Community News

posted Sep 16, 2019, 2:25 PM by Adam Hutton

Through November

Stop in at the Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce office to purchase your raffle tickets or talk to one of our Board members for a chance to win some Big Bucks! The Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce Big Bucks Raffle features six cash prizes including a top prize of $1,000. Tickets are $10 each or three for $25. Proceeds benefit Chamber projects and programs. You don’t need to be present for the November 7th drawing to win. Tickets are available at the Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce office at 37 S. Main Street in Rice Lake.

September 19th Thursday 

The Cumberland Volunteer Partners invite everyone to their Homemade Soup & Sandwich Luncheon on Thursday from 11a-1p at the Augustana Lutheran Church Great Hall in Cumberland. Suggested donation is $10. Proceeds to benefit healthcare scholarships. 

September 21st Saturday

The Rice Lake Snow & Dirt Club invites everyone to their Power Sports Expo at the Barron County Fairgrounds on Saturday from 9a-4p. Displays, demos, and sales of new ATV’s, snowmobiles, trailers, and all related merchandise and services. Dairyland Garden Tractor Pull starts at 10:30a. Food & beverages available. Admission is $2 with kids 12 and under free. 

September 21st Saturday

Cameron Fall Family Fun Fest in on Saturday. Shop the street sale from 9a-3p with a chance to win prizes. Celebrate the Main Street Ribbon Cutting at 1:30p in front of the library. Face painting and games for the kids. Free snacks. Raffles and silent auction. Hall of Fame kicker Chester Marcol will appear at the old Cameron school gym from 2p-4p followed by a showing of Cheeseheads: The Documentary. 

September 21st Saturday

St. Joseph/St. Catherine’s Autumn Fest/Salad Luncheon is on Saturday from 9a-1:30p in the lower level of St. Joseph Church in Shell Lake. A raffle, silent auction, bake sale, and craft sale will also take place. Lunch served from 11a-1p. Cost is $6. Carry-outs available. 

September 22nd Sunday

Parkview United Methodist Church in Turtle Lake invites everyone to their Harvest Dinner on Sunday from 11:30a-1:30p. Menu includes chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy, garden fresh veggies, homemade pie & ice cream, and more. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for kids six-twelve, and five and younger are free. Carry-outs available. 

September 22nd Sunday

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Dobie will host their Fall Festival and Roast Beef Dinner on Sunday from 11:30a-1:30p. Menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, pies, kolaches, and more. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children under 10. Takeout meals available. The festival also includes a bake sale, produce booth, and a cake walk. 

September 25th Wednesday

The American Legion Burger Night at the Rice Lake Veterans Center is on Wednesday from 5p-7p. Menu includes burgers, wings, shrimp, fries, and onion rings. Bar opens at noon. Everyone is welcome. 

September 30th Monday

Salem Lutheran Men’s Clubs 66th Annual Pancake Supper is on Monday from 4p-7p at Salem Lutheran Church in Barron. Menu includes potato, buttermilk, and gluten free pancakes plus sausage, applesauce, and beverages. Cost is $7.50 for adults, $4 for kids six-twelve, five and under are free.  

September 30th Monday

Zero Waste Living: Simple Steps for a Sustainable World will be presented by April Hepokoski of Zero Waste Duluth at the Shell Lake Public Library on Monday at 6p. The event is free and open to all ages. Kids under 10 will need to be accompanied by an adult or caregiver. 

October 5th Saturday 

The Rice Lake Elks Lodge #1441 will host The Comedy Machine on Saturday. Dinner starts at 5:30p. Menu includes steak or chicken, served with baked potato, vegetable, dinner roll, and salad. Cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the door for dinner and the show. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door for the comedy show without dinner. The Comedy Machine features award winning comedian and impressionist Bob Jay and friends. To purchase tickets call or visit the Rice Lake Elks Lodge. 

October 6th Sunday 

The American Legion Breakfast Buffet is at the Rice Lake Veterans Center on Sunday from 8a-11a. All you care to eat biscuits & gravy, pancakes, waffles, bacon, and more. The public is always welcome. 

October 9th Wednesday 

The Kiwanis Golden K All You Can Eat Chili Feed is on Wednesday from 4:30p-7p at the Rice Lake Senior Center. Cost is $6.

August Chetek Wine Walk

posted Jun 18, 2019, 9:18 AM by Ryan Quinn   [ updated Aug 13, 2019, 10:29 AM ]

Ivy Lillian is the 15- month-old daughter of Joey Palumbo & Shawna Seidling who is the owner of Just Imagine Floral & Vintage Treasures in Chetek. Ivy was born with an ultra-rare genetic disease called WAGR Syndrome which affects many parts of her body’s system. Doctors are keeping a very

close watch on her eyes and kidneys during her checkups which 400 

are scheduled every three months. GlASSES AvAIlABlE! 

Businesses offering wine samples, wine glasses and coupon books: 

Candy Corner & Creations Carpe Diem Chetek Bakery CJ Conner Art Studio Embrace Nutrition It’s My Lucky Day Unique Boutique Just Imagine Floral & Vintage Treasures Lake Country Marina Off “R” Rockers Pillar Construction Group Rod & Gun Sport Shop The Pine Lodge Whimsical Wares 

Pick up your Lampert Lumber bag at one of the participating retail businesses! Cost: $20, includes a wine glass painted by Julie Wilson, free wine samples AND a book of 26 coupons filled with great deals! Enjoy some delicious snacks as you stroll. 

Businesses offering samples: KJ’s Fresh Market *Wine • Sterling Bank *Wine Hope & Anchor Coffeehouse *Non-alcoholic beverages Time & Again Antique Mall *Non-alcoholic beverages 

120 Knapp Street, Chetek 715-925-7700 

EXTEND THE EVENING! DINE WITH YOUR FRIENDS at one of these participating restaurants: 

B & B Bar and Grill Red’s Chetek Lanes Fostbites Pub Gilligans Sassy’s 

Proud sponsors of 

Chetek Wine Walk
Irises for Ivy Fundraiser 

Thursday, Aug. 22 4 - 7 p.m. 

Lynda’s Lakeshore Phill’s Bar & Grill Pokegama Lakeside Caddy Shack Pizza & Pub Sioux Creek Golf Course 


Stop in at Sterling Bank for a FREE wine glass lanyard! (while supplies last) 


For every $10 you spend with the retail businesses that are serving beverages, you will receive a ticket. Bring your tickets to Main Street Park by 7 p.m. to enter for a chance to win one of the following prizes: 


Sponsored by Pillar Construction Group


ONE OF THREE BASKETS filled with gift certificates, clothing, décor and much more! ($350 value each - offered by participating businesses) 

Drawings will start at 7:15 p.m. Must be present to win.

 Tank tops, sweatshirts, T-shirts and totes

 created specially for the Chetek Wine Walk by Cheryl of Pillar Construction Group will be available for sale at the park. 

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