Like hundreds of Sawyer County area residents, I spent much of last week volunteering for the Birkie. I am sure this paper will have many stor…

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Two area students at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire were awarded degrees in December. Elizabeth Trude of Stone Lake graduated with a b…

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Would you support higher property taxes to pay for resources to address drug addiction in Sawyer County?

On the night, Feb. 18, the Sawyer County Board of Supervisors approved an $8 million bond to build a second courtroom, Supervisor Dawn Petit said the county also needed to make an investment in treating those with drug addiction. Would you support raising your property taxes to pay for treatment resources, such as an in-person treatment center, to address drug addiction in Sawyer County? Please take the poll.

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Wisconsin trout, not as closely related as you might think

This year’s famous Birkie will certainly be different, but the legend lives on and many of us will likely still celebrate in some fashion. Vir…

The director of the Teal Lake Weather Station has a weather report that is, simply, out of this world. He says that on Feb. 20, the high tempe…

Perspective: 25 degrees seems warm, doesn’t it? After our week of subzero, one can be grateful for anything above zero. I was surprised when m…

As I am writing this on Sunday afternoon while we are getting some light snow, perhaps about one inch with more to come. This past week Rob Sp…

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