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  • BUCK HARVEST REMAINS STABLE IN TRI-COUNTY REGION ON OPENER
    The buck harvest in the tri-county region during the opening weekend of the gun deer season stayed virtually the same as last year, according to a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) game manager.
    Chuck McCullough, DNR wildlife management supervisor for the Northern Region, said the buck harvest for Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties opening weekend increased by 18 animals — from 2,048 in
  • Tiffany, Casperson call out Democrats

    With the Manage Our Wolves Act passing on a bipartisan vote last Friday in the House of Representatives, two state senators from Wisconsin and Michigan said it’s time for Great Lakes senators in Washington D.C. to

  • CHEYANNE WARREN NAMED MISS SNO-EAGLE
    Cheyanne Warren was crowned as Miss Sno-Eagle 2018-’19 at the November meeting of the Sno-Eagles Snowmobile Club in Eagle River.
    Warren is from Eagle River and is a Northland Pines High School senior. After graduation, she plans to attend UW-Green Bay to study music and the performing arts.

    Warren has been riding snowmobiles since
  • After reducing Eurasian water milfoil (EWM) from nearly 280 acres in 2007 down to 30 acres on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, the recommendation for 2019 is to postpone any
  • Based on test results from the National Veterinary Services Laboratory, the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) confirms that a whitetail deer harvested from a 220-acre Portage County hunt ranch has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). 
    The hunt ranch had purchased the
  • Big bow buck
    Jeff Boh of Arbor Vitae arrowed this trophy buck he had on camera over the last two months. He shot the buck on the last week of the early bow season while hunting his property in central Wisconsin. —Contributed Photo
  • PROGRAM FUNDS CLIMB TO 63% OF $80,000 GOAL
    Donations to Warm The Children (WTC), a program sponsored by Vilas County News-Review that provides winter clothing to qualified families, have been steadily coming in. Approximately 63.5% of the fundraising goal of $80,000 has been met at this time, according to
  • The Eagle River Business Association in conjunction with the Eagle River Main Street Program and the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center invites everyone to come visit with Santa at the Christmas Kick-off event Saturday, Dec. 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. in River­view Park, located across the street from
  • Christ Lutheran School in Eagle River will hold its annual “Journey to Bethlehem” live nativity Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8. 

    Free outside performances will be held on a continuous basis every 20 minutes from 6 to 8 p.m. with the last performance of the evening beginning at
  • TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR HCPA’s QUARTETTO GELATO SHOW DEC. 1
    Tickets are still available for the Quartetto Gelato Christmas from Around the World concert scheduled Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Northland Pines High School auditorium.  The concert is being offered jointly by the Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts (HCPA) and individual show sponsor
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