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
Northland Pines had a rough outing against Mosinee last Tuesday, but bounced back to beat Lakeland and Medford Saturday. Here, Maddie Smith and Mykala Hayes attempt to block a Mosinee spike.                   —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
The Northland Pines volleyball team beat Lakeland and Medford Saturday in the first conference tournament in Eagle River to improve to 3-2 in the Great Northern Conference (GNC).  During a busy week, the Eagles also lost to Mosinee 3-0 last Tuesday... more
Tony and Pauline Esposito, of Chicago, along with their daughter, Emma, took a walk on the Three Eagle Trail Monday, enjoying the color change.              —STAFF PHOTO
St. Germain, labeled as “The Birthplace of Colorama,” kicked off fall events across the North Woods with its 55th annual Colorama festival Sept. 20 at the community center. The event featured arts and crafts, pumpkin painting for children, a farmers... more
Northland Pines had a rough outing against Mosinee last Tuesday, but bounced back to beat Lakeland and Medford Saturday. Here, Maddie Smith and Mykala Hayes attempt to block a Mosinee spike.                   —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
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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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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A combined check total of $14,000 in proceeds from the third annual Wounded Warriors Golf Outing recently was donated to local organizations.

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Mark Cropsey will play Marcus Dread at Evil Falls starting this Friday, Oct. 3.                             —Contributed Photo
Evil Falls House of Tormented Souls in Eagle River will open to the public Friday, Oct. 3, and will remain open Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Nov. 1. Hours will be 7 to 11 p.m.