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
The Eagle River Recreation Association’s (ERRA) annual Youth Days Auction was held Friday and Saturday at the Eagle River Sports Arena. The event raised approximately $30,000 for the ERRA, which will use the funds to reduce the fees for skating and... more
Welcoming customers to the new Peoples State Bank office  in Eagle River Monday were, from left, customer service representatives Emily Reil and Gary Brainard, and branch manager Amy Young.             —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Peoples State Bank has announced the opening of its new location in Eagle River in the former Trig’s Video store at 1011 E. Wall St., Suite B. The new bank opened for business Monday. “We’re excited for customers to see us at our new location,” said... more
Returning letterwinners for the Northland Pines volleyball team include, from left, Sam Hytry, Hannah Hoffmann, Kirsten Lindemann, Sophia Svetnicka, Tara VandenBoom, Makayla Hayes and Lexi Smith.                              —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
The Northland Pines volleyball team has seven returning letterwinners for  2015, giving coach Julie Smith high expectations for this season. The Eagles finished 7-5 in the Great Northern Conference (GNC) in 2014, good for third place in the... more
Some other scenes included a giant bubble demonstration
Community members and visitors gathered last Wednesday in downtown Eagle River for the annual Paul Bunyan Fest. Volunteers served the traditional beef sandwiches, as event attendees visited arts and crafts booths. Some other scenes included a giant... more
Welcoming customers to the new Peoples State Bank office  in Eagle River Monday were, from left, customer service representatives Emily Reil and Gary Brainard, and branch manager Amy Young.             —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Returning letterwinners for the Northland Pines volleyball team include, from left, Sam Hytry, Hannah Hoffmann, Kirsten Lindemann, Sophia Svetnicka, Tara VandenBoom, Makayla Hayes and Lexi Smith.                              —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Some other scenes included a giant bubble demonstration

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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With some of the top muskie waters in the Midwest, the North Woods is a destination for muskie anglers.