Title I program making steps to address the gaps in student education

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Board of Education was presented with a Title I update from elementary school principal Betsy Haltinner and Title I teacher Nicole Langman. Langman explained her roll within the program as addressing gaps and engaging literacy with teachers using a push in and pull out method. “When…

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Dunn County increases juror compensation to $25 per day

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — For the first time since 1994, the Dunn County Board has approved increasing the compensation for jurors from $16 for a full day of jury duty to $25. The Dunn County Board approved the increase, along with an increase from 15 cents per mile to 51 cents per mile,…

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Dunn County considers changes to rules for livestock and mobile tower siting

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — Proposed changes to Dunn County ordinances would provide more time for livestock siting applications and would change telecommunication towers from a special exception to a permitted use. The Dunn County Board reviewed both proposed ordinance amendments for a first reading at the February 19 meeting. In the livestock siting…

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Hunters attending CWD meeting want in-person deer registration again

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — Several hunters attending a meeting on Chronic Wasting Disease in Whitetail deer said they would like to see in-person registration come back again. The state Department of Natural Resources and the Dunn County Deer Advisory Council held the meeting on CWD February 12 at the Dunn County Judicial Center.…

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DARRIN WAYNE PLANTZ

Feb. 6, 1972 – Feb. 9, 2020 Darrin Wayne Plantz was born in Mobile, Alabama on February 6, 1972. At six years old, he was adopted by his forever family in Denver, CO. In 1978 the family moved to Colfax, Wisconsin. When he was 17, he moved to Iowa City, Iowa to be with his…

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EDWARD JOHN LUND

Edward John Lund, 67, of Eau Claire, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Eau Claire Hospital. Ed was born on June 1, 1952, in Chicago, IL to Juno and Irene (Benish) Lund. He attended school in Chippewa Falls and graduated with the Class of 1970. Ed worked at Land…

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