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Nobles expanding - news-shield.com
A crew from Northwest Builders, Inc. of Rice Lake was erecting a new garage for Nobles Tire Service in Barron Thursday morning, May 21. With the aid of a crane, the crew had the building’s frame up in quick order. The longtime Barron business will use ...
Car flips at Mill Street, Division Avenue - news-shield.com
The driver of this vehicle, Abdi Ali Hussein, age 22, escaped serious injury on the morning of Friday, May 22, when the car he was operating struck a sign, knocked down a light pole and overturned at the intersection of Mill Street (Wisconsin Highway 25 ...
Father, son charged with multitude of offenses - news-shield.com
A Rice Lake father and son duo face a variety of charges ranging from reckless endangerment and false imprisonment to battery and disorderly conduct in connection with a May 9 incident, Barron County Circuit Court documents said. A May 15 complaint ...
Barron School Board studies debt refinancing - news-shield.com
Barron Area School District may be able to squeeze about $84,000 in extra revenue by refinancing some expensive debt at a lower interest rate, members of the School Board learned at their regular monthly meeting Monday, May 18, 2015. The board agreed to ...
Freak accident kills Cumberland man - news-shield.com
A passenger in a moving vehicle was fatally injured Saturday morning, May 23, at an intersection in rural Washburn County, about five miles west of Spooner, according to Sheriff Terry Dryden. The victim was identified as 46-year-old Kurtis H. “Kurt ...
Humane Society meets May 28 - news-shield.com
The Humane Society of Barron County will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the Chetek Lanes, 695 County Highway SS. Dues paying members of the society have been asked to choose from a ballot of five candidates for office on ...
Deputy, on patrol, saw man riding on roof of vehicle - news-shield.com
An apparent joyride on the roof of a moving vehicle has led to felony and misdemeanor charges against two people from Rice Lake, according to Barron County Circuit Court documents. A complaint filed Monday, May 18, 2015, identifies the defendants as Belinda C.
Husband, wife charged with stealing venison from freezer - news-shield.com
The alleged theft of venison from of a town of Bear Lake home on May 4, 2015, has led to felony charges against a husband and wife from Rice Lake, Barron County Circuit Court documents said. A complaint filed May 19 identified the defendants as Daniel J.
Shepherd captured at Turtle Lake motel - news-shield.com
A registered sex offender who allegedly committed several sex crimes involving a child was captured Friday morning, May 22, in Turtle Lake after a three-day manhunt. Joseph D. Shepherd, 35, of 506 Kruger Ave., Cameron, allegedly failed to register his ...
In charge of the fair (temporarily) - news-shield.com
—Barron resident Len Grygiel takes a phone call at the Barron County Fair office at Rice Lake on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Grygiel was hired to take the place of longtime fair manager Tim Heffernan, who died during April. Photo by Bob Zientara
Fatal injury - news-shield.com
A deer went through the windshield of this truck Saturday morning, May 23, along Wisconsin Highway 70 near the Burnett-Washburn county line. Kurtis Berg, 46, of Cumberland, was fatally injured in the accident. Photo contributed by the Washburn County ...
Barron scholars - news-shield.com
Front row, from left, Machalia Allen, Tessa Church, Paige Burdick, Emily Klatt, Hannah Sloan and Kaitlin Bazewicz. Second row, Halima Bashir, Mohamed Ali, Taylor Koenig, Daniel House, William Krentz, Rebecca Bee and Mohamed Abdi. Third row, Abdirahman Ali ...
School retirees honored - news-shield.com
Barron Area School Board paid tribute to seven of nine retiring staff members on Monday, May 18, 2015, during the board’s regular monthly meeting. Front row, from left, Sheila Dipprey, Kathy Amundson and Laura Gurske. Back row, John Gevens, Diana Pecore ...
Len Grygiel to manage Barron County Fair this year - news-shield.com
The general manager of the Barron County Fair wore a Barron Bears sweatshirt to work Thursday, May 21, 2015. Retired teacher Len Grygiel is working with the fair two days a week until June 8, when he will finish substitute teaching at the Barron Area ...
BHS seniors presented awards, scholarships - news-shield.com
Graduating members of the Barron High School Class of 2015 were the beneficiaries of the generosity of individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions of higher learning, and leaders of the Barron Area Education Foundation as their academic efforts ...