Dean Hovey is an author from Stillwater who has written a series of mystery novels set in Pine County, and a new series set in Two Harbors that have a more lighthearted tone. Hovey will be appearing at Dandilion Floral in Mora this Saturday from 10-2 and on Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Sandstone Library at 10am. He spoke with our Jesse Logan about the books and the upcoming appearances.
If a new bill in Wisconsin is passed, kids would be spending more time in P.E. Elementary school students in Wisconsin would have at least a half an hour of daily physical education under a bill backed by Republican Rep. Chad Weininger, of Green Bay. The Associated Press reports that Weininger was joined by health [...]
Supporters of a stronger anti-bullying bill took their message across Minnesota Monday. Rallies were held at schools in three Minnesota cities, including in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Duluth, in an effort to gain online support for the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act. The Associated Press reports the bill was passed in the House last [...]
A small northern Wisconsin town was the scene of a gruesome double murder over the weekend, and as more details filter out, it sounds like the suspect is the son of the two people killed. It all happened in Iron River, some 50 miles north of Hayward on Saturday. At a Monday press conference, the [...]
ESPN’s Vikings blogger Ben Goessling reports Adrian Peterson will not need foot surgery, but he is not expected to play in Week 15 against the Eagles. Peterson is in a walking boot after suffering what the Vikings are calling a “mid-foot sprain” Sunday against the Ravens. Peterson had previously told media members that he planned [...]
The Santa Days Community Dinner has been planned for Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at Tobies Big Kettle Room. “The event is not just for Hinckley Chamber Members,” explained Chamber Executive Director Sarah Mitchell, “but for all of our community.” Tickets are $20 each and available at Lake State Credit Union, Woodlands National Bank, [...]
A report on recommendations for changes to the Common Core education standards in place in Wisconsin is scheduled to be released and voted on this week. The Associated Press reports that a special Assembly committee created by Republicans earlier this year to study the standards plans to release its report on Wednesday and then vote [...]