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A New Contest Can Make Math And Science More Engaging - news-shield.com
Emmy-nominated actress Mayim Bialik—who plays a scientist on the hit television comedy “The Big Bang Theory”—will select the winning entry in a contest that combines science and selfies. (NAPS)
Man sought in chase captured in woods - news-shield.com
A 25-year-old Rice Lake man who allegedly rammed a squad car during a chase that started in that city yesterday, Aug. 20, was found in a wooded area of an unincorporated part of Barron County shortly after midnight today, Thursday, Aug. 21, according to ...
Too close to call primary race not over ‘til it’s over - news-shield.com
The correction of a data entry error in the Rusk County Clerk’s office on election night last Tuesday resulted in a reversal of fortune for James Edming, a state assembly candidate from Glen Flora. Instead of losing by three votes in the race for the ...
Man guilty in shooting death of girlfriend - news-shield.com
A Louisiana man pleaded guilty in Sawyer County Circuit Court last week to homicide by intoxicated use of a firearm. The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call on Jan. 18, from a subject at Ray Jay’s restaurant on County B, just west of ...
Sawyer County victim listed as ‘fair’ after being shot in arm, leg - news-shield.com
The Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call from a male requesting an ambulance for “wounds” at 7:18 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, at 8244N Ochu Rd. in the Town of Bass Lake. The caller would not give any medical information. A deputy and ...
Recall requested - news-shield.com
Mike Bub of Medford said he will ask for a recount of ballots in the Wisconsin Assembly 87th District Republican Partisan Primary held Tuesday, Aug. 12. Bub trailed James Edming of Glen Flora by 17 votes after Board of Canvassers met Tuesday this week to ...
SWAT team arrest in Chetek stops crime spree for woman - news-shield.com
The story of how a 20-year-old woman’s life spun out of control began with a misdemeanor charge last February in Barron County, and continued with a series of felony arrests, many of them drug-related, during the spring and early summer. The latest ...
Fire strikes at Bell Pole; separate blaze takes down area barn - news-shield.com
What might be described as a “perfect storm” for local firefighters took place Monday morning, Aug, 18, when a total of five area fire departments responded to two major blazes in the Barron area. The early morning fires were reported within an hour of ...
Sniff test leads to man's arrest - news-shield.com
A traffic stop in Rice Lake on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, has led to multiple charges against a Chetek man, Barron County Circuit Court documents said. An Aug. 14 complaint identifies the defendant as 29-year-old Simon T. Doyle, 128 Pinegrove Ave., Chetek.
Man faces sentencing on seventh OWI charge - news-shield.com
A Rice Lake man will be sentenced Oct. 15 after pleading guilty to his seventh drunk-driving charge, Barron County Circuit Court documents said. Dennis J. Wehe, 57, 912 Nunn Ave., Rice Lake, was arrested in July 2013 after witnesses at a local restaurant ...