Sunday, August 20, 2017

Shell Lake native serves in Japan aboard forward-deployed ship

SASEBO, Japan - A 2015 Hayward High School graduate and Shell Lake native is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Germantown. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan VanMoorlehem is an engineman aboard...

Writer’s story line brings him back to Wisconsin

Best-selling author Neal Griffin comes from Eau Claire to Siren - via California Becky Strabel | Staff writer BURNETT COUNTY - Growing up and being involved...

Authentic Italian cuisine comes to Siren

SIREN - An authentic four-course Italian dinner was prepared by Food Network “Iron Chef America” judge and Italian culinary expert Mario Rizzotti at Tesora...

Women entrepreneurs talk challenges and solutions

Mary Stirrat | Staff writer LUCK — The number of women who own or jointly own a business is steadily growing, but a June 14...

1776’s Founding Sisters

Festival’s latest offering offers unique twists on the creation of a nation    Greg Marsten | Staff writer ST. CROIX FALLS – Politics seem to be...

SCFalls senior awarded Samsung American Legion Scholarship in Washington, D.C.

ST. CROIX FALLS - Matthew LaMirande, a senior from St. Croix Falls High School, is one of 10 scholars selected from over 5,500 applicants...

Community Insurance goes solar

Mary Stirrat | Staff writer MILLTOWN — Community Insurance Agency of Milltown just made an investment in the future that is already having a positive...

My cancer journey: a relapse 16 years later

Connie Magnuson | Special to the Leader GOLDEN VALLEY, Ariz. - My cancer journey began in the fall of 1999. It ended, so I thought,...

Siren Chamber welcomes Firefly Village

SIREN - Firefly Village is the newest business to be welcomed to the Siren Chamber of Commerce. On May 24, owners Gary and Robyn...

Shell Lake teacher closes 31 chapters of teaching

Danielle Danford | Staff writer SHELL LAKE - Valerie Haack has enjoyed her 31 years of teaching in the Shell Lake School District but like...