Two Canadian National trains collided in a remote area of southern Sawyer County Saturday morning. A locomotive derailed, leaked diesel fuel and caught fire.
The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a report of a train versus semi crash near County M in Stanberry in Washburn County at about 2:14 p.m. on Monday, June 11.
New information: The identity of the driver killed in the crash has been updated in this version of the story, replacing the incorrect identity originally released by officials.
A $250,000 cash bond has been set for a Rusk County man suspected of shooting and killing a Conrath man and then leading law enforcement on a five day man-hunt.
More than 23 percent of Democratic Party of Wisconsin conventioneers voting in a WisPolitics.com straw poll favored former state Rep. Kelda Roys for the party’s 2018 gubernatorial nomination.
Ladysmith High School competed in the first annual Northwest Wisconsin Welding Competition at WITC-Rice Lake along with 20 other schools throughout the northwest part of the state, including Bruce and Flambeau.
Wacky characters and unexpected twists and turns added with a good dose of humor stirred together create a feast for young readers seeking an imaginative journey through the works of local author Manley Peterson.
Homeowners who live near Imalone witnessed the arrest last Wednesday of a fugitive called armed and dangerous, watching law enforcement end a 5-day manhunt for the alleged murder suspect. The apprehension came after the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department received two calls reporting possible s…
Join Rusk County Memorial Hospital (RCMH) will celebrate 100 years of providing excellent, local care at their Centennial Celebration on Sunday, June 10. The event will be held in the RCMH North Lawn from 1-4 p.m. Attendees will enjoy a free afternoon celebration filled with food, music, pho…
The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an 88-year-old man from Menomonie, reported missing from a cabin located on Schmidt Road on the Flambeau River in the Township of Winter in Sawyer County.
Rusk County farmer Andy Zunker directed a $2,500 grant to the Rusk County Junior Fair as part of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
USDA-Wildlife Services verified a wolf threat to human health and safety on privately-owned property in the town of Murry in Rusk County. A single wolf was exhibiting little fear of humans by coming in close proximity to an individual after attempts were made to frighten the wolf away.
In recognition of Foster Care Month, First Lady Tonette Walker and Department of Children and Families Secretary Eloise Anderson honored foster parents Roger and Phyllis Nagel for their incredible commitment to the children of Rusk County who have needed a temporary, safe place to call home …
An abrupt and unannounced week-long closure of a highway through Ladysmith this week is wreaking havoc on the traffic patterns of area construction and logging companies.
The latest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism show Rusk County visitors last year brought in $27.5 million, a 2.06 percent increase from the year before.
Representative James “Jimmy Boy” Edming (R-Glen Flora) announced this week his intention to seek re-election as the State Representative for the 87th Assembly District.
A lawsuit was filed Feb. 20 in Rusk County Circuit Court by a former special education and alternative education teacher against the School District of Flambeau, alleging allegations the school violated whistleblower protections when complaints of sexual harassment were reported.
The Flambeau Gravel Grinder & Festival has secured a title sponsor. Organizers announced the sponsorship of Rusk County Memorial Hospital and Marshfield Clinic Health System for the Sept. 8 inaugural event.