Even though summer is drawing to a close, many highway construction projects are still in progress throughout the state. However, to minimize disruptions for Labor Day holiday travelers, most major highway construction projects will be suspended during the three-day weekend.
Cty, Hwy. F from Hwy. 63 to Hendricks Road is closed on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 2-3.
The public is invited to provide comment on a strategic plan addressing aquatic invasive species (AIS) in the St. Croix River watershed. Public meetings will be held in various locations throughout the watershed. The final two public meetings are scheduled for September 10 in Polk County and…
MADISON– The Natural Resources Board has approved the waterfowl hunting season structure for 2015 which was recommended by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
AUGUST 27, 2015 – Wisconsin continued to receive some additional rainfall in the last week, especially in the north, which has kept northern river systems in good late summer paddling conditions. The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway is running at about normal seasonal levels with plenty of san…
The fall Spooner Hunter Education class will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Spooner High School. Students should preferably be 12 years old or older, or turn 12 in this calendar year. Younger students who may take part in a mentored hunt this fall are also welcome to take the class.
Spooner Knights of Columbus Council 5397 recently donated $200 to the Spooner Police Department to help fund the new K-9 program. Knights of Columbus Financial Secretary Bill Collins (center) presented the check to Police Chief Jerry Christman (left) and Captain Steve Pank.
A new type of crime is rapidly growing throughout the country, holding victims for ransom in people’s own homes and workplaces without ever stepping foot in the building.
Spooner Police officers handled more than 250 calls, incidents, and other matters from August 1 through 15, Chief Jerry Christman reported this week.
On Labor Day, many Americans enjoy a long weekend to commemorate the hard work they do the rest of the year, as well as those who support working people. With barbecues and ballgames, beach trips and fireworks, this annual holiday often marks the unofficial end of summer. Established in 1882…
From September 15 to October 15, people across the country will join in celebrating the many contributions of Hispanic Americans during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Social Security is no stranger to celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture.
Take a day to enjoy a fun summer picnic! Whether you plan one for the whole neighborhood, or a quiet day for two, you’ll need to bring a basket full of delicious foods. When you’re sharing various dishes with family and friends, whether you’re at home or away, you’ll be sure to make everyone…
Though students may not bring their tea sets to college anymore — as Lelia Bascom did in the above image of her room in the old Chadbourne Hall at the University of Wisconsin in 1899 — the college experience has long been associated with dorm life.
Here we are heading into the end of August and this morning when up in the hills The Boys and I saw ample signs of the coming of fall. Sumac heads were turning a deep maroon, that brownish red color that pulls your eyes to these seed clusters appearing each season. They will be winter food f…
The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t.
At this time illegal immigration is a hot topic. We have watched news stories about illegal aliens murdering American citizens. Former governor Rick Perry alleged that illegal aliens committed more than 600,000 crimes against Texans over six years. That is just in Texas.