Work will begin to improve the roadway surface of Hwy. 77 from Vern’s Road to Hwy. 27 in Washburn and Sawyer counties beginning on Monday, July 6, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation said today. The project will be completed in two stages.
Construction on most major highway projects in Wisconsin will be suspended for the Fourth of July weekend to accommodate heavy holiday traffic. However, motorists may still encounter narrow lanes and lane shifts, which require reduced speeds in work zones, according to the Wisconsin Departme…
Woodland babies sometimes visit the city, as was the case with this youngster at the home of Maureen and Bill Moore in Spooner. Maureen spotted it early Monday morning, June 29, apparently stashed by her mother – as deer sometimes do – at their home near the Yellow River.
Spooner Health System’s eighth annual Golf Outing will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Spooner Golf Club, beginning with a with a 1 p.m. shotgun start, and proceeds from this year’s event will be used to furnish a special room in the new hospital designed to promote relaxation and reflection.
A fan favorite last year, popular trick and Roman rider Jessica Blair returns for the 62nd Spooner Heart of the North Rodeo. Spooner Rodeo fans can expect one of the biggest and best shows ever July 9-11. Opening with Exceptional Rodeo for special needs children, fans can enjoy country music…
MADISON-- A Frederic woman, Sarah Ricci, 33, was sentenced on Thursday by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 96 months in federal prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release, for her role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamines, Washburn County Sheriff Terry Dryde…
The Wisconsin Department of Justice is updating the rules hospitals must follow in collecting evidence from sexual assault victims.
People in rural northern Wisconsin will have better access to treatment for addiction to opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers under a new program, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
Nothing beats the anticipation of your birthday when you are a child. But once school’s out, it can be tough to gather all your child’s friends due to summer camps and family vacations.
Shell Lake Community members collaborated over the winter to develop and create a new exterior mosaic for the Shell Lake Public Library. With input on what the mosaic should portray, Mary Dosch, owner of Brickyard Pottery, designed the installation and supervised the production.
The Washburn County Historical Society (WCHS) is committed to preserving the past for future generations, and you can be a part of that legacy.
I was determined that it would be the best vacation ever. We were going to take our camper and spend a week camping along the ocean. We would walk the sandy beaches with our children, and pick up sea shells and sand dollars. At night, we would gather around a campfire, looking into its gold…
While it may be hard to imagine what life was like in Wisconsin during World War II for those who didn't live through it, works like Lucy Sanna’s new novel, "The Cherry Harvest," can lead readers to make new discoveries about the history of the place they call home.