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 By Miranda Anderson    News    December 24, 2013

Wakefield council approves sewer rate increase

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council raised sewer rates at its Monday evening meeting. The council agreed to increase the sewer rate from $2 to $3.50 per 1,000 gallons and also to decrease the...

 News    December 24, 2013

Christmas tree survives journey from Montana

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Christmas tree at the Steve and Rose Bratu home in Ironwood Township is special this year. It's as wide as it is tall. Steve and his son, Marcus, were hunting in Montana when...

 News    December 24, 2013

Last-minute insurance shoppers get one-day extension

CHICAGO (AP) - Anticipating heavy traffic on the government's health care website, the Obama administration extended Monday's deadline for signing up for insurance by a day, giving Americans in 36...

 Obituaries    December 24, 2013

Frederick D. 'Fritz' Layman

WOODRUFF, Wis. — Frederick D. “Fritz” Layman, 83, of Mercer, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff. He was born April 12, 1930, in Mercer, son of the late Charles and Susan (Pemble) Layman, and graduated from...

 Obituaries    December 24, 2013

Elaine K. (Hellen) Mandelin

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Elaine K. (Hellen) Mandelin, 64, of Chippewa Falls, formerly of Hurley, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at her home. Elaine was the daughter of Ina and Sulo Hellen. She is survived by her two sisters, Jean...