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Public involvement meeting planned for May 10

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is holding a public involvement meeting to discuss a proposed highway safety improvement project on WIS 29 at the County H/906th Street intersection northeast of I-94 and north of Elk Mound in the Dunn County town of Elk Mound. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 10 from…

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Elk Mound Village Board appoints Abraham to fill unexpired term

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Village Board has appointed Cynthia Abraham to fill the unexpired term of her husband, Steve Abraham. Cynthia Abraham is willing to fill the position, said Greg Kipp, village president, at the Elk Mound Village Board’s April 18 meeting. Steve Abraham died unexpectedly February 27 and…

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Marshfield Mobile Clinic reps meet with Colfax business owners

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — Representatives for the Marshfield Clinic Mobile Primary Care Unit have met with Colfax business owners as part of an effort to provide healthcare to the area with the mobile clinic. Judy Kruse, director of business strategy and operations, and Tanya Sherf, manager of business health solutions, met with a…

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Two incumbents and one newcomer elected to Elk Mound Village Board

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  — Two incumbents and one challenger were elected to the Elk Mound Village Board in the non-partisan April 5 spring election. Five candidates filed nomination papers for three positions on the village board. All vote totals reported are the unofficial totals reported on election night. The results will not…

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Elk Mound Village Board candidate: Kathleen (Kat) Degre

ELK MOUND   — Five candidates have filed nomination papers for three positions on the Elk Mound Village Board in the April 5 election. Incumbent village trustees Greg Kipp, Cynthia Abraham, and Tim Benjamin will face challengers Patrick Lien and Kathleen Degre. Degre, age 47, has two grown children, Katrina, 31, and Cassandra, 21. Her…

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Colfax school board approves gymnastics co-op with Bloomer

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — The Colfax Board of Education has approved a cooperative girls’ gymnastics program with Bloomer on a two-year trial basis. The Bloomer school board already unanimously approved the gymnastics cooperative in February, and if the Colfax school board approves the cooperative, the application must be submitted to the Wisconsin Interscholastic…

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Parts of Elk Mound school district construction ahead of schedule

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound school district’s $15 million referendum construction projects are moving along well, and some parts are even ahead of schedule. The sports team rooms at the high school have been completed and will be ready for use the second week of May, said Eric Wright, district…

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