The Washburn County Tourism Association is inviting residents to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens, and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s “The Big Bundle Up” campaign. The Big Bundle Up is a statewide collection program runnin…
The Spooner High School Class of 1955 recently held its 60th class reunion. Those who joined in the celebration were (front row, from left) Ruth Needles Zastrow, Duffy Hovey Sauer, Hazel Willers Green, Diane Emerson Flanders, Gail ZakZaska Loverude, Virginia Durrand James, Delores Hartman Va…
With the rival Bears next on the schedule, some Packers fans may be scrambling to secure last-minute tickets to the Thanksgiving Day game. But use caution in your search – the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has received reports of online ticket sca…
Wisconsin has a long and storied tradition of regulated gun deer hunting stretching all the way back to early pioneer times in 1851.
MINONG– Basketball is the season of dribbling players, roaring fans, and the internally satisfying feeling of a victory. As the high school girls basketball season draws near, I had the privilege to speak with the Northwood High School basketball coach, Jason Schultz, about what his thoughts…
BY BILL THORNLEY
A new study finds Wisconsin spends more on jails and prisons than any of its neighboring states.
Damaging a substation or powerline would become a felony under a bill that’s circulating among state lawmakers.
Law enforcement agencies reported 5,479 hate crime incidents involving 6,418 offenses to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program in 2014. And those crimes — which often have a devastating impact on the communities where they occur — left 6,727 victims in their wake.
Do methamphetamines or any other illegal drugs -- your own use of them, or the use or sale of them by a loved one -- directly affect your life in any way?
[Just a reminder: All polls here are anonymous.]
(StatePoint) When holiday hosting, don’t forget that while the right wines complement dishes, the wrong wines can ruin your best efforts.
Selecting, preparing and cooking the centerpiece of your family’s Thanksgiving meal can pile on a lot of stress. However there are some easy ways to simplify the process.
It’s the holiday season -- which for many people means parties galore. Whether you’re hosting a sit-down or buffet-style dinner, the pressure of entertaining can be overwhelming.
While many will seek financial absolution in January, the first of the year will be a lot brighter if you avoid seasonal over-spending in the first place.
Through trees heavy with frost the sun is dawning, its rays glowing through branches that sparkle like crystal glass. At 11 degrees, this is the coldest morning of the season so far.
For most Americans, no Thanksgiving dinner is complete without a turkey. But the turkey most of us enjoy has little in common with the wild bird eaten by earlier generations.
With the return of the 950th (yay!), Northwoods Support Team has a good start at adopting another troop. This time, we returned to our sister organization, Adopt A Soldier Platoon.