School held its second annual Greens and Grass Festival last Saturday at the Northland Pines Community Garden behind the high school. In addition to enjoying a meal of greens provided by area farmers, youths participated in... more
Students at Phelps School have been collecting aluminum cans this year to raise money for the Humane Society of Vilas County. This fundraiser effort is part of a project to make students more aware of the environment, animals and animal needs in the... more
The Northland Pines Eagles traveled to Three Lakes for a nonconference game Saturday, with the Bluejays coming out on top 3-2. Three Lakes’ Paxton Boers made contact with the ball as teammates watched from the dugout.
K-8 Assistant Principal Karie Jo Blemke doing face-painting on a student with a long line of students waiting their turn.

Memorial Day events planned across North

Men and women who died in military action for their country will be remembered during Memorial Day services Monday, May 25, in communities across the North Woods.

Area schools top state rates for graduation

Three North Woods school districts have topped the state average for high school graduation rates, according to data released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), .

Three Lakes, Phelps to host graduations

Seniors at Three Lakes and Phelps high schools will receive their diplomas this weekend, while Northland Pines High School in Eagle River will have commencement ceremonies a week later.

Vilas opens ATV route system

The eastern Vilas County all-terrain vehicle (ATV) route system will officially open at 8 a.m.

Art centers create common calendar for events, classes

Five area nonprofit art centers have come together to create a common calendar highlighting all arts-related offerings available in the Eagle River, Three Lakes, Land O’ Lakes and Rhine­lander ar
Plank joins Siera Anderson at the keyboard for a piano duet.
Alyssa Karns performs a solo.

Spring fling

St. Germain Elementary School held its annual Spring Fling concert May 15. The students sang and played to a standing-room-only crowd.

Historical society to meet May 21

The Land O’ Lakes Historical Society will meet Thursday, May 21, at 10 a.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall.
Muskie anglers will take to the lakes of Vilas and Oneida counties starting this Saturday, as the muskie season opens. A 40-inch size limit has been in effect since 2012.      —STAFF PHOTO

Muskie season opens Saturday

The northern zone muskie season opens this Saturday, May 23, with water temperatures warming up and anglers likely to reap the benefit of more than 20 years of improvement in muskie numbers and s

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Lake groups get $512,000 for projects

Lake groups in Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties received more than $512,000 in grants for aquatic invasive species (AIS) population control proj­ects, lake management planning and education for

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For the eighth consecutive year, the Unified Lower Eagle River Chain of Lakes Commission (ULERCLC) continued its management of a

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K-8 Assistant Principal Karie Jo Blemke doing face-painting on a student with a long line of students waiting their turn., Fifth-grader Walker Linboom watching two students play the duck race game, Second-grade student August Klessig trying his luck in the bean bag toss with a little assistance from his mother Tracy Klessig
The Eagle River Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) hosted a carnival for youths in the Northland Pines K-8 school commons and large gymnasium last Friday.