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“Make Music” is a free celebration of music around the world held June 21. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries.

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There was a time that Wisconsin law made it the responsibility of the state regarding the release of dangerous sex offenders after they serve their sentences.

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Chris Kroeze’s fame might have outgrown small-time gigs, but his small town roots remain. Kroeze is performing at Barron’s Music in the Park on Wednesday, June 23. The event is 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Park and sponsored by the Barron Chamber of Commerce and Barron Electric. Concessions will be …

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The 2021 Barron County Aqua Dairy Show will be held on Tuesday, June 29, at the Barron County Fairgrounds in Rice Lake. The show will start promptly at 10 a.m. this year.

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 Rice Lake Rotary Club recently contributed $12,000 to Court Appointed Special Advocates-Western Wisconsin, which has offices in Barron. CASA is a program that enlists citizen volunteers to champion the needs of abused and neglected children who are unsafe at home and must live temporarily u…

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A Rice Lake resident and former Wisconsin Badger star who went on to play in the National Football League is facing a felony child sex assault charge in Duluth, Minn., according to multiple news sources.

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Residents living in and around the Barron can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Barron High School Commons will host this community event on 6/24/2021. The site i…

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A Pioneer Life Day Camp experience introduces children to daily life in Northwest Wisconsin in the late 1800s. The camp will be held June 15-17 and June 22-24 at Pioneer Village Museum. Campers will feed the chickens, water the garden, wash clothes with a wash board, attend a one-room school…

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A Ridgeland man suffered undisclosed injuries Sunday morning, June 6, 2021, when he was struck by a falling tree in a rural location outside the village of Ridgeland, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office.

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The Rusk County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash at 7:12 p.m., Sunday, June 13 near Sawdust Road and Fletcher Road, Bruce. A female teen from Turtle Lake received minimal injuries after rolling her vehicle into the ditch. Contributing factors of speed, inexperie…

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The Cameron High School graduating class of 1971 held its 50th reunion last weekend. According to graduate Dan “Bimbo” Gifford, all 28 grads made it all the way through all the grades after starting out in kindergarten. A group photo was taken at the high school. Front row, from left: Cathy …

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Rural Cameron resident Dennis Stillwell, a member of the board that runs the annual Hungry Hollow antique tractor show north of Barron, is putting off some surgery until after he can take part in this year’s show.

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Motorcycle riders from several states met in Barron last week for their annual event and ceremony to honor the 132 soldiers missing in action from Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group, or MACV-SOG. The special operations unit conducted unconventional warfare mi…

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Rice Lake Police were called Monday, June 7, to check on the welfare of a person and discovered that person had been deceased inside a residence for a lengthy period of time, according to a news release from the department.