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$150,000 grant awarded to Civic Auditorium project

The Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation latest donor to restoration, expansion ST. CROIX FALLS – The Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation...

Mental health issues may weigh on 50-count child sex assault charges

Blake Reber’s ability to comprehend charges questioned     Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – Mental health issues may play a part in future legal...

Judge asks for peace in war against meth

Speaks at National Day of Prayer gathering Becky Strabel | Staff writer SIREN - This year’s theme for the National Day of Prayer was unity and...

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Grimm announces candidacy for Polk County Sheriff

POLK COUNTY - Sheriff’s investigator Anthony F. Grimm has officially announced his candidacy for the office of sheriff of Polk County. “I have been employed...

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Free fishing event

SPOONER - A free family fishing event will be hosted by the Friends Into Spooner Hatchery and the Wisconsin DNR, Spooner office. The event on...

Family Fest fun planned

SPOONER - Are you ready to have some fun and celebrate the beginning of summer? Washburn County Family Fest 2018 is set for another...

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Washburn County court news

Michael D. Andrea, Spooner, possess drug paraphernalia, $330.50. Andrew C. Bartell, Spooner, OWI, $1,944.00, local jail, costs, license revoked 2 years, ignition interlock, alcohol assessment. Melanie...

Why regulations? | Pam Caudy

President Trump is getting rid of many regulations. The reason, Trump and his fellow Republicans have stated is that regulations cost jobs, increase product...

Grimm announces candidacy for Polk County Sheriff

POLK COUNTY - Sheriff’s investigator Anthony F. Grimm has officially announced his candidacy for the office of sheriff of Polk County. “I have been employed...
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Bobby Gene Tester

Bobby Gene Tester, 79, of Webster, passed away on May 14, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital with his family by his side. Bobby was born...

Richard Louis Fickett

Richard Louis Fickett, age 81, a resident of Danbury, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018. Richard was born on Jan. 27, 1937, to parents George...

Gary Curtis Smith

Gary Curtis Smith, 70, Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, passed away surrounded by family on Dec. 18, 2017, at UW Hospital. He was born Jan. 8, 1947,...

Leonard John Druschba

Leonard John Druschba, 92, Shell Lake, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at his home in the company of his loving family. He was born Oct....

Aaron Isaak Strang

Aaron Isaak Strang, age 44, of Webster, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Aaron was born on Sept. 1, 1973, to parents Thomas and...

Doug Smith

Doug Smith, 69, Sarona, passed away Wednesday May 16, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer. Doug was born Nov. 20, 1948, to Archibald and...

Lester G. Jenneman

A memorial service for Lester G. Jeneman will be held Wednesday, May 30, noon – 2 p.m. visitation, 2 p.m. service, at the Schriver-Thompson...

Carol Ruth Scheidt

Carol Ruth Scheidt, 66, of Frederic, Wisconsin, passed away May 15, 2018, at her residence. Carol was born Nov. 14, 1951, in Battle Creek, Michigan,...

Bobby G. Tester

Bobby G. Tester, age 79, of Webster died May 14, 2018.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:30...
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