The Eagle River Police Department gave tours of a squad car to youths in downtown Eagle River during Hallow-Fest Saturday. Officer Tyler Salvinski assisted these costumed-youths into the car.   —Staff Photo By RYAN BURGY
Preventing the spread of Ebola among emergency workers and the community was the topic of a meeting held at the St. Germain fire station Oct. 22. The meeting was sponsored by the Vilas County Chiefs and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Association. Among the attendees were, from left, association president Jim Hanson, Boulder Junction; Laurel Dreger, assistant director of the Vilas County Public Health Department; Michelle Hartness, Wisconsin State Northeast Regional director of Emergency Management; Ken Ko
ST. GERMAIN — Fire Chief Tim Clark of St. Germain Fire and Rescue hosted an Ebola virus informational meeting last Wednesday at the St. Germain fire station on behalf of the Vilas County Fire Chiefs and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Association... more
Northland Pines players celebrated their come-from-behind victory in the first set against Rhinelander. They include, from left, Lexi Smith, Emily Saltenberger, Makayla Hayes, Maddie Smith, Tara Vanden Boom and Hannah Hoffmann.           —STAFF PHOTOS
The third-seeded Northland Pines  volleyball  hosted  sixth-seeded Rhinelander in the first round of WIAA Division 2 Regional tournament last Tuesday, but the Hodags upset the Eagles 3-1. The Eagles came into the match with the advantage of home... more
Some of the events of this year’s Hallow Fest in Eagle River included a scavenger hunt (first photo) along the walking trail at Trees For Tomorrow and cookie decorating for children (second photo) in one of the campus buildings. Horse-drawn wagons... more
Preventing the spread of Ebola among emergency workers and the community was the topic of a meeting held at the St. Germain fire station Oct. 22. The meeting was sponsored by the Vilas County Chiefs and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Association. Among the attendees were, from left, association president Jim Hanson, Boulder Junction; Laurel Dreger, assistant director of the Vilas County Public Health Department; Michelle Hartness, Wisconsin State Northeast Regional director of Emergency Management; Ken Ko
Northland Pines players celebrated their come-from-behind victory in the first set against Rhinelander. They include, from left, Lexi Smith, Emily Saltenberger, Makayla Hayes, Maddie Smith, Tara Vanden Boom and Hannah Hoffmann.           —STAFF PHOTOS
The Eagle River Sno-Eagles sponsored a snowmobile safety course at Trees For Tomorrow Saturday. During one portion of the class, students took turns putting on  vision-impairment goggles to demonstrate why no one should operate a snowmobile or any other vehicle drunk.                                            —Staff Photo By ANTHONY DREW

Bicyclist, 55, killed in Minocqua accident

A 55-year-old Minocqua man was killed in a bicycle and vehicle accident on Highway 51 early Wednesday morning, according to the Minocqua Police Department.

Some say ‘no’ to 7th/8th grades at high school

A plan being studied by Northland Pines School District officials to move seventh- and eighth-grade students to the high school ran into opposition by parents at the school board meeting Monday n

Maillette to co-host Discover Wisconsin

Eagle River native Abbey Maillette has been named as a co-host of the nation’s longest-running tourism program, Discover Wisconsin (DW).

Town of Lincoln to open roads to ATV traffic

The town of Lincoln approved allowing the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on its town roads for a two-year trial period with the idea of coordinating a route with Eagle River and Three Lakes w

Pines to launch Montessori school

After receiving a planning grant in the summer of 2014 to develop a Montessori charter school for students in 4-year-old kindergarten (4K) through fourth grade, the Northland Pines School Distric

Wolf hunt ends fast in Zone 2

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has closed four wolf harvest zones to hunting and trapping of gray wolves, including Zone 2 in northeastern Wisconsin with a quota of 15 wolves

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