Friday, November 17, 2017

Thimbles Quilt Shop owner makes United Women Veterans flag

SPOONER— The United Women Veterans Northwestern Chapter organization was in need of a Women Veterans organizational flag.  The flags are similar to those that...
2017 DVAM

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

SPOONER - According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, "Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the...

My journey with my mother, Delores

Editor's note: The annual Walk to End Alzheimer's is set for Saturday, Sept. 23, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1790 Scribner Street. Registration begins at...

Update on WCAHS rebuilding of animal shelter

SPOONER - Many generous people have already made donations to the Washburn County Area Humane Society since the March fire through GoFundMe, donations on...

Measles, more than just a rash

WASHBURN COUNTY—What's the big deal about Measles? It's not just a childhood rash. It's a vaccine preventable disease that can cause pneumonia, encephalitis, and...

House passes ObamaCare repeal

Peter Sullivan | thehill.com WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Republicans on Thursday passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare, taking a major step toward a...

Local Dem leader files complaint against Gableman

BARRON COUNTY -  A local Democratic Party official has filed a complaint against conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman for appearing in promotional...

State hit hard by flu bug

STATEWIDE - The flu bug is hitting Wisconsinites hard, spiking to nearly 1,000 confirmed cases and hundreds of hospitalizations. According to figures from the Wisconsin...