The U.S. Department of Transportation announced its new safety standards for oil train cars Friday, but the overhaul is not getting a warm welcome from either the rail industry or advocates for tougher standards.
For most taxpayers, effective input into the budgeting process is generally limited to voting for the candidate who most closely reflects their views, or at most, delivering three minutes worth of testimony at a budget hearing public input session.
University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross said on Friday that he doubts a public authority will become a reality for the state’s university system.
The Eau Claire North Huskies took first place in the 36-hole 23-team Scott Miller High School Boys Golf Invitational hosted by the Hayward Hurricanes Friday and Saturday May 1-2 at Hayward Golf Club and Big Fish Golf Club.
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 Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has a new approach to inform the public about non-native invasive species treatments.
Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) has an updated trail report for the week of May 4.
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.
Area residents can learn more about the area’s beloved common loon and its uncommon characteristics at a program set for May 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sherman and Ruth Weiss Community Library.
The Northern Crossroads Bluegrass Gospel Band will be playing at the Stone Lake Wesleyan Church Saturday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m.
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.
Last week the Northwoods Humane Society received eight dogs, three from a puppy mill in Illinois and five that were scheduled to be euthanized. All eight are wonderful dogs and the spay-neuters and adoptions have begun.
Have you noticed how humans tend to process difficult conversations and negative interactions, giving a play-by-play post-encounter analysis?
Hummingbirds are about to return