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Spooner Police Department officers were dispatched to Mutual Savings Bank, located at the intersection of Front and Walnut streets in the city of Spooner, at approximately 11:48 on Tuesday, Oct. 6. A bank employee advised that a suspect from a Rice Lake incident, seen on the Wisconsin Crime …

John E. Anderson, 68, of Trego (formerly of Chippewa Falls) de…

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From price to quantity to flavor, consumers have always considered how products affect their families when deciding what goes in the shopping cart. And shoppers these days are making purchasing decisions that take global factors into consideration too, thanks to available information about c…

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Cooler temperatures invite a new season of cocktails, featuring richer flavors to entertain yourself and guests. To achieve this, Port offers a versatile and refreshing element, says Andy Seymour, beverage educator and owner of Liquid Productions, a cocktail consulting company.

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October is National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Month. This month is intended to encourage honesty and openness about being LGBT. First celebrated in 1994 to coincide with National Coming Out Day, the month has evolved to include a more diverse range of people identifying as LGBT.

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The Senior Exit Project is an initiative task that prepares students for college and career goals. For my Senior Exit Project, I will be writing articles for the “Spooner Advocate” to raise awareness of our school to the surrounding communities. From extra-curricular activities to our strong…

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David, an old high school friend, recently sat by me at a football game. After we watched the opening kickoff, he turned to me and asked, “How did you end up becoming the kick-off person for our high school team? That seems unusual for one of our linemen.”