Monday, February 27, 2017

Three, including child, sustain nonlife-threatening injuries in two-vehicle accident

BIRCHWOOD—On Friday, Feb. 24, at approximately 10:58 a.m. the Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a two vehicle crash with injuries on CTHF and Arrowhead...
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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...

Are you tough enough to take the Chilly Challenge?

SHELL LAKE - Are you TOUGH enough to take the 2017 “Chilly Challenge”? At 12:00 on Saturday March 4, 2017, Lakeland Family Resource Center is challenging...

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Stolen car pursuit ends in foot chase

Habitual criminal leads police on 120-mph chase Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE - The Polk County Sheriff’s Department has released details on a high-speed...

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...

Election 2017

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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Festival Theatre announces auditions for a “Titanic” youth production

ST. CROIX FALLS - Festival Theatre will hold auditions for its first Youth & Family Theatre Series production of 2017 Jan. 30-31. Children ages...

American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation announces a change of course

HAYWARD - In light of the recent above average temperatures, along with continued warm weather conditions and rain forecast for today, the American Birkebeiner...

Job well done – Dianna Edling

Thank you to all the women (and men), from Polk and Burnett Counties, who marched in Washington, D.C., Madison and the Twin Cities, for...

Race for president, trustees in Balsam Lake

Mary Stirrat | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE — The Tuesday, Jan. 17, caucus at Balsam Lake produced two nominees for each of the four seats...
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Lester I. Davis

Lester I. Davis, known as Les or Bud to many, passed away at home with family on Feb. 8, 2017. Les was born Feb. 12,...

Paul Howard Anderson

Paul Howard Anderson, 77, of Webster passed away Feb. 19, 2017, at the Continuing Care Center in Grantsburg, Wis. He was born April 28, 1939,...

Norman Leroy Vaksdal

Norman Leroy Vaksdal, of Grantsburg, Wis., passed in the early morning hours of Feb. 21, 2017, at the age of 78.  He is survived...

Nancy Dian Bixby

Nancy Dian Bixby, 74, passed away at her home on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was born on April 16,...

Beverly Mae D’Agostino

Beverly Mae D’Agostino, 63, of Spooner and formerly of Balsam Lake, Wisconsin passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Spooner Health Care...

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,...
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