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Although the iconic steam stack isn’t running and many Flambeau River Papers workers have found themselves in the unemployment line over the last week, there is yet a cautious optimism that the Park Falls paper mill will reopen.

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The final event of the Czech Slovak Festival June 15 was the crowning of the 2019-20 Miss Czech-Slovak Wisconsin Queen, Megan Klaver of Phillips. The Princess is Kayleigh Denriter-Kowalewski. The new queen will represent Wisconsin at the nationals in Wilber, Neb., in August 2020. Klaver comp…

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Locations have been selected for the four new piers the city will be adding to Elk Lake Park, possibly by July 1.

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The Spirit of America 5K Fun Run/Walk 2019 which is now in its 17th year, is sponsored by the Health Alliance of Price County and is a part of the 4th of July festivities in Phillips. This year’s event starts at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 at the Phillips VFW Hall.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans have rewritten Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' state budget in the past few weeks, pushing it through the Joint Finance Committee they control last week to set up floor votes in the full Legislature.

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The Flambeau Hospital Auxiliary will open the doors to their new thrift store location at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 15, located in the former Sears building at 125 2nd Ave. North in downtown Park Falls.

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Visitors to the Prentice Travel Center may notice a new business located in the space formerly occupied by the Prentice Family Restaurant. The Crossing Point Cafe, owned by Jessie Gillett and fiance Jim McKittrick, started serving customers on June 5, only a handful of days after the Prentic…

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Chequamegon School District Administrator Mark Weddig told the school board last week he believes it is in the district’s best interest to consider the pressing need for daycare services.

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The Price County Sheriff's Department has a new teammate on staff: Dixon, a highly trained two-year-old German Shepard.

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The Fifield Fire Fabulous Flambeau Float will send kayaks and canoes down a section of the Flambeau River South Fork at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 8. Participants will end their journey at Movrich Park in Fifield, where a pig roast and all the trimmings will be waiting in an effort to raise money…

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An initiative to help abate childhood hunger in the Park Falls area began Tuesday, June 4. Children age 18 and under who are still enrolled as students can pick up a backpack of food at the Park Falls Public Library between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout th…

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Phillips’ citizens and various organizations are coming together to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Phillips fire which tore through the town, took 13 lives, and left countless residents homeless and businesses destroyed.

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Nominations for the roles of Prentice school board members started off the regular meeting, held May 21. Randy Erickson was nominated as school board president, Dennis Hartman as vice president, Darrell Pierson as clerk, Lonnie Carlson as treasurer, and Helen Palmquist as the CESA representative.