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Court Orders Consecutive Prison Sentence For 7th Offense OWI Conviction

Robert Truitt was arrested In Washburn County on Suspicion of OWI, 7th Offense, in 2020.

Community Health Centers Matter

Guest column by Reba Rice, CEO of NorthLakes Community Clinic

Updated Mask Guidance For Barron County

Barron County is currently experiencing “substantial” levels of community transmission. At this time Barron County Public Health advises all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, should wear masks when in public.

WATCH: 'Positive Tuesday' W/ Ben & Fitzy! - Ep. #60

Ben & Fitzy returned this morning for their weekly Positive Tuesday w/ Ben & Fitzy show!

Barron County Weekly Jail Bookings Report

This week's Jail Bookings Report from the Barron County Sheriff's Department

Sheriff: Alcohol Not A Contributing Factor In Jet Ski Incident On Chetek Chain Of Lakes

"Initial investigation shows 2 jets skis collided with each other. Each jet ski had 2 occupants on them."

Live On Facebook Tuesday @8:30a: 'Positive Tuesday W/ Ben & Fitzy'

The live show will air on DrydenWire's Facebook page on Tuesday morning at approximately 8:30a.

COVID-19 Semi-Weekly Update: Monday, August 02, 2021

Semi-Weekly COVID-19 update for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Northwest WI Regional Weekly Construction Update

This week’s updates from WisDOT on road construction projects for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Brian Cole: 'Brotherly Hate' - Part 2

Brian Cole: "Last week we left off with Joseph giving a bad job evaluation report to his father concerning his brothers. To make matters worse...."

COVID-19 Semi-Weekly Update: Friday, July 30, 2021

Semi-Weekly COVID-19 update for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

New On The Market: Gorgeous Lake Home In Northwest Wisconsin!

'From the moment you pull in the driveway, you can’t help but notice the care and attention the owners have given to this property.'

How To View Obituaries On DrydenWire.com

Where and how to view obituaries on DrydenWire's website.

Sheriff Fitzgerald Updates Community On Recent Officer-Involved Shooting

Sheriff Fitzgerald: Deputy followed all Training and Standards use of force procedures and the use of force was justified

UPDATE: Widespread Severe Storms Likely

Severe thunderstorms capable of large hail and destructive winds are expected this afternoon and evening.

WATCH: Terry Dryden Joined Ben & Fitzy For This Week’s ‘Positive Tuesday’ Show!

Former Washburn County Sheriff Terry Dryden joined the show for the 2nd time since his heart attack in July of 2020.

Rep. Armstrong Votes To Override Evers UI Veto

Armstrong: "This is unacceptable and hurts not only businesses, but also the employees they do have, their customers, and their communities."

Barron County Weekly Jail Bookings Report

This week's Jail Bookings Report from the Barron County Sheriff's Department

ICAA Receives Grant To Help Provide Basic Necessities To Veterans In Northern Wisconsin

ICAA announces they were chosen to receive a $10,000 grant from the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation

Potential For Severe Storms In NW Wisconsin Tonight

Thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon in north central Minnesota and move into Wisconsin during the evening and early overnight hours.

COVID-19 Semi-Weekly Update: Monday, July 26, 2021

Semi-Weekly COVID-19 update for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.

Terry Dryden To Join Ben & Fitzy On This Week's 'Positive Tuesday' Show!

Live show airs on DrydenWire's Facebook page at 8:30a on Tuesday morning

Northwest WI Regional Weekly Construction Update

This week’s updates from WisDOT on road construction projects for Barron, Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties.