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WHAT: Gypsy moth aerial spraying by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Program. The STS aerial program for 2015 consists of 101 treatment sites, involving approximately 224,000 acres in 21 counties, mostly in western Wisconsin.

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Rice Lake downed Barron 14-1 in five innings in Thursday's Division 2 softball regional semifinal to advance to today's regional final game in Rice Lake. The Warriors host Northwestern/South S… Read more

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Eau Claire Memorial scored five runs in the top of the eighth to down Rice Lake 9-4 in a see-saw Big Rivers baseball game Thursday in Rice Lake. The Warriors gave up a 3-2 lead in the top of t… 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

Joseph Taylor, age 86, of Mora, died on Friday, May 15, 2015 a…

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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