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  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 11:08 AM

    For the 54th consecutive year the world-famous AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby returns to Eagle River Jan. 19-22.
    Considered to be the “world’s greatest snowmobile race” the 2017 Derby continues a five-decade long tradition as fans and racers alike will be greeted with warming conditions which could make for some

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 11:03 AM

    Matt Schulz became a two-time World Champion last year and now faces the challenge of winning back-to-back titles at Eagle River.
    With two other former World Champions in the title-race field, Schulz will surely be challenged at the 54th running of the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby, presented by Country

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:59 AM

    The Sweet Sixteen Pole Position race and high-flying Sno-Cross races will headline the Friday Night Thunder program at the 54th annual AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby.
    Nearly 10,000 spectators are expected this Friday, Jan. 20, for the popular 16-race event under the lights.
    Chuck Decker, owner of the AMSOIL Eagle

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:51 AM

    For the first time in three years, the weather cooperated and the Eagle River Area Fire Department and other volunteers were able to build the Eagle River Ice Castle. For more photos on the construction, see Page 1B. —Staff Photo By GARY RIDDERBUSCH

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:45 AM

    The annual DeVault-Merwin Memorial Ride is scheduled for this Thursday, Jan. 19, with the World Snowmobile Headquarters (WSH) in Eagle River organizing the ride activities.
    The ride, on the scenic snowmobile trails of Vilas County, will take place in conjunction with the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:42 AM

    The biggest event in ice oval snowmobile racing takes place this weekend in Eagle River with the running of the 54th World Championship Snowmobile Derby at the AMSOIL Derby Track.
    Pro-Champ teams from across the United States and Canada roll into town this week with racing action set to begin

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:41 AM

    The Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club of Eagle River is sponsoring a Reunion Torchlight Parade this Saturday,  Jan. 21, at 6 p.m.
    The event will begin in the parking area of Trackside of Eagle River. Staging begins at 5:30 p.m.
    The Torchlight Parade is an event that began in the late 1960s

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:35 AM

    It was a race weekend that started with sub-zero temperatures each morning, but that didn’t stop hundreds of racers from competing in Trig’s Smokehouse World Championship Vintage Snowmobile Derby, presented by Bull Falls Brewery.
    In a pre­lude to the 54th AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby this weekend, the Vintage Derby

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:30 AM

    Friendship House Family Restaurant in Eagle River donated proceeds from a spaghetti dinner to the Vilas County News-Review Warm The Children program. Taking part in the donation were, from left, Friendship House employee Jackie Paznonski, program coordinator Jacki Risjord of the News-Review and Diti Eheldini of Friendship House. —STAFF PHOTO

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:29 AM

    The St. Germain Town Board unanimously voted last week that it will not rescind its town zoning ordinance, a position favored by the town’s Zoning Committee.
    Supervisor Ted Ritter said the committee recommended that the town not abandon  its zoning ordinance in favor of having county zoning. While the town’s

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