Area Breaking News

Fatality reported in Highway 25 crash

DUNN COUNTY — Amy Lynn Kahl, a 44-year Menomonie woman is dead following a two-vehicle accident Monday morning, December 3 on State Highway 25 near Menomonie in Dunn County. Authorities were alerted to a crash involving a car and pick-up truck on Wisconsin Highway 25 about a quarter mile north of 420th Street in Dunn…

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Rice Lake woman dead after her car strikes Amery School Bus

RICE LAKE — A Rice Lake woman is dead after the car she was driving crossed the centerline of Highway 48 west of Rice Lake and struck an Amery School Bus. According to a news release from the Barron County Sheriff’s Department, they received a 911 call at 9:27 p.m. Tuesday, November 20th that a…

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Jeff Lake nominated for 2018 Leopold Conservation Award

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — On behalf of Lake Farms, April Lake nominated her dad, Jeff Lake, for the Leopold Conservation Award presented each year by the Sand County Foundation and Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. The award is named for Aldo Leopold, who was an environmentalist, forester and conservationist, as well as a professor at…

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4-year-old Colfax NASCAR fan receives checkered flag

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  For four-year-old Colfax resident Payton Brockmiller and his dad, Ricky, and his grandmother, Julie Bosshart-Stansbury, it was the chance of a lifetime to watch a live NASCAR race. What they were not counting on was that Payton would receive the checkered flag from the winning driver, Ryan Blaney. “We…

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Glenwood City firefighters battle vehicle fire at Glen Park Manor

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Fire Department was called out to a vehicle fire at Glen Park Manor, 745 First Street in Glenwood City, around 10:48 a.m. Friday, October 26. Apparently, two individuals were attempting to jump start a disabled car when the other vehicle caught fire. It appeared that the SUV, owned by…

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