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Marshfield Clinic Park Falls Center welcomes new orthopedic surgeon
Dr. William Lundberg, orthopedic surgeon at Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center, is expanding his practice to Marshfield Clinic Park Falls Center. Lundberg is a seasoned surgeon with a proven track record of success. He has special orthopedic interests in sports medicine, fracture care, total knee rep
Wisconsin man falls asleep at wheel, crashes car
GRANT COUNTY, Wisconsin (KWWL) – A Prarie du Chein man is recovering after a car accident in Grant County. A release from the Grant County Sheriff said William Seeley, 22, fell asleep while driving Friday afternoon in the Beetown Township on County U.
Park Falls Ace Hardware reverts to True Value Hardware
Change is in the air and there is much hustle and bustle about the Park Falls Ace Hardware store as employees rearrange shelving and displays and remove “Ace” from the hardware store located at the Park Falls Southside Shopping Center. Read more.
Body found in Mississippi ID'd as missing Wisconsin woman
A body found in the Mississippi River near Trenton, Wisconsin, just over the border with Minnesota, has been identified as that of a missing Eau Claire woman. Muzeyyen Ayan, 47, was last seen at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport on Feb. 26.
Politifact Wisconsin: The budget battle between Democrats and Republicans
The budget battle is just beginning in Madison with Republicans and Democrats agreeing to disagree. PolitiFact Wisconsin digs in on one claim about the GOP's tax cutting record.
Kayla’s Kitchen and Closet to present fashion show
Kayla’s Kitchen and Closet of Park Falls will present a fashion show as part of the Price County Area Sport, Home, and Craft Show taking place Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and 24 at the Phillips High School.
Pictures: View and submit photos of the northern lights in SE Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE — If you’ve always dreamed of catching a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis, you might be in luck over the weekend. According to the Space Weather Prediction Center, Wisconsin will be in a good position to see the northern lights both Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23.
CHS presents 'The Sound of Music' in three performances this weekend
Chequamegon High School in Park Falls will present three performances of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical, "The Sound of Music" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, at the Harry D. Frokjer Auditorium in the high school. A special matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday,
Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin appeals court won’t decide until at least Monday whether to reinstate Republican-backed lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul. A Dane County judge blocked the laws Thursday, finding the Legislature convened il
Investors, entrepreneurs, public invited to 'Opportunity: Park Falls' event
The Park Falls Area Community Development Corporation and Park Falls Area Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to present "Opportunity: Park Falls" at 6:30 p.m., March 20 at the Park Falls Public Library. The event is intended to inform potential investors and entrepreneurs of the tax incentives in an
14-year-old activist shares inspiring message at State of Wisconsin Girls Summit
MILWAUKEE — Cyberbullying, poverty, and mental health. These are just some of the common issues young girls face. Fourteen-year-old Marley Dias spoke about the challenges with her peers at Alverno College on Saturday, March 23.
CDAC votes to increase antlerless deer quota
SPOONER– At the March 13 meeting of the Washburn County Deer Advisory Council (CDAC) members voted 4-1 to increase antlerless deer quotas for next hunting season, despite some concerns of a stressful winter and reports that gun hunters last season reported that they saw very few deer in some areas.
CNA charged with sexually assaulting elderly patient
MINOCQUA, Wis. (WSAW) -- A nursing assistant charged with having inappropriate sexual contact with patient at a Minocqua nursing home can no longer work as a CNA as a condition of his bond.
Karen’s Korner: Demise ...
A friend sent me an article that was featured in The New York Times a couple months ago. It regarded the failing of rural areas in the United States and what could be done about that problem. It actually named Price County as an area that is 100% rural. Fascinating. Did you know that we Price County
Marshfield Clinic offers Prevent T2 Diabetes prevention programs in Minocqua, Park Falls
Marshfield Clinic offers a Diabetes prevention program called “Prevent T2” which is approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During the sessions, health educators teach the skills needed to reach a healthy weight, increase activity and make healthier choices.
Assembly committee OKs lifting elk hunting limits
A legislative committee has decided to allow Wisconsin wildlife officials to lift restrictions on the state's elk hunt. Current regulations allow an elk season if herds in the Clam Lake and Black River regions reach 200 and 150 animals respectively. The number of permits is limited to 5 percent of t
Park Falls losing Shopko store, Opportunity Zone program could boost business
PARK FALLS - Shopko announced it would close all of its stores Monday. That leaves many towns and cities across the Northwoods wondering what, if anything, can fill the gap that will create within their local economies.
Soon-to-be engineers tour local businesses
College students often wonder if what they are learning in school can be applied to a job after graduation. Admissions offices are good at selling schools, most instructors believe their classes have merit, and some schools even have a career services office that tracks graduates' job placement.
Students learn how to prepare for severe weather
MINOCQUA - Instead of worrying about blizzards, soon you'll be watching out for thunderstorms. Severe weather season will soon be here. Our Weatherwatch 12 Meteorologists went to MHLT Elementary in Minocqua Thursday to talk weather with the third grade class.
Iceland art exhibit comes to the Northwoods
RHINELANDER - The Northwoods will soon get the chance to experience what it's like to travel in Iceland. Nicolet College Art Gallery plans to exhibit one photographer's journey in pictures.