Friday, January 20, 2017

Man dies after starting explosion in apartment complex

Danielle Danford | staff writer RICE LAKE— A Rice Lake man died after starting a fire and an explosion in an apartment complex located at...
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Washburn County snowmobile trails open but thaw forecast

WASHBURN COUNTY - All Washburn County snowmobile trails will open for the season at noon on Friday, Jan. 13. Significant new snow was received Jan. 9-11. Trail conditions are fair...

Master gardener volunteer training sign-up deadline approaching

SPOONER - Garden enthusiasts interested in learning more about horticulture and who have an interest in volunteering in their local communities must register by Wednesday, Feb. 15, for...

Calendar – Washburn County

January Thursday, Jan. 19 • Shell Lake PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m., in the 3-12 school library. Baby-sitting available. Thursday, Jan. 19 & Friday, Jan. 20 • Shell Lake area...

Carolyn Wedin | Special moments of American history

During the time I taught in Europe, I was thrilled when I managed to publish a letter to the editor in the International Herald Tribune,...
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Pat Anderson | January is National Mentoring Month

As a longtime mentor through Kinship of Polk County, my personal rewards are greater than I would ever have anticipated when I signed on...

Pamela Rae Scapanski

Pamela Rae Scapanski, age 61, of Woodbury, MN, previously of Grantsburg, WI, beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, cousin and friend, passed away peacefully at her...

Vernon G. Ulick

Vernon Gale Ulick, 98, passed away on Jan. 13, 2017, at the St. Croix Falls hospital in St. Croix Falls, Wis. He was born to...

Calendar – Burnett/Polk counties

JANUARY NOW THRU JAN. 20 Amery • “Hidden Gem” theme show at artZ. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 715-268-8600, artzgallery.org. THURSDAY/19 Amery • Bingo at the VFW post, 6:30 p.m. • Polk-Burnett Beekeepers...
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Wayne L. Lockwood

Wayne Louise Lockwood, 73, passed away on Dec. 19, 2016, at his cabin on Green Lake. He was preceded in death by parents, Al...

Eleanor S. Jotblad

Eleanor S. Jotblad, 94, a resident of Falun, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. Eleanor was born on Aug. 12, 1922, in Falun to the late...

Betty L. Olson

Betty Lou Olson, 88, a resident of North St. Paul, Minn., formerly of Frederic, Wis., died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Betty was born in Chippewa...

Hazel M. Hills

Hazel Marie (Hokanson) Hills, 96, formerly of Danbury and Siren, passed away early Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at her residence in Chisago City, Minn. Hazel...

Terry L. Donaghue

Terry Lee Donaghue, 62, returned to his heavenly home on Jan. 15, 2017. Terry was born to the late William and Violet Donaghue in St....

Rollin “Rollie” A. Asper

Rollin “Rollie” Arthur Asper, 72, Luck, Wis., passed away on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, with his family by his side. Rollin was born on April...

Pamela R. Scapanski

Pamela Rae Scapanski, 61, Woodbury, Minn., previously of Grantsburg, Wis., beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, cousin and friend, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s...

Vernon G. Ulick

Vernon Gale Ulick, 98, passed away on Jan. 13, 2017, at the St. Croix Falls hospital in St. Croix Falls, Wis. He was born to...

Gerald “Jerry” Songas

Gerald “Jerry” R. Songas, 63, Grantsburg, passed away peacefully in his home with loved ones by his side on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.  Jerry...

Warren W. Wilson

Warren Wendell Wilson, 75, Prescott, died on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at his residence.  Warren was born on Dec. 27, 1941, in Frederic to...

Roxanne Songetay (Ginwumbiz)

Roxanne Songetay (Ginwumbiz), 58, Danbury, Wis., passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Roxanne was born in Frederic, Wis., on July 25, 1958, to parents,...

Harold “Bob” Pearson

Harold “Bob” Pearson passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at Westfields Hospital in New Richmond. Bob was born Dec. 2, 1923, in Minot,...

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