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Tonight Bayfield County officials plan to appoint nine committee members to the Large-Scale Livestock Study Committee. The committee will be composed of six elected officials and three Bayfield County residents and property owners.

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There are two positions up for election in this year’s School District of Ashland Board of Education election.

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MADISON – An Odanah man previously convicted of robbery was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to two years in prison for felon in possessing a firearm.

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DULUTH, Minn. — Bjorn Broman of Lakeview Christian Academy made nine 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 31 points Tuesday night to lead Team Minnesota past Team Wisconsin 110-100 in the annual Border Battle All-Star basketball game played at Romano Gym.

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MEQUON — Concordia University Wisconsin scored eight runs in the third inning en route to a 19-1 win over Northland College in non-conference baseball action Wednesday.

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Messiah Lutheran Church, Washburn were the 2014-15 North Star Dartball League champions. Team members were (front, left to right) Chuck Elton, Darryl Fenner, Vern Pratt, Jim McPhetridge, Mark Maki, (back) Tom Hagstrom, Dave Cook, Don Swedberg, Rob Gwinn and Niles Eilertsen.

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Residents and business places in the city of Ashland have been warned that an apparent phone scam involving water bills appears to be active in the Ashland area.

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According to its executive director, a restructured Ashland Area Development Corporation (AADC) is continuing to do important economic development work despite the fact that contributions from local government sources have been halved since the City of Ashland eliminated its funding to the o…

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Rural school districts are finding it difficult to keep and attract teachers as state aid cuts and challenges with the state’s funding formula stress their budgets, which comes at a time when districts may see another $127 million cut in the first year of Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget.



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Students in the South Shore Drama Club will present their production of “Law & Order: Nursery Rhyme Unit” on Apr. 10 and April 11. Humpty Dumpty has been murdered! Find out whodunit in this “punny” one-act play featuring all of your favorite nursery rhyme characters. The event will also …

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I imagine that by now there are hundreds of people who have noticed, as I have, that a dozen or more old white pine trees have been cut down along the stretch of Highway 13 between the Sioux and Onion Rivers north of Washburn.

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Have you thought about the public school system in our city lately? If you have children that are school age, of course you have. If you don't have school age children, you may not know what sort of great things are going on and what sort of options are now available for our children.