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  • The Department of Tourism recently announced $496,304 awarded in Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grants. JEM grants provide partnership funding to help nonprofit Wisconsin organizations promote tourism, including three groups in the North Woods.
    The Minocqua, Rhine­lander and  
  • Cases of COVID-19 in the North Woods have continued falling in recent weeks with both Vilas and Oneida county health departments reporting no new infections last week.
    More good news followed as
  • When Feed Our Rural Kids Inc. (FORK) was created, it’s goal was to fill gaps within the current nutrition support system for children.
    In order to address the challenges related to the ease of food access in terms of location and hours of availability, FORK has announced
    In an effort to assist high school students to become advocates for freshwater lake and watershed protection and management, the Three Lakes Waterfront Association (TLWA) began a plan in 2019 to expand the learning experience of students in the Three Lakes School District.
    Today, that experience has come to fruition as part of the
  • The Northland Pines baseball team is playing their best at the right time of the season.
    After cleaning up in Crandon last Friday with a 14-2 win, the Eagles secured a fourth-place finish in the conference standings as they swept their area rival Lakeland in a Tuesday/Friday double-header, winning first at home 8-5 and
  • Class of ’21
    The Northland Pines Class of 2021 held its graduation ceremony Sunday in the field house, with limited attendance due to COVID-19 safety precautions. —Staff Photos By GARY RIDDERBUSCH
  • After 16 years of raising funds for breast cancer patients in the North Woods, the Ladies Night Out bowling league will present its final Strike Out Cancer fundraiser this Friday and Saturday, June 11-12.
    According to
  • The Eagle River Business Association in partnership with the Eagle River Main Street Program are putting on a Sip & Shop Wine Walk Saturday, June 19, from noon to 5 p.m.

    Participants are
    The 41st annual Spring Classic of Champions Muskie Tournament will take place this Saturday and Sunday, June 12-13, on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes with anglers from at least seven states vying for $30,000 in prize money.
    In 2020, the tournament had a full field of 150 teams. Headquarters for this year’s Spring Classic will be at
  • Wounded Warriors
    The Eagle River Speedway kicked off the 2021 racing season over Memorial Day weekend. Wounded Warriors in Action (WWIA) Eagle River was invited to run the 50/50 raffle and raised over $1,000 from the fans. The big winner was Rick Freye of Eagle River (holding the cash). Joining the celebration were, from left, volunteer Lionel Kliss, track announcer Joe Verdegan, and
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