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7 Students Complete HSED Jail Program In Barron

BARRON COUNTY -- Seven students have completed their HSED requirements this past fall and current spring semesters as part of a collaboration between the Sheriff's Office and Northwood Tech, according to a press release from the Barron County Sheriff's Office. Press Release. Barron County Sheriff’s Department and Northwood Technical College...
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Two bodies found in New Richmond house

Two bodies were found in a New Richmond house on Friday, victims of an apparent murder-suicide. On Friday, May 13, at approximately 1 p.m. the New Richmond Police Department was called to the 1200 block of Pinewood Trail for an odor emitting from within a residence. Upon arrival, officers made...
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River Falls Journal

Three games to watch: Big tilts on tap in Big Rivers Conference

The Tigers try to keep pace at the top of the standings in their first season in the Big Rivers Conference when they travel to River Falls to face the Wildcats in the first game of a two-game series. Details: Tuesday, May 17, 5 p.m., UW-River Falls Perkins Stadium. Boys...
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Wisconsin health officials urge masking in 7 counties with high COVID levels

Wisconsin health officials are urging people in seven counties with high COVID-19 levels to wear masks indoors, and they’re encouraging precautions statewide. The counties that meet the CDC definition for a high COVID burden are Racine, Kenosha, Vernon, Monroe, La Crosse, Rusk and Barron. Most other Wisconsin counties, including Milwaukee, are in the medium category.
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River Falls Journal

Victory Wrestling is more than a business

RIVER FALLS – Nestled in downtown River Falls, Victory Wrestling goes beyond helping local wrestlers, train owner Kevin Black said. For Black, it's more than simply running the business. Black is a native of River Falls. He is a decorated athlete, achieving success at the high school and college...
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Quin Brooks named first assistant chancellor for DEI at UW-Stout

Dr. Quin Brooks has been named assisant chancellor to lead the new EDI unit at University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, the university announced in press release last month. The unit was established August 1, 2021, to prioritize UW-Stout’s commitment to EDI across the university community. Dr. Brooks will begin her new role July 11.
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Thanks from outgoing Spring Valley Chief of Police Verges

SPRING VALLEY, WI – I am sad to say that I will no longer be your Chief of Police after the Village Board eliminated my position. I was honored to serve the Spring Valley community over these last years. It was especially enjoyable being able to serve in my hometown.
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River Falls Journal

Tattersall launches summer concert series

The line-up Friday, June 10: Kiss The Tiger. Thursday, Aug. 11: Dave Simonett & Dave Carroll of Trampled by Turtles. General admission standing room tickets as well as a limited number of VIP packages will be available for each show. General admission tickets range from $15 to $30. VIP tickets...
RIVER FALLS, WI
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Softball: River Falls clobbers Spring Valley (11 photos)

River Falls scored early and often against Spring Valley Saturday at UW-River Falls’ Perkins Stadium, and when the dust settled the Wildcats walked away with a 24-8 victory. The Cats took control early by scoring 10 runs in the first two innings before putting 14 runs on the board in the third inning to open up a 24-0 lead. Spring Valley got a run in the fourth and seven in the fifth put couldn’t prevent the 10-run mercy rule from ending the game.
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A house fire in Wisconsin claims the lives of three people

BARRON, Wis. (AP) - Sheriff’s officials say three people, including two children, have died in a house fire in Barron County. Dispatchers received a 911 call about 3:30 a.m. Thursday. The caller said three people were still inside the house in Barron. Firefighters were able to pull two children...
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Wausau West softball, Marshfield girls soccer in action in 5/14 prep highlights

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Marshfield girls soccer drew with New Richmond while Wausau West softball lost to Hudson in Saturday’s high school highlights. Marshfield entered the second half with a 2-1 lead before an early New Richmond goal from Alexa Singer tied the match at 2-2. Minutes later, Lauren Katzenberger hit a perfectly placed ball in the back of the net to give Marshfield the lead back. But Chloe Groth’s goal later in the half tied the match at 3-3, which would be the final.
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Two children dead after overnight fire in Barron

BARRON Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Three people, including two children, died in a house fire in Barron overnight. According to the Barron County Sheriff’s Office and Barron police department, it happened on River Avenue around 3:30 a.m. Six-year-old Emily Albee and 5-year-old Conner Albee were pulled from the house...
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