Elk Mound

State health officials raise awareness about rabies prevention steps

MADISON – As temperatures drop and bats and other animals seek shelter indoors, state health officials are encouraging people to take steps to minimize potential exposure to rabies. Wisconsin is home to at least eight bat species, and some make their homes in man-made structures, increasing the chance for accidental exposure to people, and between…

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Sand Creek Chatter – 10-3-2012

Starting this Saturday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Old School, Sand Creek Arts will host a Blue Grass Jam. Local bluegrass artists come together to jam and we get to enjoy their music.

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

(MADISON) – Are you and your family safe and secure online? Governor Scott Walker has declared October as Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the month, ReadyWisconsin will feature easy to follow tips that can stop cybercriminals before they strike your computer or mobile devices.

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Birth Announcement – Jillian Jackie Rose

A daughter named Jillian Jackie was born Sept. 19 to Katie Nellessen and Adam Rose at Luther Hospital, Eau Claire. Jillian weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Jackie and Tom Nellessen, Colfax, Ron and Diane Rose, Elk Mound and the late Jill Rose. Great Grandparents are Mary and Dale Jensen, Spring…

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Wisconsin Fall colors are here

By Kelsie Hoitomt The first official day of fall was Saturday, September 22 and the signs of this are all around us as the leaves have started to change to their bright yellow, orange and red colors.

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Disaster planning—are you “ready for whatever happens?”

BOYCEVILLE, WI – According to local disaster cleanup professional Andrea Hanestad, Owner of SERVPRO® of Barron, Dunn & Rusk Counties in Boyceville, Hurricane Isaac was a recent, powerful reminder about the importance of disaster preparedness – not only for those in the path of the storm, but for homeowners everywhere.

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