An energy firm announced this week that it’s in the early stages of building a twin pipeline next to an existing line that runs through Wisconsin. It would carry up to 800,000 more barrels of oil per day through the state.
A Minnesota man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to molesting an 8-year old girl nearly 20 years ago. Roger W. Fechner, 69, of Edina pled guilty to felony sexual assault of a child under age 13 in Barron County Circuit Court on Thursday. Fechner molested the girl in 1995 …
The Mayo Clinic Health Foundation in Eau Claire has granted $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Barron County to sponsor the Healthy Out-of-School Time program at all six of the Clubhouses across Barron County.
Rice Lake held on to defeat Eau Claire Memorial 27-21 while Chippewa Falls lost in overtime to Menomonie 26-19 on Friday night, assuring the Rice Lake Warriors of a share of the Big Rivers foo… Read more
Four of the top five teams in Big Rivers football clash this Friday night as the title race nears the end of the season with only two conference games remaining. Rice Lake and Chippewa Falls l… Read more
Barron County Restorative Justice programs and Benjamin’s House Emergency Shelter will be raising it up with a dueling pianos fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Turtleback in Rice Lake. The do… Read more