Thursday, February 23, 2017

Washburn County forestland experiencing illegal cutting of birch trees

Danielle Danford | Staff writer WASHBURN COUNTY - An extensive area of Washburn County forestland is experiencing the illegal cutting of birch trees according to...

Shell Lake wrestlers at sectionals

Advancing to the sectional wrestling tournament is an accomplishment few high school wrestlers achieve. Shell Lake had six wrestlers compete in sectional wrestling in...

Leader Scoreboard

        BOYS BASKETBALL    West Lakeland Standings Team Conference Overall Unity 9-2 16-5 Luck 8-3 15-6 Grantsburg 8-3 13-8 St. Croix Falls 7-4 14-7 Frederic 4-7 9-12 Webster 2-9...

February sunset

One of the most photographed sunsets of the winter in our area was the one occurring on Saturday evening, Feb. 18.  The sunset, combined with temperatures...

Congressman Duffy favors bribery | Stephen Smith

In early February our congressional representative, Sean Duffy, voted, along with a majority of elected Republicans, to overturn a rule that required energy companies...

Election 2017

Washburn County election lists

Washburn villages and cities Villages elect a president (P) this year. Half the trustees (Tr) are also elected. Birchwood / elects two trustees P: Virginia Hurckman (I) P:...

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Discrediting – Mark Pedersen

Columns are frequently written to give attention to someone who has gone out of their way to help other people.  Rarely, if at all,...

Norman D. Randby

Norman D. Randby, 83, Spooner, died Dec. 12, 2016, at Maple Ridge Care Center in Spooner.  Norm was born May 2, 1933, along with...

Meth is here

Danielle Danford | Staff writer SHELL LAKE - Tammy Hopke, a program coordinator with Restorative Justice of Northwest Wisconsin, presented information about the drug methamphetamine...

This is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This month provides an excellent opportunity for our communities to demonstrate their commitment to ending teen dating...
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Beverly Mae D’Agostino

Beverly Mae D’Agostino, 63, of Spooner and formerly of Balsam Lake, Wisconsin passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Spooner Health Care...

Orville G. Jones

Orville Gene Jones, 76, of Spooner, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Spooner Health. He was born June 4, 1940, in Milwaukee....

Robert L. Peterson

Robert “Bob” Lawrence Peterson, 82, of New Richmond, died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, with his wife by his side at the Deerfield...

Orville Gene Jones

Orville Gene Jones, age 76, of Spooner, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Spooner Health. A funeral service will be held at...

Paul H. Anderson

Paul H. Anderson, 77, of Webster, Wis., passed away peacefully Feb. 19, 2017.  The Memorial Service honoring Paul’s life will be held Saturday, March 4,...

Dallas Monroe Johnson

Dallas Monroe Johnson, 90, passed away Feb. 15, 2017, at the Burnett Medical Center Continuing Care Center in Grantsburg, Wis., where he had resided...

Victor John “Vic” Lunsman

Victor John “Vic” Lunsman, 64, of Danbury, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after experiencing sudden...

Amund Milo Hendricks

Amund Milo Hendricks passed away peacefully surrounded by family Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Christian Community Home in Osceola. Milo was born on December...

Grace Ann (Swenson) Isaacson

Grace Ann (Swenson) Isaacson, 90, passed away at United Pioneer Home in Luck, Wis., on Feb. 17, 2017.    She was born at home in...
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