SPOONER– It was early Saturday evening on a somewhat hot and muggy third night of the 104th … Read more
Hundreds waited in line outside the Grantsburg High School in northwestern Wisconsin on Saturday to pay their respects to the family of a Wisconsin marine who was among those killed in the Tennessee reserve shooting.
A fire possibly caused by a lightning strike destroyed a large shed at Statewide Surfacing at W294 Highway 63 11 miles south of Hayward shortly after 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 24. No one was injured in the incident. It was reported that there may be explosive items in the building.
Emerging just a few miles east of Hwy. 53 on Cty. Hwy. B, where waves of farmland stretch for miles in all directions, is a family-owned farm ingrained in tradition and brewing up something new. The Perlick Distillery officially opened its doors in early May with a homegrown and homemade spi…
SPOONER– A meeting will be held for all Spooner fall athletes and parents from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, in the Spooner High School auditorium.
The number of drunk driving-related deaths in Wisconsin has been cut in half over the last decade, something the Department of Transportation credits to education and enforcement.
MADISON-- A Rice Lake man who, during a two-month crime spree robbed a Stone Lake bank last July, was sentenced Friday in federal court to nine and one-half years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $9,243.
It seems Wisconsin’s two U.S. senators don't agree on the best way to protect military recruiting centers from terrorist attacks like the one in Tennessee last week: This week, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson and Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin introduced competing bills to prevent such attacks.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College held its commencement ceremony on Friday, May 15, for the graduating class of 2015. More than 700 students were honored in commencement ceremonies across the four WITC campuses in Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, and Superior. Students earned completio…
Washburn County Area Humane Society’s “Sales for Tails” will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 31 to August 1. All profit from the sale will go toward maintaining and operating the Humane Society’s Animal Shelter.
Indianhead Community Action Agency (ICAA) has announced that Washburn County individuals experiencing homelessness will be counted during the statewide Point-In-Time Homeless Count conducted during the evening of July 29.
For many of us the coming of the Washburn County Fair each summer ignites memories of childhood and good times past. Drift back with me to about 1970 in the town of Scott. In those days a pretty large group of kids around the same age lived near A&H.
It used to be said that Spooner had “13 taverns, 13 churches, and 13 gas stations.” I am not sure what decade that actually referred to, but I need your help to see if the saying ever was true. Let’s try to limit it to the years from the 1940s through the 1970s.
“All Dogs Go to Kevin” by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang