Welcome

There’s something for everyone in Barron County! Thriving small towns and cities, beautiful countryside featuring rolling hills, along with lakes and streams offer plenty of outdoor recreation or a pleasant Sunday driving tour.

Golf, fishing, canoeing, camping, skiing, and over 300 miles of snowmobiling and ATV trails offer endless opportunities to enjoy Wisconsin’s best! The gorgeous Red Cedar River is well-known for its small mouth bass fishing and amazing fall colors. There are many points of interest and activities year-round, both indoor and outdoor. For indoor fun, there are bowling lanes, roller skating rinks, traditional live theatre, movie theaters, and great shopping. Watch for specialty locally grown foods like bison, cheese and produce, even tour a brewery!

Add to this a vibrant and growing business community with strong agriculture, manufacturing, construction, service and healthcare sectors. Entrepreneurs are welcome and will love our innovative atmosphere.

We hope you’ll enjoy your visit with us in Barron County. You’ll love the wonderful mix of beauty, recreation, arts, and business environment that that keep visitors coming back to our area again and again.

2014 Wage & Benefit Survey

 
Link to Survey

Final Week to complete survey - closes 1/23/15
 
The 2014 Barron County Wage & Benefit Survey is out. We are asking all employers in Barron County to complete the survey so we can get an accurate measurement of wages and benefits.

All company specific information will be kept entirely confidential, only headless aggregate information will be shared . The survey data will be compiled and a report released the first week in February.

Please click the link above to access the survey - excel spreadsheet. When you are finished save the file with your company name and email to Dave Armstrong at bcedc@co.barron.wi.us. Please call (715-637-6871) or email Dave with any questions.

Thank you in advance for completing this survey.

Events

Around the County
 
  • Barron
Visit the City of Barron Website. Click here
 
  • Chetek
Visit the Chetek Chamber of Commerce Website. Click here
 
  • Cumberland
Visit the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce Website . Click here
 
  • Rice Lake
Click here for all Rice Lake Chamber Events.
 
Click here for all Rice Lake Tourism Website.
 
  • Turtle Lake
Visit the Village of Turtle Lake and Chamber of Commerce Website. Click here
 
  • St Croix Casino
Visit the St Croix Casino Website Click here

 

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Barron County Economic Development Corporation

330 East LaSalle Avenue
Government Center, Room 2311
P.O. Box 71
Barron, WI 54812

Office: 715-637-6871
Toll Free: 1-800-529-4148
Cell: 715-790-1327
bcedc@co.barron.wi.us