Elk Mound

Minneapolis man arrested following high pursuit chase in stolen vehicle

DUNN COUNTY—  A 22-year-old Minneapolis man has been arrested by the Northwest Region Eau Claire Post after leading authorities in a high-speed pursuit while driving a stolen vehicle. Devante Hatten from Minneapolis was arrested in Dunn County after authorities were able to disable the vehicle he was driving using Tire Deflation Devices (TDDs). Earlier this…

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Dunn County Reports Potential Exposures to COVID-19 at Knapp Watercross

Menomonie, Wisconsin, July 9th, 2020 – The Dunn County Health Department is alerting the public of potential COVID-19 exposure at one event within Dunn County. A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 attended the Knapp Valley Riders 4th of July event while experiencing symptoms. Anyone who was at this event on the given day…

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Manufacturing students returning to labs at CVTC

Eau Claire, WI – Joseph Kitzberger of Ellsworth saw some advantage when the Industrial Mechanics program at Chippewa Valley Technical College switched to an all-online format. But he is also very happy to be back in the program lab in Eau Claire this summer. “I liked the online learning because I live an hour away,…

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Dunn County adds referendum question on fair redistricting to November ballot

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — The Dunn County Board has approved adding a non-binding referendum question to the November ballot asking whether the Wisconsin Legislature should create a nonpartisan procedure for drawing legislative and congressional district maps. The time has come to ask the state Legislature to enact fair redistricting, said James Tripp, county…

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Elk Mound schools staff re-opening committee to start meeting mid-July

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — A committee comprised of Elk Mound school district staff members will begin meeting in mid-July to start planning for the fall semester in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The district intends for school to start September 1, said Eric Wright, district administrator, at the Elk Mound Board of…

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Update: Missing individual last seen in Elk Mound found safe

UPDATE: Subject has been located safe in Woodville, WI. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and Elk Mound Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing individual. Austin J. Klopstein, 23 years of age, walked away from a group home in the Village of Elk Mound in the early hours of todays date. Austin…

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EM planning Frisbee golf course in the village

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  Elk Mound has started the ball rolling — or shall we say — the Frisbee flying — to develop a Frisbee golf course in the village. Cynthia (Abraham, village trustee) has become fond of Frisbee golf and believes Elk Mound should have a course, said Steven Abraham, village…

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