The high winds last Tuesday toppled a tall pine tree onto the roof of the Black Forest in Three Lakes. Foley Tree Service was on the scene Wednesday morning to remove the tree from the building.                    —Photo By Tom Bredsen
The Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Community Foundation welcomed Three Lakes High School to the SolarWise for Schools program last Tuesday. Taking part in the ceremony were, from left, Leah Van Zile, Community Relations Leader of WPS; John Wilde, vice president of Tax Services and Strategy and member of the WPS Community Foundation Board of Directors; Three Lakes District Administrator George Karling; Michael Moore, senior renewable and product services consultant for WPS; Three Lakes teacher Ryan Bock and
The Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Community Foundation officially welcomed Three Lakes High School to its SolarWise for Schools family last Tuesday with a dedication ceremony. A daylong renewable energy fair at the school also commemorated the... more
Senior Eagle River Volunteer Enterprise Inc. gave away a progressive jackpot at Kalmar Monday Night Bingo in Eagle River Oct. 13. The $3,293 jackpot was split between two winners, Patricia Merkel of Conover (left) and JoAnn Douyette of Waters­meet,... more
 Pumpkin Fest volunteer Shirley Blicharz scoops up homemade cheesy potato soup for one of the thousands of fest attendees. See more photos inside.        —STAFF PHOTO
A two-vehicle accident was reported last Friday afternoon on Pine Street at the intersection of Bloom Road in Eagle River. Emergency crews transported a victim to the hospital for injuries. —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
The Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Community Foundation welcomed Three Lakes High School to the SolarWise for Schools program last Tuesday. Taking part in the ceremony were, from left, Leah Van Zile, Community Relations Leader of WPS; John Wilde, vice president of Tax Services and Strategy and member of the WPS Community Foundation Board of Directors; Three Lakes District Administrator George Karling; Michael Moore, senior renewable and product services consultant for WPS; Three Lakes teacher Ryan Bock and
Fire departments across the North Woods held special activities at schools last week during Fire Prevention Week. This was the scene at the Eagle River Elementary School as students learned how to extinguish a fire. Eagle River Area Fire Department firefighters Greg Robotti, left, and Karl Nikolai, right, led the session.                 —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH

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Property owners fined for renting lake home

A Presque Isle property owner was fined $35,000 for illegally renting a lake home by the week in a single-family residential zoning district, Vilas County Circuit Judge Neal A.

Third wolf hunt starts across state

 Wisconsin’s third wolf hunting and trapping season begins today, Wednesday,  Oct. 15, in all six harvest zones across the state.

Joe Keenan honored at Wisconsin game

 Eagle River resident Joe Keenan, 93, was named the honorary captain for the Wisconsin Badgers football team when they hosted Illinois Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.

Flu shot clinics set for area veterans

The Veterans Administration (VA) Clinic in Rhine­lander has scheduled free walk-in flu shot clinics to veterans enrolled in the VA’s health-care system every Thursday and Friday, from 1 to 3 p.m.

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