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Tavern League donates to Salvation Army Center

Members of the Polk county and Barron County Tavern Leagues presented checks in the amount of $500 each to Duanna Bremer, center, on Tuesday, January 11 at their meeting held at J-Cools in Turtle Lake. The donations, which will be used towards neccessities of the new Salvation Army Center currently being built near Barron on…

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TRACEY J. PEETZ

Tracey Jean Peetz, 74, of St. Paul, MN, formerly of Clayton, WI passed away on December 25, 2021 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. She was born on February 24, 1947 in Virginia, MN to Bill and Myra Harrington. As a young girl, she moved with her family to St. Paul Park, MN where she…

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RUTH GRAUNKE

Ruth Ann Graunke, age 74, of Prairie Farm, WI died Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Cumberland Healthcare. Ruth Ann was born on December 2, 1947 to Alfred and Marie (Guibord) Flaw in Dallas, WI, where she was also raised and attended school. Ruth Ann enjoyed sewing, reading, jigsaw puzzles, watching & feeding the birds, tending…

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Northern wins Fishing Contest

A couple of happy fisherwomen were all smiles after a successful ice fishing contest Sunday on Upper Turtle Lake. The contest was sponsored by the Almena Sportsman’s Club. Mother Nature provided a near perfect day to be out on the ice. Hundreds of people were on hand to attempt to match their wits with their…

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Counties And School District Affected by Rising Covid Cases

With recent Covid cases rising in both Barron and Polk Counties, county health departments continue to update procedures. A recent release from Polk County Health Department explained they have received over 500 positive cases and completed over 400 Covid tests at the Health Department drive-thru alone. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE…

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Lakers use first half burst to sink the Vikings

After defeating the Shell Lake Lakers 60-42, in Shell Lake on Tuesday night, January 11, and  losing to Baldwin-Woodville on the road, 54-44, Thursday night, January 13, the Laker guys took care of business against Frederic at home Friday night, January 14 by the score of 81-57. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ…

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A Look Back at The Times

10 YEARS AGO JANUARY 19, 2012 The shooting of a bear after it attacked and killed a pair of a Polk County            farmer’s calves has resulted in criminal charges against the farmer who felt he was protecting his family and livelihood. The July 10th incident has become well known not only in the area but…

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Lakers hit the road for LFGS dual

The Turtle Lake/Clayton wrestling team traveled to Siren on Thursday, January 5th for a dual against Luck/Frederic/ Grantsburg/Siren. The TC team lost the dual 21-48. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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