Last week, a government report projected dire consequences for the environment, agriculture, the economy and society by the end of the century as a result of ongoing climate change caused by humans.
AAA predicts that 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home during the holiday. That’s a 4.3-percent increase from last year and the highest number since 2005.
The “Christmas season” keeps creeping up earlier. What is too early? In some stores, Christmas decorations were hitting the shelves soon after the Halloween decorations and candy were taken down.
Local musician Chris Kroeze has auditioned for The Voice on NBC. He will be appearing on the show to audition sometime this season. Will you be watching this season of The Voice and supporting Chris?
Seeking to improve player safety, the National Football League has implemented a new rule for the 2018 season, making it a foul for any player to intentionally hit with his helmet when tackling an opponent.
The Chetek Police Department is restarting the city’s Neighborhood Watch program and a meeting was held Monday, Aug. 13. The program asks residents to report any suspicious activity, but to not directly intervene.
The median price of homes sold in Barron County from January through June was $146,500, according to data from the Wisconsin Realtors Association.
The Barron County Fair was held July 18–22. Other area fairs include the Polk County Fair on July 26–29, the Washburn County Fair on July 26–29 and the Rusk County Junior Fair on Aug. 9–12. What is your favorite thing at the fair?
- New charity builds bunks for kids without beds
- Adele C. Johnson
- Amvets hosting kids’ ice fishing contest canceled
- Sale of Ladysmith Gordy's may be imminent
- Gordy’s Market auctions scheduled for March 6
- Bloomer grocer won’t bid on Gordy’s Markets
- Great Lakes Foods looks to buy Ladysmith Gordy’s Market
- Former Chetek man missed court, statewide bench warrant issued
- Paul E. Lundmark
- Dorothy A. Allen
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