WASHINGTON, D.C.—With more states legalizing marijuana and record numbers of people dying fr… Read more
MADISON– Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Department of Agric… Read more
Students who disrupt campus events at University of Wisconsin … Read more
Proms are scheduled in Washburn County at Spooner, Shell Lake,… Read more
SPOONER– “The only way we can get this right is to make everyb… Read more
A Spooner Alumni Basketball Tournament was held on April 15 at… Read more
ASHLAND— Northland College has announced the winning 2016 book… Read more
MADISON-- Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) warned consumers about the resurgence of fake Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phone calls. In this nationwide scam, callers are threatened by imposter IRS agents who claim they owe bac…
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota-- The husband of a Canadian woman being charged with human smuggling is being held in the Grand Forks County Correctional Center, jail records show.
A Janesville man who was the subject of a manhunt after allegedly stealing weapons, talking about wanting to harm officers and others, and sending a 161-page "manifesto" to President Donald Trump has been charged in U.S. District Court.
Hello, music lovers. We are inching closer to summer and the music scene is starting to heat up a little. If you’re looking for music, it’s getting easier to find.
Play ball! Baseball season is well underway as springtime takes hold in the area. From the 1972 Spooner High School yearbook, Pine Bough, a team picture many will remember fondly: (back, from left) Coach Gene Bridges, Eddy Pushnig, Bill Vogel, R. Johnson, Ron Neitge, Ken Christner; (middle)…
For some, the Civil War was a springboard to greater things. Many Wisconsin governors in the last half of the nineteenth century – including the man for whom Washburn County was named – were Civil War veterans.
The Northwoods is home to many talented and amazing artists. Area residents can find local art in the shops, stores and resorts, as well as a local cooperative gallery called Art Market 63, which is located just one mile south of Cable on Highway 63.
Are you happy with the speed of your broadband (internet) connection? If you live in a rural area of Wisconsin the answer to that question may be no. In an era where a 25 Mbps (megabit per second) connection is the recommended minimum speed, it’s not uncommon to have limited options for broa…
An old saying we have two seasons, winter and road construction, well the road construction season is starting early this year. Several county roads and state highways will be worked on by Washburn County Highway crews and state contractors during the summer and early fall.
With severe storm season about to begin, it is critical to have an emergency weather radio in your home, school, and office to protect you and your family.
I know some of my colleagues in Madison get tired of hearing me talk about how lucky I am to live in Northern Wisconsin. It’s not only the north’s beautiful forests, lakes and streams, and ever-changing shore of Lake Superior that make it special, it’s the people who choose to make this part…