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YOUTH HUNTERS SUCCESSFUL

It was a special Youth Hunt this past weekend for a Turtle Lake student. Lauren Bygd (right), daughter of Neil and Lori Bygd, was successful with this beautiful 5-1/2-year old 8 point whitetail.  The buck weighed 210-pounds field dressed. In addition,  Lauren’s friend, Clay Miller, of Prairie Farm was successful filling his bear tag with…

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Officer Involved Critical Incident Investigation in Rice Lake

The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is investigating an officer involved critical incident in the City of Rice Lake, Wis. that occurred on the evening of Sunday, October 8, 2023.  SEE COMPLETE STORY IN THE TIMES OR READ ONLINE WITH PAID SUBSCRIPTION.

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PRESCHOOL CLOSING THE DOORS

Preschool Playhouse Corp. would like to say Thank You to all the businesses, parents and children that helped make the last 44 years special. Due to the low enrollment numbers and short staff we will be closing our doors on October 26, 2023. Also, many thanks for all the many donations of toys, paper, paint,…

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SUCCESSFUL DIG PINK EVENT

It was another very successful outpouring of support for the Laker volleyball team’s annual Dig Pink event. This year the Lakers met the Shell Lake Lakers Thursday night, October 5 on the local court. The volleyball program posted their sentiments on a social media page. “The Turtle Lake Volleyball teams can not thank the Turtle…

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69TH CLASS REUNION

The Clayton High School Class of 1954 met at 7 Brothers Bar and Grill, in Clayton, for their 69th Reunion. Class members attending were, left to right: Nancy (Brackee) Cain, Shirley (Willers) Baxton, Verna (Dietrich) Cotch, JoAnn (Prusak) Schramski, Marie (Ketz) Smead, Rose (Wallberg) Bodhaine and Shirley (Ludke) Lewis. They are hoping to see even…

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Attorney Samuel L. Lawton Announces Campaign For Barron County Judge

Local attorney Sam Lawton is excited to announce his campaign for Barron County Judge – Branch 2.  Attorney Lawton serves the Barron County residents from his offices in Rice Lake and Spooner, Wisconsin. Branch 2 in the Barron County Circuit Court sits vacant following the retirement of Hon. J. Michael Bitney.  The election will be…

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Class of 1970 Holds Reunion

The Turtle Lake Class of 1970 celebrated their 53rd year reunion on Wednesday, September 13th at 7 Brothers Bar & Grill.  This year they not only had classmates from Wisconsin and Minnesota, but also from Montana, Florida and Pennsylvania!  Classmates loved the opportunity to visit, look through yearbooks and reconnect with dear friends.  They also…

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Concern Regarding Lack Of School Board Member On Hiring Committee Discussed

Concerns regarding the hiring process at the Turtle Lake school were discussed at the September meeting of the Turtle Lake school board. Administrator Kent Kindschy opened the discussion by telling the board he does not recommend a recent proposal by a school board member. School board member BJ Quade recently questioned why no school board…

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Class of 1973 Holds Reunion

Thirty-three members of the Turtle Lake Class of 1973 enjoyed the weekend of September 16 celebrating their 50th reunion. Festivities included the Friday night football game, a tour of the Turtle Lake museum, and a dinner at Spare Time.  Alex Messicci brought back memories and entertained the group with a 1973 specific game of Jeopardy.…

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