The Northwoods Relay for Life attracted 19 teams that raised $33,500 for American Cancer Society. Team UCC of Eagle River was led by the chairwoman for this year’s Relay, Joy Turpin (red T-shirt).    —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
The 17th annual Northwoods Relay For Life raised more than $33,500 Friday night at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River as participants raised money to find a cure for cancer and offered support to those battling the disease. The... more
A big crowd turned out to view the classic cars and trucks.
 The 24th annual Props & Pistons Classic Fly-In and Car Show was held at the Eagle River Union Airport last Saturday. The event attracted more than a dozen aircraft, close to 100 cars and trucks and 61 vehicles for the radar run. The top speed... more
The old red boathouse on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, just east of the Highway 45 bridge, is a longstanding landmark on the famous Chain of 28 Lakes — billed as the largest chain of lakes in the world.           —STAFF PHOTO
Bicyclists left Northland Pines High School Sunday morning on their journey. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Participants in the Great Annual Bicycle Adventure Along the Wisconsin River gathered for the start of their 427-mile ride from Eagle River to Prairie du Chien last weekend in Eagle River.   
Survivors taking a victory lap around the track.
The 17th annual Northwoods Relay For Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, was held at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River Friday evening. The event raised about $33,500 to be used in the fight against cancer.  
Organizers of the Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe & Kayak Race say the participation for the 2016 race was the highest in the history of the event. Kayakers prepare to embark on the 14-mile stretch of the Wisconsin River   	—Photos By Sharon Gifford
The Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe & Kayak Race was held June 19 on the headwaters of the Wisconsin River in Conover where event founders Jeff and Marcia Rohr say a record number of participants were greeted by some of the best conditions in the 11-... more
The Northwoods Relay for Life attracted 19 teams that raised $33,500 for American Cancer Society. Team UCC of Eagle River was led by the chairwoman for this year’s Relay, Joy Turpin (red T-shirt).    —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
A big crowd turned out to view the classic cars and trucks.
Bicyclists left Northland Pines High School Sunday morning on their journey. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Survivors taking a victory lap around the track.
Organizers of the Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe & Kayak Race say the participation for the 2016 race was the highest in the history of the event. Kayakers prepare to embark on the 14-mile stretch of the Wisconsin River   	—Photos By Sharon Gifford
GB’s Dance Band will feature big band performances as part of the Concert in the Park series in Three Lakes. The Tuesday night concerts are held at Cy Williams Park.    —Contributed Photo

GB’s Dance Band comes to town

The Concerts in the Park series in Three Lakes will continue July 5 with an Americana-themed concert in big band-style with GB’s Dance Band.
The Land O’ Lakes Historical Society announced its 2016 scholarship winner at the June 22 opening party for the NorthernWaters Museum. Kathryn Mendham, right, received the $2,000 academic scholarship in recognition of her outstanding community service and will use the award for her continuing education at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. Presenting the certificate is scholarship committee member Clare Okraszewski.	              ––Contributed Photo

Kate Mendham wins $2,000 historical society scholarship

Kathryn Mendham, daughter of Karen and Phil Mendham, was named the recipient of the 2016 Land O’ Lakes Historical Society scholarship at the opening party for the Land O’ Lakes NorthernWaters Mus

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Let the celebrations begin as the greatest free country in history, the United States of America, officially celebrates its 240th birthday next Monday, July 4.
 
Town Chairman Will Maines, left, listened as Supervisor Kevin Rasmussen made a point on the ATV issue.                                                                —Photo By Wally Geist

Board reverses ATV decision in Plum Lake

The Plum Lake Town Board reversed an earlier decision to allow all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on two town roads and unanimously rejected an ATV ordinance at its meeting last week.

Wolf numbers climb by 16%

The rate at which wolves are multiplying in Wisconsin turned heads this week as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released its winter estimates detailing an over 16% increase in
High-powered boats will reach speeds of more than 130 mph during the Shoot-Out/Radar Run on Big Stone Lake in Three Lakes this Saturday, June 25.                                 —STAFF PHOTO

Shootout, Fly-in set Friday, Saturday

The combination of high- performance race boats, snowmobiles on the water, and vintage and military aircraft on display returns to the shores of Big Stone Lake in Three Lakes Friday and Saturday,

Two people injured in boating accident

Two people were injured in a boating accident on Black Oak Lake last Thursday evening, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

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The Northwoods Relay for Life attracted 19 teams that raised $33,500 for American Cancer Society. Team UCC of Eagle River was led by the chairwoman for this year’s Relay, Joy Turpin (red T-shirt).    —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH, Honorary survivor Ayla Shepherdson was treated like a little princess at the Northwoods Relay For Life., The Shepherdson family walked together in the survivors walk, including Ayla, brother Iland, and Mark and Trisha.
The 17th annual Northwoods Relay For Life raised more than $33,500 Friday night at the Northland Pines High School track in Eagle River as participants raised money to find a cure for cancer and

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Jason and Ericka Weber of Lisbon, and their children Sophia and Braylon, shared a round of   mini-golf at Elmer’s Fun Park recently during a vacation in the North Woods.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Elmer’s Fun Park held a grand opening celebration June 24 for its newly added mini-golf park, located on Highway 70 East of St. Germain.