Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Father charged in death investigation of three-month old child

RICE LAKE— The Barron County Sheriff reports Curtis Strand, 31, Haugen, has been arrested for first-degree reckless homicide after a four month investigation into...

Two arrested in cover up of Chetek man’s natural death

CHETEK- Two men from Chetek were arrested Tuesday, Aug. 22, in connection to the death of Mark Johnson, 56 of Chetek, on Aug. 6...

One in custody in Maple Plain stabbing

CUMBERLAND - On Tuesday morning, June 6, at 5:53 a.m., the Barron County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch Center received a call of a stabbing between...

Former pastor sentenced in criminal trespassing, theft

Danielle Danford | Staff writer SHELL LAKE - Jon M. Paquette, former Birchwood pastor, pleaded guilty in Washburn County Court on Monday, May 8, to...

$100,000 cash, drug items part of largest seizure in countys history

BARRON COUNTY - More than $100,000 in cash and drug related items were seized by Barron County authorities last Tuesday, March 21, the largest...

High speed chase in Cumberland ends after squad collision, tazing

CUMBERLAND—On Tuesday March 14, 2017 at 12:08 a.m. a Barron County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in the City of Cumberland but...