If change is such a constant in life, as it is said to be, then how do you predict what will happen 10 years from now? In a couple of decades? A half a century from now? How do you plan for it, build for it – or forestall it?
Food pantries in northwestern Wisconsin will receive needed help early this summer, thanks to an ongoing program of the St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin: The tribe will sponsor its 23rd annual food drive in June.
All through high school Northwood students Shane Goettl, Elise Burns, and Samantha “Sam” Linden were the top students, their own motivation and friendly competition keeping them jockeying for the top position. Though they think they know the order, as this article went to press naming the va…
Banners for the 62nd Spooner Heart of the North Rodeo went up in Spooner on Saturday, May 16. Bruce Bosch and Dick Fankhauser placed this banner on Nick’s Family Restaurant. The Spooner Rodeo will ride into town on July 9-12 with action and family fun. Rodeo fans also can enjoy the huge Spoo…
Spooner youth volleyball seventh-grade cardinal team gathered for a group photo. The team is coached by Erica Gyorfi, Leah Leinweber, high school coach Carson Johannes, and high school coach Kayla Ferguson.
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…
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?
Despite the warnings about the aging effects the sun can have on your skin, only five percent of Americans apply sunscreen to their body daily, according to a recent survey conducted using GfK’s Knowledge Panel. While experts say that using sunscreen should be a year-round habit, during the …
Northwoods Figure Skating Club 2 Summer Skating Sessions will be held on the following dates:
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.
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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.