Adult Smoking Hits A New Low In Wisconsin

Work is still needed to reduce tobacco use among some groups

November 30, 2018, Is Meth Awareness Day

“Our goal is to encourage people to talk to their children and family members about the risks and dangers of meth use and to get involved" -- Sheriff Douglas Mrotek

Hockey Happenings: Tournaments Are Back In Town!

The tournament kicks off at 8:00am on Saturday at The Spooner Civic Center with Spooner/Cumberland versus Amery. There is no charge to attend these tournament games!

Kwik Trip Recalls Parfaits Over Undeclared Presence Of Nuts

Products were sold at Kwik Trip convenience stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa (Kwik Star) with a sell by date on or before 12/6/2018.

Washburn County Highway Dept. Awarded $156,309 For Disaster Reimbursement

Municipalities in Washburn County and around the Northwest Region sustained torrential rains from the July 11/12th, 2016 storm.

Spooner Health Receives 2018 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

Spooner Health Receives 2018 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® for Achieving and Sustaining Excellence in Employee Engagement

ICAA’s Supportive Services For Veteran Families Program Donates Turkeys To Local Veterans

"These men and woman are the 1% that had the courage to serve their country and not all homeless and at risk veterans are just single men."

Northwest Passage Celebrates 40 Years of Hope & Healing

Reward Doubled to $5,000 for Missing Dog 'Ranger'


Sign Up To Be A Bell-Ringer In Washburn County

We are once again approaching the Christmas Season which means that it is also Red Kettle bell ringing season.

Funeral Arrangements Set For Victims of Chippewa Co. Hit-and-Run Crash

Funeral arrangements are now set for Jayna Kelley, 9; Autumn Helgeson, 10; Haylee Hickle, 10, and Sara Jo Schneider, 32

Spooner Health Invite You to Remember Loved Ones at Love Light Tree Ceremony

Volunteer Partners of Spooner Health Invite You to Remember Loved Ones at the 28th Annual Love Light Tree Ceremony

Wisconsin State Public Defender Announces 2018 Award Recipients

Representative Joan Ballweg, Running Rebels, & Attorney Matthew Kirkpatrick to Receive SPD Board Awards Regional Office Administrator Leslie Patrow & the SPD’s La Crosse Region to Receive Agency Awards

Weekly Northwest Region Construction Update

Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau and Washburn counties

Justice Department Announces Launch of New Hate Crimes Website

Justice Department Releases Update on Hate Crimes Prosecutions and Announces Launch of New Hate Crimes Website

Northwest Wisconsin Furniture Specials from Bush & Gilles! Ad

Our sales staff do not work on commission, so you can be sure that we have your best interests at heart.

Embrace Expanding to Barron County

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic or sexual violence—you are not alone! Confidential support and advocacy services are available 24/7

Fall Grazing Conference to be held in Shell Lake on November 10

This conference will combine the traditional cow/calf workshop with grazing information and will be of interest to new farmers, part-time or full-time operators and low-income startups whether a grazier or a non-grazier.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves

This program helps family caregivers reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, balance their lives, increase their ability to make tough decisions, and locate helpful resources.

Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019

The 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 62 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2019