City Utility buys former liquor store property

 Barron Light & Water Utility (visible at far right) is the new owner of what was the Warren G’s Liquor Store property in the 1300 block of East Division Avenue. The purchase was final on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, according to information shared at the Barron City Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Utility Director Rick Jari said Monday, Oct. 26, that the Utility Commission is considering a possible truck shed on the property. Closed in late February 2020, the liquor store had operated on the site since September 1977. Photo by Bob Zientara