Although most major highway construction work has concluded for the year, motorists travelin… Read more
A northern Wisconsin tribe is asking federal officials to inve… Read more
SPOONER– A request from Shell Lake After School Program instru… Read more
The gleaming white magic of a winter wonderland enticed me out… Read more
DULUTH– Whether a seasoned ice fishermen or new to the sport, … Read more
While Wisconsin’s first catch and release record has been esta… Read more
SIREN– Kody M. Pettis, 21, pleaded not guilty to nine sexual crimes against children during his arraignment hearing in Burnett County Circuit Court on October 31.
HUDSON– Former Spooner and Hudson coach Louis J. French, 43, of Hudson pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Oct. 31, to using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime.
People involved in a riot could face harsh penalties in Wisconsin under a set of proposals being discussed in the state Capitol.
A bill was recently signed by Gov. Scott Walker eliminating the requirement that a person be at least 10 years of age to hunt under the hunting mentorship program, leaving it up to parents to decide. The bill also eliminates the current limit of one hunting device that a mentor and a mentee may have while hunting. They both may now carry hunting devices. What do you think?
The Hayward Piecemakers Quilt Guild recently donated a custom-made work of art for permanent display in the lobby of Hayward Area Memorial Hospital.
Washburn County Tourism Association (WCTA) invites residents to drop off new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens, and other warm clothing as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s annual “Big Bundle Up” campaign.
SHELL LAKE–The Last Revel will be finishing up a nation tour with a concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25, at The Potter's Shed on Saturday, Nov. 25.
SPOONER– Moms Club of Northwestern Wisconsin and Lakeland Family Resource Center are partnering to offer childcare during Spooner's Ladies Night Out on Monday, Nov. 20.
It’s a few days before the opening of the 2017 Wisconsin deer season, and anticipation is high. It has been since the first leaves began to turn color in September and glimpses of bucks in velvet ignited hunters’ imaginations.
The Prince of Wales, David Windsor, who later ruled as King Edward VIII of Great Britain (a brief royal reign from January 20, 1936, to December 11, 1936), stopped in Spooner on September 17, 1924. It was not a stunning royal moment. Many Spoonerites didn’t see him, and for those who did, he…
Here it is a week or so after Halloween and I am thinking of the harvest dinners of long ago. In my younger days these fundraisers were held in church basements and other hometown venues and were warm, friendly gatherings. A person ate their fill, and of old-fashioned foods. There were no bl…
America Recycles Day, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Each year on November 15, millions of people across the United States take part in America Recycles Day, a day which was created to raise awareness about recycli…