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World's oldest hockey player goes commercial
No Birkie ski, but party still on
Exposition district garners support
Weather alters rink rally
Deadly U.S. heroin overdoses quadrupled in five years: study
Superior blanked at Hudson
Prep Playoff Scoreboard - Feb. 25
Solon Springs girls win playoff opener
Spartans advance to sectional final (updated)
Tigers claim crown; Tecker gets 1,000
Free press still matters
County board gets back to work after hiatus
Duffy won't test his luck
Humor keeps you young
Public safety in good hands
Hilger Thank You
Oscar best actor race is tale of two opposites
Arsenio Hall drops defamation lawsuit against Sinead O’Connor
Ex-teen idol David Cassidy says he has dementia
From Poplar to Hollywood: Former Northland resident lands part on NBC TV show
Thimble dropped from Monopoly board game after getting a thumbs-down
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February 24, 2017
No Birkie ski, but party still on
The American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race has been canceled, race officials said in a news release Friday.
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‘Get the Lead Out’ campaign launches to address safe drinking water concerns
Wisconsin is among 12 states getting an "F" for not preventing lead in school drinking water.
February 24, 2017 - 8:59am
February 23, 2017
Winter storm on track to bring heavy snow to parts of the region Friday
The good news is that the Hayward area should see 6 inches or more of new snow on Friday, perhaps just in time to salvage some form of the annual...
February 23, 2017 - 8:56am
February 22, 2017
At Superior Days, Wisconsin mother shares story of son’s trouble accessing treatment
Shelley Faul said her son, David, has battled a meth addiction for 13 years. Faul couldn’t find any nearby inpatient treatment for her son and said the closest facilities wouldn’t accept Medicaid.
February 22, 2017 - 8:48am
Transportation secretary Ross calls for ‘culture change’ in department
Lawmakers held a hearing Tuesday on a tough transportation department audit that came out last month. The audit found the department underestimated costs of 16 ongoing major highway projects by about $3 billion and has failed to meet its own performance metrics in recent years.
February 22, 2017 - 8:44am
February 21, 2017
Anglers wary about thin ice because of warm spell
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website is suggesting ice fishermen get their shacks off the ice soon because of the rising temperatures.
February 21, 2017 - 8:54am
New Richmond man sentenced for church burglaries
A 42-year-old New Richmond man who burglarized several St. Croix County churches last year once had designs on becoming a youth pastor, but eventually became sidetracked and consumed by drugs — a divergence that delivered him a prison sentence on Feb. 17
February 21, 2017 - 8:50am
February 20, 2017
Wisconsin man, Virginia man each get prison for trying to join Islamic State
A Wisconsin man and a Virginia man were sentenced separately to federal prison on Friday for attempting to travel abroad to join Islamic State, the U.S. Justice Department said.
February 20, 2017 - 8:49am
Numerous factors causing Wisconsin preschool teacher shortage
Low hourly wages, the lack of professional development opportunities and a high turnover rate are major factors contributing to the state’s preschool teacher shortage, experts say.
February 20, 2017 - 8:46am
Law enforcement investigating emergency communication needs statewide
Bayfield County is building a tower to improve emergency communications, meanwhile, law enforcement enforcement are investigating what may be done to improve emergency communications across the state.
February 20, 2017 - 8:43am
February 17, 2017
Economic development leaders support Walker’s move to keep WEDC’s loan program
Wisconsin's public-private job creation and business growth agency would be able to issue loans once again under Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget.
February 17, 2017 - 11:10pm
February 16, 2017
Sean Duffy won’t challenge Tammy Baldwin for Senate in 2018
In a statement, Duffy said that now, "is not the right time for me to run for Senate," but didn't rule out a potential future bid.
February 16, 2017 - 2:45pm
Medical hurdles persist after drug treatment for Wisconsin teen
Drug and alcohol treatment can be difficult for anyone struggling to kick an addiction. But what comes after treatment can be even more challenging for those taking the next step in recovery.
February 16, 2017 - 9:48am
February 15, 2017
Trial date set for Wisconsin girl charged in Slenderman attack
One of two Wisconsin girls accused of attacking a classmate to please a fictional character named Slenderman will head to trial in October outside Milwaukee after a judge denied a change of venue for the much publicized case, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on Monday.
February 15, 2017 - 11:33am
Walker’s budget moves forestry division to Northern Wisconsin
The forestry division within the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources would move up north under Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal, and one northern Wisconsin lawmaker said he believes the move will help with recruitment.
February 15, 2017 - 8:51am