About the Rice Lake Chronotype


     The Chronotype is a weekly newspaper published Wednesdays in Rice Lake. Rice Lake is a beautiful community in northwest Wisconsin with a population of over 8,300, located in Barron County. The Chronotype has been published since 1874, making it the oldest continually operated business in Barron County. In August 2014, the company was purchased by Adams Publishing Group, from third generation family ownership.

     The Early Bird is a free circulation newspaper/advertising shopper published on Fridays. It covers all of Barron and most of Rusk counties, with a circulation of 28,000. The Early Bird includes area news, information, entertainment and advertising. It is the most economical cost per household delivered of any print media in the area.

     Chronotype.com, part of APG’s umbrella site, apg-wi.com, is our responsive internet site, featuring news and advertising and is accessible on your computer, tablet and phone. 

     The Rice Lake Chronotype is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday, and closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We are also closed on major holidays.




Articles - Tuesday 9 a.m.  

Obituaries -  Sunday 5 p.m.


Classified line ads:

Chronotype - Tuesday noon.

Early Bird - Tuesday noon.


Display ads:

Chronotype - Monday noon.

Early Bird - Monday 3 p.m.


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