Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Increase in aid for Siren School District

SIREN - The Siren School Board approved the 2017-2018 budget revision as a result of the legislative changes to the allocation of state aid...

Six fire departments respond to fire at Four Cubs Farm; help needed to relocate...

Becky Strabel | Staff writer BURNETT COUNTY - Burnett County Dispatch received a call at 11:03 a.m. today, Nov. 1, from Cris Peterson co-owner of Four Cubs...

Not so fast on Virgil Hansen trial

In spite of deadline for settlement passing, a plea deal suddenly appears    BALSAM LAKE – In spite of supposed “drop dead” deadlines for settlement...

In the eye of the rural broadband storm part 3

Danielle Danford | Staff Writer NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN— Reliable high-speed Internet access for rural residents faces many challenges. The geography of an area and its residents...
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Chetek shootings ruled homicide/suicide

CHETEK - Preliminary autopsy results show the three deaths at a Chetek home Friday evening, Oct. 27, were the result of a homicide/suicide. Authorities believe...

One other tribe may be looking at hemp production

NORTHWEST WISCONSIN - At least one other Native American tribe besides the St. Croix Chippewa may be exploring the potentially lucrative business of growing...

In the eye of the rural broadband storm part 2

NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN – Affordable high-speed Internet offers opportunities in education, jobs and commerce, but only to those with access to it. There are few...

Eight-man football recommended for Frederic

School board to decide in November  FREDERIC – The Frederic School District may switch to eight-man football starting next season.  Athletic director Ethan Bergstrom and football...

Grantsburg man dies when tree limb falls on him

BURNETT COUNTY - On Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at 7:50 p.m., the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person in...

Prescription drug overdose sends four students to hospitals

Becky Strabel | Staff writer SIREN - The Siren Police Department was called to the high school around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, after...