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Supervisors preview 2015 budget

Barron County supervisors looked at how they can work new debt payments into a 2015 budget projected at nearly $50 million during a meeting held Monday, Sept. 22, at the County Government Center.

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City honors Blatz, dog park gets approval

A city dog park got an initial go-ahead and a local business leader was recognized by the Chetek Common Council at a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

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Congressman touring region, talking on federal debt

Barron County Republican Party member Larry Leff, of Chetek, speaks into a microphone at Congressman Sean Duffy's town hall meeting in Rice Lake Thursday, June 9, at UW-Barron County. Duffy, in his first term representing Wisconsin's 7th District, is touring the region to talk about federal debt. Using information from the Congressional Budget Office, Duffy presented on government spending and emphasized that 42 cents of every dollar spent is borrowed. Duffy also attended the Barron County June Dairy Breakfast Saturday, June 4, in Dallas, along with stopping in at other counties' dairy breakfasts and touring regional businesses and hospitals. Barron County Democrats organized a "welcome" rally to greet him.

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Rivard passes first bill

State Rep. Roger Rivard's (R-Rice Lake) first piece of legislation passed the Assembly Wednesday, April 13.

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Barron County to look into potential union issues, consult with outside legal counsel

Barron County officials say union employees could lose their accumulated sick days, one unintended consequence of the state's budget repair bill.

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Meet the candidate for municipal judge

City of Chetek Municipal Judge Monique Stertz elected not to seek another term, so candidate Robb Schuler runs unopposed in the Tuesday, April 5, election.

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Kleefisch finds facts on frac tour

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch visited Superior Silica Sand's New Auburn dry plant, in Barron Coun...

VIDEO: Opening Tainter Gate

City workers Mike McGinnis and Rod Rhodes opened Tainter Gate on the Chetek Dam after heavy rains...

VIDEO: Heavy rains inundate Chetek

More than three inches of rain, locally, was dumped by thunderstorms on Thursday morning, Sept. 1...

VIDEO: Chetek Hydroflites season finale

The Hydroflites wrapped up another great season with their finale on Sunday, Aug. 30. Above are h...

VIDEO: Black bear sow and cubs claim tree

For more than two days, black bear and her two cubs have been living in a soft maple tree at the ...

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