Glenwood City Rustic Lore Days Cancels Amid COVID-19 Public Health Concerns

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its uncertain impact on community health, the Glenwood City Rustic Lore Days Committee has made the very difficult decision to cancel our annual city celebration days — Rustic Lore Days — for 2020. The committee, along with guidance from the Saint Croix County Health Department, has assessed the risk…

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2020 St. Croix County PRCA Rodeo has been cancelled

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After assessing the current Covid-19 pandemic and in consideration of the St. Croix County Health Advisory, it is with heavy hearts the St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo Committee along with the St. Croix County Fair Board have made the decision to cancel to 2020 St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo at Glenwood City. This decision was…

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Dunn County Reports Potential Exposures to COVID-19 at Knapp Watercross

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Menomonie, Wisconsin, July 9th, 2020 – The Dunn County Health Department is alerting the public of potential COVID-19 exposure at one event within Dunn County. A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 attended the Knapp Valley Riders 4th of July event while experiencing symptoms. Anyone who was at this event on the given day…

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Rep. Pettis endorses Stafsholt for State Senate

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Former State Representative Mark Pettis announced his support of State Representative Rob Stafsholt’s campaign for State Senate on July 1, 2020. Pettis joins a long list of conservative leaders who are standing with Stafsholt’s campaign to take back the 10th Senate District. “Rob Stafsholt has spent his life advocating and fighting for Northwest Wisconsin, and…

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This is a Testing Time for All of Us

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By Lee H. Hamilton A few weeks ago, The New York Times ran an article noting that with the US preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests, and massive unemployment, “its competitors are moving to fill the vacuum, and quickly.” Russia, China, North Korea, Iran… All are testing how far they can go,…

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Black Bear enjoying a snack

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Bleak Bear snack
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Learn about DATCP Grant opportunities during July webinar

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MADISON – Wisconsin farmers can learn about several grant opportunities available through the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) during a grant-writing webinar on Wednesday, July 15, starting at 1 p.m. DATCP staff will present information on the following grant programs: • Specialty Crop Block Grants are used to leverage efforts to…

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Refreshing Swim

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Swimming at Hinman Park
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I-94 resurfacing project in St. Croix County starts this week

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has been scheduled to kick off a resurfacing project on I-94 between the Kinnickinnic River and County T in St. Croix County, starting on Monday, July 6. The project will include repairing concrete pavement, milling off a portion of the existing pavement, overlaying I-94 with asphalt and installing rumble…

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Two men sentenced for tax evasion

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Western District of Wisconsin MADISON, WIS. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Dudley Hellenbrand, 68, and Cherie Hellenbrand, 46, both of Middleton, Wisconsin, were sentenced on Friday, June 26, 2020 by U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to each serve six months in federal prison for…

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