After incidentals regarding machine repair and a $2,000 driveway project, the town of East Farmington was left 13 percent over budget, as reported at the August 6 board meeting.
UPDATE: Seventy-three votes is not enough to get Democrat Patrick McLafferty on the November ballot, according to Wisconsin statutes. It was not immediately clear whether he can or will run again as a write-in in the fall election.
Jane Maki is stepping down from her post as director of instruction at the Osceola School District.
Polk County voters in the Republican primary Aug. 14 will more than likely elect the next sheriff. Current Sheriff Pete Johnson is not seeking reelection and no Democratic candidate has come forward, so the odds of Tony Grimm or Brent Waak becoming sheriff are fairly high.
The Osceola tennis team had the honor of being the first official competition of the sports year for the Chieftains when they traveled to Ashland to take on the Oredockers. Although Ashland prevailed in a tight 4-3 match it was a great opening weekend experience for the Chieftains. Osceola s…
We’re looking for something the size of your pinky fingernail in a 6,483 acre state property in Northwestern Wisconsin. If there was only one I’d have been worried but since there are supposed to be thousands, I’m excited and so is my wife Nancee. She’s a big city girl not used to spending a…
The Braves wrapped up its conference season with a 7-9 league record – or one win shy of playoff eligibility.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – First Amendment…
I have been thinking about the idea of “fake news.” This is a term used by our fake president when he hears or reads something he doesn’t agree with. He uses this term because he does not appear to have the ability or intelligence to reply with a reasoned argument.
I’ve never been a huge fan of heavy desserts in the summer. Even as a little girl, I’d pass on cakes and anything warm like pie. My idea of a perfect summer dessert is a bowl of freshly picked raspberries. And, I don’t like to share! Try telling that to four teenage boys.
George Orwell wrote, “To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” This letter contrasts what the Polk County Fair booths featured by the Democrat Party and the Republican Party. The Republicans’ largest signs listed the accomplishments of our current Wisconsin governor …
Take Iron County, for example, that listed options I wanted including camping and waterfalls. Some of those sites showed single, remote campsites on the waterfalls while other county sites listed the few county parks and their amenities.