Beautiful craft were displayed during Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day on Saturday, May 23, at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum in Spooner. A variety of activities also took place at the annual event that opens the museum’s summer season.
Faith Lutheran Preschool proudly announces its 2015 graduating class. (Back row, left to right) Jada Mabry, Jake Dunlavy, Gracelyn Piskie, Joe Eichten, Eden Temple, Max McKinney, Kayla Pederson, Tyler Thummel, Autumn West, David Petz, Arianna Frederickson. (Middle row, left to right) Mile Te…
In rural Wisconsin, friends and neighbors often volunteer their time to provide life-saving care to people in their time of need. But some emergency medical services are seeing fewer volunteers and communities are struggling to come up with the money to provide care.
MAPLE– The Spooner Rail boys and girls traveled to Northwestern High School on Tuesday, May 19, for the 2015 Heart O’ North Conference Track & Field Meet. The Spooner girls finished fifth, and the boys were a strong second.
Scott Larson celebrates his second consecutive World Championship of Chinese Pool with the traditional beer drink from the China Cup. Larson won The China Cup pool tournament at Big Dick’s Buckhorn on Saturday, May 16.
SPOONER– The Spooner Rail girls hosted the Bloomer Blackhawks in Heart O’ North Conference play on May 19 and lost 11-1.
What do you know about the FBI? Really know? Every crime movie and TV show will spin its own riveting tale of high-strung secret agents in dark sunglasses who greet any and all questions with a stiff, “It's classified.” In real life, the people who work at the FBI, the Federal Bureau of Inve…
While corrections officials predict that an increase in prisoners over the next two years will cost the state just under $5 million, prison reform advocates say that money could be saved by releasing inmates eligible for parole.
To prevent deaths and injuries, Spooner Police Department along with law enforcement agencies from all over Wisconsin will intensify our safety belt enforcement efforts during the annual Click It or Ticket mobilization from May 18 to 31.
HYPOTHETICAL: The U.S. presidential elections are held in November 2016. No one can announce his/her candidacy until January 1, 2016. Primaries are held in every state on the same day in April 2016, determining the two leading candidates. National conventions follow closely afterward. Campaign spending is strictly limited. Your opinion?
Bob and Laurine Forsythe of Shell Lake have announced the engagement of their son, Jordan Forsythe, to Ashley Lightner, daughter of Todd and Peggy Lightner of Byron, Minnesota.
There’s an endless stream of advice out there for brides-to-be -- from insights into gown trends to leads on finding the best photographer. But grooms, who are more involved than ever these days in the wedding planning process, may have their own set of worries. Being prepared can keep the p…
Five generations got together for a family photo. In back (left to right) are Teresa Anderson, Dolores Lane, Cindy Anderson and Jessica Leonard. In front (left to right) are Aly and Brynae Kahlhamer. The event bringing them together was Aly’s 1st Communion.
I was a junior in high school when the first calculators came out, and they did little more than add, subtract, multiply, and divide. By the time I graduated from college, Hewlett Packard had advanced calculator technology a lot. The testing center at the university I was attending was given…
There have been encouraging signs on Capitol Hill of late that Congress’s long slide into irrelevance may be slowing.