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A tree from Wisconsin will grace the Blue Room at the White House this Christmas after a grower from Oconto won a national competition.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser said it would have "undermin(ed) judicial elections in Wisconsin" had he been required to recuse himself from the case that ended the John Doe investigation of conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.
The Chippewa Flowage Pickleball Classic will be held at Treeland Resorts Friday through Sunday, July 31-Aug. 2.
The Northwest Wisconsin Junior Golf Tour concluded its summer season with an event at Nemadji Golf Course in Superior Tuesday, July 21. The results were:
The Lumberjack Run around Lake Hayward drew 95 runners on a foggy but cool Saturday morning, July 25. Co-sponsored by the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation and the Lumberjack World Championships, the 4.7-mile run/walk started and finished in front of the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame.
The Hayward Lakes Chapter of Muskies Inc. will host their annual Kids Fishing Day Sunday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is headquartered at Beer Bellies Bar and Restaurant on Highway 77, 11 miles east of Hayward.
The Professional Musky Tournament Trail will visit Lake Vermilion near Tower, Minnesota, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-8, for Musky Hunter Magazine`s Fall Meltdown.
The Hayward Bass Club’s seventh annual Chippewa Flowage Open Tournament drew 31 teams totaling 61 anglers on a very warm Sunday July 26.
The annual LCO College Community Library summer library program will be held daily during the week of Aug. 3-7 under the theme “Every Hero Has a Story.”
Now in its 28th year, the Chequamegon Children’s Theater will perform this summer’s musical, “Into the Woods,” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 31, and Saturday, Aug. 1, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Drummond High School auditorium.
The 7th Grand Soiree, featuring the 16th Golden Orchestra and local musician Joey Falch, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Shue’s Pond in Hayward.
“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.” —Arnold Bennett
State officials are pushing for a quick federal court ruling that will allow Wisconsin to drug test single, able-bodied adults who get food stamps. The plea to the courts came shortly after Gov. Scott Walker signed the 2015-2017 state budget bill that included the drug-testing idea.