Emergency personnel responded to a one-vehicle rollover on Sundstein Road in the town of Lincoln about 5:30 p.m. last Friday. One 16-year-old person from the vehicle was transported to Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital, while two others were... more
While the calendar says its spring, a late March snowstorm hit the North Woods last Wednesday that dumped 4 inches of snow on the landcape. Todd Monge of Custom Landscaping cleared snow in the Family Dollar parking lot Wednesday morning. Most of the... more
Members of the Vilas County Deer Advisory Council include, from left, Rich Thole, DNR law enforcement; Art Kunde, representing tourism; Walt Camp, urban; William Reynolds, forestry; Michele Woodford, DNR wildlife management; Joseph Hovel, deer management assistance program; Ken Anderson, chairman, Conservation Congress; and Mike Jovanovich, hunt/conservation club. Richard Teske, agriculture, was absent from the meeting.                                                                    —Photo By Wally Geist
Members of the County Deer Advisory Council (CDAC) of Vilas County met in Boulder Junction last Tuesday to give opinions on how best to support an increase in the size of the Vilas deer herd, deciding a buck-only hunt met that goal. The March... more
John Puffer (above) took first place for Northland Pines in the 55-meter hurdles. He also placed fourth in the 200-meter hurdle and fifth in the long jump.           —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
The Northland Pines High School boys track team took third place out of eight teams at a track meet last Tuesday at the Pines fieldhouse. Marquette, Mich., won the meet with 176.5 points, followed by Kingsford, Mich., with 145.5, Pines with 132,... more
 With the high temperature hitting nearly 50 degrees Monday, the Eagle River started to open up east of the Highway 45 bridge. Local sources say the average date for the entire Chain of Lakes to open up is April 20.               —STAFF PHOTO
Eagle River Golf Course Pro Howard Manske instructing class participants.
Physical education students at Northland Pines High School got the opportunity to participate in free golf instruction from Eagle River Golf Course Pro Howard Manske. The classes took place throughout last week in the high school field house, as... more
Members of the Vilas County Deer Advisory Council include, from left, Rich Thole, DNR law enforcement; Art Kunde, representing tourism; Walt Camp, urban; William Reynolds, forestry; Michele Woodford, DNR wildlife management; Joseph Hovel, deer management assistance program; Ken Anderson, chairman, Conservation Congress; and Mike Jovanovich, hunt/conservation club. Richard Teske, agriculture, was absent from the meeting.                                                                    —Photo By Wally Geist
John Puffer (above) took first place for Northland Pines in the 55-meter hurdles. He also placed fourth in the 200-meter hurdle and fifth in the long jump.           —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW
Eagle River Golf Course Pro Howard Manske instructing class participants.

Phelps residents to vote April 7 for school funds

PHELPS — Voters in the Phelps School District will go to the polls next Tuesday, April 7, for a referendum asking residents to allow  the school board to exceed the revenue limit by $1,182,000 ea

Vilas is runner-up for best cabin region

Vilas County was the runner-up in “Cabin Life” magazine’s bracket-style contest to determine the best cabin region in the United States.
A total of 26 elk were transported to Jackson County last week following a quarantine period in Kentucky. The elk will get acclimated in a seven-acre pen.                  —Contributed Photo

Elk arrive in Jackson County

Elk from Kentucky have reached their new home near Black River Falls in the first year of elk reintroduction efforts in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and a number

Churches slate Easter services

Easter church services are planned for Holy Week and Easter Sunday at churches throughout the North Woods.

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It’s likely anglers will be able to bring three walleyes to the boat this spring on lakes in the ceded territory.      —STAFF PHOTO
The announcement that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will seek a three-walleye daily bag limit on most lake

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Eagle River Golf Course Pro Howard Manske instructing class participants., Physical education teacher Josh Rhode (below) also helped with instruction.

Physical education students at Northland Pines High School got the opportunity to participate in free golf instruction from Eagle River Golf Course Pro Howard Manske.