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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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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Mordecai Lee said Thursday that he attributes Gov. Scott Walker’s surge in popularity in the field of Republican presidential hopefuls to his appeal across a variety of political camps inside the GOP.

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The Barron County Board of Supervisors meets this Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Government Center building on Monroe Avenue in Barron. Public Health nurse Laura Sauve is scheduled to talk about how the community is working together to promote mental health issues. Also on the agenda, is a resolut…

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Rice Lake dominated River Falls in a double header Thursday. Scores were 25-0 and 10-10 as the Warriors pounded out 36 hits between the two games. Rice Lake plays a tournament in Lakeville, Mi… 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

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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