SHELL LAKE– A plane landed short of the runway and flipped at … Read more
POSKIN– Brian Morris, 44, of Turtle Lake died after his van an… Read more
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Wisconsin State News
Five years after analysts with the FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) began linking cases to convicted murderer Samuel Little—and nearly 18 months after a Texas Ranger began to elicit from him a breathtaking number of confessions—the FBI has confirmed Little to be the most p…
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers has announced his appointment of Aaron Marcoux to serve as Washburn County district attorney.
,A former Catholic clergyman, Thomas E. Ericksen, 72, who served as a parish priest in the Village of Winter in the early 1980s was sentenced on Thursday, Sept. 26 to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse of boys while he served as a priest in the village.
Fall color has peaked in the area, though it is still beautiful. Have you gotten a chance to enjoy it?
SPOONER– As part of the fun of the upcoming Spooner Chamber of Commerce Jack O’Lantern Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19, in downtown Spooner, the Washburn County Area Humane Society will host a Dog Parade and Costume Contest from noon to 12:45 p.m.
SPOONER — Friends into Spooner Hatchery (FISH) will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 19, at Governor Tommy Thompson State Fish Hatchery, 951 West Maple, in Spooner. Area residents are invited to bring along the whole family to see and learn about hatchery operations.
SHELL LAKE– Shell Lake School District is offering the following community education classes. Registration is through shelllake.k12.wi.us. For questions or assistance: 715.468.7815, extension 1357.
SPOONER– While 57% of lung cancers are diagnosed in the advanced stage when survival rates are lower, regular lung cancer screenings can find lung cancer at an earlier stage, when survival rates are better.
Early in his administration, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers was asked to produce a letter he’d gotten from departing Gov. Scott Walker, during the transition. He initially refused, claiming it was a “purely personal” communication outside of the reach of the state’s open records law.
As a father of two young children ages 10 and 7 and a young adult starting to make his way in the world, I was happy to see a picture in the Spooner Advocate of the youth climate strike that was held near downtown Spooner on September 20. But why was it buried in the back of the paper withou…
According to the newly released Wisconsin Domestic Violence Homicide Report, 47 people in Wisconsin lost their lives to domestic violence in 2018. Patti Seger, executive director of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin, announced the release of the report at the Women’s Center in Waukesha along with…
Democratic hopefuls for the 2020 race for president hope to buy votes from those willing to take from others, and from those who enter this country illegally. These candidates are offering benefits paid for with tax dollars from the hard-working Americans.