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The 25th annual Doc Stanley Memorial Walk for the Animals commences at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Rice Lake.

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Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, left, visits with Chetek resident Betty Bilderback, right, on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 4, at Barron Electric Cooperative, during the Co-op Month celebration. The event drew more than 1,100 people, and featured a free meal, vendor booths, a food pantry …

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Ray Wintrone, of Chetek, submitted this Picture from the Past of the Chetek High basketball team in 1952. Wintrone, who recognized his classmates from the Class of 1953, said they just held a 65-year reunion. According to the news clipping, the team won the Lakeland Conference that year with…

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The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association’s gubernatorial debate, between Gov. Scott Walker (R) and challenger Tony Evers (D), will be broadcast live from the WMTV-TV studios in Madison at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19.

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A referendum will appear on Barron County residents’ Nov. 6 ballots, asking them if they want to close a supposed loophole that allows big-box retailers to pay less property tax than what might normally be assessed.

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The Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District wants to hire a school resource officer and a request for proposals has been sent to the Chetek Police Department and Barron County Sheriff’s Department.