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The Barron County Highway Department has announced construction work on CTH A will begin on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. The work includes replacement of a bridge, culvert work, and re-grading of the CTH A and 18th Street intersection.

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A father and son have been arrested and charged in the murders of four people found abandoned in a cornfield near Ridgeland on Sunday, Sept. 12.

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The Barron County Woodland Owners Association (BCWOA) is hosting its Fall Field Day on Sept. 25. The Field Day will start at the Silver Creek Unit of the Barron County Forest in the town of Turtle Lake, where DNR Forester Janette Cain will lead discussions on aspen management, buckthorn cont…

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A roughly 2,400 square-foot farm shed, and all its contents, was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning, Sept. 15, 2021, in a blaze that brought the Cameron Fire Department to the scene on two successive days, including Sept. 15 and 16, according to fire officials.

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Thirty-two tractors rolled through the countryside on Sept. 4, 2021, and more than $12,000 was raised in an antique tractor raffle the next day, Sept. 5, as the Ridgeland Fair hosted its fourth annual tractor run and fundraiser.

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A town of Barron resident is in the Barron County Jail awaiting sentencing on Nov. 18, 2021, after he pleaded guilty to a felony charge of drunk driving, sixth offense, during an appearance Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Barron County Circuit Court.

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“A Rice Lake man who has been in jail since his September 2020 arrest on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide will go on trial Monday through Thursday, Nov. 1 through 4, 2021, after an appearance on Wednesday, Sept. 15, in Barron County Circuit Court.

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A Cumberland man who pleaded guilty to two felony charges in in connection with a January 2020 shooting incident will spend nine months in jail and risks a four-year prison sentence if he violates terms of probation imposed during a sentencing hearing Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, in Barron Count…

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A Cameron man facing multiple felony charges that include causing an injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle was arraigned Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, in Barron County Circuit Court.

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A Rice Lake man was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an 11-hour standoff in Burnett County on Thursday, Sept. 16, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department. 

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River Falls resident Donna (Millermon) Benoy, a Barron area native, was recently in the process of doing some genealogical research when she received a photo that brought back a lot of memories.

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Crews are doing what they can to keep Barron County’s $25 million highway department project moving, but delays are continuing to pile up.