On Monday, Aug. 30, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2.6 million grant to Mosaic Technologies, of Cameron, to install more than 70 miles of broadband fiber optic cable in Barron and Washburn countie…
After 22 years of advertising sales, Julie LeMoine will be handing off the responsibilities of advertising to James Moran, an experienced newspaper professional and a new resident of Chetek. LeMoine will be taking on a new role at the newspaper, she will be working as graphic designer at The Alert.
From as little as a few thousand dollars to as much as almost $3 million, hundreds of federal Paycheck Protection Program loans have been secured by businesses, nonprofit organizations and churches throughout the News-Shield circulation area throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Barron Electric’s general manager, Dallas Sloan, is retiring on Tuesday, April 2, after nearly 37 years of service at Barron Electric Cooperative.
AAA expects gas prices to continue rising this week, following a 40-cent, or 14 percent, increase following the winter storm in Texas in February. Gas stocks decreased about 5 percent while daily demand increased about 7 percent, according to Energy Information Administration reports.
We are excited to announce Melissa Bown has been promoted to Branch Manager of our Chetek Branch. She is responsible for the administration and daily operations of a full-service banking office, including sales, service, facilities management, purchasing, security, and safety in accordance w…
Pine Crest Golf Course owners Chad and Karla Knutson purchased the property from former owner Doris Severson in 2010, when their youngest child (a son) was just 5 years old.
This February, Chetek Cafe owner Norbert Wojke marked 12 years in Chetek, serving authentic German fare to customers. He started his butchering business in 2003, after moving to the U.S. from Germany in 2002, later purchasing the Chetek Cafe restaurant in 2009, and later moving the business …
Bell Press newspapers, which include the Chetek Alert, Barron News-Shield and Ladysmith News, received a total of 12 awards in the 2020 Better Newspaper Contest from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation.
Local Legal Notices
- Jail, restitution ordered in Chetek police chase
- Robert A. (Bob) Waite
- Chetek motorcyclist faces multiple charges
- City of Chetek awarded $10 Million Grant
- Naomi (Nyhus) Hartmann, Chetek HS 1984, Wins Awards
- Chetek area crash results in felony OWI charge
- Do you see 'Angels Among Us'?
- Family traditions: next generation of deer hunters are here
- Climbing wall completed at Ridgeland/Dallas
- Plea deal pending in New Auburn frac plant break-in
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