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Barron High School class of 1959 will hold their 60th class reunion Aug. 17 and are looking for these classmates: Warren Becker, Ruth Bjugstad Shutter, Martin Diesterhaft, Dick Filter, Sharon Knutson Gilbert, Nancy Jane Rhode Hanson, Judy Runkle, and Jan Swenson.

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Important topics for senior citizens will be on the agenda from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, as Barron County Aging and Disability Resource Center sponsors a conference on senior citizen healthcare decisions, finances, wills, trusts, and making final wishes known to their f…

Benjamin’s House Emergency Shelter is one of nine grant recipients of the Mayo Clinic Health System Hometown Health Grant Program. The shelter received $25,000 to help support their new Continued Care Program. This program will assist residents in need of security deposit, rent assistance an…

Northern Wisconsin is no stranger to day camps in the summer for children of all ages. A variety of scouting camps, church camps, and other themed camps occur throughout the summer. This year the Barron County Historical Society’s Pioneer Village is offering day camps to take children back in time.

Barron County Votes, a non-partisan group that promotes civic engagement, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Barron City Hall. Anyone who wants to assist with voter registration and participation in Barron County is encouraged to attend.

A dozen 2019 area high school graduates have been honored with a $1,000 scholarship from Sterling Bank. The scholarships are intended to help students pay for their pursuit of a college education. Three students each from Barron, Chetek-Weyerhaeuser, Luck and Rice Lake High Schools were chos…

Do you wonder how to find information about your Barron County ancestors? The Blue Hills Genealogical Society’s Look Up Chair, Rosella Amundson, will give a power point presentation on the research process for individuals seeking information about their ancestors who lived in Barron County. …

 Auto body business owner Dave Whitman ran this truck, “Black Beauty,” at a pair of pulling contests over the weekend of June 28-30.                                                                                                                                                                …

EAA Chapter 631 will be giving free airplane rides for young people ages 8-17 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Chetek Airport (weather permitting). This is a great opportunity for young people to experience the wonders of flight.

Louie’s Finer Meats, Cumberland, has been recognized by the German Butchers’ Association (Deutsche Fleischer-Verband), which has a partnership with the American Association of Meat Processors.

On Saturday, June 22, Barron County Drug and Alcohol Court (DAC) team members, contract providers, current participants, friends and alumni spent the morning cleaning up a 5-mile stretch along Barron County Highway “V” between Haugen and County Highway “B” to thank the community for their co…

WESTconsin Credit Union, an advocate for education, has recently awarded twelve $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors as part of the WESTconsin Scholarship Program. Recipients were selected based on a variety of criteria including community and school involvement, academic progress…

A benefit for Marty Haglund will be held Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Maranatha Evangelical Free Church, 3340 South Main Street, Rice Lake.