January 19, 2018

FREE COMMUNITY TRAINING  - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Over the past few years, Barron County has experienced several emergencies and disasters ranging from tornadoes, wind storms, plane crashes, and hazardous materials leaks. Our history has proven that it's important for our community members to be prepared for these types of incidents. 

On Saturday, January 20th, the Barron County Sheriff's Department (Office of Emergency Services) will be conducting a 90-minute presentation on Community Emergency Preparedness. This event is open to the public and will include topics on disasters that can happen i...

January 14, 2018

A clipper moving across the area today still looks to bring a quick 1-4" of snow to the region.  Behind this clipper it's a reinforcing shot of arctic air, with wind chills Monday and Tuesday mornings dropping into the 40s BELOW zero in western MN.

Impacts:

  • Snow/blowing snow will impact travel this afternoon through Monday morning.

  • Bitterly cold conditions through mid-week with Monday and Tuesday mornings expected to be the coldest.

Snowfall Amounts - High Confidence 

  • 2-4" in Eastern MN and West Central WI

  • Around 1" for Western MN

Snowfall Timing - High Co...

January 8, 2018

Update On: January 8 2018 at 4:30am

Emergency crews are still onscene of the Structure Fire in the 200 block of Knapp Street in Chetek. Second Street between Moore and Douglas will remain closed until responders clear the area. Traffic can detour using First Street. 

Initial Post: January 7 2018 at 11:48pm

Emergency crews battling a residential house fire in the 200 block of Knapp Street in Chetek. Bystanders are asked to avoid the area until all crews have cleared the scene. 

Mike Judy, Emergency Services
Barron County Sheriff's Department

January 4, 2018

FREE COMMUNITY TRAINING 

Over the past few years, Barron County has experienced several emergencies and disasters ranging from tornadoes, wind storms, plane crashes, and hazardous materials leaks. Our history has proven that it's important for our community members to be prepared for these types of incidents. 

On Saturday, January 20th, the Barron County Sheriff's Department (Office of Emergency Services) will be conducting a 90-minute presentation on Community Emergency Preparedness. This event is open to the public and will include topics on disasters that can happen in Barron County, loca...

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