Two Republican legislators are backing a bill that would bar candidates or their agents from campaigning at nursing homes on the day special voting deputies visit to help residents fill out their absentee ballots.
The Ashland County Health Department has reported that a dead blue jay found in the city of Ashland has tested positive for West Nile virus.
Upcoming continuing education classes at WITC-Hayward include the following:
The Hayward Hurricanes varsity girls volleyball team opened its fall season Thursday Aug. 27 with a nonconference double-dual meet against Altoona and Amery at the Robert J. Schmidt Gymnasium.
My buddy John Roberts in Rice Lake had the perfect comment on last Sunday’s weather. JR remarked on Facebook, “I must have slept through September, cuz it feels like October today.” Rain, wind and temperatures in the mid-50s can give you that feeling.
The Hayward Hurricanes varsity girls golf team won their fifth invitational tournament of the season Wednesday Aug. 26, hosted by the Superior Spartans at Nemadji Golf Course. The Hurricanes remain undefeated on the season.
Fishing license sales increase
CAMBA (Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association) will host a Full Moon Ride on Saturday, Aug. 29, on the Patsy Lake Trail. The route will include about six miles of moderate singletrack trail and will be guided by CAMBA members. Plan to arrive at the Wilson Lake Trailhead east of Cable at …
Lawmakers heard from anglers Tuesday about new proposed fishing regulations, including changes to the size and number of certain fish that can be caught.
Woodland Community Radio WOJB-FM 88.9 presents The Slambovian Circus of Dreams in concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at The Park Center in Hayward.
Grammy-nominated Ellen Whyte from Portland, Oregon, again will join forces with local favorite, The Sue Orfield Band, to present a rousing concert of blues and jazz at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at The Park Center in Hayward.
The Sawyer Community Senior Center invites the public to an open house celebrating the building’s 30th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, in Hayward. See the center’s new look after this past year’s remodeling, including the front gardens, walkway cover and patios and lowe…
I didn’t participate in high school sports. I can’t assume I know anything about the way high school athletics are run, simply because I don’t have experience with them. I have friends who were on various teams, and they enjoyed the camaraderie and self-improvement that came from being invol…