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What was first reported as an ambulance call for a stabbing victim this morning in Cameron, Wis., is now being handled as a death investigation, according to an announcement from the Cameron Police Department.

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Nicole Alexander is the lucky winner of $50 “Barron Bucks” after she found the Barron Fall Fest “Golden Bear” figure in a vent at the Barron Municipal Swimming Pool on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019.

Barron County residents born in 1919 or earlier can be honored at this years’ annual Centenarian Celebration. The event, sponsored by the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Barron, Rusk and Washburn Counties, will be held Friday, Oct, 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the Rice Lake Senior Cent…

The Barron County Historical Society has received a $9,143 “joint effort marketing” grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. On hand for the presentation Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019, at Pioneer Village was Julie Fox, regional tourism specialist, of Siren, representing the Wisconsin Depart…

The sixty-seventh consecutive season of dirt track racing at the Rice Lake Speedway will conclude on Saturday night, Aug. 31, with the annual Labor Day weekend finale. This year the event will be a one-day show only with all five classes that race at the track on a regular weekly basis to be…

Two funds dedicated to helping veterans will be the beneficiaries of the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Barron County Heroes Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at the Sioux Creek Golf Course, Chetek.

The 14th annual Bluegrass Festival at Pioneer Village Museum near Cameron runs September 6, 7, and 8. Music starts Friday evening at 5 p.m. and continues through Sunday afternoon. Food and refreshments will be available all weekend, along with acoustic instrument workshops on Saturday, and a…

Many students who attend school at Cameron will find four new faces in the classrooms when they begin classes Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2019.

The median price of a home sold in Barron County in July 2019 was $145,000, about a 1 percent drop from the previous year at the same time, the Wisconsin Realtors Association reported last week.

Feral Fest 2019, a benefit for the Community Cat Coalition of Barron County, will take place Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Highway Repair, 1631 U.S. Hwy. 8 (formerly Kadinger’s Auto Salvage), Barron.

Friends of the Wiesner Community Chapel will hold a reunion Sunday, Aug. 18, beginning at 11 a.m. Please bring a dish to pass, a lawn chair and an auction item. The reunion will be held at the new home of the chapel, Hungry Hollow, on the corner of Highway 25 and 19th Ave., Rice Lake.

Live music, a pair of special brews called “bracketts,” and much more are on tap from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, as the owners of Valkyrie Brewery, of Dallas, host a party to celebrate their 25th anniversary in business.

The Prairie Farm Area Lions Club hosted an appreciation picnic Monday evening at Pioneer Park in Prairie Farm. A delicious meal followed a social hour. The menu included corn-on-the-cob, grilled chicken, hot dogs, a hot potato, cole slaw, cookies and beverages. The event drew a good crowd de…