Following controversy over prescription practices and retaliation at a Veterans Affairs medical center in Tomah, lawmakers in Wisconsin have been rolling out a number of bills that aim to reform the system.
A public hearing was held this week on bills requiring drug testing for certain people getting public assistance and unemployment benefits in Wisconsin.
EAU CLAIRE — On Monday, May 4, residents along the Chippewa River below the Winter Dam will hear a distinctive siren and voice message for the first time. At approximately 11 a.m., Xcel Energy, in coordination with Sawyer County Emergency Management, will test the company’s dam failure warni…
The Hayward Hurricanes baseball team defeated the Barron Golden Bears in Barron Thursday April 30 to improve their conference record to 5-0 and take over sole possession of first place in the Heart O’ North Conference.
Thursday, April 30
The Hudson Raiders won the big-school division and the Hayward Hurricanes won the small-school division of the 21-team Hayward JV boys golf invitational Friday, April 24, at Hayward Golf Club.
The relisting of the gray wolf as an endangered species in the western Great Lakes region has renewed debate over its recovery and how to manage wolves.
A forecast warm and sunny weekend has incited much enthusiasm among anglers who look to get out on area lakes and streams this Saturday for the start of the open-water game fish season.
RHINELANDER – The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest announces the opening of all-terrain vehicle (ATV), horse and bicycle trails May1. In addition, many of the Forest’s campgrounds and other recreation sites open May 1.
St. Joseph Catholic Church will host the “Experience Lourdes” Virtual Pilgrimage at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 11. The church is located at 10586 Dakota Ave. in Hayward.
Hello, music lovers. Fishing opener is upon us, and that means the music scene will be ramping up. We have a more active music scene than many of the larger cities around us, so take advantage and check out some local talent.
Northwest Connections Family Resources is partnering with other Sawyer County agencies to host a Community Baby Shower Saturday, May 2, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Hayward High School. The event is geared toward families who are expecting, have recently had a baby or are just interested in le…