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Second COVID-19 case confirmed in Dunn County

MENOMONIE — Dunn County Health Department (DHCD) was notified by a Health System Partner that there is a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Dunn County resident. The case is currently isolated at a hospital in the region. “We are working quickly to get all of the facts about this case including any close…

Like the IRS, Wisconsin extends tax filing deadline to July 15

Both federal and Wisconsin income tax payment and return due dates are automatically extended to July 15, 2020.  Wisconsin law will automatically extend time and waive interest and penalties for taxpayers due to a presidentially declared disaster. Governor Tony Evers said, “this is just one more thing we can do for Wisconsinites during this challenging…

Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Issue Safer at Home Order

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 8 am on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and will…

21-year-old woman dies in Town of Grant car crash

COLFAX  — A 21-year-old Colfax woman has died in a Town of Grant car crash. The victim of the accident on county Highway W on Wednesday, March 18, has been identified as Tina Mae Agema. According to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol Northwest Region Eau Claire Post, the crash occurred on county…

Governor Evers, DHS announce updated mass gatherings order

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers on Friday, March 20 directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue updates to the previous order prohibiting mass gatherings of 10 or more people. The updated order maintains the ban on gatherings of 10 or more people and indefinite school closures, but includes some important changes…

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