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Glenwood City fire and ambulance budgets approved

GLENWOOD CITY — The City Council gave it blessings to the new budgets for both the Glenwood City Fire Department and the Ambulance Service. Mayor John Larson explained the budgets to council members Monday night. He indicated that a meeting was held with various municipalities that received service from these departments on Thursday, October 11…

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City will back fair on storm shelter construction

GLENWOOD CITY — The City Council approved a plan to aid the St. Croix County Fair in the construction of a storm shelter on the fairgrounds. Chris Straight from the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission out of Eau Claire presented the Council with details of what he called the construction of a “Safe Room.”…

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Stafsholt, Calabrese and Corriea make time for Glenwood City class

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — Candidates of the 29th Assembly District took time out from their busy schedules on October 11 to speak with the CSI class taught by Social Studies teacher Jessica Erickson. Representing their respective parties were: Rob Stafsholt (Republican), John Rocco Calabrese (Democrat), and Brian Corriea (Libertarian).

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Town of Sherman residents voice concerns at Boyceville fire board meeting

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE  —  About 20 residents from the Town of Sherman attended a meeting of the Boyceville Community Fire District Board to voice their concerns about the possibility of the entire Town of Sherman moving into the Menomonie rural fire district. “I feel like we haven’t been told anything,” said one woman…

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Boyceville ambulance district board approves $466,372 budget for 2019

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE  —  The Boyceville Community Ambulance District Board has approved a budget of $466,372 for 2019. The biggest increase in the budget is wages for the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), said Matt Feeney, director of the Boyceville ambulance service, at the Boyceville ambulance district board’s October 10 meeting. Under the new…

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Boyceville fire board approves $192,000 budget for 2019

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE  —  The Boyceville Community Fire District Board has approved a budget of $192,000 for 2019, representing a 32 percent increase over the 2018 budget. The 2019 budget increase of about $46,000 includes a $10,000 increase for renting the fire station, going from $6,000 in 2018 to $16,000 in 2019, said…

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