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Our Pet of the Week this week is Iambic Pentameter, named for the meter (or rhythm) of several of the most famous kinds of poems and plays. Her name sure is a mouthful, so our volunteers call her Ippy for short! Ippy came to us with a litter of kittens, which she had delivered under a house …

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The Washburn School District, a Green and Healthy School since 2009, is not mandated to deliver a “green and healthy” education. It chooses to. This year the district chooses something else: sharing this bounty with the whole community.

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Greta Kochevar and Lori Filbert met in the Washburn High School cafeteria the week before classes started to talk about what’s growing in the Washburn School Garden and can be turned into school lunches – the primary function of the garden.

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BAYFIELD – A group of Norwegian settlers who sunk their roots in Bayfield in 1893 are being remembered 125 years later by the 60 families who belong to the church those settlers founded.

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 WASHBURN – Students in the Washburn School District will encounter some changes – some visible, some not – when they return to class this fall, all related to making schools as safe and secure as possible.

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Executive Director of the Wisconsin River Alliance Raj Shukla will speak Aug. 23 in Cable on how to be a water champion. He will explore the water challenges Wisconsin is facing right now and how we can take action.

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Like many of his counterparts on the Great Frontier Bull Riding circuit, entertainer Dalton Morris has a passion for what he does.

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With carnival rides, kids’ games, live music, grandstand shows and 4H, fun there was plenty to do at the Bayfield County Fair in Ironwood over the weekend.

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A power outage that left almost 5,000 people without electricity Thursday morning was caused by a tree that fell on a line.

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Onboard the little schooner known as the Abbey Road, Lake Superior Tall Ships has taken more than 2,700 kids and adults from the area sailing on life-changing outdoor adventures over the past four years.

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It’s a shame that The Mavericks often are thrown into the catch-all bin of country music with such disparate artists as Willie Nelson and Reba McEntire

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From Great Frontier Bull Riding, an antique tractor pull and dirt dash to the Bear Hollow Wood Carvers and the Chicago Honey Bears Dancers, visitors to the Bayfield County Fair can expect to find some new and returning favorites this year.

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Two Washburn natives, Sorley Swanstrom-Arnold and Amanda Heglund, performed at the Shell Lake Arts Center’s final Show Choir performance Friday. The concert was a culmination of a week-long choir camp, at which participants received instruction from professional show-choir clinicians and cho…

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The first Saturday in August is a big to-do in the woodlands east of Hayward. It’s time for the Moose Lake Fest at Louie’s Landing, the Art in the Garden event at the Winter Greenhouse, and Farmstead’s annual Artist Showcase. Now in its third season, the showcase has a unique and agrarian-ce…

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Sue Chvatik has been a volunteer and client of The BRICK Ministries food shelf services for about seven years and can personally attest to the impact the food pantry has on lives in the community.

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The Washburn Plan Commission has begun a review of our zoning ordinances. This is a topic that has caused much comment in our city. Some may question why we are doing this, as the zoning code was only recently enacted. Some of the answers are that when actually putting our code into action, …

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The second annual Fashion Extravaganza Event at will be held Aug. 9 at the Lakeside Pavilion on the waterfront in Bayfield. Organizers are partnered with the New Day Shelter and will donate 10 percent of sales to the shelter.

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A new healing center in Red Cliff opened in July with the goal of helping alcohol and other drug addicts in the peninsula stay clean and sober while preparing them to make better life choices.