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Loggers blast Lumberjills with 18 hits in 16-3 win

The Phillips Loggers softball team traveled to Ladysmith Monday, April 21 where they blasted the Lumberjills 16-3.

  1. The sweet side of spring

    The buzz of drills, kids yelling and laughing, dogs barking… these are the sounds that filter through the maple trees around Clarence “Moose” Lacina’s cabin on the outskirts of Phillips. A little further down the snowmobile trail, snowshoes crunching on the fresh crust, and clusters of people can be seen. They group, like leaves, around sugar maple’s tree trunks, shooting the breeze while their hands keep busy with their tasks. The air smells sweet with pine needles and hot sawdust as people gather for the spring tradition of making maple syrup.
  2. MWU donates to Phillips Library summer reading program

    The MarquipWardUnited Community Enrichment Committee donated $500 to help sponsor the Phillips Public Library “Fizz, Boom, Read!” Summer Reading Program. Pictured from left are: Terry Kreiling, MarquipWardUnited and Jo Hick, Phillips Public Library. The Summer Kick-Off party will take place at the Phillips Municipal Building on Thursday, June 19 at 1 p.m. featuring “In Capable Hands,” a comedy and juggling act. Everyone is welcome with fun for the whole family!
  3. 2014 CHS Junior Prom court

    The theme for this year's junior prom, which will be held Saturday, May 10, is the Enchanted Forest. Prom will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight with the Grand March taking place at 10 p.m. in the auditorium of the high school. The admission price for the grand march is $1. Students pictured front row, left to right: Casey Schmidt, Riley Damrow, Bailee Scharp, Regan Jacobson, Michelle Hecimovich and Kristin Treichler. Back row from left: Wyatt Juneau, Ben Godleske, Jake Miller, Sam Wakefield, Cam Pearson and Sam Lehman.
  4. Ogema Players’ spring play May 2-4

    The Ogema Players are set to bring their production of “Love Thy Neighbor,” a play packed with laughs and characters who carry themselves with plenty of quirks, to the Ogema Town Hall stage Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 4 at 2 p.m.
  5. Porkie in a blizzard

    A porcupine clings to this tree south of Butternut during last week’s blizzard which blanketed the area in several inches of snow for a few short days.
  6. Chequamegon choir students travel to NYC

    Chequamegon choir students gather in Times Square just prior their return trip to Park Falls/Glidden. The students and adults enjoyed four action-packed days in the Big Apple. Highlights of the trip included a Guided Tour of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Fifth Avenue, Times Square, The American Museum of Natural History, Top of the Rockefeller Center Skyscraper, a Broadway Classroom Workshop, free time in Central Park, The Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, Three Broadway Shows (Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, and The Lion King), a Ferry ride in New York Harbor, Ellis Island, Liberty Island, The Statue of Liberty, a Monument Access Pass, the 9-11 Memorial, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and a Guided Tour of Radio City Music Hall. Participants returned safely, but exhausted on Monday at 7 p.m. and will have memories that they will cherish for a lifetime, says music director Mark Donner.
  7. Eitrem chosen as principal at St. Anthony School

    Steven Eitrem will watch over familiar hallways when he assumes the duties of principal at St. Anthony Catholic School in June.
  8. Good Friday Calvary Walk

    Clergy and congregation members from several area churches came together last Friday in a Calvary walk procession from church to church down First Avenue in Park Falls. The group stopped at each church for prayer before picking up the large wooden cross once more to make the symbolic trek in honor of Good Friday before Easter.
  9. Chequamegon baseball team off to 4-1 start

    The Chequamegon Screaming Eagles baseball team is off to a 4-1 start this season as they have managed to sneak a pair of double headers and a game against Hurley.
  10. State may apply for Federal Disaster Aid to help with burst water mains

    State officials are looking into requesting federal disaster assistance to help local governments pay for a rash of burst water mains during the severe winter.
Former Lakewoods employee sentenced

MADISON – The former chief financial officer of Lakewoods Resort whose gambling problem resulted in her embezzling $702,130 from the Cable-area business was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 37 months in prison and ordered to make restitution. Comments (0)

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Time to shine for new players on Logger baseball team

The Phillips Loggers baseball team has high expectations for this season despite losing the bulk of their starting group to graduation last year including five Marawood North Conference (MNC) All Conference players. Comments (0)

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The sweet side of spring

The buzz of drills, kids yelling and laughing, dogs barking… these are the sounds that filter through the maple trees around Clarence “Moose” Lacina’s cabin on the outskirts of Phillips. A little further down the snowmobile trail, snowshoes crunching on the fresh crust, and clust… Comments (0)

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Adventures Out There: The Sweet Side of Spring

Of all Wisconsin's natural produce, maple syrup may well be the sweetest. The process of making the amber syrup, starting at the roots of the maple tree and working its way to the table, takes an interesting twist when made in small batches by family and friends. Go to pricecountydaily.com to watch this video series.

ATV safety

The Fifield Town Board recently passed ordinances opening up additional public roads to all-terrain vehicle (ATV) traffic. Over 60 percent of ATV-related deaths occur on roadways, despite the vast majority of ATV use being off-road. Comments (0)

Boy Scout achievements recognized on Scout Sunday

The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting. This year, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 is designated as Scout Sunday. Comments (0)

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