Harmon Marien, left, and Michael John will be on the road to Tennessee this week where they will represent the North Woods and Northland Pines High School in the 2016 High School BASS National Tournament. 	        —Staff Photo By DOUG ETTEN
There’s a new competitive sport making its way onto the map for Northland Pines High School, thanks to junior Michael John, freshman Harmon Marien and the support of school officials. Marien and John have spent the last few weeks in a boat together... more
Zach Neddo leads away from second base after lacing a double to left center field during Thursday’s match-up with the Rhinelander Rebels in Merrill. The contest was part of the American Legion AA Region 2 tourney. 		      —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN
The 2016 summer season came to a end for Eagle River’s Post 114 baseball team Thursday night as they exited the Wisconsin American Legion Class AA Region 2 tournament in Merrill with a 12-2 loss to Rhinelander. After beating Eagle River Thursday,... more
Art Impressions, hosted by Land O’ Lakes Arts  (LOLA) was held Saturday in downtown Land O’ Lakes. Hundreds of crafters and buyers braved the heat to scour over hand-crafted items, including artwork, photography, sculpture, jewelry, pottery,... more
 With the temperature near 90 degrees Friday and Saturday, many North Woods residents and visitors took to the lakes to beat the heat. These boaters headed for the sand bar on Franklin Lake.                 —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
A vendor prepares an invoice for a buyer at the annual Artarama show at Riverside Park in Eagle River. More than 100 vendors took part in the event that also featured entertainment and food.                                         —Staff Photo By... more
While farms are few and far between in Vilas County, there are some scattered hayfields that are cut in July to provide food for horses and cattle. This farmer cut hay on a field along the Highway 45 bypass Monday.               —STAFF PHOTO
Harmon Marien, left, and Michael John will be on the road to Tennessee this week where they will represent the North Woods and Northland Pines High School in the 2016 High School BASS National Tournament. 	        —Staff Photo By DOUG ETTEN
Zach Neddo leads away from second base after lacing a double to left center field during Thursday’s match-up with the Rhinelander Rebels in Merrill. The contest was part of the American Legion AA Region 2 tourney. 		      —Staff Photos By DOUG ETTEN

Grasse withstands crashes in Challenge

Multiple crashes and mechanical failures kept the tow truck busy at this past Friday night’s stock car races at the legendary Eagle River Speedway tri-oval.

Vilas museum fundraiser set this Sunday

Rick Polaski and his Twilight Team will spit-roast a chicken dinner for the Vilas County Historical Museum in Sayner Sunday, July 31, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at the Sayner Community Building and

Vacationland Voices to perform tonight

The 100-voice community choir Vacationland Voices will give a concert tonight, Wednesday, July 27, at the Northland Pines High School auditorium. 
Singer-songwriter and pianist Krista Detor will be in concert Saturday, July 30, at 8 p.m. at Three Lakes Center for the Arts. —Contributed Photo

Three Lakes concert to feature Krista Detor

Singer-songwriter and pianist Krista Detor will perform Saturday, July 30, at 8 p.m. at Three Lakes Center for the Arts, located at 1760 Superior St.
Joe Bucher and The TopRaiders will be performing at 5 p.m. Saturday during Joe Bucher’s Blues Fest.      —Contributed Photo

Bucher’s Blues Fest slated Saturday

The 18th annual Joe Bucher’s Blues Fest will take place Saturday, July 30, from 2 to 10 p.m. at the pavilion in the St. Germain Community Park.
Proceeds from the Ride with Leinie event taking place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13, in Land O’ Lakes will benefit expansion of the Wilderness Lakes Trails bike and pedestrian system. All participants who register before Aug. 2 will receive a free T-shirt. 	                —Contributed Photo

Leinie ride to benefit bike trails

Join Dick Leinenkugel and volunteers from Wilderness Lakes Trails at the Forest Lake Country Store in Land O’ Lakes Friday and Saturday, Aug.

Steak fry

Phelps-Land O’ Lakes Lions Club held its 20th annual steak fry fundraiser at Wavering Park in Phelps, serving more than 400 people.

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A youth tried his luck in the casting contest at Guides/Kids Day in Eagle River last Thursday. See more photos on Page 11A.          —Staff Photo By CAROLYN BAUMEISTER

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The Otter-Lynx Lake Association will hold its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Washington Town Hall.

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Art Impressions, hosted by Land O’ Lakes Arts  (LOLA) was held Saturday in downtown Land O’ Lakes.