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University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she has a plan to cut about 400 staff positions if the Legislature approves Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $300 million budget cut to the UW System.

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Sentencing was withheld this Friday for a former Rice Lake High School varsity volleyball coach originally accused of stealing thousands of dollars while head of the Rice Lake youth volleyball association. Gerri Cowley, 37, of Barron was instead placed on 2 years of probation and ordered not…

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Rice Lake hosts Eau Claire North for a Big Rivers Conference match Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Warriors are now 3-3-1 on the season after losing to River Falls 2-0 on Thursday and Ashland 3-1 on Sat… Read more

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The Rice Lake softball team won two and lost one game at a weekend tournament in Lakeville, Minnesota. The Warriors prevailed over Lakeville North 7-6, lost to Cretin 9-5 and beat White Bear L… Read more

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Chippewa Falls defeated Rice Lake 7-1 in Big Rivers Baseball action in Rice Lake on Friday. Logan Hile scored the lone Rice Lake run after getting aboard with a walk and scoring on an error. N… Read more

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A son, Cruz Dominic, was born April 3 at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minn., to Katie and Dominic Kahl of Minnetonka, Minn. Grandparents are Jeff and Joan Kahl of Rice L… Read more

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Amber Holmstrom and David Christianson were married Dec. 13, 2014 at the Grand Manse in Lincoln, Neb. The bride is the daughter of Karen Holmstrom of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, and the late Steven … Read more

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March 29: A son, Rylee Michael Boggess, to Amanda Bjugstad and Jason Boggess of Birchwood. A son, Jeremiah Karter, to Heather and Monte Thompson of Chetek. A son, Everett Hugo, to Courtney and… Read more

Lori Peterson, age 54, of Rice Lake, WI died Wednesday, April …

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Rice Lake is observing Earth Day next Wednesday with a volunteer project to kill buckthorn along the Cedar Side Trail near UW-Barron County. Problems created by the invasive plant are both eco… Read more