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March 30, 2018
New center makes a splash in Minong
Fitness soared to a new level in Minong last weekend with the opening of Jack Link's Aquatic and Activity Center. "There are a lot of new opportunities in Minong that weren't here before," said executive director Ken Weinaug. Since developers broke ground for the 40,500-square-foot...
March 30, 2018 - 8:27am
March 20, 2018
Washburn County warns of law enforcement impersonators
Motorists have reported being pulled over by someone impersonating a law enforcement officer in Washburn County, according to Sheriff Terry Dryden.
March 20, 2018 - 9:47pm
June 8, 2017
People may get sick more often from untreated drinking water due to climate change
A study found that treating drinking water would prevent 82 percent of stomach illnesses associated with rainfall in communities that don't regularly disinfect.
June 8, 2017 - 11:38am
April 25, 2017
Spooner seeks funds to place Tomb of the Unknown Soldier replica
An exact replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier may soon rest in Spooner. The City of Spooner Veterans Memorial Committee and Washburn County Veterans Service Office have launched a Gofundme campaign to raise money needed to build a setting for the tomb in the city's Waterfront...
April 25, 2017 - 7:00am
January 6, 2015
Armed man arrested in Washburn County
MINONG, Wis. — A Minong Township man is in custody after he allegedly fled with his two children after fighting with another man and firing a gun. The Washburn County Sheriff’s Office said an initial call came in at 3:30 a.m. on Saturday with a report that someone had been...
January 6, 2015 - 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 17, 2013
Woman accused of breaking into bar with sons makes court appearance
A Spooner woman accused of breaking into a Dairyland bar with her two sons, ages 11 and 16, made her initial appearance in Douglas County Circuit Court Wednesday. Stacy Marie Lynn Faircloth, 34, faces felony counts of burglary, attempted burglary as a party to a crime and intentionally...
September 17, 2013 - 7:00am
August 26, 2013
Superior man arrested in Trego on suspicion of drunk driving
A Superior man was arrested Sunday in Trego for his fourth offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Gregory B Harrison, 27, was stopped at the Trego Travel Center on U.S. Highway 53 after the State Patrol received a complaint about a possible drunk person at the travel...
August 26, 2013 - 8:14am
June 25, 2013
Dynamite found under deceased Washburn man's shed
Washburn County authorities today said they found 60 pounds of high explosives under the floor of a garden shed of a man who recently died. The dynamite sticks were found by the executor of the man's estate who was looking for items to sell in an estate sale. They had been stashed...
June 25, 2013 - 12:03pm
May 31, 2013
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Northland
Severe thunderstorms are moving through parts of the Northland this afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Twin Ports, the Interstate 35 corridor, Iron Range, North Shore and all of Northwestern Wisconsin until 10 p.m. Large hail, damaging...
May 31, 2013 - 2:33pm
May 24, 2013
Jack Link's introduces dipping snacks
Jack Link's latest innovation, Big Dippers, offers the brand's award-winning meat snacks with conveniently packaged dipping sauces. A first-of-its-kind, Big Dippers provide meat snack lovers and three tried and true flavor parings in a highly portable package for easy, on-the-go...
May 24, 2013 - 7:00am
May 19, 2013
Crews search Washburn County property in teen's 1996 disappearance
Crews from the Northland took part in a ground and water search in Washburn County last week in the case of a 15-year-old girl who went missing more than 17 years ago. Sara Bushland was last seen April 3, 1996, after getting off the school bus at her home near Spooner.
May 19, 2013 - 1:00am
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
January 18, 2013
Link Snacks to install gas pipeline to Minong
Residents in Minong, Wis., soon could have a cheaper and more efficient option for heating and cooking in their homes, and "that's exciting,"...
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am