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St. Croix County Announces COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program

On July 14, 2020, St. Croix County in partnership with the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) launched the COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program. This new loan program was created to help businesses in the county that are experiencing unanticipated financial pressures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

Colfax man dies after being pinned under tractor

A 73-year-old Colfax man has died as the result of a farm accident. James Kiesow of rural Colfax died after becoming pinned under a tractor. On Monday, July 13, 2020 at 6:02 p.m., the Dunn County 911 Center received a report of a male pinned under a tractor on CTH A in the Town of…

Red Cedar Pullers Tractor Pull Huge Success!

   

COVID-19 cases have doubled in WI since Memorial Day

By LeAnn R. Ralph MADISON  —  As of July 7, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin was 32,556, with nearly 17,000 of those cases occurring since Memorial Day. “We cannot continue … we cannot go backwards … and we cannot give up,” said Governor Tony Evers at an online televised news conference July…

Wisconsin launches new website for COVID-19 testing

By LeAnn R. Ralph MADISON — The state of Wisconsin has launched a new website for COVID-19 testing registration, called COVID Connect, that is expected to shorten waiting times at testing sites. Stephanie Smiley, the state Department of Health Services Division of Public Health interim administrator, and Major General Paul Knapp, Wisconsin’s Adjutant General, spoke…

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