A combined check total of $14,000 in proceeds from the third annual Wounded Warriors Golf Outing recently was donated to local organizations. Taking part in a $4,000 check presentation to Wounded Warriors In Action (WWIA) were, first photo from left... more
The fall color change is well under way in the North Woods, with the hardwoods changing to brilliant shades of red, orange, yellow and golden brown. Some of the scenes over the weekend included: first photo, two anglers fishing for muskies and... more
The fall color change is well under way in the North Woods, with the hardwoods changing to brilliant shades of red, orange, yellow and golden brown. Some of the scenes over the weekend included: first photo, two anglers fishing for muskies and... more
Timber harvest remains an important aspect of forest management on state forests, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Timber sales totaled more than $11.7 million on state forests in 2014.                       —Staff Photo By KURT KRUEGER
Record timber sales from state lands during fiscal 2014 reflect continued progress toward improving forest health and diversity while contributing nearly $12 million to support habitat management, recreation and other work by the Wisconsin... more
The Department of Natural Resources has teamed up with other agencies to construct this mobile sign urging boaters to help stop aquatic invasive species. The sign has been located in Eagle River for the past several weeks.                          —STAFF PHOTO
Wisconsin boaters and anglers have increased their compliance with regulations designed to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species, a new study shows. According to the study, boaters and anglers surveyed in 2013 reported they were more likely... more
Jays harriers, from left, Emma Beavers, Rhavyn Millis, Elsey Anderson and Lauren Sowinski were among the leaders of the pack at the start of the 14th annual Three Lakes Cross-Country Invitational last Thursday.    —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
Warm, late-September temperatures and picturesque fall colors greeted the 10 teams that traveled to Sugar Camp last Thursday for the 14th annual Three Lakes Cross-Country Invitational, hosted by the Bluejays cross-country team.  “Each year, the meet... more
Timber harvest remains an important aspect of forest management on state forests, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Timber sales totaled more than $11.7 million on state forests in 2014.                       —Staff Photo By KURT KRUEGER
The Department of Natural Resources has teamed up with other agencies to construct this mobile sign urging boaters to help stop aquatic invasive species. The sign has been located in Eagle River for the past several weeks.                          —STAFF PHOTO
Jays harriers, from left, Emma Beavers, Rhavyn Millis, Elsey Anderson and Lauren Sowinski were among the leaders of the pack at the start of the 14th annual Three Lakes Cross-Country Invitational last Thursday.    —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW
While there will be plenty of cranberry food products available at Cranberry Fest, among the favorites is the funnel cake topped with hot cranberry sauce.                          —STAFF PHOTO

Fest to draw nearly 30,000 this weekend

Tourism officials predict up to 30,000 people will converge on the Eagle River area for Cranberry Fest this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5.

Phelps ATV route using Hwy. A opens

The recently approved all-terrain vehicle (ATV) route system in Phelps and connecting to Forest County trails using segments of County Highway A officially opened last Wednesday, Sept.
A single adult spiny water flea would be nearly impossible to detect visually. They are more visually detectable when they accumulate on a fishing line or lure.       —Contributed Photo

Spiny water flea hits 4th area lake

The aquatic invasive species (AIS) known as spiny water flea has been confirmed in Trout Lake in Vilas County, according to county invasive species coordinator Ted Ritter, bringing the number of
Three Lakes Fall Classic Muskie Tournament winners Dan Wojtusik and Phil Hahn registered  their 46¼-inch tiger muskie just before noon. The fish was the largest caught in the event. —Contributed Photo

Three Lakes Fall Classic draws 40 muskie anglers

The Three Lakes Fall Classic Muskie Tournament took place Saturday, as 40 anglers participated in the annual event with a total of eight fish registered and re

Pumpkin Fest slated Oct. 11

The Three Lakes Fire Department Auxiliary will old its 22nd annual Pumpkin Fest Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Three Lakes High School.
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.

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While there will be plenty of cranberry food products available at Cranberry Fest, among the favorites is the funnel cake topped with hot cranberry sauce.                          —STAFF PHOTO
Tourism officials predict up to 30,000 people will converge on the Eagle River area for Cranberry Fest this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5.

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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.