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911 service restored to Gordon, Wascott customers
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
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Harbormasters harmonies aid Habitat for Humanity
Fun of a spooky nature for all at the library
Concert commemorates WWI end
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
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October 9, 2018
Officers elected for workforce investment board
The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board announced it recently elected officers. LeRoy Forslund of Superior will serve another term as chairman; Michael Bebeau of Ashland was elected to serve another term as vice chairman; and Richard Nystrom of Superior was elected to serve...
October 9, 2018 - 8:09am
September 19, 2018
Tribe pursues cell tower to improve public safety in northern Wisconsin
A tribal official says the recent drowning deaths of a Wisconsin woman's husband and children in the Apostle Islands underscores the need for enhanced emergency communications in the area.
September 19, 2018 - 8:51am
September 4, 2018
US 2 reopens to traffic in Bayfield County
U.S. Highway 2 at North Fish Creek in Bayfield County reopened Thursday, Aug. 30. Just in time for the Labor Day weekend, the reopening marked the completion of the state highway system's final project following the heavy rain and flooding in northern Wisconsin on June 15, according...
September 4, 2018 - 9:02am
August 13, 2018
Some northern Wisconsin businesses feeling impacts of summer flooding
Visitors to Ashland can often be spotted on the water during the summer months, but this summer has been anything but normal for business owner Katie Gellatly.
August 13, 2018 - 8:35am
Abby's Ride focuses on stillbirth prevention
The Wisconsin Chapter of the Star Legacy Foundation will hold the 6th Annual Abby's Ride on Saturday in Iron River. Events include a 100-mile motorcycle ride, 30-mile ATV ride, food, raffle prizes and live music by local favorite Gypsy Road.
July 13, 2018 - 8:17am
July 6, 2018
Ranta named PEO scholar
Jody Forsythe, president of the Ashland Chapter EL of the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO), announced the recipient of the 2018 Community Partnership Scholarship to Heather Ranta from South Shore High School. Ranta will be attending the University of Wisconsin—Superior...
July 6, 2018 - 8:31am
July 3, 2018
Foundations offer grants for northern Wisconsin projects, programs
A regional nonprofit fund serving the Ashland, Bad River and Washburn areas announced grants totaling $8,000 for local projects. The Chequamegon Bay Area Community Fund awarded grants to the following nonprofit organizations and units of local government for their projects:
July 3, 2018 - 8:31am
June 29, 2018
Iron River celebrates library expansion
Board members, dignitaries, donors and friends gathered June 21 to celebrate the 2,100 square foot addition to the Evelyn Goldberg Briggs Library...
June 29, 2018 - 9:13am
June 26, 2018
Utah woman killed in crash in Bayfield County
A woman from Utah was killed Friday when the vehicle she was riding in was struck by a truck on State Highway 13 at Wedal Road in the town of Barksdale, according to the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office. Corey Lee, 62, was a passenger in the car driven by her husband, Randall Lee,...
June 26, 2018 - 7:52am
June 22, 2018
Makers’ Faire celebrates northland ingenuity
White Winter Winery presents a Makers’ Faire celebrating the numerous artists, farmers and craftspersons in Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas counties.
June 22, 2018 - 9:17am
Superior man injured in Iron River motorcycle crash
A 63-year-old Superior man is in stable condition following a Wednesday evening motorcycle crash in the town of Iron River.
June 22, 2018 - 8:30am
May 27, 2018
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
OULU, Wis. — David Lindelof stopped his Buick along Highway B in Bayfield County and watched a bluebird perched on top of a wooden nesting...
May 27, 2018 - 7:40am
May 25, 2018
Little Sand Bay gets upgrades
Little Sand Bay is going to be a busy place this summer with construction of a new visitor center and a pavilion to house the historic fishing tug, the Twilite. The visitor center will include a covered shelter to allow access to safety, orientation and interpretative exhibits around...
May 25, 2018 - 8:26am
May 11, 2018
Forum focuses on Germann Road Fire remembered
Northwest Wisconsin is taking a moment to highlight and remember the efforts that went into battling the historic Germann Road Fire, as well...
May 11, 2018 - 2:14pm
May 4, 2018
Hit the trail with association members
Join members of the North Country Trail Association Brule-St. Croix Chapter to explore the North Country National Scenic Trail. Hikes begin at 9 a.m. A five mile hike is planned May 12 from Lake Ruth Trailhead to Pero Road. Meet at Orchard's Cafe on U.S. Highway 2 in Iron River. On...
May 4, 2018 - 8:04am