The 2015 Women on Snow was headquartered at Eagle Waters Resort last weekend, bringing 105 women to the North Woods to ride the trails. Board members Marie Simmer, left, and Judy Pacanowski checked out a map before hitting the trail with their group... more
The Eagle River Area Fire Department is preparing for the 10th annual Labatt Blue/USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championships Feb. 6-8. Due to poor ice conditions, the tournament has been moved from Dollar Lake to the AMSOIL Derby Track. On Monday... more
Vilas County Economic Development Corp. held its annual meeting at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain last month and elected the following officers: From left, Vice Chairman Dave Juday, Treasurer Denise Jantzen, Secretary Nicole Justa and  Chairman Carl... more
The Eagle boys defeated Hayward 7-1 in the consolation game at the Pines Classic Saturday at the Eagle River Sports Arena. Forward Steven Spencer (No. 4) went in for a steal against a Hayward skater.                        —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
The Northland Pines boys hockey team shut out Rhinelander 4-0 last Tuesday and then won the consolation game in the Pines Classic  with a 7-1 over Hayward Saturday. Sandwiched within the two victories was a 2-1 overtime loss to Mosinee in the first... more
One of four groups leaving the lodge for a trail ride Friday afternoon.
The annual Women on Snow was held in Eagle River last weekend, with 105 female snowmobilers gathering at Eagle Waters Resort. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
First-time World Champion Cardell Potter was all smiles in the winner’s circle Sunday after coming from the second row to win the title race. Helping Potter hold the SnowGoer Cup was Derby Queen Alexandra Hennessey.         —STAFF PHOTOS
Cardell Potter became the first snowmobile racer ever to win the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby Sunday after starting in the second row. Potter, 22, of Camp Doug­las, didn’t make the top 10 during Saturday’s qualifying heats and had to... more
The Eagle boys defeated Hayward 7-1 in the consolation game at the Pines Classic Saturday at the Eagle River Sports Arena. Forward Steven Spencer (No. 4) went in for a steal against a Hayward skater.                        —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
One of four groups leaving the lodge for a trail ride Friday afternoon.
First-time World Champion Cardell Potter was all smiles in the winner’s circle Sunday after coming from the second row to win the title race. Helping Potter hold the SnowGoer Cup was Derby Queen Alexandra Hennessey.         —STAFF PHOTOS

Grooming resumes after bumpy week

The Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club encountered significant groomer issues last week as all three of its snowmobile trail groomers we

Three Lakes OKs new town complex

The Three Lakes Town Board approved a motion to construct an entirely new town complex after reviewing estimates as high as $2.4 million comparing the cost of building a new complex versus remode

Relay For Life seeking names for ’15 chairs

The 16th annual American Cancer Society Northwoods Relay For Life event, set Friday, June 19, at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River, is seeking nominations for the 2015 Honorary

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The 2015 Derby royalty included, from left, princesses Cassidy Dobbs, Brittany Pockat, Alexis Schilling, Derby Queen Alexandra Hennessey and AWSC Miss Snowflake Macy Wasson. They posed with a championship trophy.                —STAFF PHOTOS
Race fan Shawn Schmidt, left, of Crandon calmed the nerves of Cara Potter, mother of eventual champion Cardell Potter, during the mandatory mid-race pit stop.

Derby draws big crowds, best racers

In its 52nd year, the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby was as popular as ever, as thousands of racing fans returned to the track Thursday through Sunday for exciting snowmobile racing a

Pines Board rejects grades 7-12 plan

The Northland Pines School Board defeated on a  4-3 vote Monday night the administration’s proposal to move seventh- and eighth-grade students into the high school beginning in the 2015-’16 schoo
While the fall hunt isn’t as popular as the spring hunt, when toms are vocal, hunters still registered more than 4,200 turkeys. The spring hunt starts April 11-12 for youths.   —STAFF PHOTO

Hunters register 4,220 turkeys

Wisconsin wild turkey hunters registered 4,220 birds during the fall 2014 wild turkey season, a slight decrease from 4,633 turkeys registered during the 2013 fall season, according to preliminary
Barb Rasmussen and Plum Lake volunteer firefighter Dale Buss display some of the smaller equipment obtained through the Federal Emergency Management Agency grants. The equipment includes additional pulse oximeters, shatter- and waterproof equipment boxes and an infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation training device which also reports chest compressions and ventilation effectiveness, and red jump bags.    —Photo By Wally Geist

Plum Lake Ambulance purchases equipment with FEMA grants

The Plum Lake Ambulance service announced that it has purchased a number of new emergency medical equipment items with funds obtained from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “Assistance T

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The Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club encountered significant groomer issues last week as all three of its snowmobile trail groomers we

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The Northern Edge figure skating team recently competed in Wisconsin Rapids, taking first place in the entertainment event along with earning two silver medals in Level A jumps and spins.