With two fireworks shows, an art fair and a day full of festivities in downtown Bayfield, visitors and locals in the Pine River Valley have a chance to celebrate Independence Day several times this weekend.

On Friday, July 3, Vallecito will host its fireworks show over the lake. The show...



A grand day for a grand country

It's a grand old Fourth of July in Bayfield, with plenty of small-town events for locals and visitors.

Independence Day activities started...

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PHOTOS BY MELANIE BRUBAKER MAZUR Southwest Ag's trucks, tractors and pedal cars are popular with parade-goers in Bayfield.


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    Bayfield residents have another chance in November to vote on whether a 1-percent sales tax will be added to their purchases made in town and to all others who make purchases. This tax will be collected in order to keep our town roads and drainage systems maintained now and in the future. The 1-percent increase will add one penny to each dollar...
  • BAAM thanks Bayberry Jam supporters

    Bayfield Association for the Advancement of Music would like to thank the Bayfield community for a great turnout and support for our 3rd annual Bayberry Jam Music Festival on June 20.

    This event was again a huge success because of all the support YOU give us! Thank you to all of our student and parent volunteers. We cannot make the...
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    Please allow me to sincerely express my gratitude and love for the shared opportunities in positive, constructive, and nurturing partnerships towards the appreciation of a prosperous musical community. My passion and determination to provide music opportunities in communities and districts, in need of basic music programs, has inspired me to...