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18-year-old from Spooner, WI arrested for DUI with a minor

Washburn. Wis. - Keiona Rose Oppel-Bailor, 18 years of age, from Spooner, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, with one child in the vehicle under the age of 16. On Sunday, July 03, 2022, at...
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2 Motorcyclists Killed In Rice Lake Crash

Rice Lake, Minn. (KFGO) – The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office is identifying the two motorcyclists killed in a crash Thursday night in Rice Lake. Deputies say 42-year-old Jacob Laurion of Rice Lake and 50-year-old Jacob Koslucher of Canosia Township died after colliding with a truck on a curve in the road. Investigators say at least one of the motorcycles had traveled into the oncoming lane.

Kincaid Tops List Of Firecracker Special Winners At Rice Lake

RICE LAKE, Wis. – The annual firecracker special was held on Saturday night at the Rice Lake Speedway, with Kenny Kincaid winning his first ever Midwest Modified main event. Kincaid, part of a very large family whose roots run deep in the Off Road Racing arena of motorsports, earned his first visit to victory lane at the speedway on Saturday.
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UPDATE: Two Dead After Motorcycle Crash In The City Of Rice Lake

UPDATE (July 1, 5 p.m) – The two motorcyclists killed in the accident in Rice Lake have been identified. They are 42-year-old Jacob Allan Laurion of Rice Lake, and 50-year-old Steven John Koslucher of Canosia Township. Duluth City Council President Arik Forsman sharing in a tweet that they were...

'THE RODEO IS IN TOWN!' - This Week's Deals From Schmitz's Economart!

SPOONER, WI -- Check out this week's great deals going on now thru Sunday at Schmitz's Economart!. Note: If on a mobile device, you will be prompted to view/download the report which requires a PDF Viewer to open. If on desktop, the report will appear below without having to download.

Two Dead In Rice Lake Crash

RICE LAKE, MN (KDAL) – A crash involving two motorcycles and a truck on the East Calvary Road in Rice Lake has left two people dead. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says the crash occurred just after 9 p-m Thursday and both of the motorcyclists were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two-vehicle crash north of Hayward results in multiple injuries

At approximately 7:15 p.m. Saturday, July 2, a two-vehicle crash with severe damages and multiple persons injured occurred on Highway 63 at the junction with Pfeifer Road approximately seven miles north of Hayward. Three Sawyer County ambulances were dispatched to the scene along with three medical helicopters, Sawyer County sheriff’s deputies, Town and City of Hayward police, and Town and City of Hayward fire departments. Three patients were transported from the scene by helicopters which landed on and took off from Hwy. 63. One of the vehicles, a white SUV, ended up on the roadway as a result of the crash. The other vehicle, a black SUV, ended up on the shoulder of the roadway near the west ditch. The names of the victims and extent of their injuries is not available at this time.

Man dies three days after house fire near Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. -- A 33-year-old man died days after he was pulled from a burning house in near Duluth.The Rice Lake Fire Department responded to a house fire on the 3900 block of West Tischer Road on June 22. They found heavy fire and smoke, and the man - who had been pulled from inside the house - laying in the backyard.The fire was extinguished within an hour, and the man was taken to a nearby hospital. He died of his injuries three days later. The victim was identified as Myles Leslie Summers.

Two dead in motorcycle crash in Rice Lake

RICE LAKE, MN. (KBJR) - East Calvary Road is now open in Rice Lake after a fatal motorcycle crash that killed two people. It happened around 9:15 p.m. Thursday near East Calvary Road and Howard Gnesen Road, just north of Duluth. The St. Louis County Sherriff’s Office says a truck...

July 4th Weekend Events In Shell Lake

SHELL LAKE, WI -- The funds raised to help keep our 3rd of July event-free came from many different sources this year. The Shell Lake Chamber would like to thank everyone who came out for the picnic fundraiser on Memorial Day weekend, individual donors, and donations from these businesses:. Shell...

Shell Lake Man Sentenced On Charges From Marijuana Grow Bust

WASHBURN COUNTY -- The Court has sentenced Nathan Camp, of Shell Lake, WI, on charges stemming from a 2020 marijuana grow bust. Nathan Camp was charged following his arrest in November 2020 when Washburn County Sheriff’s Office Investigators uncovered a marijuana grow operation. On November 6, 2020, Washburn County...

Medical Examiner: Rice Lake man dies days after house fire

RICE LAKE, MN -- A Rice Lake man died days after he suffered severe burns in a house fire. According to the Midwest Medical Examiners Office, Myles Summers, 33, died Saturday. Authorities responded to the home on the 3900 block of West Tischer Road around 6:30 p.m. June 22. Three...

Life On The Farm: Cattle Shenanigans & Family Values - Never A Dull Moment

WASHBURN COUNTY — When Adam Wabrowetz thought about starting his own farm, he wanted it to produce healthy, flavorful beef options for consumers, use regenerative farming practices, and encompass family values while being rooted in the community and surrounding areas. Now, Sawyer Creek Cattle Company located in Shell Lake, Wisconsin is doing all of these and more with the thought process “From our farm to your family” with their farm-to-table operations highlighting premium, all-natural grass-fed Red Angus beef for sale. For Sawyer Creek Cattle, the idea of knowing where your food is coming from, who is processing it, and getting it fresh is a big factor especially during recent supply chain issues that have arisen and kept rural areas from receiving food products. Sawyer Creek Cattle prides itself on being a local, small business offering quality products.