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In the last two years (2018 and 2019), there were a total of 1,676 traffic convictions in Wisconsin for violating the state’s Move Over law. With National Move Over Day set for Oct. 17, the Wisconsin State Patrol’s October Law of the Month reminds drivers to move over or slow down when they …

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Osceola native reflects on losing home to fires in Oregon

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This week, the campaign for Congressman Tom Tiffany (WI-7) announced he has been endorsed by a bipartisan group of sheriffs from across Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District. A long time friend of law enforcement, Congressman Tiffany has been very outspoken on the recent, radical proposals …

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We are now firmly in the mid-migration season comprised largely of short-distance migrants that overwinter north of the tropics. However, making headlines this week are some feeder visitors we often associate with winter. Pine siskins have surged into the state and descended onto bird feeder…

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State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski will meet with local elected officials and advocates together for roundtable discussions on housing in Western Wisconsin on Thursday and Friday this week. Just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic, Treasurer Godlewski launched the Treasurers’ Homeowners Task For…

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides weekly updates on road construction projects in the following counties in northwest Wisconsin: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, …

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Eight individuals were arrested last month as a result of a drug bust in Osceola and were subsequently charged in Polk County Circuit Court on a variety of drug-related charges. 

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Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he is seeking applicants for the Pierce County Circuit Court. The appointment will fill a vacancy created by Judge Joseph D. Boles’s resignation, effective December 31, 2020. The new judge will complete a term ending July 31, 2022.

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The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged attempted homicide. The 77-year-old victim was in stable condition airlifted to Regions Hospital, according to a press release from the department.

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State Representative Rob Stafsholt announced another key endorsement today from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. A panel of five local Farm Bureau members chose to unanimously endorse Rep. Stafsholt after meeting with both candidates for the 10th Senate District. 

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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm earlier this month announced the launch of You Stop the Spread, a statewide multimedia campaign to encourage Wisconsinites to take steps to protect themselves and their communities from COVID-19.

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Osceola Girl Scout Troop #57474 last week earned a notable achievement. 

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State Representative Rob Stafsholt continues to build momentum in his run for Wisconsin's 10th Senate District with the announcements of the following endorsements from local law enforcement:

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A large handful of people made their voices heard concerning the Polk County Board’s vote to either extend, or not extend the Swine CAFO. 

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides weekly updates on road construction projects in the following counties in northwest Wisconsin: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, …

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Guests are invited to the 15th annual St Croix River Road - Hwy 87 Ramble, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26. This year is bigger than ever with over 20 sales plus other places of interest along the loop tour of the oldest road in northwest Wisconsin. Start at St. Croix Falls or Grantsburg a…

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On Sept. 9, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some …

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A lucky winner hit a mega jackpot in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin! A winning Mega Millions ticket for an estimated $119 Million ($94.6 Million cash) was sold by Kwik Trip #134 on 4924 Spring St. in Mount Pleasant for the September 15 drawing. Kwik Trip will receive a $100,000 incentive for sell…