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A Look Around: Turtle Tracks - Barron News-Shield: Outdoors

Given all the activities that Frank and I are involved in, we frequently have to grab leisure time when it presents itself. This past June, we took advantage of the opportunity to add a vacation day to a business trip and take our time coming back home. A storm from the Gulf scuttled our original pl

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Iowa Crops and Weather Report - Barron News-Shield: Agriculture

(Des Moines)-- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through October. "There are a handful of fields across the state that have

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Racine gaming distributor suing state, says machines aren't gambling devices

RACINE COUNTY - A local distributor of a cash-yielding game found in a number of convenience stores in Racine County is suing the state Department of Revenue, arguing it unfairly penalized the distributor and its customers. The business, J.D. Prime Games Kiosk LLC, and the owners of about eight area

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 20:15:00

State appeals court upholds right-to-work law

A state appeals court panel on Tuesday joined a federal appeals court earlier this summer in upholding Wisconsin's right-to-work law, finding that it is not an unconstitutional taking of property from unions. The three-judge panel of the Wausau-based state District 3 Court of Appeals, led by Judge M

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:58:00

House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:31:00

Cumberland Iditarod racer will speak

Monica Zappa, a native of Cumberland, will be the featured speaker at UW-Barron County, talking about her experiences at the Iditarod dog sled races in Alaska.CONTRIBUTED CUMBERLAND- Three-time Iditarod finisher and Cumberland native Monica Zappa will be the featured speaker on Thursday, Sept. 21, a

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-19 13:40:00

Motorcyclist seriously injured in alcohol-involved crash

A Rice Lake man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on Hwy. 48 near 21st Street in the Town of Rice Lake at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Alcohol was a factor, stated an accident report issued by the Barron County Sheriff's Department. Kenneth S. Wessels, 30, of 618 W. Messenger St., was airl

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-18 13:48:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

Pot a factor in three-vehicle, Polk Co. crash

Marijuana was a factor in a three-vehicle crash on Hwy. 63 at Hwy. F in Polk County on Sunday afternoon that involved three men, one from Cumberland. Joseph P. Koehler, 27, of Oakdale, Minnesota was cited with possession of marijuana, drugged driving with a 3-year old passenger in the vehicle, failu

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-18 14:34:00

House Plan Could Stall Popular Ag Programs

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is still trying to balance its books and pass legislation to pay for the 2017-18 state budget. The challenge is how to deal with the estimated $2 billion shortfall in revenue to pay for the $32 billion spending plan. Subscription Required An online service is nee

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers to perform at the Potter's Shed

SHELL LAKE - The Potter's Shed in Shell Lake has booked The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers from Los Angeles, Calif., when they will be traveling between two other national performances. The concert will be on the indoor Cafe Stage on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. A rousing celebration of traditional Amer

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-09-19 15:16:10

Lakeland Family Resource Center benefits from Shell Lake's Labor Day Lake Run

SHELL LAKE- The Lake Run benefiting the Lakeland Family Resource Center in Spooner included a 5K run/walk, a 9-mile run around Shell Lake, and fastest kid in town 40-yard dash, all held during the Labor Day Weekend at Shell Lake Town & Country Days. The overall winners of each race received a medal

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-19 13:42:00

Local youth coach arrested in child sex sting

BLOOMER, Wis. (WEAU)- Last week, five men were arrested for soliciting a minor child for sex in Woodbury, Minnesota. Among those arrested includes a Bloomer youth baseball and softball coach, 47-year-old Mark Poirier. Woodbury police say each of the five men were arrested on separate but similar cas

WEAU-TV 13 - 2017-09-20 05:48:00

Jeff Bridges hints at Kingsman 3

Jeff Bridges has hinted at a possible third movie in the 'Kingsman' franchise. The 67-year-old actor is currently starring as Champagne aka Champ in the much-anticipated sequel 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' and hinted his character could get more of a "back story" in the rumored third movie in the f

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Margot Robbie: Joker and Harley Quinn spin-off to focus on love story

Margot Robbie has hinted the upcoming Joker and Harley Quinn spin-off movie will focus more on the pair's unhealthy romance. The 27-year-old actress starred as the female villain in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad' alongside Jared Leto's evil Joker, and has said said sh

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

Matthew Vaughn intended to create a young Wolverine

Matthew Vaughn originally intended to introduce a young Wolverine character in 'X-Men: First Class'. The Hollywood director's 2011 fantasy film was widely hailed by fans and critics upon its release, but Matthew has admitted he was forced to abandon his initial ideas after he exited what became 'X-M

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

All things fall at Horsmon Farm

The fall-like crisp is already in the air, and Horsmon Farm in St. Leonard is ready with two months of weekends filled with fall fun. Horsmon Farm got into agritourism about five years ago, said Cathy Cosgrove. Previously, Cosgrove's late mother got into the business of mums and pumpkins about 30 ye

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Armstrong/Indiana: 100 days of fitness

Sometimes the toughest part about getting - and staying - fit is finding the time. After attending a forum on health and wellness for superintendents in western Pennsylvania, Dr. Matt Curci, superintendent of Apollo-Ridge School District, had some ideas to solve that problem. Enter: 100 Days of Fitn

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:03:00

Cayuga Lake to host state kayak fishing championships

WATERLOO - The New York State Kayak Fishing Championships will be this weekend on Cayuga Lake. Waterloo Harbor Campground and Fuzzy Guppies kayak sales and rentals on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal are hosting the tournament. The two-day event features a catch, photograph and release format. Fish are measu

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Cardiac care at Indiana Regional Medical Center

Frank Krevetski turned 78 in August. He also celebrated 51 years of marriage to wife Patricia that day. But there's another reason for him to be happy: He's alive. After a serious health scare, the former high school football coach is once again going strong, mowing his lawn and exercising as before

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 21:49:00