Tanner Zesiger and Jasmyn Amos knew since seventh or eighth grade that they would be the top students in the Class of 2015 at Birchwood High School, and they were right: Tanner is the valedictorian of his class, and Jasmyn is the salutatorian.
Spooner Health System celebrated National Hospital Week May 11-15. Its Rewards and Recognition Team made up of employees from various hospital departments planned a great week to recognize and show appreciation to the staff. All the food, games, dress, and activities aligned with a baseball …
Public school advocates argue the education budget approved by Republican lawmakers this week will slowly bleed money away from public school districts.
Former Spooner Rails (from left) Sam Holden and Kyle Gauger (2011 graduates) just finished their baseball collegiate career. They played together through T-ball, Little League, Babe Ruth, Blooming Valley, High School (went to State), Legion baseball, and onto Superior where they played the l…
Spooner/Shell Lake Rail Paula Peikert (#13) makes a kick in a May 15 loss to New Richmond. The Rails will host Osceola at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 21. Baldwin-Woodville will play at the Spooner field at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26.
SPOONER– The Spooner Rails boys golf team had another active week.
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.
Groups that work with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault will have more money to pay for their legal expenses through a million-dollar grant that was approved by the Legislature's budget committee last week.
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?
Hosting warm weather gatherings is a perfect way to spend time with friends and family in summer. Reduce stress by following these four simple tips for a great summer soiree that both you and your guests will enjoy.
On Memorial Day, we honor men and women who died while courageously serving in the U.S. military. We also recognize active duty service members, especially those who have been wounded. Cities and towns across the United States host Memorial Day parades to thank our service members and their …
Memorial Day heralds the start of grilling season. Perfect your fireside techniques and enhance outdoor dining by learning how to pair wine with grilled dishes.
As many of us do each year, we gather this Memorial Day to recognize and honor those brave men and women who gave their lives in service to their nation. Nearly every generation of our nation has sacrificed many of its best and brightest – Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsm…
Last week, the Spooner High School dedicated its metal working lab to Larry and Dawn White. Larry is a 1959 graduate of Spooner High School. He has made many donations to the Spooner tech-ed program as a way of giving back to the good start he got at Spooner.