The artwork of a Phillips-area artist could one day appear on the coins and commemorative medals manufactured by the U.S. Mint. Katelyn Arquette was one of 27 artists selected out of 437 applicants nationwide to create the art that appears on the nation's coinage this April, making her the only current Wisconsin-based artist to be contracted with the Mint. Read more
MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — A standing-room-only crowd packed a fieldhouse at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for a send-off ceremony for nearly 400 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers headed for a year's deployment in Afghanistan.
At their regular July meetings, the Phillips Common Council decided to move forward with looking into a funding mechanism for resolving the cracked and eroding sidewalks in the city's downtown section.
St. Vincent de Paul food pantries in Phillips and Catawba are participating in an Incentive Grant Program in partnership with the Feed My People Food Bank. The new grant program will enable these food pantries to prepare for the coming months by ensuring sustainability while, hopefully, also…
Forty-eight individuals and 12 teams completed the 2019 Zing Zang Phillips Chain of Lakes Triathlon July 13 at Elk Lake Park in Phillips. The annual swim, bike, and running event has been held each year since 2008 as a way to engage the local community and visitors to the area in a fun and h…
This October, Price County native Niina Baum will travel to Sweden to compete in the International Federation of Sleddog Sports Dryland World Championship event with her three-year-old dog, Molly.
A Phillips woman has been sentenced to five years in state prison, followed by four years of extended supervision, for dealing illegal drugs, maintaining a drug trafficking residence, and felony bail jumping.
Many residents of Park Falls are probably not aware that the city’s complicated pumps, valves, and sensors for water and wastewater systems are located underground and are carefully monitored by the Public Works Department on a 24/7 basis.
A committee of hunters formed by the state Department of Natural Resources is recommending mandatory testing for chronic wasting disease in parts of western Wisconsin during the state’s gun-deer hunt this fall.
Tick-borne illnesses are exploding in Wisconsin and across the nation, and scientists don’t have good answers for how to slow their spread, treat their symptoms or even diagnose them reliably.
Marshfield Clinic and Security Health Plan are once again co-sponsors of the Phillips Chain of Lakes Triathlon, an annual swim, bike and running event. This year’s triathlon will be held Saturday, July 13 at Elk Lake Park, off County Highway H on Elk Lake in Phillips.
Web-famous Price County figures encapsulated by The Pudding's visual story "A People Map of the U.S." all boast their own lasting national contributions to everything from the grocery freezer section to the arts.
This spring marked the 50th year since the last high school class graduated from the classrooms of the Tri-County Union High School, bringing about the end of an era for the small Price County town of Tripoli.
Just because the Chequamegon School District year has concluded doesn’t mean that there aren’t staff or school board members wrapping things up, working and planning for the upcoming year, 2019-2020.
Over the course of more than three decades, the Soo Line Locomotive No. 2719 traveled about 4 million miles on the Soo Line, hauling passengers across the Upper Midwest. But now, that train is at the center of a complicated tug of war between the city of Eau Claire and the Lake Superior Rail…
Tom Schmitt has been selected as this year’s 4th of July parade marshall in Park Falls, with Tom Herbst as the veteran parade honoree and Peggy Schuelke as the business parade honoree.
At their regular meeting on June 20, the Prentice School Board were presented with a variety of options for how to divide the $11,500 received by the district for inflation amongst the school’s support staff.
To help people who are heading for the outdoors learn more about tick-borne illnesses, Marshfield Clinic Health System is offering a set of new tick identification cards.
In court on Monday, July 1, Price County Judge Kevin Klein approved an agreement between Flambeau River Papers and CellMark Paper Inc., as well as a request for the mill to pursue financing in the amount of $2 million. This court action will allow the mill to reopen within the next two weeks…
June is recognized as Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, and serves as an opportunity to hold a conversation about the brain, and share the fact that Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are a major public health issue. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, the…
Price County seniors can once again participate in the Senior Farmers’ Market program. The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (Senior FMNP) offers older citizens an opportunity to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from certified farmers.