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Ag group's focus is on trade - Barron News-Shield: Agriculture

KANSAS CITY - Trade was topic of discussion during the National Association of Farm Broadcaster's Convention in Kansas City. President for the National Grain and Feed Association Randy Gordon told News Talk WJAG the NGFA supports a proactive U.S. trade agenda focused on expanding market access and f

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Holiday event for the United Way

The annual Holly Auction and Taste of the Holly Days is Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Turtleback Golf Course in Rice Lake. The event is a fundraiser for the United Way. Donations are currently being accepted. Tickets are available at the door for $15 at 6 p.m. or at the VIP level of $30 at 5:30 p.m. The purc

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Rafa Todd joins district attorney's office

The Barron County District Attorney's Office has a new assistant district attorney. John Rafa Todd earned his law degree at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison in the spring. He replaced Rachel Kibbe (Payne) who was with the office since spring 2015. Rafa Todd, who now lives in Rice L

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Father charged in death investigation of three-month old child

Curtis Strand -from Barron County Sheriff's Office RICE LAKE- The Barron County Sheriff reports Curtis Strand, 31, Haugen, has been arrested for first-degree reckless homicide after a four month investigation into the death of his three-month old child. The Barron County Sheriff's Department receive


Father arrested, suspected of role in 3-month-old's death

A 3-month-old child died at the hospital in July and now the child's father has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree reckless homicide. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said in a press release on Wednesday, Nov. 22, that Curtis Strand, 31, of Haugen, had been arrested. On July 9, at 5:2


Sheriff issues warning about Thanksgiving drinking

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald announced Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, that his department wants people to be safe and sober over the busy Thanksgiving weekend. He said that with the long holiday weekend about to start, the night before Thanksgiving is often one of the biggest drinking days of the


Man allegedly interfered with ambulance crew

Criminal charges have been filed against a Rice Lake man accused of interfering with an ambulance crew tending to his sick roommate. William R. Eckerman, 59, of 215 W. Eau Claire St. appeared in Barron County Circuit Court on felony charges of intentionally obstructing emergency persons and bail jum


Local hunters harvest mature bucks on opening weekend of firearms season

Thousands of hunters spent the weekend in the woods for Wisconsin's annual nine-day gun deer hunt with several local hunters filling their tags. Chetek residents Indy Thompson, at left, and Cody Johnson, at right, were fortunate enough to harvest big bucks opening day on Saturday, Nov. 18. Thompson


Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade under tight security

Viewing of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation will end two hours earlier this year and anyone attending must be screened. Tens of thousands are expected to watch the giant balloons take shape Wednesday afternoon. (Nov. 20) AP The 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will unfold ear

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-22 23:10:28

Valley teen has lots to be thankful for after being smashed on bicycle by hit-and-run driver

C.J. Biehl is getting a little tired of video games. He'd much rather be out playing baseball or riding his bicycle, but he can't do it yet because he's still recovering from being run over on his bicycle a couple months ago. "I try not to think about the chances of me getting killed for getting hi

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-23 04:09:00

Thousands treated to free Thanksgiving breakfast

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Thousands of people enjoyed a free Thanksgiving breakfast at Food City this year. The free breakfast is a Thanksgiving tradition, but this year it's at a new home. VIDEO: FOX 10's Liz Kotalik has the story. PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Thousands of people enjoyed a free Thanksgiving breakfast a

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-11-23 19:18:00

Dueling attorneys exchange threats in GOP treasurer campaign spat

The race to be Arizona's next treasurer hasn't really begun yet, but a candidate and potential candidate are already butting heads and getting lawyers involved. Already a paid subscriber but not registered for online access yet? For instructions on how to get premium web access, click here.

ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES - 2017-11-24 11:29:48

More than a meal: Corner in downtown Phoenix turns into place of giving and gratitude

Thanksgiving dinner at St. Vincent de Paul The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Phoenix served 4,500 Thanksgiving Day meals to individuals and families in need. This year the menu includes roasted turkey with giblet gravy, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, glazed sweet potatoes and pumpk

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-24 01:30:18

Police push back on report criticizing body-worn camera policies

A national civil rights group said policies governing use of police body-warn cameras in 75 departments, including three in Arizona, present opportunities for abuse. But department officials criticized the report as riddled with errors and said they comply with all standards for camera use. (Photo b

AZPBS.ORG - 2017-11-24 01:33:51

ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET...: Shoppers get ready for Black Friday discounts

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Many are spending Thanksgiving with family and friends, but others have been waiting in line at various stores around the Valley, hoping to bag a bargain. Black Friday deals are starting earlier and earlier, and more store are opening their doors on Thanksgiving. PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Ma

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-11-24 01:12:00

Cabela's offers giveaways during Black Friday opening in Glendale

Cabela's offered plenty of Black Friday giveaways as it opened its doors at 5:00 a.m. in Glendale. The first 600 people in line, who were 18 years or older, were eligible to receive a mystery envelope giveaway. Some of the items included in the giveaway were outdoor products, firearms or gift cards.

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-24 16:42:00

Vattman's 103rd annual Thanksgiving Day Picnic

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Residents of the small community of Vattman, near Kingsville, Texas, spent Wednesday preparing for their 103rd annual Thanksgiving Day Picnic. Kiii News Reporter Michael Gibson went Live from the event grounds with the details. Stay connected with 3News for the latest ne

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-22 23:36:02

Ranch Hand Festival draws crowd downtown

Thousands turned out to Downtown Kingsville throughout Saturday for food, music, vendors and more at the annual Ranch Hand Festival, and enjoyed unseasonably clear and warm weather. From the Train Depot Museum and Kleberg Bank at the intersection of Pfc. Daniel Alarcon Street and Kleberg Avenue to t


Have you seen this missing Colton man?

A Colton man suffering from Alzheimer's disease and dementia has gone missing, Colton police said Wednesday, Nov. 22.(Courtesy of Colton Police Department) Antonio Aguilar, 72, is described as 5-foot-5 and 140 pounds with white hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black Dodgers hat with t

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 22:13:17

Fontana police say man deliberately run over in jealousy-fueled murder

Homicide detectives are gathering evidence at the scene of a deadly crash in Fontana after police said a man was intentionally run down in an alleged jealousy-fueled murder. Fontana police said someone called them around 7 p.m. Wednesday and said a pickup truck had hit a person walking near a 7-Elev

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2017-11-23 19:53:13