The third-grade students performed to “Fly a Kite” during the 23rd annual recital for Danceworks Unlimited Saturday afternoon in the Northland Pines High School auditorium. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
A crew (from Bohmann Concrete in Hayward worked on the foundation for the new O’Reilly Auto Parts store on Highway 45/70 in Eagle River last Friday afternoon. Ty’s Concrete Pumping of Woodruff provided a 100-boom to pump the concrete into the forms... more
Carol Hendricks was honored by the city council for her 16 years of service to Eagle River with an eagle trophy  presented by, from left, Councilman Scott Flores, Council President Kim Schaffer, Councilman Jerry Burkett, Hendricks, Councilman Paul... more
The students learned about how to tap a maple tree
Students from the Land O’ Lakes Elementary School recently toured the maple syrup operation at the property of Pete and Shelley Peterson as part of a class field trip. The students learned it takes anywhere from 30 to 50 gallons of sap to make one... more
Scoring the lone run for the Eagles was senior Kali Ebert, who slid into home just ahead of the tag .
The Northland Pines High School girls softball team dropped a game 31-1 to Mosinee last Thursday. 
The Three Lakes High School Prom Court included, front row from left, Queen Elsey Anderson, King Ethan Fath, Brady Millard and Charlie Johnson; middle row, Brooke Mathison, Skyler Walkowski, Rachel Hicks, and Chase Kirby; back row, Brooke Stefonik,... more
The students learned about how to tap a maple tree
Scoring the lone run for the Eagles was senior Kali Ebert, who slid into home just ahead of the tag .
Violinist Tess Stephens (right) and guitarist Chris Bruso perform at the Land O’ Lakes summer market. This year, Farm-Flea market will have a variety of entertainers and ready-to-eat food on various dates throughout the summer. 	—Contributed Photo

Summer market to open May 14

The Land O’ Lakes summer market, Farm-Flea, will open Thursday, May 14, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Land O’ Lakes Town Hall grounds near Hwy B just west of the downtown area. 
Most anglers will be pursuing walleyes opening weekend.

Fishing opener to provide tourism boost

Thousands of anglers are expected to converge on the North Woods as fishing seasons open for walleye, northern pike, largemouth

Martinson makes Oneida appearance

Ashlee Martinson, 17, of Piehl made her initial appearance last Friday in Oneida County Circuit Court and was formally charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide along with thre

Epping selected for board

A current member of the Land O’ Lakes SOAR board, Phillip Epping, was selected last Monday night from six persons seeking to fill the vacant seat on the Northland Pines School Board left open wit
Sandy Gillum was presented the Lake Stewardship Citizen Award for her work with water resources.   —Contributed Photo

At state convention

The Wisconsin Lakes Partnership presented the Wisconsin Lake Stewardship Citizen Award to Sandy Gillum of Eagle River at the annual Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention held in Stevens Point la

Electors offer two proposals for town complex

Three Lakes electors gathered last Tuesday to conduct the annual town meeting, passing two motions regarding the proposed construction of the new town complex.
Supervisors, seated from left, Charles Rayala and Vernon Wiggenhauser work on their SWOT answers while Debra Bohn (standing) reviews  submitted notes.            —Photo By Wally Geist

Vilas supervisors complete SWOT analysis

Vilas County Board supervisors, originally confused about how a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis would be undertaken at their meeting last week, spent the next two
While walleye spawning will be complete on most lakes, anglers will still look to shallow water in the mornings and evenings as they pursue walleyes opening weekend.             —Contributed Photo

Fishing opens this Saturday

With the general season fishing opener set for this Saturday, May 2, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries e



The warblers have returned to the area. With more than 30 species of warblers in Wisconsin, including the gold-winged warbler, the songbird is popular with birdwatchers.   —Contributed Photo
Birdwatchers and outdoors lovers should get ready for the bright colors, melodic songs and chip-chipping of Wisconsin’s long distance migrant warblers, who will soon return home from their warm w