Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Ten-year-old referred for possible charges of arson in Siren trailer fire

Becky Stravel | Staff writer SIREN - A 10-year-old has been referred for possible charges of arson to a building, obstructing an officer and harboring or...

Open or closed? Here’s what happens in a partial government shutdown

Brian Naylor | National Public Radio So, here we go again. The federal government is once more on the verge of a shutdown, and just like...

Patty Schachtner wins Senate election

Gregg Westigard | Staff writer NORTHWEST WISCONSIN – Patty Schachtner won the 10th Senate District special election Tuesday, January 16. Schachtner, the Democratic Party candidate,...

Polk County snowmobile trails open

POLK COUNTY— All Polk County Snowmobile trails North of Hwy. 8 are open as of noon today Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Areas A and B,...

Frederic school board upholds Belanger separation

Public petition for reinstatement presented at meeting Gregg Westigard | Staff writer FREDERIC – The Frederic school board sustained it’s non-renewal of football coach Ken Belanger’s...
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AG Schimel: Human trafficking is happening here

MADISON—Attorney General Brad Schimel and Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Secretary Eloise Anderson alerted the public to the insidious crime of human trafficking...

A cool way to spend a January day

Priscilla Bauer | Staff writer GRANTSBURG – Folks watching as the crew began setting up their equipment on the ice around the spot where a...

Fatal accident in village of Grantsburg

GRANTSBURG - On Sunday, Jan. 7, at 1:07 p.m., the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single-vehicle crash on North Oak Street...

Gov. Walker Calls For Closing Of Lincoln Hill

From WPR.org Gov. Scott Walker is proposing a plan to close Wisconsin's troubled juvenile prison. Walker revealed an $80 million plan Thursday to turn Lincoln Hills...

State senate candidates face off tonight at Unity School

BALSAM LAKE - The League of Women Voters Upper St. Croix Valley invites the public to hear the candidates running for State Senate District...