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Local kindergarten students inspire millions

A video posted to the Birchwood school District's Facebook page of the schools' kindergarten class taught by Nicole Schlapper receiving their preferred morning greeting...

Shell Lake man to serve eight-year prison term for charges from sex sting

BARRON— A 44-year-old Shell Lake man will serve eight years in prison for charges stemming from a sex sting that occurred in the Rice...

Voters approve cannabis referendums

WISCONSIN— Eighteen cannabis referendums passed in all 16 counties and two cities that held them, with up to 88 percent support for medical and...

Evers defeats Walker in governor’s race

STATEWIDE - One of the biggest upsets nationwide on Tuesday was Democrat Tony Evers’ upending of incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker, in a race...

Deal on child sex assault keeps keeps man out of prison

Former Grantsburg student gets five years of treatment and probation in plea deal to avoid trial  BALSAM LAKE – A 20-year old Spooner man who...

Rep. Quinn calls for Democrats, Republicans to Work Together for Wisconsin

Madison – Representative Romaine Quinn (R-Barron) said today that he is looking forward to continuing to work across the aisle to move Wisconsin forward....

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Pirates one win away from Madison

Survive late comeback attempt by Regis in playoff game Above The Fold Media | For The Leader CHIPPEWA FALLS  – The Grantsburg football team is one...

Cards can’t hold on; lose first-ever WIAA 8-Man title game

Key injury plays factor in close game Above The Fold Media  | For The Leader STANLEY — The first-ever WIAA 8-Man Football state championship game between...

Local kindergarten students inspire millions

A video posted to the Birchwood school District's Facebook page of the schools' kindergarten class taught by Nicole Schlapper receiving their preferred morning greeting...

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Shell Lake man to serve eight-year prison term for charges from...

BARRON— A 44-year-old Shell Lake man will serve eight years in prison for charges stemming from a sex sting that occurred in the Rice...

Rep. Quinn calls for Democrats, Republicans to Work Together for Wisconsin

Madison – Representative Romaine Quinn (R-Barron) said today that he is looking forward to continuing to work across the aisle to move Wisconsin forward....

Larry DuWayne Glenn

  Larry DuWayne Glenn, 78, died peacefully and graciously at his home on Thursday, Nov. 8, surrounded by his loving family, with his infant great-grandson,...

Harold Julius “Stonie” Diesterhaft

  Harold Julius "Stonie" Diesterhaft, 87, of Timberland, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Cumberland Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 2, 1931, in Almena,...

Ila L. Raygor

  Ila Leigh Raygor, 95, of Dresser, Wisconsin, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at the St. Croix Regional Medical Center in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. Ila...

Farryl Raye Josephson

  Farryl Raye Josephson, 80, of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, passed peacefully, with all her family at her side, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, due to complications...

Orville Oscar Granquist

  Orville Oscar Granquist, 74, of Grantsburg, Wisconsin, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Orville was born on Sept. 21, 1944, to Oscar and Elvina...

Barbara “Barb” A. Drinkwine

  Barbara “Barb” A. Drinkwine, 70, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at her home in Dresser, Wisconsin. She is survived by her loving husband and...

Lois Djock

  Lois Djock, 84, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, passed away after a final round with cancer on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. She was born Lois Marie...

Nora Marion Brihn

  Nora Marion Brihn of Centuria, Wisconsin, passed away Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, with her family at her side. She was born in Centuria, the...

Michael Olson

Michael Olson,  74, of New Richmond, Wisconsin, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at his home. A memorial service will be held  Sunday, Nov. 11, at...
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