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An Open House at Fellowship Hall at the Spooner Wesleyan Church was held in honor of (at left) Emma Hansen’s 99th birthday. Helping her celebrate the historic occasion was her daughter, Ellen Reiter, age 78, at right. Most of her children, many grandchildren, and a great many  great grandchi…

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Golfing enthusiasts are encouraged to support the Spooner/Barron/Cumberland High School hockey team, the Northwest Icemen, by participating in the second annual Northwest Icemen Scramble.

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SPOONER– Spooner Golf Club recorded its third hole in one of the year on Thursday July 23. Reid Lundell aced the 15th hole, which measures at 145 yards, with a pitching wedge.

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Spooner Golf Club recorded its fourth hole in one of the year on Saturday, July 25. Katie Stout aced the 4th hole, which measures at 148 yards, with an 8 iron.

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One of Wisconsin's most conservative Republican congressmen is leading the charge on a bill he says will reduce the nation's prison population and save as much as $2 billion.

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A Rice Lake man who during two-month crime spree robbed a Stone Lake bank in July 2014 was sentenced Friday, July 24, in federal court in Madison to 9.5 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $9,243.

Roderick DeVoe, 88, of Long Lake passed away at his home surro…

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 With the back-to-school season gearing up, getting the kids prepped and ready for a successful academic year can quickly add up.

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Although numerous craft shows are held throughout the area during the summer months, the second annual Birchwood Woodcrafters Show on Saturday, Aug. 8, is unique in that only crafters and artisans that work with wood will be exhibiting their creations.

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Social Security recently launched its new blog, Social Security Matters. This is our new location for engaging with you by answering questions and concerns in a more sharable and interactive way. This is where you’ll see the latest Social Security news, like added features to my Social Secur…

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Concerns on Educator Effectiveness: Unfortunately, I believe there is misinformation surrounding the Educator Effectiveness (EE) timeline and implementation.

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For many of us the coming of the Washburn County Fair each summer ignites memories of childhood and good times past. Drift back with me to about 1970 in the town of Scott. In those days a pretty large group of kids around the same age lived near A&H.