Emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 70 in front of Parson's Chevrolet west of Eagle River about 5:45 p.m. Thursday. According to authorities, a 2007 Chevrolet pick-up truck collided with a 2012 Volkswagon Jetta. The driver of the truck and male passenger in the car were flown Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield for treatment of their injuries.
Three people, all from Eagle River, were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 70 West late Thursday afternoon, May 26, according to authorities. The Vilas County Sheriff’s Department received a wireless 911 call reporting the accident in... more
Vilas County law enforcement officers investigated Wednesday morning the suspicious death of Luann Beckmann, 47, of Phelps, whose body was discovered by a hiker on a trail behind Northwoods Village Apartments in the town of Phelps Tuesday, May 17. An officer at the scene said an active investigation was ongoing.  —Staff Photo By Gary Ridderbusch
Local and state law enforcement officials continued their investigation Wednesday of the suspicious death of a 47-year-old Phelps woman, according to a Vilas County Sheriff’s Department press release. The body of Luann Beckman of Phelps was... more
Two motorcyles were involved in a crash on Highway 70 just east of Kentuck Lake Road in Forest County Tuesday about 1:30 p.m. Two people were transported by ambulance to Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital for their injuries. According to a law... more
Some of the scenes included: cheering on a runner in the full marathon;
Hundreds of fans show up to cheer on the runners and walkers in five Journeys Marathon events.   
More than 1,000 people participated in five Journeys Marathon events Saturday in Eagle River. Some of the scenes included leaving the starting line in the 26.2-mile marathon.  --STAFF PHOTO
Two deputies with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department walked through the rubble that was once a lake home at 5078 Sand Lake Road in the town of Sugar Home. A portion of the garage stood in the background. The home exploded due to an apparant gas vapor leak in the home.                                     —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
SUGAR CAMP — A house located at 5078 Sand Lake Road in the town of Sugar Camp was totally destroyed by an apparent gas vapor explosion last Friday morning, according to authorities. The preliminary results of an investigation from the Division of... more
Emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 70 in front of Parson's Chevrolet west of Eagle River about 5:45 p.m. Thursday. According to authorities, a 2007 Chevrolet pick-up truck collided with a 2012 Volkswagon Jetta. The driver of the truck and male passenger in the car were flown Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield for treatment of their injuries.
Vilas County law enforcement officers investigated Wednesday morning the suspicious death of Luann Beckmann, 47, of Phelps, whose body was discovered by a hiker on a trail behind Northwoods Village Apartments in the town of Phelps Tuesday, May 17. An officer at the scene said an active investigation was ongoing.  —Staff Photo By Gary Ridderbusch
Some of the scenes included: cheering on a runner in the full marathon;
Two deputies with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department walked through the rubble that was once a lake home at 5078 Sand Lake Road in the town of Sugar Home. A portion of the garage stood in the background. The home exploded due to an apparant gas vapor leak in the home.                                     —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH

Kula Ranch to begin charity breakfasts

Area residents and visitors will be able to have breakfast on the farm this summer while supporting local charities and organizations.

Ruedebusch to address Nicolet graduates May 21

Nicolet College will hold its 47th annual spring graduation Saturday, May 21, with ceremonies at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Rhinelander High School auditorium.

First timber cut under agreement with feds, DNR

The first timber was cut under the Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) agreement between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF) was recen

Public meetings

Oneida County Planning and Development Board — Wednesday, May 18, 1 p.m., Oneida County Courthouse.
From left, students Lucas Wanty, Mollee Gruszynski and Ava Polcaster show some of their art.
Students Lynda Pietrzak and Zach Paremski.  —Photos By Peggy Bennett

Art awards

Students at Three Lakes School District showed off their art abilities at the Demmer Library Art Show recently.
 
