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Laker gals get past Warriors in five

The Laker volleyball gals ran their season record to 12-2 last Tuesday night, September 14 when the downed the Clear Lake Warriors 3-2 on the home floor. After winning games one and two the Lakers stumbled a bit, dropping games three and four, before rebounding with a decisive game five win.

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Lake District donates to school

The School District of Turtle Lake received a wonderful donation from the Upper Turtle Lake District. The funds will be used to purchase Biology equipment to investigate water quality. Pictured are, left to right: Jason Hinze – MS/HS Principal, Kent Kindschy – Superintendent, Sherry Warrick, Carol Timmerman Upper Turtle Lake District Commissioners

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Turtle Lake School To Conduct Community-Wide Survey

The Turtle Lake School District is reaching out to all District residents, including parents and staff, in the next few weeks to gather input regarding District operations with a community-wide survey. We have hired School Perceptions, an independent educational research firm, to conduct the survey and ensure all responses are kept confidential. We are asking…

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Rural resident gets first bear

It’s never too late to start. Longtime resident of the Pipe Lake area, Kay Harr, was successful Wednesday, September 15 on her first black bear hunt. The bear, which measured five-foot long, was harvested over bait at 5:10 p.m. in the Dallas area. Pictured with Kay is her great-grandson Easton Paulson. Kay’s grandson assisted her…

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Late interception sends Hornets over Lakers

Following an impressive win over the Clear Lake Warriors a week prior the Lakers dropped a 17-14 heartbreaker in Cadott Friday, sending them to a 1-2 conference record, 2-2 overall, in their 2021 Dunn-St. Croix football campaign. SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION

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Class of 1971 holds 50th Class Reunion

The Turtle Lake Class of 1971 held it’s 50 year reunion Saturday, September 11 at the Turtle Lake American Legion. Classmates had the opportunity to see many newspaper articles, photos, yearbooks, prom dresses, gym uniforms, letter jackets, Home Ed sewing projects and more. It was a wonderful day to reconnect with many of the classmates.…

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BCREA Presents Community Service Award

At the September meeting of the Barron County Retired Educator’s Association, the 2020-2021 AARP/NRTA Community Service Award was presented to Stan Bergum by Keith Kolpack, president of the local educator organization. READ COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION

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Barron County Public Health to Prioritize COVID-19 Cases

Wisconsin is experiencing another surge in COVID-19 cases. This is impacting hospitals and local health departments across Wisconsin and the United States. Difficult decisions on COVID-19 response are having to be made. Many public health departments are once again entering into crisis standards of practice due to the overwhelming number of cases coming in each…

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A Look Back at The Times

10 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 Approximately two dozen employees and staff are on temporary layoff following the announcement that the Kerry, Inc. plant, located in downtown Turtle Lake, will be closing its doors. According to a notice received by the village the official closing date is November 11, 2011. The company produced soy flour…

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Punt, Pass and Kick Winners

The annual Knights of Columbus Punt, Pass and Kick competition was held this past Saturday at the Turtle Lake High School football field. While it was open to all children ages 8 – 12 it was a low attended event with the Covid pandemic factoring in. Winners pictured are, left to right: Braylon Marko (8-year…

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