Northern Wisconsin communities surrounding a site where mining company Gogebic Taconite scrapped plans for an iron mine this year are being reimbursed by the state.
The Spooner Area School District's Annual Meeting on October 19 will include five agenda items for community vote. Per state statute, district residents will vote on four routine resolutions and one additional item brought forth by petition.
Fall Spooner Area Community Education has announced its fall class list. Some of the classes are listed here. The complete list and more information is at www.spooner.k12.wi.us.
BLOOMER– The Spooner Rail volleyball team played at Bloomer on Thursday, Oct. 1.
SPOONER– It will be a busy October for the Spooner/Shell Lake boys soccer team. The boys are currently 0-9-1 in Middle Border Conference play but give each game their best effort.
LUCK– The shootout between two of the top teams in Lakeland 8 Man Conference football became just that as the Luck Cardinals and Northwood/Solon Springs Evergreens combined for an eye-popping 138 points!
Community corrections agents in Milwaukee are backing a bill that would allow them to carry guns on the job.
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 …
The Spooner Police Department activity log for September 16-30 was recently released. Among calls handled by Spooner officers during that period were the following.
Students at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are doing away with the titles of homecoming king and queen, opting instead for the gender-neutral "homecoming royalty."
A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate is among the three Nobel Prize recipients in Medicine or Physiology announced on Monday.
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…
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.
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…
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.”
People who care about the United States’ place in the world often fret about challenges to representative democracy from other countries. I’d contend that the more formidable challenge comes not from abroad, but from within.
Act 55 restores property rights to seasonal residents.