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September 20, 2016
EAB found in Sawyer County quarantine in process
Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Sawyer County, the second most northern location in Wisconsin to date. The county will be quarantined. Douglas County is the northernmost county quarantined after the pest was discovered in Superior in 2013.
September 20, 2016 - 7:00am
August 28, 2015
Excessive force claims are excessive farce
Mark Kelsey Sawyer County sheriff Recently there has been considerable attention brought to law enforcement’s use of force by the national media. People like Al Sharpton and Marc Lemont Hill use words like "systemic" and "rampant" to describe police abuse. They use...
August 28, 2015 - 7:00am
June 26, 2015
Hayward trio plead guilty to importing bath salts
Three Hayward residents face federal prison for importing bath salts to the United States from China. Michael R. Moreno, 39, and Paul R. Heidbreder, 57, pleaded guilty this month in federal court to conspiracy, possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of alpha-pyrrolidinovalerophenone...
June 26, 2015 - 7:00am
February 14, 2014
Sawyer County man sentenced for tax fraud scheme
A Sawyer County man will spend six years in federal prison for stealing from the Internal Revenue Service.
February 14, 2014 - 10:33am
December 3, 2013
Sawyer County man pleads guilty to stolen identity tax fraud
A man from Exeland, Wis., pleaded guilty last week to allegations he stole from the U.S. Treasury by stealing the identity of others, according to U.S. Attorney John W. Vaudreuil of the Western District of Wisconsin. Jason T. Procknow, 40, entered the plea in U.S. District Court...
December 3, 2013 - 7:00am
September 19, 2013
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of the Northland
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parts of the Northland until 4 p.m. today, for the possibility of storms that may produce large hail and damaging winds. The watch includes all of Northwestern Wisconsin, as well as Pine County in Minnesota....
September 19, 2013 - 8:55am
September 15, 2013
Mountain biking: Matter claims fifth Chequamegon Fat Tire title
Brian Matter of Sheboygan, Wis., became the first five-time winner at the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival on Saturday, edging TJ Woodruff of Prescott, Ariz., by four seconds in the 40-mile race from Hayward to Cable. Matter, who previously won in 2004, 2009, 2010 and 2011, gained an...
September 15, 2013 - 9:30am
September 13, 2013
Over 3,000 bikers to race in the 31st annual Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival
More than 3,000 mountain bike riders will flock to Hayward, Cable and the trails in between this weekend for the 31st annual Chequamegon Fat...
September 13, 2013 - 5:00am
September 11, 2013
Judge rules Telemark lodge abandoned, speeds foreclosures
A Bayfield County judge has ruled that the historic Telemark Lodge and Resort has been abandoned and that foreclosure should be sped up. As dire as that may sound, it's actually good news for Telemark. The lodge, built in 1972, is the starting point for the American Birkebeiner,...
September 11, 2013 - 9:35am
August 27, 2013
Body of Hayward drowning victim recovered from Sawyer County, Wis., lake
The body of a 41-year-old Hayward man reported to have drowned in Lac Courte Oreilles Lake in Sawyer County Saturday was found in the lake Sunday morning by a dive team. Arthur J. Schmock was found at 9:38 a.m. The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office received a call about a drowning...
August 27, 2013 - 11:13am
Storms in Northland prompt tornado warnings, drop torrential rain
Strong storms moved across parts of the Northland on Monday night and early Tuesday morning, bringing torrential rainfall to some areas and prompting several tornado warnings. The tornado warnings -- for the Cable and Seeley areas in Northwestern Wisconsin, and in areas west and...
August 27, 2013 - 7:35am
June 7, 2013
Why foreclosing on Telemark Lodge might see it open sooner
Foreclosure against the operators of Telemark Lodge in Cable has been filed in Bayfield County Court. One of the key players says that just brings them closer to selling the storied resort. The historic 150-room lodge closed in March, one of several times over the past decade that...
June 7, 2013 - 10:32am
May 4, 2013
After May snowfall that may rewrite record books, diehard skiers hit Birkie trail
Cross-country skiers were out on the Birkie Trail near Hayward on Friday after a snowstorm that may enter the books as the greatest May snowfall...
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Winter storm warnings, advisories issued for the Northland
The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings and advisories for much of the Northland from tonight through Thursday night as the region may see heavy snow to start the month of May. Snowfall in excess of 6 inches is possible for Northwestern Wisconsin, where winter...
May 1, 2013 - 5:06am
April 13, 2013
Sawyer County man gets 10 years for hit-and-run death
A Sawyer County man was sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervision after pleading guilty to felony hit and run in the death of a 30-year-old Ironwood woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle. Jacob R. Collins was sentenced April 5 in Sawyer County Circuit...
April 13, 2013 - 12:20am