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Join Northern Star Theatre in celebrating the holidays with performances of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at their new home at 12 West Marshall Street. Twelve talented young performers, ages 8-10, bring the Charles Schultz “Peanuts” characters to life in a stage adaptation of the well-known te…

Town of Arland residents Bart and Ann Marie Gosnell bought what had been the “Pack ‘Er Inn,” Prairie Farm, in 2013. Five years later, the renamed Gosnell’s Packer Inn is still going strong.

 Barron Somali community members were at the county Government Center Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, to present a check for $1,000 as a donation to the Law Enforcement Foundation of Barron County. Pictured are, from left, Nasra Xashi, Ahmed Hussein, Izaak Mohamed, Abdi Hassan, Dave Armstrong (accept…

“It is Good to Give Thanks to the Lord,” an ecumenical Thanksgiving service, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 827 East La Salle Ave., Barron. All community member are invited to attend this special Thanksgiving event hosted by the Barron Area Clergy Association.

Elaine (Scheil) Klicker (left), receiving her award for being the newest inductee into the Barron Golden Bears Hall of Fame. Elaine is most notably recognized for her artwork exhibited in the National Bird Dog Hall of Fame and for being an American Kennel Club National Dog Trainer.  She was …

 Elaine Klicker, a Barron native whose art earned her a spot in the Golden Bears Reaching Dreams Hall of Fame, stands before a display cabinet that shows some of her work. According to Chad Buss, BHS principal, Barron resident Suzanne Vergin organized the display and gave Klicker’s induction…

A News-Shield reader recently emailed a photo to the paper, which shows half a dozen men who could well have stayed in town as German prisoners of war during World War II. “I found this photograph in a suitcase in Brisbane, Australia” wrote the reader, Andrew Clarkson. The inscription at the…

The search for missing 13-year-old Barron resident Jayme Closs has “transitioned … from a 24/7 reactive operation to a more deliberate and methodical effort,” Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said in a press release issued Thursday morning, Nov. 1, 2018.

Barron County Habitat for Humanity will host a dedication ceremony celebrating the completion of Cindy and Clarissa Slayton’s home at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018, at 1700 Margaret Ave., on the east side of the city.

Overcast skies didn’t stop hundreds of families from walking through downtown Barron Saturday morning, Oct. 27, 2018, searching for treats supplied by Chamber businesses. Kids also congregated near Gordy’s Market where an outdoor Halloween display was set up by the Barron-Maple Grove Fire De…