Joe Bruso, left, and Bob Bruso, both of  Rhinelander, attended the Three Lakes Car and Boat Show Saturday. Bruso was paging through a 1920 edition of the King’s Official Route Guide.               —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Spectators looked at a rare Amphicar.
he Three Lakes Car and Boat Show was held at the Northwoods Petroleum Museum Saturday, with more than 150 classic automobiles and boats on display. The show included music by the Bill Hassey Orchestra. Organizer Ed Jacobsen said trophies were... more
Some of the scenes from the day included: Beaux Jarratt of Georgia ready to fire a water balloon.
The Three Lakes  Fire Department held its 58th annual Firemen’s Picnic at Cy Williams Park Sunday afternoon. While thunderstorms hampered set-up in the morning, skies cleared later in the day and spectators were able to enjoy games, food and... more
Jurries (left), Wiesmann (center) and Bruce Weber unveil a banner proclaiming the name of the 2016 event.
 Judy Jurries and Penny Wiesmann, both of the St. Germain Area Chamber of Commerce, were joined by Bruce Weber on the main stage at Saturday night’s Pig In The Pines RibFest to announce next year’s program would be renamed Pig in the Pines Bacon,... more
Scenes included Youth learning at the Teaching Drum display.
Trees For Tomorrow held its annual Forest Fest Saturday on the grounds of its campus. —Staff Photos By ANTHONY DREW 
There is still about one month of warm summer weather remaining, allowing those who enjoy water sports plenty of time to hit lakes across the North Woods. Most schools in the state will start Sept. 1.       —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Spectators looked at a rare Amphicar.
Some of the scenes from the day included: Beaux Jarratt of Georgia ready to fire a water balloon.
Jurries (left), Wiesmann (center) and Bruce Weber unveil a banner proclaiming the name of the 2016 event.
Scenes included Youth learning at the Teaching Drum display.

DNR proposal may cut red tape for businesses

The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) launched a reorganization plan last week to divide protection for water quality between two divisions and leave other environmental protection prog

Washington wants more input on ATVs

A standing-room-only crowd gathered at the Washington Town Board meeting Monday night to discuss all-terrain vehicle (ATV) routes and how the town would determine if any town roads might be opene
A variety of collectibles, including antique toys, will be available at the Eagle River Antique Show this Friday and Saturday at the Derby Track Expo Hall.             —STAFF PHOTO

Antique show set Friday, Saturday

The Rotary Club of Eagle River will host the Eagle River Antique Show and Sale Friday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
While antlerless deer permits will be available in many parts of the state, 12 units in northern Wisconsin will be buck only during the fall hunting seasons.                                 —STAFF PHOTO

Doe permit sales begin Aug. 17

Bonus antlerless deer carcass tags will be available for purchase starting Monday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m., according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Some of the scenes from the camp included: members of the fifth- to eighth-grade camp
coach Wilde teaching serving techniques to Pines players,
and members of the ninth- through 12th-grade camp.  —STAFF PHOTOS

Volleyball camp

The Northland Pines High School volleyball program held a three-day summer camp featuring Olympic medalist Rodney Wilde as the lead coach.
 
 
 

County fair starts Aug. 13

The 2015 Vilas County Fair will be held Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 13-16, at the Vilas County Fairgrounds, located on Highway 70 West in Eagle River.

Nicolet to offer classes at Eagle River school

Eagle River area residents will be able to take more Nicolet College classes much closer to home this fall thanks to the growing partnership between the college and Northland Pines School Distric
Ride With Leinie, set Friday, Aug. 7, and Saturday, Aug. 8, will feature a weekend of outdoor activity in Land O’ Lakes, including a fish fry, bike tours, a brat lunch and beer tasting. Above, Dick Leinenkugel leads participants on a 12-mile bike ride at the event in 2014.       —Contributed Photo

Ride with Leinie set Saturday

Dick Leinenkugel and volunteers from Wilderness Lakes Trails will be at Forest Lake Country Store in Land O’ Lakes Friday, Aug. 7, and Saturday, Aug.
Sugar and Spice of Ironwood, Mich., composed of sisters Kaylan and Megan Volaski performed at the second annual Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce Street Fair held Aug. 2. The duo has been performing at street fairs and community gatherings for about five years.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Street Fair withstands thunderstorm

Vendors and visitors descended on Sayner for the second annual Sayner-Star Lake Chamber of Commerce Street Fair held Aug.

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Scenes included Youth learning at the Teaching Drum display. , A UW-Stevens Point Timbersports competitor teaching a Chinese exchange student to throw an axe.
Trees For Tomorrow held its annual Forest Fest Saturday on the grounds of its campus.