In 2011, Sean Pugh was arrested for allegedly violating terms of his release from prison. A year and a half into his roughly two-year stay in the Brown County Jail, he realized he owed the county around $17,000 — the result of a $20 daily “pay-to-stay” fee plus fees from previous jail stints. Read more
On Sept. 3, after hearing from several community members who oppose the City of Phillips exotic pet ordinance limiting pet constrictor snakes to 36 inches, the city council voted unanimously to remove length limitations on legally purchased and registered pet snakes.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin students' standardized test scores dropped in English and math last school year, and the average ACT score for 11th graders declined for the second year in a row, according to results released Thursday by the state Department of Public Instruction.
After more than a year's worth of renovations and artistic redesign, the Rock Garden Tavern has opened adjacent to the Wisconsin Concrete Park in Phillips, and Fred Smith (or at least a painting of him) is back behind the bar.
Only days into his tenure and there’s already a long list of projects piling up for Brentt Michalek, the first fulltime administrator-clerk for the City of Park Falls.
MADISON— Gov. Tony Evers has signed Executive Order #44 which orders flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in honor of State Day of Service and Remembrance and out of respect for the nearly 3,000 lives lost on September 11, 2001.
A bipartisan bill would fund a pilot project aimed at reducing the risk of flooding in Ashland County to provide insights on ways to reduce flood risks statewide.
MADISON (AP) — Republican state Sen. Tom Tiffany of Hazelhurst has announced he is running for Congress in northern Wisconsin to replace U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, who is resigning in two weeks.
The search continues Sept. 9 for an 89-year-old man, Norbert “Tony” Dantzman, who was first reported missing from a motel in Winter Aug. 30 while attending a family reunion.
The Flambeau River Papers mill in Park Falls is scheduled to go to auction Sept. 18 in Madison. The following day, Price County Judge Kevin Klein is scheduled to hear the auction results and approve or deny the sale.
When inspiration strikes, there's no holding back Suzie Bocock. After spending most of her life working and caring for others, 70-year-old Bocock says the future is hers.
Chequamegon School District Administrator Mark Weddig told the school board last week, when meeting at the Glidden campus, that registration for the new Chequamegon Early Learning Center stood at four out of a possible nine spots for infants and there are ten toddlers registered.
The search for a missing elderly Winter man has been suspended by the Sawyer County Search & Rescue unit, following an intensive effort that failed to locate the man over the Labor Day weekend.
At the Prentice School Board's regular meeting Aug. 20, district administration provided a glimpse of the work going into a successful start to the 2019-20 school year.
With the start of school just around the corner, staff at Phillips School District are hard at work preparing for the new school year, according to information shared at the school board’s regular meeting Aug. 19.
The armed and dangerous subject has been arrested and is no longer a threat to the area. Randolph L. Vestal, 33 years of age, from Eau Claire was taken into custody at approximately 2:24 p.m. today. Sheriff’s deputies made contact with Vestal when he exited a wooded area and ultimately were …
When wars end, the troops return home and the dust of battle settles. Left in their wake are the countless fallen: soldiers and civilians, friends and enemies, side by side. Many are buried where they fell, unmarked and unknown, their stories lost in the tangled complexity of warfare.
The final summer meeting of the Butternut School Board last week served dual purposes as the annual meeting and budget hearing followed by the regular meeting.