DNR opens public comment period on scope of sand mining report

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is inviting the public to comment on the agency’s most recent effort to assess the latest scientific, natural resource and socio-economic information relating to industrial sand mining and its infrastructure.

“The department is conducting a strategic analysis on industrial sand mining in order to provide quality, factual information to the public and decision makers,” said Dave Siebert, Environmental Analysis bureau director. “We welcome the public’s input in helping us determine what should be considered in the analysis.”

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Crash on Hwy 12 results in fatality

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

MENOMONIE — A Knapp man has lost his life in a one vehicle accident on US Highway 12.

Nathan J. Bauer, 26, orginally from Menomonie, was killed when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway, went into a ravine and oveturned in a creek.

The accident scene was located on US Highway 12 about two miles west of State Road 79 where a bridge passes over Annis Creek in the Town of Menomonie.

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Top students for Glenwood City Class of 2015 named

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

GLENWOOD CITY — The school board was introduced to the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Glenwood City High School Class of 2015. High School Principal Patrick Gretzlock presented Todd Petersen, Jr. and Leslie Ludtke to the board at their meeting Monday, March 28.

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Knapp village president candidate: Matt Friest

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

KNAPP  —  Two candidates will be on the April 7 ballot for village president in Knapp.

Incumbent Village President Ron Finder decided not to run for re-election.

The two candidates on the ballot will be Mark Berg and Matt Friest.

Matt Friest, 41, is a resident of Third Avenue East in Knapp and is a machinist. He and his wife, Missy, have two daughters: Mackayla and Mackenzie.

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Town of Glenwood candidate: Joe Draxler

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

TOWN OF GLENWOOD  —  Two candidates will be on the ballot for the April 7 election for chair in the Town of Glenwood.

Joe Draxler, incumbent town chair, will face challenger Mark Maes.

Draxler, 61, and his wife, Charl, are residents of 320th Street. Their children are Steve, Cathy, Mike, Chuck and Bill, and they have 20 grandchildren.

Draxler says he is “the big cheese” at their Lofty Acres Dairy Farm.

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