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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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For the second straight year, the Washburn Castle Guards went undefeated in Indianhead Conference play and captured the IC West title.  

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Ashland softball coach Chas Johnson congratulates Emily Wammer after her RBI triple in the fifth inning of Tuesday’s game at Chetek-Weyerhaeuser.

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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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Voters in Ashland’s Ward 6 have a candidate for City Councilor with a thoughtful, rational approach. David Mettille believes in openness, communication, and representing all of Ward 6. He’s attended council meetings and worked diligently to share what he’s learned there. He’s put out two iss…

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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.