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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father and Son Standing on a Pier and Fishing

Treat Dad to a special Father’s Day he won’t forget! We’ve asked the businesses in and around Rice Lake to send us their Father’s Day promotions and specials! The results were added to this page to make your search for the perfect day for Dad a breeze! Whether your dad’s a grill master, a fishing […]

Men’s Club Wine & Beer Festival

Wine Tasting Notes

Last Week (10-04-23), we seized upon the opportunity to attend the Annual Rice Lake Area Men’s Club Wine & Beer Festival. Having lived full-time in Rice Lake for only a relatively short period of time, we had not attended the event previously. (This page may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure about affiliate links here.) […]

L’ Igloo – Big Fun at the Creamery

An igloo at the Creamery

My Misfortune I want to tell you a story about an igloo experience at The Creamery in Haugen, Wi.  But first…  Last winter (December of 2022), I suffered the misfortune of a complete tear of my rotator cuff and a bicep tendon in my right arm.  Surgery wasn’t until mid-February…  The greatest misery perhaps, was […]

Do You Like Winter & Winter Sports?

Bright red winter berries

WINTER SPORTS IN RICE LAKE, WISCONSIN If you really like winter and winter sports, Rice Lake, Wisconsin should be on your radar.  Rice Lake is a special place any time of the year, but it really kicks into high gear during the winter.  Located in northwest Wisconsin, Rice Lake (in Barron County) is a tad less than […]

Dairy Month Breakfast

Sign leading the way to the June Dairy Breakfast

DAIRY MONTH IN WISCONSIN! June is National Dairy Month.  And in Barron County and the Rice Lake area of Wisconsin, a very special event takes place every year on the first Saturday of June: the Barron County June Dairy Month Breakfast.  The last couple of years, Covid19 naturally wreaked havoc everywhere, making the breakfast difficult to […]


People starting to file in for the annual E.A.T.S. event

A Very Tasty Night To Benefit Education One of the really neat things about moving to a new home – especially if it is in a new city and/or state – is the potential variety of new places to visit and explore.  We are entering our second year as residents of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, and […]