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Every county in Wisconsin has been tainted with a record of sex or labor trafficking. It's a problem that seems to lurk in the shadows, it's difficult to track, and often difficult to see.
The trial for a 33-year-old Haugen man accused of causing the death of his 3-month-old daughter has been indefinitely delayed.
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.
Some barns have a weathervane, some the old style of cupola vents that spin in the wind, but ours has a bright orange windsock. Like a weathervane, it allows you to know which direction the wind is blowing, but because the sock is shaped like a cone with its end cut off, strong breezes will …
SPOONER– Northwind Book & Fiber will offer the usual knitting and crochet classes this summer plus handweaving, embroidery-type mending, and needle felting.
High temperatures are expected over much of Wisconsin during the next week, and the Washburn County Health Department is reminding residents to take steps to stay cool during this heat wave.
SPOONER– The Spooner Block Party during Spooner Rodeo Weekend promises to be an incredible lineup of country-rock talent. Here is a look at the performers on Friday and Saturday.
The very first Spooner Rodeo was described as an “Outstanding Success” on the front page of the Spooner Advocate, July 15, 1954. And it must have been, because this weekend the 66th annual Spooner Rodeo is coming to town, bigger, better, and stronger than ever.
Peg is off this week, so she has handed over the laptop to me. I’m Ivy Claire, the dog with the perky face on the right of her column photo.
Independence Day! It is the anniversary of the day in 1776 that the Declaration of Independence was formally adopted by the Continental Congress, and as Founding Father John Adams predicted that year that it would be, it is “celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival.”
On July 4, it seems like more American flags can be seen proudly waving, and that is good. As this country celebrates Independence Day, let’s realize that we are very blessed to live here.