Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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Addie McCurdy buries 1,000th point

Saints finish conference season undefeated St. Croix Falls 56, Grantsburg 33 Marty Seeger|Staff writer ST. CROIX FALLS – St. Croix Falls senior Addie McCurdy put an exclamation...

LFGS wrestlers end season at sectionals

Marty Seeger|Staff writer AMERY – It was a difficult way to end the year for Luck/Frederic/Grantsburg/Siren, as they were unable to get any wrestlers through...


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Barron County sheriff wants drug testing in high schools

Rich Kremer | WPR News BARRON - The Barron County Sheriff's Department is calling on high schools to begin drug testing students involved in extracurricular...


Grantsburg man tased in alleged strangulation incident

Facing felony and multiple misdemeanor charges for Osceola tussle OSCEOLA – A 22-year-old Grantsburg man is facing multiple criminal charges after he is alleged to...

Ambulance issue a potential house of cards | Lisa Robbin

Residents of North Land 974/975 Ambulance Service area: What drugs/procedures can we actually give at Northland versus a paramedic service per the Wisconsin EMS Scope...

Election 2017

Michael Screnock, Rebecca Dallet win State Supreme Court primary, advance to...

Chuck Quirmbach and WPR Staff Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock and Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet have easily advanced in Wisconsin's Supreme Court...

Irene Helen Glessing

Irene Helen Glessing, 102, Shell Lake, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at Indianhead Medical Center. She was born Nov. 17, 1915, to Anton and Rose (Hefter)...

Allen “Fay” Rummel

Allen “Fay” Rummel passed away peacefully Feb. 13, 2018, at the age of 93. Fay was born Dec. 8, 1924, in Beaver Brook, Wis. He...

Leland G. Harr

Leland G. Harr, 81,  of Cumberland, Wis., passed away Feb. 19, 2018, at his home. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at 11...

Hilton C. Schroder

Hilton C. Schroder, 83, a long-time Durango, Colo., resident, died peacefully at home from leukemia with the loving care of hospice on Feb. 2,...

Stuart Eugene “Gene” Stebbings

Former Town of Casey (Loon Lake), Spooner, and Twin Cities resident, Stuart Eugene “Gene” Stebbings, died on Feb 8, 2018, at Countryside Acres Assisted Living,...

Michael Anthony Murphy

Michael Anthony Murphy, fondly known as Murph, 74, passed away at his home in Siren, Wis., with family by his side on Thursday, Feb....

Irene Helen Glessing

Irene Helen Glessing, 102, Shell Lake died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at Indianhead Medical Center.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m.,...

Audrey Spexet

Audrey Spexet, 93, a longtime resident of the Town Crystal, Spooner, Wis., died at her home on Friday, Feb. 18, 2018. Audrey was born on...

Heather Jo Wade

Heather Jo Wade, 44, of Danbury, passed away Feb. 8, 2018, at St. Mary’s in Duluth, Minn. Heather was born Feb. 18, 1973, in Shell...

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