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BURNETT COUNTY–– Joseph Schieffer met with the committee he will be reporting to over the next two years as Burnett County District Attorney. The Public Safety committee was eager to speak with him as they have been waiting for over three months for Gov. Scott Walker to appoint a new Distric…

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John W. Kowalski, 76, from Siren, Wis., passed away Monday, De…

Sadie B. Jones, age 88, a resident of Frederic passed away on …

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I was sitting in a meeting last week when Siren Village President Dave Alden said, “Well, y’know, this isn’t that town in Minnesota, this is Siren, Wisconsin. Everyone in this room was born and grew up here.”

A whoopie pie is a dessert sandwich. I was always taught it is a Pennsylvania Dutch specialty invented by the Amish. The story is that they were invented in Lancaster County when the Amish had leftover cake batter to make the pies. Kids would shout out “whoopie” when they discovered the pies…