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Sandra Irwin

Sandra Mae Irwin, 61, of Sheldon, died Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at her home after a six month battle with NASH non-alcoholic liver cirrhosis. She was born on Sept. 5, 1960, in Kenosha, to Richard and Colleen Kane. Sandra and Earl Byron Irwin, Sr. were married in Ladysmith on June 7, 1980.
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Boyd man gets seven years prison for large meth find

EAU CLAIRE — A Boyd man with two prior felony criminal methamphetamine convictions will spend seven years in prison after a large amount of meth was found in his car during a traffic stop in Eau Claire. Allen D. Zugier, 53, was sentenced this week in Eau Claire County...

Boulding fulfills his lifelong dream to become fire chief

Cornell Area Fire Department Fire Chief Matt Boulding is living his dream and spends much of his time at the station, supported by his wife, Jamie, and four children. The family also runs a business and helps out the communities they serve whenever possible. Submitted Photo. It was in the...
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David Johnson

David H. Johnson, age 76, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at VitaCare Assisted Living in Ladysmith. David was born on March 14, 1946, in Eau Claire, to Hjalmer and Gladys B. (Lee) Johnson. He graduated from Bloomer High School with the Class of 1964. David married Nancy Ludwigson and they later divorced. He was a farmer and also drove truck for Menards. On Oct. 13, 2007, David married Lori Swaenepoel in Lake Holcombe.
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Have a blast July 4th as events start this weekend

Area organizations and communities will host numerous July 4th family friendly events and activities to celebrate Independence Day with most events taking place this weekend. The public is invited to attend. Bruce. The Bruce Blue Hills Festival will hold two nights of fireworks on Friday and Saturday, July 8-9. The...
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Hospital staff get prepped for rare emergency

Marshfield Medical Clinic-Ladysmith last week held a specialized training to help employees to protect their number one goal of keeping patients and staff safe. ALICE Training is an active shooter and preparedness solutions training established 20 years ago to help organizations, schools, hospitals and businesses to train employees and individuals how to respond to armed intruder.

Thorp man convicted in fatal OD case

CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Thorp man has been convicted for his role in a fatal drug overdose case from March 2019, where a 24-year-old Holcombe woman died. Zachary W. Dietrich, 30, pleaded no contest to first-degree reckless homicide via delivery of drugs on Monday in Chippewa County Court. Judge...

Cornell School Board; Trauma to kids can come in many forms

Cornell School Board clerk Eileen Sikora talked about the recent trauma training she went through, during a meeting June 27, asking fellow board members to consider taking the training, as well. Photo by Ginna Young. The loss of a pet. A teacher passes away. A country is at war with...