School Closings & Delays For Friday Article Image

School Closings & Delays For Friday

UPDATE: Man Accused In Closs Killings, Kidnapping Waives Preliminary Hearing Article Image

UPDATE: Man Accused In Closs Killings, Kidnapping Waives Preliminary Hearing

Jake Patterson bound over for trial.
Spooner High School Hockey Article Image

Spooner High School Hockey

SAYHA requests SASD administer the high school hockey program in Spooner, WI for the 2019-20 season.
Sheriff: Alcohol Believed To Be Factor In Early Morning Crash Article Image

Sheriff: Alcohol Believed To Be Factor In Early Morning Crash

The driver is identified as Jack Holstein, age 23 of Cadott, WI
UPDATE: Released Sex Offender No Longer Homeless Article Image

UPDATE: Released Sex Offender No Longer Homeless

Authorities: Criminal history places him in a classification level, which reflects the potential to re-offend.
Competency Hearing Held For Man Who Allegedly Burglarized Closs Home Article Image

Competency Hearing Held For Man Who Allegedly Burglarized Closs Home

The Court found that he is not competent to stand trial at this time
Douglas County D.A. Not Anticipating Filing Criminal Complaint Against Jake Patterson In Near Future Article Image
Take Precautions Against Extreme Cold Article Image

Take Precautions Against Extreme Cold

Dangerous wind chills are expected through the middle of next week
Community Coalition Needs Your Help To End Poverty In Barron County Article Image

Community Coalition Needs Your Help To End Poverty In Barron County

One of the specific issues the coalition is focusing on is transportation
Duffy Introduces Legislation To Level The Playing Field On Trade Article Image

Duffy Introduces Legislation To Level The Playing Field On Trade

Legislation would give President more flexibility in responding to foreign tariffs on U.S. products
Jennie-O Turkey Store Announces Their Plan to Donate $25,000 Reward Directly to Jayme Closs Article Image

Jennie-O Turkey Store Announces Their Plan to Donate $25,000 Reward Directly to Jayme Closs

The company has expressed its wishes to donate the $25,000 to Jayme
Rep. Quinn Votes To Pass Coverage For Pre-Existing Conditions Article Image

Rep. Quinn Votes To Pass Coverage For Pre-Existing Conditions

The Pre-Existing Condition Guaranteed Coverage Act offers protections through three provisions
Searching For My Spooner Mystery Lady Article Image

Searching For My Spooner Mystery Lady

David Sorenson, like so many these days, is on the edge of writing a book
Johnsonville Recalls Pork Patty Products Due To Possible Foreign Contamination Article Image
Hit & Run Incident Leads To Charges Of 4th Offense OWI Article Image

Hit & Run Incident Leads To Charges Of 4th Offense OWI

Shell Lake man charged in Barron County Circuit Court
Rep. Quinn Announces Middle-Class Tax Cut Article Image

Rep. Quinn Announces Middle-Class Tax Cut

Plan Mirrors Evers Campaign Proposal, Hopes for Bipartisan Support
Jake Patterson Transferred To Polk County Jail Article Image

Jake Patterson Transferred To Polk County Jail

At the request of the Barron County Sheriff’s Office, The Polk County Jail is currently housing Patterson
Wisconsin Food, Nutrition Programs Will Continue Despite Federal Government Shutdown Article Image

Wisconsin Food, Nutrition Programs Will Continue Despite Federal Government Shutdown

FoodShare members will receive February benefits this month
Read The Criminal Complaint Filed Against Jake Patterson Article Image

Read The Criminal Complaint Filed Against Jake Patterson

Read the criminal complaint filed against man accused in the Jayme Closs kidnapping and homicide of Jayme’s parents
Suspect In Closs Homicide And Kidnapping Case To Make First Court Appearance Article Image

Suspect In Closs Homicide And Kidnapping Case To Make First Court Appearance

First court appearance today, January 14, 2019 at 3:30p
Sheriff Fitzgerald Updates Community On Closs Case Article Image

Sheriff Fitzgerald Updates Community On Closs Case

Suspect in Closs Kidnapping and Homicide Case to Appear in Court On Monday