Butterfield's Backyard Garden of New Auburn has made a comeback both from weather and health setbacks with 7 acres of produce up and coming and sold at farmers markets in Rice Lake and Chetek.Weather has a way of wiping out a crop and hopes for a profitable year. That happened again this spring at Roger and Deb Butterfield's place south of Chetek, with them...
Barron County Habitat for Humanity moved a house Tuesday to build a home.The house was donated to the local organization with the stipulation that it be moved to another site. That move to the Gagner Addition east of Rice Lake near the intersection of Hwys. C and M took place Tuesday morning.Because the market value of the house exceed ...
CN Railroad presented a $1,000 check for use at the safety fair for children. The money will be used for safety vests, bicycle helmets and life jackets. Pictured above, in back from left, are Andrew Morrison, Jim Stoll, Jeremy Miller and Andy Krahenbuhl. In front are Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, Kathy Ricci Kevin Soucie and Patricia Durand.
Adams Publishing Group, LLC announced today that it has purchased the assets of Chronotype Publishing Company located in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. The acquisition includes The Chronotype, Northwestern Wisconsin's largest weekly newspaper, and The Early Bird, a weekly shopper.
The expansion by family-owned Adams Publishing Group follows the July acquisition of Huckle Media located in Southern Minnesota with 10 community newspapers, 17 websites, shopping guides, magazines, a digital agency and commercial printing facilities. Prior to that, Adams acquired three divisions of American Consolidated Media located in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Maryland with 34 print publications and related media operations. Local newspapers in Wisconsin include the Spooner Advocate, Sawyer County Record, Ashland Daily Press, Price County Review and all related shopping guides and websites.
Barron County Relay for Life Barron County American Cancer Society Relay for life honors cancer survivors and remembers those we have lost to cancer. This night is filled with food, fun, activities, silent and live auction. Opening Ceremony is at 6:00 pm where the cancer survivors kick off the night with the first lap of the night. Luminaria Ceremony is held at 10:00 p.m. Please contact Jill Kuhrt for more information 715-790-7100.
Sand Creek Arts Blue Grass Jam First Saturday of the month from Oct-May. Sand Creek Arts will hold a Blue Grass Jam. Free, donation for snacks for future blue grass concerts. You never know who will show but it always is fun with awesome music.