Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident between a semi-truck and a sport utility vehicle (above) at the intersection of highways 70 and C in St. Germain Monday about 8:40 a.m. One person was transported by ambulance to Howard Young Medical... more
Tom Maulson (standing) speaks about the need for ATV trails in Lac du Flambeau at the Vilas County Board meeting last week. Maulson is a former chairman of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.              —Photo By Wally Geist
The Vilas County Board approved all-terrain vehicle (ATV) routes on county highways  in the towns of Land O’ Lakes and Lac du Flambeau, but it was the Lac du Flambeau request that drew the most discussion at the board meeting last Tuesday in Boulder... more
Construction crews were busy along Highway 70 east of St. Germain Monday morning, working on the bridge over the stream between Little Germain Lake and the Wisconsin River. Crews also are working on Highway 70 in the St. Germain business district,... more
The Three Lakes softball team posed with the Regional championship trophy after beating Niagara 6-2 at the Three Lakes diamond Saturday. The Bluejays beat Laona-Wabeno 1-0 to advance to the final.                                                      —Contributed Photo
The Three Lakes-Phelps Lady Jays softball team won the WIAA Regional championship for the third time in four years after defeating Niagara 6-2 in Three Lakes Saturday. The girls came out to play. Offensively, they had eight hits, led by Maggie... more
Local beekeeper Sonny Reeder visited the bee yard behind the Northland Pines K-8 school building, where he taught students and other visitors about bees. Teacher Todd Wilfer started the project at Northland Pines Middle School. —Contributed Photos
The Hive Alive! Sweet Science project continues at the Northland Pines Middle School. The honeybee hive project, started in 2013, was developed to allow eighth-grade students the opportunity to actively participate in experiences that would be... more
The Top Ten Recognition Awards went to, from left, Lauren Sowinski, Erin Peczynski, Abbie Baumann, Ben Metzger, Kylie Gorney, Justin Ertz, Anya Fairchild, Emma Beavers and Havala Snyder. Missing from the photo was Randall Zmek.   —Photos By Jan Hintz
The Three Lakes High School graduating class of 2015 recently received local scholarship money, which was presented at the annual Senior Awards program May 20 in the school auditorium. In addition, students receive scholarships from colleges, often... more
Tom Maulson (standing) speaks about the need for ATV trails in Lac du Flambeau at the Vilas County Board meeting last week. Maulson is a former chairman of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.              —Photo By Wally Geist
The Three Lakes softball team posed with the Regional championship trophy after beating Niagara 6-2 at the Three Lakes diamond Saturday. The Bluejays beat Laona-Wabeno 1-0 to advance to the final.                                                      —Contributed Photo
Local beekeeper Sonny Reeder visited the bee yard behind the Northland Pines K-8 school building, where he taught students and other visitors about bees. Teacher Todd Wilfer started the project at Northland Pines Middle School. —Contributed Photos
The Top Ten Recognition Awards went to, from left, Lauren Sowinski, Erin Peczynski, Abbie Baumann, Ben Metzger, Kylie Gorney, Justin Ertz, Anya Fairchild, Emma Beavers and Havala Snyder. Missing from the photo was Randall Zmek.   —Photos By Jan Hintz
Fishing Has No Boundaries will come to the Eagle Chain this weekend.     —STAFF PHOTO

Special fishing event set on Eagle Chain

The 22nd annual Fishing Has No Boundaries (FHNB) will be this Friday through Sunday, June 5-7, on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, offering a weekend fishing outing for people with disabilities.

Pines graduation slated this Sunday

One hundred seven sen­iors at Northland Pines High School will receive their diplomas during a graduation ceremony this Sunday, June 7.
Some of the VFW representatives on the Heroes Helping Heroes Relay For Life team include, front row from left,  Barb Schwinn, Don Schwinn and Jackie Thompson; and back row, Gladys Kusko, John Kusko, Nikki Neitzel and Al Pittelko.                       —Contributed Photo

‘Real life heroes’

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8637 in Eagle River will be the honorary caregivers for 2015 Northwoods Relay For Life.

Area deer hunters to see buck-only in three units here

Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties will be buck-only for fall hunting seasons in 2015 as the management units will not have an antlerless quota, the Department of Natural Resoures (DNR) has announ

Vilas creates new mechanic’s position

The Vilas County Board created a new full-time mechanic position for the Vilas County Highway Department at its meeting last Tue

Migratory Bird Day planned June 5-6

Three Lakes’ third annual celebration of International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) will be held Friday and Saturday, June 5-6.
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Thyne and Liebig named Pines inductees

The Northland Pines School District (NPSD) will induct the seventh class into the Alumni Hall of Fame Sunday, June 7, at 11 a.m. This year’s inductees are Karen Thyne and Andrew C. Liebig.

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Local beekeeper Sonny Reeder visited the bee yard behind the Northland Pines K-8 school building, where he taught students and other visitors about bees. Teacher Todd Wilfer started the project at Northland Pines Middle School. —Contributed Photos         , Eagle River Elementary School students look at an observation hive during a lesson that the eighth-grade students taught. Eighth-grade students created the lessons and then taught the students about the hive, safety equipment, bee life cycle, types of bees and honey.
The Hive Alive! Sweet Science project continues at the Northland Pines Middle School.