Elk Mound

Dunn County Board candidate Dist. No. 4: Ronald Score

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE  — Ronald P. Score of Boyceville will be one of two candidates on the ballot in the April 3 election for the Dunn County Board District 4 position. The other candidate is Pamela Powers of Boyceville. District 4 covers the Town of Otter Creek, the Village of Wheeler and parts…

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Dunn County Board Chair Rasmussen says “farewell”

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — After 28 years on the Dunn County Board — 12 of them as chair — Steve Rasmussen has said “farewell.” “I could not have asked for a better chair,” said Paul Miller, county manager, at Rasmussen’s final Dunn County Board meeting March 21. Rasmussen, county board representative for District…

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Dunn County Board supports passenger rail from Eau Claire to St. Paul, MN

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — The Dunn County Board has approved a resolution supporting the initiation of passenger rail service between West Central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities. Representatives for the West Central Wisconsin Rail Coalition did a presentation for the Planning, Resources & Development Committee about passenger rail service and asked the PR&D…

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Elk Mound schools to offer safety presentation April 5

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  If your children come home from school and say, “We had ALICE training today,” do you know they are talking about? Eric Wright, superintendent in the Elk Mound school district, said he has had several parents tell him their children talk about ALICE training but they do not…

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EM makes final job offer to police chief candidate

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND —  In what is described as a “formality,” the Elk Mound Village Board has approved making a final job offer for the police chief position to Chad Weinberger. The village board voted to make an offer for the full-time police chief position at the March 7 meeting. This was…

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Elk Mound man killed in Hwy. 29 crash involving a semi identified

TOWN OF WHEATON  — The 56-year-old Elk Mound man who died March 5 when he pulled out with his pickup truck in front of semi on state Highway 29 in the Town of Wheaton has been identified as David R. Creaser. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department sent an e-mail to local news outlets March 6…

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