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At the request of the Polk County Sheriff’s Department and St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is assisting with the seizure of nearly 1,200 birds from four properties associated with cockfighting in Polk and St. Croix counties in …

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The city of Hurley has been trying to bring in a grocery store since the last one closed a year ago. The loss of Super One Foods in the city’s downtown resulted in the loss of about 30 jobs. But Hurley Mayor Joe Pinardi said the problem runs deeper than that.

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The Rice Lake Warriors will compete in nine events in Division 2 of the state high school track and field meet Friday and Saturday at UW-La Crosse. There will be 11 Warrior boys at state, incl… Read more

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The Rice Lake Warriors are in tournament baseball and softball action this Tuesday. The Warrior baseball team hosts Siren/Webster in a Division 2 regional opener, starting at 5 p.m. at the Ric… Read more

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May 9: A daughter, Lydia Marie, to Aubrey and William McAlear of Spooner. A daughter, Sloane Mjaanes Helgeson Ringstad, to Jaime Helgeson, to Jaime Helgeson and Leif Ringstad of Comstock. Read more

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Kim Andrea Band and David Gerber of Dubai United Arab Emirates, were married April 4, 2015 at Kedar Country Lodge and Resort in Rustenburg, South Africa. Tim Irving was the officiant. Read more

Nadine B. Murley, 87, of Rice Lake, WI, died Monday, June 2, 2…

James A. Degerman, 87, of Rice Lake, formerly of International…

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Shell Lake Arts Center offers Show Choir Camp on June 19-24. This camp provides an opportunity to gain experience in vocals. The instruction provided is appropriate for all abilities and no sh… Read more

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Last week provided an excellent example of the kinds of things happening in public education to improve opportunities for students and adapt to changes in the modern world. Read more

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The Barron County Humane Society will be having its much delayed Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, at Chetek Lanes, 695 County Hwy SS, Chetek. If you are a voting member you will be able to n… Read more

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One definition of “cant” is “the phraseology peculiar to a particular class, party, etc.” An example of Republicant is, “Raising the minimum wage would ruin our economy.” If that’s true, it me… Read more