Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 15:52
DAVE DALEY | Wisconsin Policy Research Institute
Editor’s note: The following article and related articles were released this week by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute as part of its “Federal Grant... Read More

Briana Peterson of Unity gets the ball over the net against Luck on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Cardinals swept Unity for the win. – Photo by Marty Seeger


The Milltown state candidate forum included the two women seeking the 10th District Senate seat, as well as the three men seeking the 28th Assembly District seat. The forum was organized and moderated by the League of Women Voters of the Upper St. Croix Valley, and took place last week, Sept. 20, in Milltown. – Photo by Greg Marsten


The St. Croix Falls volleyball team is still sitting at the top of the West Lakeland Conference after a three-set win over Webster on Tuesday, Sept. 13. They will be heading to Grantsburg Tuesday, Sept. 20, to try and keep their perfect conference record in-tact. – File photo by Marty Seeger


More than 30 different cross-country teams met in Rice Lake Tuesday, Sept. 12, for competition. – Photo submitted


News Headlines

The St. Croix Falls Common Council debated the Civic Auditorium project at length on Monday evening, Sept. 26, and whether to cover the cost difference while fundraising efforts spool up. – Photo by Greg Marsten

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:52
GREG MARSTEN | Staff Writer
ST. CROIX FALLS - At their regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 26, the St. Croix Falls Common Council entertained information on their ability to borrow... Read More
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:49
SPOONER - On Tuesday, Sept. 20, officers from the Spooner Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the city of Spooner. Based on... Read More
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:34
SHELL LAKE - The Town of Springbrook has brought a lawsuit against Washburn County for $6,110, the county's cost of two culvert repairs the town did... Read More
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:29
E. ROYAL EMERSON | Staff Writer
HERTEL - The St. Croix Chippewa Indians, like all tribes in Wisconsin, were granted a total and ongoing regional monopoly on casino gambling. Even as... Read More
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:48
SIREN - A 62-year-old man died Tuesday, Sept. 27, after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of a business located along Hwy. 70 in the Town... Read More
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:00
TREGO - On Monday, Oct. 3, residents below Xcel Energy’s Trego Hydroelectric Project, about eight miles north of Spooner, will hear a distinctive... Read More
calculator financial document pen
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 14:30
SHELL LAKE - In the course of the Shell Lake City Council's regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, it approved a bid for a new squad car and a... Read More
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:00
WASHBURN COUNTY – According to Frank Scalzo of the Washburn County Highway Department a culvert replacement will begin Tuesday, Sept. 20, on CTH G... Read More
David Lee Boswell mugshot
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 16:15
WASHBURN COUNTY—David Lee Boswell, 26, Hayward, is currently being sought by the Washburn County Sheriff's Office for stealing a car from the... Read More
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 15:37
DAVE DALEY | Wisconsin Policy Research Insitute
HERTEL - The way the St. Croix Chippewa Tribal Council operates in secrecy has gone largely unnoticed by federal watchdogs, but not by tribal members... Read More
Rep. Romaine Quinn and candidate Joe Huftel

Candidate Joe Huftel and Rep. Romaine Quinn recently met with Barron Electric Cooperative employees and directors to discuss issues facing Wisconsin voters. — Photo submitted

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 16:26
BARRON - Rep. Romaine Quinn and his opponent, Joe Huftel, both seeking to represent the 75th District, met with Barron Electric Cooperative employees... Read More
gavel on table
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 15:58
David L. Denasha, Hayward, possess drug paraphernalia, $443.00, probation, sent. withheld. Christine L. Fitzgerald, Rice Lake, OWI, $1,692.00, local... Read More
solar panel array
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 15:43
DANIELLE DANFORD | staff writer
SPOONER - The city of Spooner is developing a purchase agreement for the construction of a solar installation that will generate power for a portion... Read More
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 13:19
On Thursday, Aug. 18, at approximately 8:25 p.m., Shane Jacobsen, 27, Birchwood, was westbound on Cedar Avenue in the village of Birchwood driving a... Read More


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