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Man killed in ATV crash north of Birchwood
A 31-year-old Onalaska man, John P. Marshall, was killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash on Maple Terrace Drive on the north side of Birch Lake in the town of Edgewater Saturday, July 14.
Rice Lake Area Police Log, Sunday, July 15
12:35 a.m. Report of loud party with underage drinking at Marshall Street residence. 1:00 a.m. Officer reports man will be jailed for probation violation, two underage females were drinking.4:13 a.m. Woman is drunk and causing problems at Slocumb Street residence. 4:29 a.m. Officer reports that woma
Crash on Hwy. 48 results in injuries
A driver and his passenger were taken to a nearby hospital following a one-car crash on Hwy. 48 near 17th Street in the Town of Stanfold early Saturday.Crispin J. Peterson, 18, of Comstock was driving his 1994 Firebird Hatchback west on Hwy. 48, with Dante J. Saal, 17, of Chetek, as his passenger, a
Summer school starting in midst of south side road work
Rice Lake School District Superintendent Randy Drost issued the following information regarding traffic flow during summer school, which started Monday:“As you are aware, due to construction at the Rice Lake Middle School and Hilltop Elementary School, the 2018 Summer School session for elementary a
Dunn Co. officials search for missing 11-year-old boy with autism
DUNN COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) --Dunn County Sheriff’s deputies says they are searching for an 11-year-old boy with autism.Deputies say he was last seen Monday around 10:15 a.m. in the 9600 block of County Road N, in the Town of Colfax. He was wearing black and red checkered pajama pants, no shirt and no
Booming hospitality industry spawns new training program
RICE LAKE– Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is accepting applications for the new hospitality specialist program for the fall semester. The two-semester program is offered at the Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, and Superior campuses as well as the Hayward and Ladysmith Outreach Centers. It i
Bluegill Festival set for July 20-22 in Birchwood
Known as the “Bluegill Capital of Wisconsin,” Birchwood is again celebrating with the annual Bluegill Festival the weekend of July 20-22. Sponsored by the Birchwood Lion’s Club with support from the entire community, the celebration offers something for everyone.Following the opening of the beer gar
UPDATE: Woman dies after Highway 53 crash
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) --A crash on Highway 53 in Chippewa Falls last week has killed a woman.Police Chief Matt Kelm says the rollover crash happened on the bridge at the Chippewa River in Chippewa Falls, in the northbound lanes, after the car was rear-ended, it hit the bridge and flipped.The d
Barron Electric offers charging stations for use by electric cars
Carrie Baribeau, communication specialist with Barron Electric Cooperative, displays the cooperative’s new Chevy Bolt, an electric car with a 250-mile range. The co-op will feature the Bolt at an open house Wednesday, July 18, in Spooner.Photo by Frank Zufall
Rice Lake Area Police Log, Saturday, July 14
11:05 a.m. Couple reports that he threatened her, and he reports that she won’t return his meds. 11:39 a.m. Man arrested for domestic abuse. 11:58 a.m. Probation agent wants him jailed.12:33 p.m. Vehicle hit pole and is down ditch at Hwy. 48 and 17th Street. Two injured. 12:39 p.m. Fire Department o
New health center set to open this fall
Prevea Rice Lake Health Center, located at 1051 West Ave., will open for patient care in September. The center will offer family medicine, women’s care, pediatrics, orthopedics, occupational health, physical and occupational therapy, urology, lab and X-ray services. It will also provide urgent care
26-year-old man killed in crash after police chase in Hayward, Wis.
HAYWARD, Wis. (KMSP)- A 26-year-old man died Saturday after he lost control of his car and crashed while fleeing police in Hayward, Wisconsin.
Exciting racing action marks weekend at Speedway
RICE LAKE– One of the stated items on George Dalbeck’s “bucket list” was to win a feature race at the Rice Lake Speedway. Dalbeck, who lives up in Wakefield Michigan, is not a regular competitor at the track but always stops in a few times every year to race and this year is supplying a car for Kevi
Driver dies in crash near Hayward during police pursuit
Debris and skid marks are visible on Fuley Road where a driver went off Hwy. 27-77 north of Hayward and crashed early Saturday, July 14, during a police pursuit.Sawyer County Record photo
That's so Minnesota: Interstate State Park
TAYLORS FALLS, Minn. - When you're at Interstate State Park, you really can't beat the view. When I visited last week, I didn't want to leave. The views were captivating and I didn’t want to get off of the rocky cliffs overlooking the St. Croix River.A few people have written to me suggesting I go t
Were you a face in the (Rodeo Parade) crowd?
Hundreds and hundreds of people lined the streets of Spooner -- and some went into the streets to retrieve candy tossed from floats, cars, and trucks -- on Saturday, July 7, for the Spooner Rodeo Parade. Were you there among the crowd? And did the Spooner Advocate camera happen to land on you? Check
Rice Lake resident faces sixth drunk driving charge
A Rice Lake resident with five drunk driving convictions already on his record could face as much as 10 years in prison and/or a $25,000 fine in connection with his sixth OWI arrest, Barron County Circuit Court documents said.The defendant was identified in a July 2, 2018, complaint, as 29-year-old
UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to UW-Stout student's death now sentenced
Cullen Osburn, 28 of Minnesota, appeared in court Friday where he was handed down a sentence of four years in prison and four years of extended supervision. He was granted 548 days of credit for time already served.
Complaints on noise, dust
More than a year after an Aquafest Sunday storm damaged part of the Birchwood Manufacturing facility on Main Street, some nearby residents and others living across the lake are raising complaints about noise and dust.Five people spoke at the June 26 City Council meeting, and the City had an update o
3 killed, 2 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Goodhue County
WELCH, Minn. (KMSP)- Three people were killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in southeastern Minnesota Saturday morning.The accident occurred around 11:45 a.m. on County Road 18 in Welch Township. Three passengers were declared dead at the scene, according to the Goodhue County S