News

Apr 2014

Free Film Viewing Scheduled for May 7

4/28/14By Barb Lang

“Being Hmong Means Being Free,” is a documentary that explores the historical background of the Hmong and their unique religious, social, and cultural customs, and reveals the hardships and discrimination they have endured since their arrival in...

NW WI Writers Festival to take place May 10

4/28/14By Barb Lang

The public is invited to attend the first annual Northwest Wisconsin Writers’ Festival on Saturday, May 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 6:30p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake.  This event will feature area writers giving readings...

Children's Play, Tyl, to be Performed

4/28/14By UW-Barron County

The children’s play “The Marvelous Adventures of Tyl” will be presented on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the UW-Barron County Fine Arts Theatre.

the whole family will enjoy this play about a little German character named Tyl Eulenspiegel...

Summer Tennis Clinics to be Held

4/28/14By Barb Lang

Three summer 2014 tennis clinics will be offered in June and July to players of all skill levels by the UW-Barron County continuing education department.

The six sessions will meet on Tuesdays.  The clinic for grades 5-8 will meet from 4:...

Two 'Lost Boys' of Sudan will be Featured at Event

4/18/14By Barb Lang

The One World Art, Literature and Film Festival will continue on Monday, April 28 with a three-part event featuring food, art, and a panel discussion.  All activities will take place on the University of Wisconsin-Barron County campus in Rice...

Japanese Dinner Fundraiser for Tsunami Project

4/18/14By Barb Lang

The community is invited to enjoy a traditional four-course Japanese dinner as a fundraiser to help fund playground equipment being built by UW-Barron County students who will be working in the Tsunami Zone in Japan late this spring. 

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Spring Hoops Clinic for Young Athletes Starts April 27

4/18/14By Barb Lang

A Spring Basketball Clinic for young athletes in grades 5-7 and 8-12 will be held on Sunday evenings in the UW-Barron County gym in Rice Lake.

The camps will meet on April 27 and May 4 and 11.  The camp for grades 5-7 will meet from 4:30...

Th@U to Celebrate Red Cedar 2014 Release

4/18/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U event scheduled for April 24 is a celebration for the “Red Cedar 2014” publication release.  This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-Barron County in Rice Lake.  All...

Free Film Viewing of "God Grew Tired of Us"

4/14/14By Barb Lang

“God Grew Tired of Us,” the award-winning, critically acclaimed documentary narrated by Nicole Kidman, explores the indomitable spirit of three "Lost Boys" from the Sudan who are forced to leave their homeland due to a tumultuous civil war.

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Next Th@U to Feature Dr. Dandrielle Lewis

4/14/14By Barb Lang

The next Thursdays @ the U lecture scheduled for  April 17 will feature Dandrielle Lewis, UW-Eau Claire Department of Mathematics.  This presentation will be held from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall at UW-Barron County in Rice...