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Lumberjack World Championships Is In Hayward, WI

Wisconsin is one of many Midwest states that is known for its sparsity between towns and beautiful outdoors. Though Wisconsin is mainly known for their love and appreciation of cheese, the small town of Hayward, WI has been putting on the Lumberjack World Championships since 1960. This International competition invites professional lumberjacks and lumberjills (female lumberjack) to compete in a series of tasks over a three-day period, with one competition being wilder than the next.
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City by City: Cable, Cloquet, Iron River

Cable, WI -- The Cable’s Natural History Museum has gotten a new addition. A pavilion was built at the Museum’s Wayside Wanderings Natural Play Area. It has been named “Wake Robin,” a common name for Trillium. The three petals represent wonder, discovery, and responsibility from the Museum’s mission statement. It will serve as a large, dry, and bug-free assembly room at Wayside Wanderings, providing opportunity for programs limited by the layout of the Museum’s current public spaces.
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Lake Nebagamon tavern celebrates 75 years with summer of music

LAKE NEBAGAMON — For 75 years, the Bridge family has been making its mark in downtown Lake Nebagamon. It started in 1947 when professional saxophone player Ed Bridge and his wife, Irene, bought what was then The Indianhead Tavern on South Lake Avenue. They changed the name to Bridge’s Indianhead Tavern and soon doubled the size of the establishment with an addition that included a basement.
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2022 Superior Telegram All-Area Baseball Team

SUPERIOR — While the 2022 Superior Telegram All-Area Baseball Team boasts a majority of seniors, a handful of juniors and sophomores join them and will carry the mantle into the 2022-2023 baseball season. The sophomores, all from powerhouse Northwood/Solon Springs, include 2022 Player of the Year Abe Ahlberg and...

Native American powwows on next ‘Route 51’

WAUSAU – Native American powwows are synonymous with colorful regalia and impressive dances, a time to celebrate history, honor ancestors and affirm community connections. A traditional powwow is much more than just a dance. These events combine spirituality and community, and while many are open to the public, they serve as a way to renew Native American cultures and preserve their rich heritage.
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The solstice may be over, but the Midsummer party's just getting started

DULUTH — Mary Lukkarila couldn't stop laughing. Reached by phone, she'd just learned about the existence of "Midsommar," a 2019 horror film inspired by Scandinavian solstice festivities. "I'm not familiar with it," said Lukkarila, highly amused by the notion that such a pure, peaceful tradition could be the basis for a scary movie.

Northwoods Tennis Club invites players to join the fun

Did you know that tennis is good for your physical, mental and emotional health? And more importantly it’s fun and available right here in Hayward. The Northwoods Tennis Club consists of 75 members, ages 18-8,all of whom are is passionate about tennis and invite newcomers to join. Member Karen Berg, certified USPTA Tennis Instructor, and American Council on Exercise Fitness Instructor, said, “Tennis is a sport where people from all...

Hayward celebrates 72nd Musky Festival this weekend

The Hayward Lakes area’s largest community-based annual celebration, the 72nd Musky Festival, takes place Friday through Sunday, June 24-26, with a variety of family-oriented events that include a fishing contest, live music, the crowning of a Musky Fest queen, a carnival, car show, arts, crafts and food vendors, a 5K and 10K run and a grand parade to culminate the celebration. With a theme of “Keepin’ It Reel,” the Musky Festival is presented by Adventure RV and Power Sports and is organized by the Hayward...

New Essentia Hospital Entrance Sculpture Chosen

DULUTH, MN (KDAL) – An artist from Drummond, Wisconsin has been chosen by Essentia Health to create a sculpture at the entrance to the new St. Mary’s Medical Center. Sara Balbin’s artwork is named “The Healing Waters of Gitchi Gamig” and draws on local history, the Anishinaabe culture and Lake Superior imagery.

Hawks defeat defending state champs, 9-4

The Hayward Hawks posted a key Independent League victory as they defeated the defending Wisconsin Baseball Association state champion Haugen Knights 9-4 at Larry Somerville Field Saturday, June 18. The Hawks improved their record to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in league play. The Hawks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on five singles off Knights starter Travis Thompson. Ryan Gerber drove in two...

Don, Sandy Sheehan are Musky Fest grand marshals

The Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce announced that Don and Sandy Sheehan will serve as the grand marshals for the 72nd annual Musky Festival during the June 24-26 weekend. Don graduated from Hayward High School and then entered the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. Sandy (Laska) Sheehan also graduated from Hayward High School and moved to Arizona to live with her sister and work at the...