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Summer reading programs at the library continue. It is not too late to participate! Also, look out for the Spooner Memorial Library’s booth at the Washburn County Fair later this month.

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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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“Thanks to all who made time to attend our Appleseed this weekend,” said Mike Taylor, Project Appleseed instructor following the July 24-26 workshop held at Spooner’s Indianhead Rifle & Pistol Club (IRPC) shooting range. “And my personal thanks to IRPC (my new home range) for their conti…

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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.

Mabel Elaine Harmon (Salmonson) 99, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, a…

Eileen Broadfoot, 83, left this life on Wednesday, July 22, 20…

Clovis Harold Tripp, 94, of Birnamwood was taken from the pres…

Bernice Ryan, 93, of Woodville died on Saturday, July 25, 2015…

As the legend goes, Arlen Frank Halvorson was born on November…

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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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Keeping alive the skills of generations past, Greta Pittman demonstrates how to work a spinning wheel as she spins wool into yarn at the 104th Washburn County Fair, which took place August 23-26.

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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Webster hosted its Centennial Community Chicken Dinner at the Webster Community Center on Sunday, July 12, celebrating the church’s  100th anniversary.  

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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.