The Spirit of Gratefulness is Strong in the Northwoods

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff Many churches, nonprofit organizations and private businesses offer free community Thanksgiving meals in the Northwoods, proving the spirit of gratefulness is strong in the Northwoods! The following are offered throughout this holiday week, and will serve a traditional turkey dinner unless otherwise noted. Some meals are dine-in, others are carry-out…

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2023 Frightfully Fun Happenings and Haunted Houses

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff   We’ve checked every cobweb, frighteningly freaky corner and coffin to bring this list of Halloween events to you and your family! Residential trick-or-treating in most locations is on Tuesday, October 31st starting at 4:00 pm, although some locations start as early as Friday, October 27th! The Northwoods has its…

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Fairytales Made Real at Kelley Arms Castle

By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent On an emerald island in Killarney Lake, over a narrow track through woods and bog, a castle built over decades opens its gates once a year. As the early morning mist rises, vendors bustle to ready their wares and listen for the sound of thunder as riders wind their way to…

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The Ultimate Northwoods Ice Cream Guide

By Karsen Daus As we see the unofficial end of Summer approaching, our cravings for ice cream remind us that there’s still time to enjoy tasty treats that our area businesses have to offer. Whether you are an ice cream connoisseur or simply find yourself screaming for ice cream in the Northwoods, this guide is…

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Celebrate July 4th Up North

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff July 4th is just around the corner, and that means the Northwoods is gearing up to celebrate Independence Day. Our staff has compiled a list of all the festivities taking place in the Northwoods this Independence Day weekend. If we missed something, please email us the information. Please note events…

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Summer Events in Northwoods

There are so many fun things happening in the Northwoods in the Summer.  It’s almost impossible to find everything – but we’ve given it our best shot! Click on the community name to view their calendar of events, and we hope you have a great time Up North! Antigo – Langlade County Boulder Junction Conover…

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Memorial Day Commemorations and Events

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff This coming Memorial Day weekend, communities across the Northwoods will hold commemorations to recognize the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The Office of Veterans Affairs and Operation We Are Here offer resources about the history of Memorial Day and suggestions for how to best…

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The Hunt is On!

Compiled by Northwoods News Staff Easter is just around the corner, and while the weather isn’t exactly showing signs of Spring, area communities are preparing fun festivities for the entire family. We’ve gathered a list of Northwoods events.  Due to the weather forecasts for today and tomorrow, we recommend calling first to ensure events scheduled for…

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Mikki’s Journey – Community Comes Together to Find Lost Dog

Mikki’s Journey – Community Comes Together to Find Lost Dog By Kassie Krell Bellin Mikki, a German Shepherd, is proof that dogs are a woman’s best friend. After being spooked by a gunshot, Mikki ran for 25 days and more than 100 miles to find her way home – going above and beyond to get…

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Snowmobile Derby Celebrates 60th Annual Race

By Kathy Cutforth, Correspondent In 1964, Eagle River was a little summer resort town with few winter tourists and the sight of a snowmobile was a rarity. Today, Eagle River is the Snowmobile Capital of the World® welcoming about 40,000 visitors each year to the World Champion Derby Complex (WCDC). This year marks the 60th…

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