Roads in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest are still being repaired almost three years… Read more
The number of people applying for a chance to hunt elk in Wisc… 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.
“Do you guys keep bees?” is a fairly common question at Farmstead Creamery. And not a surprising one, given the dire state of honeybees nationwide. Pollinating insects — which include all kinds of bees and butterflies — are an essential part of our ecosystem. As they buzz or flit from flower…
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).
A couple weeks ago, Ryan Urban’s column in the Chronotype addressed the issue of screen time and gaming. [Note: On spooneradvocate.com under "Guest View: Facing Digital Demons."] In May, Diane Sawyer did a segment on screen time leading to less family time. The World Health Organization has …
Digital life is Sisyphean. I will never catch every social media post. I do not have time to read every news article I’d like to. But the little red number attached to the app icons on my phone screen bring out a little OCD in me. I must make them go away! I am starting to give up on rolling…
A couple weeks ago, Ryan Urban’s column in the Chronotype addressed the issue of screen time and gaming. [Note: The Spooner Advocate has rerun the column in this week’s paper, page 4A.] In May, Diane Sawyer did a segment on screen time leading to less family time. The World Health Organizati…
What I think is a bigger threat to the country than the global warming that alarmists are screaming about is the desire for more and more people to have fun even at the country’s and other people’s expense.