The Spartan girls open WIAA Divison 1 tournament action at Hudson at 7 p.m. Friday.
A Lake Nebagamon man has been sentenced to three years in prison for his seventh drunk driving conviction. Floyd Robert Hull, 44, pleaded no contest Feb. 13 in Douglas County Circuit Court to one count of seventh offense operating while intoxicated. Additional counts of seventh offense operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, operating while revoked and failure to install an ignition interlock were dismissed but read in for sentencing.
The Yellowjackets will host Minnesota Morris in championship game at 3 p.m. Saturday.
The public will have a second chance to comment on a number of recreation use and development proposals stemming from a comprehensive 15-year review of the Brule River State Forest Master Plan. Wisconsin administrative code requires the Department of Natural Resources to review each master plan every 15 years to determine if any changes should be made. The current Brule River State Forest master plan was adopted in 2002.
The Douglas County Board’s vice chairman faces a Superior City Councilor for mayor in April.
The Northwestern High School girls basketball team ended the regular season Friday with a 52-26 victory over Ladysmith. The Tigers, 16-6 overall, finished third in the Heart O’ North conference with a 11-3 record. Hayward (18-4, 13-1) claimed its fourth consecutive HON title with a 41-30 win at Bloomer (18-4, 12-2) Friday. The Hurricanes have not lost a game since falling to Northwestern 61-56 Dec. 6. The Tigers play at Amery Friday to open the WIAA Division 3 playoffs.
Nominations are due March 3.
Season ends for men's basketball team; track team wins three events
Nikki Weichert scored 25 points to power her Superior Senior High School girls basketball team.
Playoff pairings announced for basketball playoffs