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The man convicted in the vehicular homicide of 26-year old Logan L. Paulson of Almena was sentenced this Tuesday to 3 years in prison. Jim Lo, 34, of Barron was ordered by Barron County Circuit Court Judge Maureen Boyle to pay $12,563 restitution. Following his prison term for homicide by ne…

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Living Water Church in Cameron is giving out 24 pallets of frozen and refrigerated food from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7. Anyone needing food should bring their own boxes, baskets and bags. For more information, call 715-458-0121

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A driver who jumped out of the van she was driving, while being chased by a sheriff’s deputy in Rice Lake, with the van crashing into a duplex causing significant damage, is being sought. The Barron County Sheriff’s Department is looking for driver Shelby Patraw-Duffert, 22, and other suspec…

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Rice Lake knocked off Big Rivers rival Menomonie 31-21 on Friday night in front of packed Pug Lund Field. The win keeps Rice Lake undefeated at 6-0 and tied atop the Big Rivers Conference at 4… Read more

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Sept 29: A son, Jaiden William-Ray, to Jami and Edward Sonnenberg of Chetek. A son, Jace Michael, to Carla and Mike Dexter of Bruce. A son, Wyatt Edwin, to Stacey and Trever Davis of New Auburn. Read more

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Natalie Popko and Matthew Boese were married Aug. 28, 2015 at Aria Wedding Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with the Honorable Robert Small officiating. Read more

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Sept.13: A son, Reiner Phoenix Vaughn-Conoboy, to Cherish Vaughn and Brandon Conoboy of Chetek. A son, Gabriel Quinn Gerber, to Melissa Gerber and Patrick Mickley of Cameron. A son, Ryan Ronal… Read more

Duane Lee Jensen of Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Rice Lake, died…

Joy Jensen, 83, of Eagan, Minnesota, formerly of River Falls, …

Jean Ann Foltz, age 70, of Rice Lake, WI died Wednesday, Septe…

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In response to Gerry Lisi’s letter of Sept. 30, my understanding is that Catholics are bound to follow the pope in matters of faith only, so it seems obvious that it is not un-Catholic to supp… Read more

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We appreciate the Rice Lake Police Department responding to our October 4 call of an eagle in distress. My boyfriend and I were on Rice Lake, near Birchwood Manufacturing, when he saw an eagle… Read more

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Area residents and businesses have been giving generously to support individual fundraising causes like the Bike for Life, Run with a Cop or Doc Stanley Memorial Walk as reported elsewhere in … Read more