Together again

Together again!

For an entire year, Coronavirus was winning the battle, raging its way across the United States like a blanket covering its young at night. “My wife and I pretty much stayed…

Washburn ‘PERFECT’ in masterful performance

Former Webster baseball Coach Rusty Helland said it best. “You don’t see that very often,” he said after Webster’s Owen Washburn pitched a 14-strikeout perfect game Thursday against Grantsburg. Webster,…

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Webster pickin’ it up where they left off

When he was a major league pitcher, Jarrod Washburn pitched in a World Series. Few find it hard to believe his Webster Tigers have won two straight state championships. As…

Out of Control

Out of control

The crazy, mixed up real estate market It’s not a buyer’s market right now. “As a buyer, be prepared to pay way over the asking price,” says Grantsburg Real Estate…

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17 WE ARE basketball players and coaches chosen for All-Star game

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the participants of the 2020-21 All-Star Games which will be held at JustAGame Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells this summer. One of the coolest…

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Kelly’s Heroes

Amery’s legendary coach guides Warriors to first state wrestling title Mike Kelly has done it all. After years of individual championships, three decades of wrestling in places as far away as…

Roundup feature

Boys Basketball Roundup

Sometimes life just isn’t fair. Take the Grantsburg Pirates for instance. The senior-dominated Pirates racked up a 13-2 season record and won the Lakeland West Conference title with a 9-0…

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Saints come marchin’ in; Searching for first state trip

You know what they say. “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride.” But the St. Croix Falls Girls Basketball Team is out to change all that — and they will begin…

Boys brackets

WIAA releases Boys Basketball tournament brackets

The Boys tournament starts on Tuesday, Feb. 16, and the girls start this week! (Check out the girl’s brackets here) Here are the boy’s brackets involving WE ARE teams: Division…

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Merlin the Magician

Grantsburg loses the man with his thumb on the community and education in his heart. Merlin Johnson, 1930 – 2021Did Merlin Johnson have a philosophy about life? If he did,…

Pirate ship sailing under full steam

Girls Basketball Roundup

Earney now Ellsworth’s all-time leading scorer Autumn Earney is now the all-time scoring leader at Ellsworth High School after she scored 18 points in a 60-51 loss to Somerset to…

Pirate ship sailing under full steam

Pirate ship sailing under full steam

•Big center reaches rebounding mark, heads for scoring milestone. Four years ago a group of young men began their basketball travels aimed at succeeding together on the hardcourt. This year…