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Updated Mask Guidance For Barron County

BARRON COUNTY -- We are learning more about COVID-19 all the time. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looks at the latest available information to make the best science-based recommendations. Because of new information on the Delta variant, the CDC has updated the guidance on wearing masks. The new guidance says that both vaccinated and unvaccinated people should wear masks in places that are experiencing “substantial” or “high” levels of community transmission. The map that shows these areas can be found here.
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Court Orders Consecutive Prison Sentence For 7th Offense OWI Conviction

WASHBURN COUNTY -- The Court has ordered a consecutive prison sentence for a man convicted of 7th offense operating while intoxicated in Washburn County. DrydenWire reported in October 2020, that Robert Truitt had been arrested for Operating While Intoxicated 7th Offense. A Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper made contact with Truitt’s...
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Traffic Pattern Change On CTH E In Trego

TREGO, WI — Traffic staging changed this week on the Trego Interchange project. CTH E will be detoured via Liesch Road and meet USH 53 across from USH 63 with a signalized intersection. The old CTH E crossing is now permanently closed. USH 53 traffic will be running bi-directional on...
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Rice Lake Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Rice Lake: Thursday, August 5: Chance of rain showers then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Friday, August 6: Partly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, August 7:
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Scenes from National Night Out at Cameron

It was perfect weather for the ninth annual National Night Out held Tuesday in six locations in Barron County. The national event is a chance for police and public safety workers to connect with community members. In Barron County, community events took place at Moon Lake Park in Rice Lake,...
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Rice Lake cheers on hometown hero Kenny Bednarek in the Olympics

RICE LAKE, Wis. (WEAU) -Rice Lake native Kenny Bednarek, hit the ground running this morning all the way to the podium, landing an Olympic silver medal. The high school where Kenny started his career invited Kenny-supporters of all ages to a watch party for their hometown hero. Kenny’s former Rice...

BrowTine Adds Outdoor Event Space

AMERY, WI -- BrowTine Restaurant & Event Center, located just north of Amery, Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the opening of its outdoor "Biergarten-style" event space. For years, BrowTine has offered one of the largest indoor event spaces in Polk County. And now, it is able to host large outdoor weddings and events. This means that if you book the space hoping for an outdoor event, the weather is no longer a concern. If there is inclement weather, your event can easily be moved inside.
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Rice Lake's Kenny Bednarek continues Olympic run

Rice Lake Wisconsin’s Kenny Bednarek is continuing his run in the Olympics. After advancing to the 200 meter final Tuesday, he took home a silver medal Wednesday morning. Bednarek is scheduled to return to the track for the 4 by 100 relay opening round Wednesday night.
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Johnson’s Third Little Dream Is Worth $27,027

RICE LAKE, Wis. — In one of the wildest Street Stock Little Dream races ever run at Rice Lake Speedway, Minnesota’s Tim Johnson started on the outside pole, fell back as far as eighth and rallied to retake the lead with only two laps to go to win the 27th annual event, netting him a record $27,027.

Locals spread roots with opening of Cumberland coffeeshop

The buzz around the Cumberland area currently is the opening of a new downtown business, Roots Coffee Co. Opened by Jenee and Sam Heer on July 3, their coffeeshop features a classic menu of espresso, tea, lattes, and much more. “It’s a simple menu,” said Jenee. “But we can make...