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Bayfield caretaker sentenced for stealing from at-risk client

A Bayfield woman who stole more than $3,000 from an at-risk adult was sentenced Monday to three years probation.

Jimi Hendricks, 46, was shaking and crying in 6th Judicial District Court as she apologized for her actions. She said she misses working at



4th of July events in the Pine River Valley

Monday is Independence Day, and there is a weekend full of events to celebrate, followed by the big parade and events in Bayfield on Monday.

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Bayfield's 4th of July fireworks last year included this spectacular shower of red and gold. Vallecito's show is at dusk on Saturday this year, while Bayfield's will be on Monday.


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