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3D printer put to use by Boyceville Science and Math teacher Andrew Hamm

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — Andrew Hamm, Math and Science teacher, of Boyceville High School, has begun to print 3D masks, with the help of Boyceville senior Cade Klefstad, after finding plans online to help organizations in their time of need. “After watching a TV program last week where the president of the Massachusetts General…

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Local businesses working together to help those in need

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — With a “Safer at Home” order still in place Bonnie’s Cafe and the Glenwood City Vet Clinic have been working together to help those in need of a hot meal that can’t make it out of their homes. “I want to give people a hot meal,” said Bonnie. “It…

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No Colfax Free Fair this year

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — For the first time since 1943 during World War II — 77 years ago — there will be no Colfax Free Fair this summer. With the COVID-19 pandemic, even by the end of June, it could still be risky, said Steve Ackerlund, president of the Colfax Fair Board. No…

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State Supreme Court overturns Gov. Evers’s executive order to suspend in-person voting

MADISON – Just hours after Governor Tony Evers had signed an executive order Monday, April 6 postponing Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary election until June 9th due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Wisconsin State Supreme court overturned the governor’s order allowing in-person voting to proceed as planned. The State Supreme Court voted 4-2,…

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Second COVID-19 case confirmed in Dunn County

MENOMONIE — Dunn County Health Department (DHCD) was notified by a Health System Partner that there is a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Dunn County resident. The case is currently isolated at a hospital in the region. “We are working quickly to get all of the facts about this case including any close…

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Like the IRS, Wisconsin extends tax filing deadline to July 15

Both federal and Wisconsin income tax payment and return due dates are automatically extended to July 15, 2020.  Wisconsin law will automatically extend time and waive interest and penalties for taxpayers due to a presidentially declared disaster. Governor Tony Evers said, “this is just one more thing we can do for Wisconsinites during this challenging…

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Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Issue Safer at Home Order

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 8 am on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and will…

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