Local History

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Downtown Spooner is a great place to relax and kick back on beautiful summer days. Visit our shops (so much variety!), have a leisurely lunch and catch up with friends.

Spooner Advocate -- The Spooner Advocate-- our award-winning newspaper. Well-deserved! Spooner Memorial Library -- We have an awesome library! Washburn County Genealogy -- The Washburn County WIGenWeb Project website. This site is managed locally. If you're a fan of ancestry and suspect you have relatives in the area, check it out. Wisconsin Historical Society Library -- This vast website will provide you with tons of information if you're looking for history of Spooner and the county or region. It has a searchable online database. Washburn County Historical Society & Complex is located at 102 W Second Ave, PO Box 366, Shell Lake WI, 54871,715-468-2982. Please call for information. You can access their website using the link to Washburn County Genealogy above, which brings you here:  WI Gen Web Project.
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Washburn County Information Center - in the Heart of Spooner

Washburn County Tourism: There are so many hidden treasures in our area it takes a lifetime to discover them all. This site will give you an overview of the entire county, with Spooner right in the middle! Spooner Chamber of Commerce: Events, festivals, business directory. So many things to learn on this website. Warning: You'll never want to leave!    

Spooner City Hall

  City of Spooner -- The city's official website. Here you'll find all you want to know about Spooner's government, utilities and the friendly people at  City  Hall.