SPOONER– Washburn and Barron county residents with dementia are invited to a special fishing event planned just for them. “Reelin’ in New Memories: A Fishing Outing” will take place on Wednesday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park, Hatchery Street, across from Tony’s Riverside. Read more
“Come look at the beautiful garden I planted,” I tell 25 first-graders on a sunny morning. Pointing at oversized photos of tomato, pumpkin, strawberry, and milkweed flowers on the ground, I continue. “All of my flowers need to be pollinated in order for my garden to grow the food I want to e…
SPOONER– A nice baseball season for the Spooner Rails, including a Heart O’ North Conference championship, came to an end on May 29 as Spooner fell 6-4 to Cumberland in the WIAA Division 3 final.
Northwood Evegreens base runner Julia Tiller raises a cloud of dust as she safely slides into home plate in a game against Spooner on Friday, May 17. The non-conference game was made up from a contest snowed out earlier in the season, and Spooner took a 15-2 win.
Red Cedar Lakes Association will host its annual nature program, “Bears: a Natural History,” at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Loch Lomond Beach Club in Birchwood.
After you notice one, you start seeing them everywhere. As I hiked toward the Juniper Rock Overlook on the North Country Trail, a chilly breeze gusted out of the sunny blue sky.
Glimpses of sunshine were hard to find over the past few days. So low and heavy were the damp, gray clouds that I worried they might crush my soul. We’ve had a few nice days, though, and a week ago I was biking 30-40 miles per day on dryer, warmer roads. On those days, despite gray clouds, f…
The Friends of the Namekagon Barrens and Wisconsin Natural Resources Foundation will host the following pair of events, with each beginning at the FNBWA cabin, 33174 Gomulak Fire Ln., Minong; corner of St. Croix Trail and Gomulak Fire Lane.
A big truck rumbled by as I squeezed the brake levers and guided my bike onto the shoulder. The wonderfully warm, sunny afternoon had lured me out on an adventure, and my first stop was this small, roadside wetland. With a southwest exposure, this marsh thaws a day or two sooner than the one…
You’ve been waiting for months and all the ice is finally melted. What is happening on the lake? Where do you start? Waste less time by understanding the fish and their habits around this time of year.
RICE LAKE– The 2018 racing season saw the Rice Lake Speedway get off to a miserable start with the first three shows canceled and no racing taking place at the speedway until the month of May.
Boat motors will vibrate with a quiet rumble in the low light of dawn on Saturday morning, May 4, as the Wisconsin inland fishing season arrives.