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Keeping the Barron County waste-to-energy facility in compliance with air quality standards is the goal of a $4 million loan to finance an “acid gas removal system,” following a vote on Tuesday, morning, Oct. 5, 2022, by the County Board Solid Waste Committee.

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Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash between a vehicle and train near Cameron just before noon on Monday, Oct. 3. According to the State Patrol, a Toyota SUV driven by Leighton Givens, 34, of Sarona, was southbound on 23rd Street and failed to yield for an eastbound train. The vehic…

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A cooperative effort between law enforcement and the Barron County Department of Health and Human Services is making it possible to defuse violence and find appropriate alternatives for potential and/or attempted suicides, according to county officials.

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The Chetek-Weyerhaeuser High School Student Council organization hosted the second annual Color Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 1. The 2-mile Color Blaze Run/Walk featured five color powder splash stations along the route, which started and ended at the high school. Since the race was a fun, scho…

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Officer Grizzly officially took his oath on Monday, Sept. 26, at Chetek City Hall. Officer Grizzly made his rounds with his handler Officer Emily Breidenbach, at Roselawn Elementary school and Meadowbrook Senior Living, where community members offered him a warm welcome. Grizzly showed his a…

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A new Chetek resort is making it’s debut in 2023. Chetek locals, Quinn and Brandy Johnson are the owners of Lazy Moose Resort. The Johnson’s broke ground this spring before the thaw in order to get a headstart on development. The family worked through the summer clearing the property for 18 …