Since the start of the 20th century a person’s chance of getti… Read more
SHELL LAKE– While school is out, Shell Lake Public Library wil… Read more
SPOONER– The Spooner Knights of Columbus held its annual Toots… Read more
The gleaming white magic of a winter wonderland enticed me out… Read more
DULUTH– Whether a seasoned ice fishermen or new to the sport, … Read more
While Wisconsin’s first catch and release record has been esta… Read more
The following cases were concluded in Washburn County recently.
SIREN– Kody M. Pettis, 21, pleaded not guilty to nine sexual crimes against children during his arraignment hearing in Burnett County Circuit Court on October 31.
HUDSON– Former Spooner and Hudson coach Louis J. French, 43, of Hudson pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Oct. 31, to using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime.
A bill was recently signed by Gov. Scott Walker eliminating the requirement that a person be at least 10 years of age to hunt under the hunting mentorship program, leaving it up to parents to decide. The bill also eliminates the current limit of one hunting device that a mentor and a mentee may have while hunting. They both may now carry hunting devices. What do you think?
SPOONER– Sue Dobson of Spooner Health Home Care was honored with the 2017 Wisconsin Association for Home Health Care’s (WiAHC) Leadership Award at the annual Fall Conference in Brookfield on November 2.
Gov. Scott Walker has proclaimed Monday, Nov. 20, as Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day in Wisconsin. The governor’s proclamation notes that Wisconsin’s approximately 2,000 municipal snowplow drivers provide a vital public service that supports public safety and mobility.
“The Deal of a Lifetime” by Fredrik Backman
RICE LAKE– The University of Wisconsin-Barron County Music Department will present a free public concert by the Barron County Brass Quintet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the theatre of the Fine Arts building at UW-Barron County.
It’s a few days before the opening of the 2017 Wisconsin deer season, and anticipation is high. It has been since the first leaves began to turn color in September and glimpses of bucks in velvet ignited hunters’ imaginations.
The Prince of Wales, David Windsor, who later ruled as King Edward VIII of Great Britain (a brief royal reign from January 20, 1936, to December 11, 1936), stopped in Spooner on September 17, 1924. It was not a stunning royal moment. Many Spoonerites didn’t see him, and for those who did, he…
Here it is a week or so after Halloween and I am thinking of the harvest dinners of long ago. In my younger days these fundraisers were held in church basements and other hometown venues and were warm, friendly gatherings. A person ate their fill, and of old-fashioned foods. There were no bl…
America Recycles Day, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Each year on November 15, millions of people across the United States take part in America Recycles Day, a day which was created to raise awareness about recycli…