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 Work is well underway on the Barron County Highway Department project. Work continues on the wash bay and cold storage shed west of Hwy. 25, with setting of the precast walls for the wash bay beginning later this month and concrete work continuing on the cold storage. River Avenue was dug t…

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Leslie Reynolds CH., in conjunction with the non-profit organization Health Awareness Clinics, will be conducting two free to the public hypnosis seminars in this area. The first free seminar (a $5 donation is appreciated) will be at 7 p.m. on Friday July 2, at the Senior Center located at 1…

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 The 1-year anniversary celebration of the Barron General Store on Tuesday, June 8, included a lemonade stand operated by Shelby Rieschl. Part of the proceeds help the Humane Society, she said. The store event also featured free Weinie Wagon hot dogs and Yager’s Sweet Treats ice cream. These…

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The Barron Municipal Pool will soon be even cooler in the summer heat. With the help of a $20,000 donation from Jennie-O Turkey Store, the pool committee has ordered shade structures.

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 Countryside 4-H Club, Hillsdale, recently sent this big crew to work a highway cleanup project in southern Barron County. In the photo are, front row, from left: Alaina Christopherson, Cadence Holten, Ashtyn Massie, Sven Briggs, Emmett Roske, Natalie Ellefson, Nora Briggs, Isaac Duncan and …

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While most folks would prefer to forget about 2020, Sarah Pica’s Cameron High School freshman history students have come to understand they have been living out a year almost unlike any other ever faced by the United States.

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 Ridgeland-Dallas Elementary School maintenance worker, a Staff Sergeant in the military, is back working at school after being deployed to Afghanistan all last school year. The staff at Ridgeland-Dallas thanked Weinert for serving his country. He is pictured above with Susan Carr’s first gr…

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When Julia Wirth, a 2020 Barron High School graduate, was presented with the $500 scholarship in honor of the late Kathy Holten, on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, it marked a renewal of a family tradition that dates back nearly a decade.

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On Sunday, Sept. 29, the Abundant Life Church will be dedicating their new sanctuary at 10 a.m.  Doctor Paul Tucker, the Spiritual Overseer of the International Association of Ministries, will be the guest speaker, and a meal will be held after the dedication.  The church is located west of …

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Pioneer Health and Rehab will be holding their first annual Fall Color Tractor Ride on Saturday, Sept. 28. Enter your own tractor, take a wagon ride, and enjoy a cookout lunch. Event guests can tour a 15-mile radius around Pioneer Health and Rehab and view all the beautiful fall colors from …

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Barron Spotlighters auditions for “Arsenic and Old Lace” are scheduled at the Barron Area Community Center on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and Sunday, Sept 29, from 2-4 p.m. All auditions will be held in the conference room.

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Prepare for “A Second Helping: Church Basement Ladies 2” as they grace the Barron Spotlighters stage one more time. The show opens Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and continues Oct. 12, 18, and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 and 20 at 2:30 p.m. All shows are at the Barron Area Community Center.

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Past and current Barron County Farm Bureau members are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau at the Barron Historical Museum Sunday, Sept. 29.

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Dozens of truck owners came to Almena from throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, to participate in the annual Almena Fun Days truck pull.