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Tot Dock donation - news-shield.com
On March 24, Sharon Masek, (left), Manager of Mine Planning & Industrial Relations, along with several representatives from Superior Silica Sands, presented a $2,000 check to Angie Buckley, Executive Director of the BACC. The donation will be used ...
Man awaits sentencing for beating of Cameron student - news-shield.com
A Rice Lake man faces up to six years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine after a March 26 plea of no contest in connection with the severe beating of a 15-year-old boy at Cameron High School on April 15, 2014, according to Barron County Circuit Court documents.
Vietnam Memorial Plaque dedicated - news-shield.com
In a ceremony filled with emotion and dignity, Barron County’s tribute to its Vietnam War veterans was unveiled in a ceremony Friday, March 27, 2015, at the county Government Center. About 125 people – many of them veterans and family members ...
Three vie for two Cameron School Board seats - news-shield.com
Incumbent Cameron School Board president Don Rappel and fellow incumbent (and former board president) Allen Breeden will run for re-election to the board in the Tuesday, April 7 spring election. A third candidate, former Prairie Farm School Board member ...
Political differences divide the court candidates - news-shield.com
Judicial impartiality and the rough-and-tumble of Wisconsin politics may be hard to separate April 7 as incumbent State Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, a Wausau Democrat, faces off against challenger James Daley, of Rock County. Daley is hoping to ...
Avian bird flu found in Minnesota flock - news-shield.com
The discovery of a highly contagious avian bird flu virus in a southwestern Minnesota turkey flock controlled by Willmar, Minn.—based Jennie-O Turkey Store, was announced March 27 in a press release by the company. But a spokesman for Hormel Foods, which ...
Supreme Court Contest, amendment on ballot - news-shield.com
For an election that is normally dominated by municipal and school elections, the state Spring Election April 7 is headlined by statewide and regional judicial issues For the second election in a row, voters will get a chance to amend the Wisconsin ...
Clergy Good Friday services at United Methodist Church - news-shield.com
Barron area clergy are offering Good Friday services at the First United Methodist Church in Barron. The service will begin at 12:15 p.m. with the Barron clergy providing “A Journey to the Cross” service with prayer and a series of readings depicting ...
Koser hammered by OSHA - news-shield.com
The owner of Koser Iron Works and his lawyer will meet tomorrow, April 2, with federal authorities in Eau Claire after the company was fined more than $102,000 for alleged work-related violations. The company was cited for 16 violations by the Eau Claire ...
Man charged with 2nd OWI tried to leave ditched vehicle - news-shield.com
A man from Almena faces up to six months in jail and/or a $1,100 fine in connection with a second drunk driving charge, according to Barron County Circuit Court documents. A complaint filed March 16 identifies the defendant as Jason R. Becker, 29, 902 14th ...
Tribute to Vietnam vets - news-shield.com
A ceremony was held Friday, March 27, 2015, to dedicate a new bronze plaque commemorating Barron County’s Vietnam War veterans. Above right, Scott Bachowski, county veterans service officer, unveils the plaque with the assistance of Roger Blink, left. A ...
Meeting Ronald - news-shield.com
VFW Auxiliary President Amanda Williams donated 80 pounds of pop tabs to the Ronald McDonald house in Madison, where Kendra Cocciante and her family stay while Kendra receives treatment for Achondroplasia. Above, pictured with donated pop tabs are Kendra ...
Auxiliary pop tab campaign aids Rice Lake tot - news-shield.com
Members of the Almena VFW Post 8512 Ladies Auxiliary are helping a Rice Lake area family to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Madison, Wis. Parents Bridget Imrick and Bill Cocciante are trying to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House, because ...
DNA test leads to burglary charges against 5 people - news-shield.com
A break-in and ransacking of a rural Rice Lake home late last year has led to felony burglary charges against five people, two of whom are Barron residents, according to county Circuit Court records. Prosecutors filed a complaint Monday, March 23, against ...
Man sentenced for pointing derringer from vehicle - news-shield.com
A Rice Lake man who brandished a derringer at a pedestrian in August 2014 was sentenced to probation March 24 in Barron County Circuit Court. Court documents said that 36-year-old Randal K. Hoffman had already served more than 200 days in jail at the time ...