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Taste & See Creamery Boyceville small dairy making it big with cheese curds

By Editor | February 20, 2024

By Renee Bettendorf BOYCEVILLE — With the long running trend in the dairy farming industry, where fewer and bigger farms produce most of the milk, it’s rare to find a new small family dairy operation. Taste & See Creamery, LLC is the exception.  For nearly three years, Licensed Cheesemaker and Dairy Farmer, Casey Sutliff has…

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City Council members’ pay to remain the same

By Editor | February 20, 2024

GLENWOOD CITY—Last month the City Council attempted to make a policy change that required a member of that board to be at meetings before they would be paid. However, that policy did not met the approval of the city attorney. So at Monday nights meeting on a motion by member Jess Olson, the council moved…

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Lions, Knights of Sight and so much more, Gross awarded Knight of Sight Fellowship

By Editor | February 20, 2024

By Carole Schurtz GLENWOOD CITY —  At its recent annual meeting, the Glen Hills Lions Club awarded Tryn Gross with the Knight of Sight Fellowship for her dedication to early preventative eye screening. Gross has been actively involved with the Glen Hills Lions since early 2018. The Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin recognizes members that…

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DATCP recruiting students for next agriculture youth council

By Editor | February 20, 2024

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is accepting applications for the next Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council. High school students who will be seniors during the 2024 – 2025 school year should apply now for the council. The purpose of the Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council is to encourage young…

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Even with more competitive maps, Dems unlikely to win full control of state government in 2024, experts say. With one exception.

By Editor | February 20, 2024

By Peter Cameron, The Badger Project Politically debilitated since 2011 by what many experts call some of the most flagrant gerrymandering in the country, Wisconsin Democrats are salivating over the prospect of more competitive political districts for the state legislature in 2024. But only one of the four sets of maps submitted by Democrats or…

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Two charged with possessing fentanyl intended for distribution

By Editor | February 20, 2024

MADISON, WIS. – Two Dane County men were charged February 13 with possessing more than 400 grams of fentanyl intended for distribution. Corvalis M. Stewart, 36, Madison and Larry D. Williamson Jr., 35, Waunakee will make their initial appearance in federal court February 14 at 1:45 pm before U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker. The…

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Colfax Public Library has free Covid-19 test kits available

By Editor | February 20, 2024

COLFAX — With the recent uptick in Covid-19 cases, the Colfax Public Library’s acquisition of Covid-19 test kits could be beneficial to residents in the Colfax area. Lisa Bragg-Hurlburt, director of the Colfax Public Library, posted to the library’s Facebook page on February 14, “Don’t be shy about taking a few free Covid tests from…

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Charges dismissed against Colfax woman for possession of child pornography

By Editor | February 20, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — A 33-year-old Colfax woman has had two felony counts related to possession of child pornography dismissed in Dunn County Circuit Court. Shelly Lynn Horn, as known as Shelly Lynn Nieman, made an initial appearance on February 13  in Dunn County Circuit Court on two Class D felony counts of…

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Dunn County PR&D coming closer to final draft of ADU ordinance

By Editor | February 20, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — With the latest discussion focusing on design standards, size and location, the Dunn County Planning, Resources and Development Committee is coming closer to a final draft of an Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance.  The PR&D committee determined at the February 7 meeting that the committee would hold a public hearing…

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“Other acts” hearing scheduled for Bloomer man accused of child sexual assault in Colfax

By Editor | February 20, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — A motion hearing has been scheduled in May regarding “other acts” evidence for a 39-year-old Bloomer man charged with two counts of child sexual assault that allegedly occurred in Colfax. Timothy L. Klich, along with his attorney Christopher Wilhelm, appeared in Dunn County Circuit Court February 12 before Judge…

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