A firefighter sustained a neck injury in efforts to combat a well-involved structure fire in Park Falls early Monday morning, according to information in a press release prepared by Park Falls Fire Chief Larry Reas.
Gun dealers say dropping the state’s 48-hour waiting period for buying handguns will help business and won’t lead to increased gun violence.
Carly Trapp, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is joining the Wisconsin Wins project and will soon be visiting the tobacco license holders in Price County. In 2013 Price County confirmed an 8.7 percent of sales to minors and in 2014 Price County had 14.3 percent sales to minors. Tra…
A northern Wisconsin tribe is planning to research the movements of native fish in Lake Superior.
From the outside looking in, people tell me Wisconsin is an inconspicuous state. They know it has something to do with cows, and humans who survive on a diet of cheese, beer, and brats, and all go by the name Bubba. Corn fields and hayfields and tractors galore, these are the things Wisconsi…
The discussion of teacher assignments for 2015-16 and the future of the Ogema school was again a major topic at the Prentice School Board meeting, June 18. Results from a recent survey sent out to parents of students at the elementary level were reviewed by board members. The survey provided…
As the 2014-15 academic school year concludes, school trips, picnics, final exams, graduation, setting calendars, and hearing summer school reviews were all part of the housekeeping agenda for the Chequamegon School Board, when it met on Tuesday, May 26.
Several local students recently participated in a statewide art and essay contest sponsored by the Wisconsin Troopers’ Association. The goal of the contest for 28 consecutive years is simple - promote positive citizenship amongst students.
Phillips Public Library is offering a variety of events and fun programs this summer.
The final event of this year’s Czech-Slovak Community Festival was the crowning of the 2015-2016 Miss Czech Slovak Wisconsin Queen, Melissa Klimowski of Phillips.
The Park Falls Public Library will be delivering fun activities to all age groups with a “Bam!” and a “Pow!” via this year’s Summer Library Program, themed “Every Hero has a Story.”
My younger brother Joe and his wife Susan are expecting their first grandchild in August. They are beyond excited. Way beyond. You know the kind? Jumping up and down excited? Well, they’re beyond jumping up and down excited. As well they should be.
“Boo” by Neil Smith
I have watched with great interest the news reports on the flooding in the southern part of the country. Given last week’s ongoing deluge (predicted for three more days) I was reminded of the floods I’d experienced first hand on my grandfather’s farm near LaFarge.
Park Falls Motor Sports, a small engine repair shop and seller of recreational vehicles and accessories, has revved its way to some early success since the business opened in the start of June.
The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (NWWIB) is hosting a presentation at NTC Phillips June 25 to reveal results from a recent analysis of the Northwest Wisconsin Regional Skills Gap.