Friday, November 17, 2017

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...

Three deaths were by gunshot: names released

CHETEK - Three deceased people found in a Chetek residence Friday evening, Oct. 27,   died from gunshot wounds, according to an updated news...

Three deceased individuals found at Chetek residence

CHETEK - Barron County authorities discovered three deceased individuals at a Chetek residence Friday evening, Oct. 27, but are not releasing the names or...

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...

Clayton woman seriously injured in Hwy. 53 accident

BARRON COUNTY - A Clayton woman was airlifted to an Eau Claire hospital after suffering serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 53...

Area News

Parkview United Methodist Church - Turtle Lake announces new pastor TURTLE LAKE - Pastor Gilbert White has been announced as the new minister for...
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CWD sampling plan in place for four-county area for 2017 deer hunting

SPOONER - In cooperation with local businesses, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease surveillance testing within...

Governor Walker appoints Douglas Mrotek as Sawyer County Sheriff

MADISON—Governor Scott Walker announced today the appointment of Douglas Mrotek as the new Sawyer County Sheriff, replacing Sheriff Mark Kelsey, who resigned on September...

Talk on mining moratorium is Tuesday

RICE LAKE - A coalition of local sports, environmental and community rights organizations are hosting a program titled, “Mining Moratorium Debate: The Flambeau Factor,”...