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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?
We’re a family that makes lists as we endeavor to keep all the balls in the air and projects rolling. There are lists stuck on the paper towel dispenser, lists on the whiteboard by the back door, lists in my journal, lists in the workshop. Some of the lists live in my head – like the little …
Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and actor Loudon Wainwright III, famous for the 1972 radio hit “Dead Skunk (In the Middle of the Road),” performs Friday, Oct. 25, at The Park Center, Hayward. Doors open at 7 p.m. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.
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.
Al Capone went to jail not for the murders, extortion, and bootlegging he was known to have committed, but for income tax evasion.
On Tuesday, October 1st, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the World Dairy Expo in Wisconsin to see the best of our dairy industry. During his visit, he participated in a town hall discussion with dairy farmers, agriculture advocates, and members of the media, whe…
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…