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The Barron County Highway Department will close a bridge on County Hwy. D near Barron from Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, through the middle of November, in order to replace a bridge over Four Mile Creek.

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A Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, column written by Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel political reporter Daniel Bice questions the social media postings of Republican Wisconsin Assembly candidate David Armstrong, including quotes attributed to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.

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A sharp-eyed police officer, and the combined efforts of other law enforcement agencies, resulted in the arrest of three individuals in connection with the alleged theft of a pickup truck in Cumberland last week, according to Barron County dispatch records.

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The coronavirus pandemic is already affecting the daily lives of local students, less than two weeks after the start of the new school year.

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Ellis Amdall, a lifelong resident of Barron County, will be celebrating his 104th birthday on Oct. 12. Due to Covid 19, his birthday get together has been postponed to his 105th birthday in 2021. Let’s celebrate 104 years with him by sending a card to him at the home he shares with his wife …

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A new business was added to a busy commercial district in Cameron on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, when Mary Dezek, owner of Capri Salon, Cameron, and Lacey (Chucka) Findley, who will lease space from Dezek, opened their door.

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After waiting for a pair of court appeals, the Barron County Clerk’s office has made its order for what County Clerk DeeAnn Cook says is likely to be the highest volume of absentee ballots that Barron County has ever had.

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Members of the Barron City Council are scheduled to make a final decision next month on refinancing the city’s long-term debt, with the goal of allowing the city to borrow money to finance proposed improvements such as a new City Hall and an initial phase of construction for part of La Salle…

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Four Bruce School District students were not seriously hurt in a school bus crash last Thursday night.

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After unprecedented levels of vandalism, the Barron County Democratic Party announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone damaging or stealing signs promoting Democratic candidates in Barron County.

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COVID-19 has had an impact on Pioneer Village Museum, members of the Barron County Historical Society learned when they met at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at the museum grounds 1866 County Hwy. W, Cameron.

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A set of telephone scams were reported by Barron County residents on at least five occasions between Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, and Tuesday, Sept. 14, according to information from Barron County dispatch logs.

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Barring any bad news from upcoming soil tests, the city of Barron will build a new Street Department garage on the site of the city-owned storage yard at the intersection of Woodland Avenue and 14th Street, members of the Barron City Council agreed in a vote taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

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A joint effort by service clubs, businesses and individuals throughout the Barron area will culminate at 12 noon this Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, as a new play structure in Anderson Park will be officially dedicated.