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Over the past 100 years, family owned Miron Construction has devoted their time and energy to building excellence in the communities their employees live and work. They did just that this spring here in Bloomer, where multiple employees from their Eau Claire office call home. The Bloomer Hig…

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The Bloomer Fightin’ Woodticks lost a couple of tough games this past week. The Woodticks were back at home on Sunday afternoon, July 19, for a game against the Osseo Merchants after playing on the road Wednesday, July 15, in Chippewa Falls against the Lumberjacks. The Merchants beat the Woo…

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The Bloomer Woodticks will start their season Sunday, July 12, at 12:30 p.m. at Stuckert Field in Bloomer. They take on the Jim Falls Sturgeons in their first game of the season.

The Founding Fathers of the United States made an appropriate choice when they selected the bald eagle as the national emblem of the United States of America. The sheer beauty and independence of this bird of prey symbolizes the strength and freedom of America. With Memorial Day quickly approaching, we should all be reminded to honor, mourn and pay respect to the military personnel who have sacrificed for our great country while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  This mature bald eagle journeyed alongside during a recent fishing trip down the Red Cedar River, providing several picturesque opportunities throughout the slow-moving float.

For the sixth straight week, the Rice Lake Speedway has been forced to cancel their scheduled racing event, this time the Saturday night show on May 23.