Zac Zakowski of Hilbert won the UTV world championship at the UTV/ATV Derby in Eagle River Sunday. Presenting the $3,300 check were Derby Queen Alexandra Hennessey, left, and Princess Alexis Schilling.             —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Northland Pines running back Nick Dean ran for   105 yards against Calumet, including an 85-yard touchdown run. The Eagles lost the WestPAC game 44-20.                —Photo By Ken Jackson
The Northland Pines football team fell behind by three touchdowns early and lost the first WestPAC game of the season 44-20 at Calumet, Mich., last Friday night.Eagles coach Eric Swanson said Pines needed a better effort against a talented Calumet... more
Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch toured the two Vilas County business incubators last Friday. Touring the Eagle River incubator were, from left, Vilas County Economic Development Corp. Director Bob Egan, Kleefisch, Northland Pines School District... more
Some of the scenes from the AMSOIL Derby Track included Derby queens Alexandra Hennessey (left) and Alexis Schilling posing with a trophy.
The AMSOIL Derby Track in Eagle River was the site of the first UTV/ATV World Championship Friday through Sunday.  
With some of the top muskie waters in the Midwest, the North Woods is a destination for muskie anglers. That was proven last weekend, when a record 1,266 anglers fished on 72 area lakes in the National Championship Musky Open. —Staff Photo By GARY... more
Steve Heiting, right, emcee for the National Championship Musky Open, interviews a happy Tim Klaver of Eagle River after it was announced Klaver won the $40,000 Ranger boat and Mercury motor given away at the tournament Sunday afternoon at the Vilas... more
Northland Pines running back Nick Dean ran for   105 yards against Calumet, including an 85-yard touchdown run. The Eagles lost the WestPAC game 44-20.                —Photo By Ken Jackson
Some of the scenes from the AMSOIL Derby Track included Derby queens Alexandra Hennessey (left) and Alexis Schilling posing with a trophy.

SepTimber Ride set on Three Eagle Trail

The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, along with the Great Headwaters Trails Foundation has announced that the inaugural SepTimber Ride will be held Saturday, Sept.

Sausage Fest slated Sunday

The Eagle River Lions Club will hold its second annual Sausage Fest family fun day at Riverview Park in Eagle River Sunday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lisa Krueger is the Artist of the Month at the Three Lakes Center for the Arts. A free public reception with wine and appetizers is set Friday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the center. —Contributed Photo

Krueger named Artist of the Month

The Three Lakes Center for the Arts (TLCFA) announced that Lisa Krueger has been named Artist of the Month for September. 
Cranberry marsh tours are a popular attraction during Cranberry Fest in Eagle River the first week of October.  —STAFF PHOTO

Sign-up available for marsh tours

The Eagle River Chamber of Commerce announced that sign-up is currently available for cranberry marsh and winery tours during the 36th annual Cranberry Fest starting Thursday, Oct.

Bus orientation

 The Phelps School 4-year-old kindergarten class recently participated in a school bus orientation coordinated by teacher Leslie Miles.
The early Canada goose hunting season got under way Tuesday, Sept. 1, and runs through Sept. 15. That means hunters will be placing decoys on fields and wetlands.  —STAFF PHOTO

Early goose hunt runs through Sept. 15

Migratory game bird hunters are reminded that Sept. 1 marked the opener for  early goose, mourning dove and teal hunting seasons.

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Some of the scenes from the AMSOIL Derby Track included Derby queens Alexandra Hennessey (left) and Alexis Schilling posing with a trophy., Spectators checking out a booth on exhibit alley. —STAFF PHOTOS
The AMSOIL Derby Track in Eagle River was the site of the first UTV/ATV World Championship Friday through Sunday.