 
Steve and Jennifer Hansen (standing) allow Lioness Club member Cris Sprister to demonstrate an electronic handheld vision screening device on their son, Nolan (seated), during the Lions and Lioness clubs “Meet Us” event May 14, in St. Germain. Nolan and Jake (not pictured) Hansen will attend Wisconsin Lions Camp in Rosholt for the second time. The brothers received Lions Club member vests from the club.			             —Photo By Wally Geist

Lions, Lionesses offer outreach

Members of the St. Germain Lions and Lioness clubs offered information about their mission, meetings and projects at a lunch for the public Saturday, May 14, at the St.
Members of Mission Possibles Running Club and Fit Club, along with their families and coaches, concluded the season with an awards dinner the night before running in the Journeys Marathon 5K. Pictured are members of both clubs and their coaches.	                             —Contributed Photo

Mission Possibles club keeps running

Land O’ Lakes Elementary School is participating in Mission Possibles Running Club. The running club promotes healthy exercise for third- through fifth-grade students.  
Many of the women attending the ladies luncheon recently at Lanny’s Fireside sported spring hats they created for the occasion.				       —Contributed Photo

Spring hats highlight chamber luncheon

Conover Chamber of Commerce held its ladies luncheon at Lanny’s Fireside May 1.
The luncheon was attended by 70 women, many of whom created a spring hat for the occasion.
Journeys Marathon winner Matt Radtke of Merrill puts four fingers in the air — respresenting four wins in the Journeys — as he heads to the finish line at Riverview Park Saturday.
Cassandra Engel of Waubeka was the first woman to cross the finish line in the Journeys Marathon.
A pair of runners from La Crosse, No. 4 John Blanchar and No. 60 Mark Zaruba, work their way up a hill just west of Star Lake. They finished 11th and 12th, respectively.   —STAFF PHOTOS
Claire Emmerich of De Pere responded to cheers from the crowd as she approached Riverview Park in the half-marathon.
With snow falling, more than 300 runners took off from the starting line of the Journeys Marathon half-marathon on Highway K west of Conover. Leading the pack were No. 1176 Justin Lund of Tomahawk, and No. 1001 Jeffrey Quednow of Ogema. Quednow finished first and Lund second.                 —Staff Photo By DOUG ETTEN
Jeffrey Quednow of Ogema won his fourth straight Journeys Marathon half-marathon, winning in 1:18:28.
Nicole Labeau of Three Lakes checked her time as she crossed the finish line of the half-marathon. She finished 36th overall.
Steve Szpak of Mequon passed two runners and headed for the finish line in the new 10K race at Journeys Marathon. He won the race in 45:01, setting the course record.       —STAFF PHOTO
The Journeys Marathon 5K race was split into two starts. This was the scene as runners left the starting line in the first send-off. The second send-off was for runners in the Northland Pines Mission Possibles Running Club.                                    —STAFF PHOTOS
Kody Molitor of Trevor won the men’s 5K race in 21:05.
Sarah Reilly of Peshtigo won the women’s 5K race in 23:48.
Dean Juntunen of Mass City, Mich., worked his way over a hill in the crank-chair race at Journeys Marathon.

Radtke wins Journeys 4th time in five years

 
Despite cold, windy conditions and occasional snow flurries, 1,037 athletes took part in the 20th annual Journeys Marathon events Saturday.

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Emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 70 in front of Parson's Chevrolet west of Eagle River about 5:45 p.m. Thursday. According to authorities, a 2007 Chevrolet pick-up truck collided with a 2012 Volkswagon Jetta. The driver of the truck and male passenger in the car were flown Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield for treatment of their injuries. , The driver of the car was treated at Ministry Eagle River Memorial Hospital. The accident remains under investigation and the names of the drivers and passenger were not released as of Friday morning. —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
Three people, all from Eagle River, were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 70 West late Thursday afternoon, May 26, according to authorities.

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Some of the scenes included: cheering on a runner in the full marathon;
Hundreds of fans show up to cheer on the runners and walkers in five Journeys Marathon events.