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Webster woman sentenced to 25 years for 2nd-degree sexual assault

Becky Strabel | Staff writer BURNETT COUNTY – Violet S. Reynolds, 37, Webster, was sentenced to 25 years...

New job is close to former senator’s heart

Sheila Harsdorf reflects, looks forward to her new title as state Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer...

Virgil Hansen pleads guilty to three felonies

Avoids trial - and sex offender registration     Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – More than two...
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New job is close to former senator’s heart

Sheila Harsdorf reflects, looks forward to her new title as state Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Gary King | Editor MADISON - It could...

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Block & Cleaver Artisan Meats launches store in Siren

SIREN - Block & Cleaver Artisan Meats recently launched its specialty meat retail store located...

Frederic elementary students request, create and star in Falloween concert

FREDERIC - Frederic fourth- and fifth-grade students put on a “Falloween” concert, a fall/Halloween program,...

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Big bucks continue to fall in Burnett County

Marty Seeger|Staff writer BURNETT COUNTY – It’s been big year for big bucks during the archery season in Burnett County. Most readers of the Inter-County...

Athletes sign letters of intent to play collegiate level

National signing day was on Wednesday, Nov. 8 Marty Seeger|Staff writer LEADER LAND – Student athletes across the area have finalized their decisions to carry their...

Block & Cleaver Artisan Meats launches store in Siren

SIREN - Block & Cleaver Artisan Meats recently launched its specialty meat retail store located just west of Siren off Nyberg Road. It features...

Crime/courts

Webster woman sentenced to 25 years for second-degree sexual assault

Becky Strabel | Staff writer BURNETT COUNTY – Violet S. Reynolds, 37, Webster, was sentenced to 25 years in state prison for the second-degree sexual assault of...

Another way to look at it | Jay Stackhouse

I have noticed over a number of years now the propensity of this paper to inform us of all who screw up due to...

Election 2017

2017 Washburn spring election results revised

WASHBURN COUNTY – The following are the unofficial election results for school, cities, villages and towns with contested races only.   KEY: *winner, (I) incumbent, (WI)...

John R. Witalison

John R. Witalison, 66, of Gold Hill, N.C., passed away due to heart failure on his birthday, Nov. 12, 2017, at the Kate B....

Julianne Kuehn

Julianne Kuehn, 85, Shell Lake, Wis., was born in Velva, N.D., on Dec. 8, 1931, to Hubert Fuller and Julia Burgard. She grew up...

Warren Kirk

Warren Kirk, 88, of Luck, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Florida Hospital in Tampa, Fla. A celebration of life will...

Dorothy Ann Johnson

Dorothy Ann Johnson, of Frederic, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Heritage Lakeside in Rice Lake. She was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Clayton,...

Judith A. (Greenquist) Johansen

Judith A. (Greenquist) Johansen was born Aug. 21, 1934, to Gib and Marie Greenquist in St. Croix Falls. She graduated from St. Croix Falls...

Anna C. Reed

Anna C. Reed, 90, Shell Lake, passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Indianhead Medical Center, Shell Lake. She was born Oct. 1, 1927, in...

Fay “Pete” Petersen

Fay “Pete” Petersen, 82, Baldwin, formerly of Clear Lake, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at the Baldwin Care Center in Baldwin, Wis. Fay Payne “Pete” Petersen...

Jayne LaRae Thompson

Jayne LaRae Thompson, 60, of Sarona, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at her home. She was born July 2, 1957, in Spooner, to David...

Larye E. Olson

  Larye E. Olson, age 58, of Siren, WI, passed away unexpectedly on November 9, 2017 at his residence. Larye was born on November 23, 1958...

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