Sunday, August 20, 2017

Assembly passes $3B Foxconn incentive package

Laurel White | WPR The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a $3 billion tax incentive package for tech manufacturer Foxconn. Three Democrats — Reps. Cory Mason, of Racine, Peter Barca, of...

Court appearance in fatal hit and run charge postponed

SIREN - The court appearance scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 17, of a 36-year-old Sawyer County man charged in a fatal hit and run has been...

Washburn County judge presides in trial over officer’s death

Danielle Danford | Staff writer SHELL LAKE—Washburn County Circuit Court Judge Eugene Harrington is presiding over the case for the man charged in the fatal...
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Town’s suit against county awaits ruling

Danielle Danford | Staff writer SHELL LAKE - The Town of Springbrook and Washburn County await a decision in a small claims case brought against...

Twice the “double nickel” leads to a felony charge

Speeder caught doing 111 mph in a 55-mph zone faces multiple charges Greg Marsten | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – A passing car registered 111 mph...

Fatal hit-and-run case hearing this Thursday

SIREN - A 36-year-old Sawyer County man is scheduled to make a court appearance this Thursday, Aug. 17, in the case of the fatal...

Medicaid has large impact in local communities

Costs not paid by federal or state government would shift to local taxpayers Danielle Danford | Staff writer POLK/BURNETT COUNTIES - Babies, the elderly, individuals living...

No to grandstand study

Polk County Board rejects evaluation Gregg Westigard | Staff writer BALSAM LAKE – The Polk County Board rejected a resolution to spend up to $21,000 for...

Governor seeks applicants for sheriff of Sawyer County

MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker announced recently that he is seeking applicants for appointment as sheriff in Sawyer County. The appointment will fill the vacancy created...

Washburn County Area Humane Society rebuilding update

SPOONER - Since the fire in March, those involved with the Washburn County Area Humane Society state that many eye-opening lessons have been learned,...