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The Communiversity Symphonic Band invites area musicians interested in joining the adult concert band to attend the first rehearsal of the fall semester on Monday, Sept. 14, at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.

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The Northwood Evergreens went to Mellen on Friday night, Aug. 28, and scored 10 touchdowns there. That was quite enough to take their first victory of the season – in only their second outing – and give five guys the chance to get on the scoreboard during their 66-40 routing of their host.

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Spooner Rails senior runner Dan Pederson finished 1:37.1 ahead of his closest contender to top the 63-runner cross country field at the Carlyle Sherstad Invitational in Grantsburg on Thursday, Aug. 27, and lead his team to a fourth-place finish among the seven competing.

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Spooner Knights of Columbus Council 5397 recently donated $200 to the Spooner Police Department to help fund the new K-9 program. Knights of Columbus Financial Secretary Bill Collins (center) presented the check to Police Chief Jerry Christman (left) and Captain Steve Pank.

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A new type of crime is rapidly growing throughout the country, holding victims for ransom in people’s own homes and workplaces without ever stepping foot in the building.

Eileen Correll, 88, of Mishawaka, Indiana, passed away at Gold…

Kenneth Harmon, 49, of Shell Lake died on Friday, Aug. 28, at …

Bessie D. Jarvis, 95, of Stone Lake passed away on Monday, Aug…

A memorial celebration of the life of Pauline Knight will be h…

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On Labor Day, many Americans enjoy a long weekend to commemorate the hard work they do the rest of the year, as well as those who support working people. With barbecues and ballgames, beach trips and fireworks, this annual holiday often marks the unofficial end of summer. Established in 1882…

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Take a day to enjoy a fun summer picnic! Whether you plan one for the whole neighborhood, or a quiet day for two, you’ll need to bring a basket full of delicious foods. When you’re sharing various dishes with family and friends, whether you’re at home or away, you’ll be sure to make everyone…

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Post offices are crucial anywhere, but especially crucial in rural areas that depend on the postal service to stay connected through news delivery, services crucial to businesses, and, in some communities, a link to prescription drugs and other services.

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Though students may not bring their tea sets to college anymore — as Lelia Bascom did in the above image of her room in the old Chadbourne Hall at the University of Wisconsin in 1899 — the college experience has long been associated with dorm life.

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Here we are heading into the end of August and this morning when up in the hills The Boys and I saw ample signs of the coming of fall. Sumac heads were turning a deep maroon, that brownish red color that pulls your eyes to these seed clusters appearing each season. They will be winter food f…

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The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t.