Bayfield County officials plan to hold a meeting Thursday to speak with community members about the upcoming Rainbow Family Gathering. The meeting will be held at the Iron River Community Center on Thursday at 7 p.m.
The Be Somebody Fire/EMS recruiting event in Brule, Wisconsin, Saturday focused on raising awareness on the shortages of volunteers in emergency services. Personnel from over 30 fire departments connected with folks on their experience as volunteer EMS and fire crews to encourage people to join.
Shoes will be collected at Toyota dealerships in Duluth, Superior, Virginia, and Ashland during business hours until June 24th, the end of Grandma's Marathon weekend. All shoes collected will go to the Goodwill of Duluth.
The Wisconsin DCI has identified the man killed in last week's Ashland officer-involved shooting as 33-year-old Joseph M. Tedrick. Investigators say law enforcement noticed Tedrick "handling a firearm" before being shot.
A judge has ordered the maximum sentence of life in prison to the man who kidnapped 13-year-old Jayme Closs after killing her parents in their northwestern Wisconsin home last fall. Jake Patterson has no possibility of parole on the first-degree intentional homicide conviction.
Investigators say the man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Ashland on Wednesday had tried to flee from federal authorities who were trying to arrest him on a warrant. Authorities have not released the name or age of the man who was shot, or said why he was the subject of a federal warrant.
The Superior City Council elected its president via card draw after councilors reached an impasse on who should assume the role. Mayor Jim Paine also used the first veto of his time in office to overturn a censure resolution against Councilor Jenny Van Sickle.
Groups backing two anti-abortion ballot drives in Michigan are poised to begin gathering signatures after clearing procedural steps. The Board of State Canvassers approved wording for the petitions this week.