Boyceville

Boyceville School Board updates face covering policy, to continue COVID protocols

BOYCEVILLE — With the State’s emergency face coverings mandate set to expire September 28, the Boyceville Board of Education took action to update its re-opening plan to include monthly reviews of the face coverings at the regular monthly meeting held Wednesday, September 16 in the high school/middle school IMC. Essentially, the board unanimously approved to…

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70 Years and Counting: Eldie and Marilyn Stevens celebrate marriage milestone

By Missy Klatt WHEELER — On Wednesday, September 2nd, Eldie (Eldon) and Marilyn Stevens of Wheeler celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Due to the Coronavirus, their original plans for a celebration got cancelled and they had a drive-by celebration instead. Marilyn stated that it was a surprise and they didn’t know anything about the drive-by…

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Dunn County experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE —  Dunn County is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases that is approaching the possibility of overwhelming the public health system. As of 4 p.m. Friday, Dunn County had a total of 345 positive cases, of which 132 were active cases of COVID-19, said KT Gallagher, director of the Dunn…

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Boyceville plans for meetings next week with solid waste and recycling haulers

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE —  With the October 1 deadline approaching for Boyceville’s application to the state Department of Natural Resources to become a Responsible Unit for recycling, the village plans to schedule meetings next week with solid waste and recycling haulers. The Boyceville Village Board at Monday night’s meeting (September 14) scheduled a…

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Trial scheduled for Boyceville man accused of poaching

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  A trial has been scheduled for early next year for a 42-year-old Boyceville man charged in Dunn County with six misdemeanor counts related to poaching Whitetail deer. Ray C. Stuart appeared in Dunn County Circuit Court before Judge James Peterson September 4 for a status conference. Stuart was not…

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DC solid waste and recycling expects to shut down January 1

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling program is expecting to shut down as of January 1. Enough of the municipalities in the solid waste and recycling program decided to pull out of the program by the August 19 deadline that there would not be enough revenue to operate…

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