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Deer population, GIS to be discussed

Deer populations, mapping land, and forestry tax law will be discussed at the Barron County Woodland Owners Association Annual Meeting at the Masonic Lodge in Rice Lake on Jan. 27, beginning at 1 p.m. All woodland owners in the region are welcome. Barron County DNR Forester Janette Cain will provid

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-13 12:00:00

Dancers and a genie in 'Aladdin, Jr.'

Join the sixty YouthOnStage actors who tell the story of how a street rat became a prince in "Aladdin,Jr." at Northern Star Theater Company in Rice Lake. There are eight performances: Jan. 18-21 and Jan. 25-28. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinee shows are at 2 p.m.

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-12 19:00:00

Alleged child abuser sent to prison

A Rice Lake man who allegedly punched and kicked two young teenaged boys and - on one occasion - allegedly partly buried one of the boys in a fox hole has been sent to the state penitentiary at Waupun after a Jan. 5, 2018, hearing in Barron County Circuit Court. Subscription Required An online se


Rural Cameron man gets Four-year prison sentence

A rural Cameron man will spend four years in the state penitentiary at Waupun in connection with a felony methamphetamine charge, following a hearing Friday, Jan. 5, 2017, in Barron County Circuit Court Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You n


Murder mystery dinner at NLRA

On Thursday, Jan. 18, the Northern Lakes Regional Academy, presents a murder mystery during a four-course meal in two performances. NLRA, is a public charter school in the Rice Lake School District that has dedicated time for project-based learning. Each year, the school has two public showcases whe

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-12 13:00:00

Father gets 3 years prison for abusing teenage son

A former rural Rice Lake man has been sentenced to 3 years in prison, partly because he poses a significant public safety concern, according to Barron County Circuit Court Judge Maureen Boyle. James M. Burke, 35, was found guilty by a jury in August of felony child abuse-intentionally causing harm t

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-01-11 18:00:00

Library is Overdue fundraising campaign begins

The public is invited to the Friends of the Rice Lake Public Library annual meeting on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the library. There will be information about the Library is Overdue capital campaign to raise funds to expand and renovate the library, provide safety upgrades and improve access. Barron Cou


School district covers full slate

The Rice Lake Board of Education had a mammoth meeting Monday evening-approving eight staff changes, giving six student recognition and two staff awards, listening to three presentations and seven committee reports and issuing one proclamation! Staff changes: Resignations were accepted for Lynda Et


Cold late today after the rain will cause icy conditions

There is a 100 percent chance of precipitation continuing through the temperature drop, which is expected to create icy conditions on the roads and turn a soggy day into a frozen one. After one to 2 inches of rain during the day, the area is predicted to accumulate 8 to 12 inches of snow and ice ov


Auditor cites Franklin County Solid Waste

The Lake Clear transfer station, operated by the Franklin County Solid Waste Authority. (Enterprise photo - Bill Chaisson) MALONE - Something stinks in Franklin County. According to a report released Dec. 29 by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office, the Franklin County Solid Waste Managemen


Lake Clear airport runway thaws, freeing flights after 18 days

Although the surface close to the terminal looks like a skating rink, airport personnel said Wednesday the runway was much better and they hoped to have it completely clear by Thursday. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) LAKE CLEAR - After a "perfect storm" of misfortune closed the runway at Adirond


Photographer opens exhibit on landscape, culture and history

This picture of Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina is one of the over 25 photographs in Chrissy Thomsen's gallery exhibit in Wells Memorial Library in Upper Jay, on display through February. (Photo provided - Chrissy Thomsen) UPPER JAY - Adirondack resident and photographer Chrissy Thomsen ha


Upper Jay Art Center offers musical fun in January Jams

Eric Klotzko doubles as both the sound board operator and a back-up pianist at January Jams. (Enterprise photo -Griffin Kelly) From left, Don Vicaro, Steve Fulton and Erena Fulton perform at January Jams at the Upper Jay Art Center. (Enterprise photo -Griffin Kelly) Lynn Waickman, left, plays a r


Stewart's gets go-ahead for Erie Blvd. shop

Staff writer The proposed Stewart's Shop convenience store and gas station at 506 Erie Blvd. W. has been approved by the city's Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board. The company's proposal is for a 3,696 square foot store with gas pumps at the corner of Jay Street and Erie Boulevard West, acco


Tupper Lake town board organizes for 2018

From left, Recreation and Youth Activity Director Angie Snye, Town Supervisor Patti Littlefield and Councilmen John Quinn and Mike Dechene are sworn into the positions they were reelected for in November. (Enterprise photo - Aaron Cerbone) TUPPER LAKE - The town board held its 2018 organizational m


Life at Baker's: From Saranac to the Marquesas and beyond

(Image provided) Being letters written by Mrs. Margaret Isabella Balfour Stevenson, the mother of Robert Louis Stevenson, during 1887-88, to her sister, Jane Whyte Balfour, with a short introduction by George W. Balfour, M.D., L.L.D., F.R.S.E., also Physician in Ordinary to the King for Scotland. To


Officials eye transportation funds this year

This year could be a monumental one for local transportation projects, with potential funding sources at all levels of government for highway widening and local street repair. Transportation officials are optimistic after years of stagnant funding, but caution that much of the money will need to be

PETALUMA 360 - 2018-01-13 08:01:00

Sheriff: Petaluma man charged with attempted murder helping wife's suicide

PETALUMA (KRON) - A Petaluma man has been charged with attempted murder for helping with his wife's suicide, Sonoma County Sheriff's deputies said. Fifty-nine-year-old David Clement was arrested on Wednesday morning at around 7:30 a.m. Clement told sheriff's deputies his wife just hung herself from

KRON4 - 2018-01-13 01:03:15

Voluntary Manslaughter: Petaluma Man Charged In Wife's Suicide

"The charges are based on the facts as we know them at this time," said Sonoma County Chief Deputy District Attorney Brian Staebell. SONOMA COUNTY, CA - A Petaluma man who allegedly tried to smother his wife and help hang her was charged Friday in Sonoma County Superior Court with voluntary manslau

PATCH - 2018-01-13 00:54:14

New Japanese gastropub in Petaluma wows with authenticity, great food

The signs in the window at the new Izakaya Kitaru in Petaluma look pretty cheesy, with advertisements for ramen and udon "served all day," ice cream sandwiches for sale, and a part plastic letter/part hand painted, quite confusing "hours open" placard. But step inside, and wow. This charming little

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-01-12 20:33:01