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Mound View Elementary closed for 2 weeks due to COVID-19

January 22, 2021

by LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — Mound View Elementary will operate as a virtual school from Monday, January 25, until Tuesday, February 9, because of the number of positive COVID-19 cases and close contacts. School district officials have been monitoring the situation for a week and have been in constant communication with the Dunn…

Wisconsin announces 65 and older adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine beginning January 25

January 19, 2021

On January 19, 2021, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that adults over the age of 65 will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning January 25. Currently, frontline health care workers, residents in long-term care facilities (nursing homes and assisted living facilities), and police and fire personnel are eligible. There are approximately…

Sheriffs call for Calm across the State of Wisconsin

January 15, 2021

Over the past couple of weeks, many Wisconsin residents were disappointed, shocked, and angered by either the national election results or the rioting in Washington D.C. at the Capitol. As Sheriffs of the State of Wisconsin, our duties include maintaining peace and public order. We acknowledge many people in our communities feel frustrated and not…

Corn truck caught on fire on Rustic Road 3

January 5, 2021

Elk Mound man dies in single-vehicle crash

January 5, 2021

TOWN OF MENOMONIE — A 24-year-old Elk Mound man became Dunn County’s first traffic fatality of 2021 when he died following a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in the Town of Menomonie. The victim, John C. Quinn V (fifth), was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s office after the SUV…

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