SPOONER– Is it enough to put Bandaids on the aging Spooner Middle School building for now? F… Read more
MADISON– The second phase of the gypsy moth aerial treatments … Read more
SPOONER– Washburn and Barron county residents with dementia ar… Read more
A former Catholic clergyman, Thomas E. Ericksen, 71, who served in the early 1980s as the parish priest in the village of Winter, will plead no-contest to one count of first-degree sexual assault against a child and another second-degree sexual assault also against a child.
Brown County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect believed to be related to the "Felony Lane Gang" (FLG) style of bank fraud and identity theft. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in part identifies FLG as follows:
Defense Attorney Ryan Anthony Reid told Ashland County Circuit Court Judge Kelly McKnight on Friday morning, May 3, that his client – Thomas E. Ericksen, 71 – a former Catholic priest accused of four counts sexual assault cases while he presided over St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winter in …
For the first time since 1950, the U.S. Census Bureau is planning to ask everyone living in the United States whether they are citizens when it conducts its next decennial census in 2020. Is this a good idea?
In the census of more recent years, the citizenship question was included on only the detailed long form, which most people did not receive. Most people -- five out of six -- received the short form asking very basic questions and nothing about citizenship.
Tennessee Williams: Plays 1937-1955
“The Killer Across the Table” by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
TREGO– EAA Chapter 631 will celebrate International Young Eagles Day at the Warbirds North Airport on Saturday, June 8. Free airplane rides will be given to youths aged 8 to 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. (weather permitting).
SPOONER– North Country Master Gardeners, University of Wisconsin- Extension, announces Kids in the Garden, a free summer program for youths 3 to 12 years of age. A parent or an adult is required to stay with children under 10 years of age.
I didn’t have a clue at the time that Dad was just humoring us; that he took us chasing rainbows only because we believed in the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and the leprechaun guarding it – and not because he actually ever thought we were going to find those merry illusions.
The Spooner-Shell Lake area is in jeopardy of losing one of its greatest assets – Theatre in the Woods, and here’s hoping we don’t.
The three essential ingredients required for fascism to flourish are:
Hopefully by now, most people in Northwest Wisconsin are familiar with the troublesome zebra mussels that were discovered in Big McKenzie Lake in the fall of 2016. A lakeshore owner pulling out his dock found them and brought them to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resoures for verificat…