EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – Xcel Energy today released a request for proposals for solar energy projects totaling up to three megawatts (3,000 kilowatts) in western and northern Wisconsin as part of the company’s new Solar*Connect Community program.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has launched a free smart phone application that will provide statewide travelers with information on traffic incidents, delays/backups, closures/detours, work zones and weather-related road conditions. Available on both Apple and Android devices, t…
The Community Grief Support Group meeting will be at United Methodist Church, on County Road B and Olker Road, from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 9. Sponsored by Regional Hospice.
The Hayward Golf Club Ladies Invitational was held Wednesday, June 24. The top teams were: Flight 1—First, Pat Martin, Shirley Redmond, Loretta Book, Carolyn Terwilliger, 65; second, Kathy Bross, Ann Harris, Kathy Mathis, Becky Shay, 68; Flight 2—First, Jill Bonicatto, Peggy Dobbs, Tali John…
Even though the major league baseball All-Star game is still a couple of weeks away, by the end of this week most teams will have hit the midpoint of the schedule, and it looks like it could be an interesting second half for some teams. Here’s a quick check of where we’re at.
With a pair of losses last weekend, the Hayward Hawks’ faint playoff hopes were snuffed out and now the team can only play a spoiler role in the last month of the season.
Paul Cook, a shoreland restoration expert with Burnett County Land and Water Conservation Department, said a restored shoreland does not have to look like a flower garden; in fact, the closer it mirrors what nature conjures up the better.
Vote for favorite new life jacket design by July 8
Explore history Saturday, July 4, by joining a group hike on the Brule-St. Croix Portage. This pathway has been used since prehistoric times to travel between the Great Lakes and the watershed of the Mississippi River. The two-mile portage, part of the North Country National Scenic Trail, is…
The Chequamegon Children’s Theater will hold casting for the summer 2015 musical, “Into the Woods,” on Thursday, July 9, beginning at 9 a.m. at the UCC Church in Cable.
Author Janet Kay will be signing books at Book World in Hayward from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 5.
The Stone Lake Fire Department will host a 4th of July Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Fire Hall on the corner of Highways 70 and A on Saturday, July 4. This is a fundraiser for a new pumper truck. Donation is $7 for adults, $3 for kids 5-10 and free for those under age 5.
VA expands disability benefits
Strong winds blew down a swath of trees, leaving jagged trunks jutting from the earth.
The Fourth of July is upon us and it means visitors, food and fireworks for many of us. The ASPCA has sent out information about the “Top 4 Pet Toxicities of July 4” and asked that we share it with our supporters. These concerns are not limited to just the Fourth of July.