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Avian flu detected in Juneau, Barron county poultry flocks - news-shield.com
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the US Department of Agriculture is responding to the detection of avian influenza in an additional two poultry flocks in Wisconsin. There are now three cases in ...
Soccer team seeks more success - news-shield.com
The Barron girls soccer team is set to open the season Thursday at Spooner and coach Jeff Rousselow is optimistic his Golden Girls will see improvement over the 2014 season. “We are looking to build on some momentum from last year and turn it into a ...
Rassbach, Scheel, relay team lead Panthers at Flambeau - news-shield.com
The Prairie Farm Panthers recorded three impressive first place finishes at the Flambeau Invitational held Monday, April 13. Senior Megan Rassbach won the shot put by a foot with a toss of 33’ 9.” The 3200 meter relay team of Eric Klefstad, Drew La ...
Sandhill season? - news-shield.com
One of more than 100 proposals put in front of folks gathered at 72 DNR spring hearing meetings Monday night asked for support for a sandhill crane season. The idea gained support in Barron County by a 21-7 vote and passed statewide 2,255-1,554. If the ...
Girls open season Thursday - news-shield.com
The Barron girls soccer team will open the season at Spooner on Thursday, April 16. Pictured are: row one (from left), Josie Borgen, Taylor Schutz, McKenzie Johnson, Meghan Hazelwood, Jordan Schutz; row two, Peyton Sprague, Maren Mueller, Emily Pintens ...
Ladysmith Schools cutting staff to help balance budget - news-shield.com
The Ladysmith School Board has sent letters to school district residents informing them of the impact of the 2015-16 budget conditions. Faced with a $640,000 revenue shortage for next school year, the board is expected to cut the equivalent of five full ...
Man charged with four counts of child porn - news-shield.com
A Bruce man was appointed counsel and ordered a signature bond during his initial appearance on Tuesday, April 7 for possessing child pornography on his cell phone. Kai J. Rasmussen, 26, Bruce, was charged with four counts of possession of child ...
$1,000 donation - news-shield.com
The Independent Insurance Agents of Northwest Wisconsin (IIANW), represented by the Thompson-Nelson Agency, has donated $1,000 to the Barron-Maple Grove Fire Department to help pay for a new chainsaw for the department. Every year the IIANW holds a ...
Well-attended - news-shield.com
There were many reasons to visit the Barron Chamber of Commerce Leap Into Spring on April 11 at Barron Area Community Center. The event included 25 businesses and institutional exhibitors, games for children, an art contest, freshly cooked food served by ...
Brody M. Hellendrung - news-shield.com
Brody began his journey on March 22, 2001, kicking and screaming into the arms of his parents, Mark and Jill (Olson) Hellendrung. He was joined by his sister Hannah three years later and the Hellendrung family was complete. He enjoyed spending time with ...
Barron High School Prom - news-shield.com
The Barron High School prom was held this past Saturday at the Rice Lake Elks Club. Front (from left) are Sarah Prill, Karianne Mau, Kyra Platzek, Queen Jolene Lansin, King Foster Plunkett, Brionna Hacken, Yolanda Candler and Shayne Braden. Back row: Brian ...
Man stabbed, dies, at Interstate Park - news-shield.com
A St. Croix Falls man is dead after being stabbed during an argument in Interstate Park in Polk County and authorities are asking the public for help identifying three men involved. The fatal stabbing occurred 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14.
Barron officer finds meth hidden under child seat - news-shield.com
An April 5 traffic stop in the city of Barron has led to felony methamphetamine-related charges against a 24-year-old man, according to county Circuit Court documents. An April 6 complaint identified the defendant as Michael C. Snipes, but did not provide ...
“VIP job seekers” - news-shield.com
Bloomer residents Ashley and Erica Hobeck, right, talk about career opportunities with Debbie Lubben, of Woodstone Senior Living Community, Rice Lake, during an April 8 job fair hosted by 7th Dist. U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wausau. The Hobecks are both ...
Maple Festival April 25 at Medford - news-shield.com
The Taylor County Lion/Lioness Maple Festival will be held 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 25, at the Taylor County Fairgrounds in Medford. The fairgrounds is located at the intersection of Hwys 13 and 64. The third annual free event is a full-day festivity ...