Northwest Wisconsin News Center
  • Go Slow In The Snow The snow and freezing rain has made travel difficult throughout the region.  Drivers are cautioned to slow down and expect slippery stretches of roadway when traveling this morning.  Road crews will be busy treating roadways and motorists are urged to give plow drivers plenty of space to do their work.
    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 5:45 AM by Ryan Quinn
  • Winter Weather Across WI A major winter storm will be moving across Wisconsin the next few days bringing snow, sleet, ice and heavy rain that could cause dangerous travel conditions and possible power outages due to ice. Numerous warnings and watches are in effect across the state. National Weather Service forecasters warn that a change in 1 or 2 degrees could be the difference between rain, freezing rain, or snow in some areas.  If you do need to travel, leave early and make sure you have an emergency kit in your vehicles.  Before you travel, check with the 511 Wisconsin for the latest traffic and road conditions.  This includes a free mobile app, @511WI on Twitter, or the mobile-friendly site  www.511wi.gov
    Posted Feb 19, 2018, 5:06 AM by Michael Duncan
  • Sheriff Fitzgerald: ALICE Training Available Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida is a tragic reminder of how quickly things can go from normal to deadly. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says the shooters motives may vary, but the loss of life can be reduced if you are prepared and respond quickly to the threat. To set up an ALICE active-shooter training session for your school, church or business, contact Sheriff Fitzgerald at 715-537-3106.
    Posted Feb 16, 2018, 6:04 AM by Ryan Quinn
  • Test Drive…Next Stop Reality Returns To Barron County. Test Drive…Next Stop Reality returns this spring to Barron County. Test Drive is a reality fair that provides students from area high schools with the opportunity to explore their future careers in conjunction with the financial challenges of daily life that lie ahead of them and must go through a hypothetical month of paying all bills to see how the career they have chosen will provide for their living expenses. Organizers are seeking volunteers to make the Test Drive fair possible at the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC) in Rice Lake on Thursday, March 15th, 2018. This annual event is a great platform for community members to make a difference in the lives of area youth in a unique ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 6:07 AM by Ryan Quinn
  • Police Investigate Fatal Head On Collision Police are investigating a head-on crash that killed 54-year old Jena D. Anderson of Boyceville on State Highway 79 Monday afternoon. Investigators believe the 47-year old driver of a northbound SUV, Todd Dormanen, crossed the centerline and hit the Anderson’s SUV. Anderson’s 19-year old daughter was also injured and taken to an area hospital.Alcohol is suspected to be a contributing factor and criminal charges against Dormanen will be determined by the Dunn County District Attorney once all of the evidence is gathered. 
    Posted Feb 15, 2018, 6:04 AM by Ryan Quinn
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Community Events
  • WJMC / S&S Glass & Door Indoor Garage Sale NEARLY 60 DIFFERENT GARAGE SALES ALL UNDER ONE ROOF!  JOIN US SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17TH AT THE BACC IN BARRON FROM 8AM TO 3PM.  ADMISSION IS $1.00 FOR ADULTS $0.50 FOR KIDS!
    Posted Feb 5, 2018, 4:46 PM by Jenny Polzin
  • Community News Through FebruaryThe Rice Lake Public Library is hosting the Olympic Winter Reading Program going now through March 16th.Kids Program:  Complete a Bingo card, filled with fun reading and activity challenges.  Once you have filled in all your squares, bring in your card for a free book and to hang a gold medal on our Winter Olympic Reading Podium.Adult Program:  Stop in to pick up your first Olympic bingo card to start our winter reading program. As participants return their completed bingo cards to the library they will be entered in a drawing at that will be held on Monday, March 19th.  You are invited to complete as many cards as you’re able to.Through February Winter ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2018, 11:01 AM by Adam Hutton
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