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As the first major storm of the winter struck Barron County Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, more than two dozen County Highway Department plows were on the roads, according to Mark Servi, county highway commissioner.

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The Diocese of Superior has named 23 priests that it believes have been credibly accused of sexual abuse, including some who have served in the Barron County area. One priest, who recently worked in Barron County churches, was removed from the ministry in September of this year over accusati…

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The Diocese of Superior has named 23 priests that it believes have been credibly accused of sexual abuse, including some who have served in the Barron County area. One priest, who recently worked in Barron County churches, was removed from the ministry in September of this year over accusati…

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The alleged forcible sex assault of a woman and a brief foot chase in a wooded area west of the village of Cameron on Thanksgiving evening has resulted in multiple felony charges against an 42-year-old Dodge County, Wis., man, according to a complaint filed Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, in Barron C…

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Amanda Holten, of the Montessori School in Almena, was honored this month during the Spotlight on Staff as part of the Barron Area School District Board of Education meeting on Nov. 21.

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‘Sleep in heavenly peace’ apparently refers to kitties as well. As Christmas soon approaches and we all soak in the true meaning of it, we have to remember our little feline friends as well. A volunteer was folding blankets at the Cat Rescue and Adoption Center in Rice Lake and the warmth an…

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The Annual Holly Auction will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Turtleback Golf Course, Rice Lake. Come and celebrate our 25th year of raising funds for the Rice Lake United Way. Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets are $20.

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The 2022 gun deer hunt in Wisconsin kicked off the holiday season with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, put delicious, wild-harvested protein on the table and make memories with family and friends, the DNR reports. Preliminary license sales, harvest registration and hunti…

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One fatality has been reported among several crashes on snow-covered roads Tuesday, Nov. 29.