Area Info


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 the 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. 

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Washburn County Information Center

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!

The Wisconsin Muskies are members of the USPHL Premier league and play teams from not only across the Midwest but also as far away as the east coast. Spooner Civic Center is                                                          their home ice.


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. Learn more about Spooner’s history here as well.

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Washburn County Economic Development Corporation

Washburn County Economic Development Corporation — Research the area, then open or buy a business in thriving Spooner.  WCEDC supports businesses large and small, industrial and commercial. WCEDC works directly with public and private entities in the County as well as State and Federal Government to provide comprehensive assistance.

Washburn County Government –The County’s official website.

Northwest Heritage Passage— a regional advocate, catalyst and connector that builds and supports sustainable, vibrant communities through education, promotion, and celebration of creative arts, culture and heritage.


Spooner Health

Spooner Health–Local health facility offering a wide range of services from emergency and inpatient care to outpatient therapy, surgery and diagnostic imaging. 

Namekagon River–All the information you’ll need to plan your trip on Wisconsin’s Moving National Park.  Read their blog “Stories of the Namekagon” and while you’re there, share your own story.

Spooner Railroad Park–read about the restoration of the historic Spooner Roundhouse and the plans for a Railroad Park surrounding it.

College Street Park–Looking for fun activities for all ages? Check out what’s available at Spooner’s College Street Park.