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.
Ricelakeonline.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 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday. We are closed on major holidays.
Articles - Tuesday 9 a.m.
Obituaries - Tuesday 10 a.m.
Classified line ads:
Chronotype - Tuesday 1 p.m.
Early Bird - Tuesday 5 p.m.
Chronotype - Tuesday 10 a.m.
Early Bird - Tuesday 3 p.m.
- Chronotype reporter awarded for Montana work
- Join 'The Incredible Race' VBS June 17-21
- Barron Ecumenical Men, Kiwanis clubs host auction
- Xiong family serves appreciation dinner
- Rice Lake farmers market opens June 15
- No more Gordy's in county
- Sheriff’s deviations from policy led to corrective plan
- Birchwood Manufacturing complaints have DNR's attention
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