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...
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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...

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        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...

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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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Governor in Burnett County this weekend

BURNETT COUNTY - Gov. Scott Walker will be in Burnett County this weekend as part of the fourth-annual Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs’ Celebrate...

Suzanne Johnson | Beyond the Office Door

Suzanne Johnson It was while I was playing with 2-1/2-year-old granddaughter Charlotte one day that she placed her little hands on either side of my...

Wayne Jensen | Where are you?

Mr. Duffy and Johnson, It’s town hall meeting time … where are you? Oh, yes … cutting school lunch programs and taxes for billionaires with your...

Two events will benefit owners of thrift store lost in fire

Bob and Stacy Hilde hope to reinvest in community FREDERIC - Bob and Stacy Hilde and their son, Nic, and daughter, Carter, moved to Frederic...
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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...

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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