Area News

Dunn County Democrats office grand opening

MENOMONIE – The Dunn County Democrats invite ALL to the Grand Opening of their Menomonie Office, 710 4th Street E, on Monday, July 30, 4- 6 pm.  Local candidates have been invited.  Refreshments will be served and friendships will be made and strengthened.

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HSHS issues phone scam alert

Last week, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital switchboard received several calls from community members who said they were contacted by someone from the hospital. The scammer said a loved one had been airlifted from the hospital, and now the community member would have to pay the bill with a credit card now or by calling a…

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“The Stringsmiths” coming to Colfax July 22

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  After so many years of inactivity, the Colfax Municipal Building Auditorium appears to be making up for lost time. The next event at the auditorium, sponsored by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group, will be The Stringsmiths (playing “Hand-forged Bluegrass”) at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22.

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Colfax sells “old” water meters to Wheeler for $50 each

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Village Board has agreed to sell some of the water meters that were just taken out and replaced with the new “smart” residential water meters to the Village of Wheeler for $50 each. Some of the old meters are a few months old, and some of them…

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Fire destroys structure of Dahl Well Drilling

Fire struck the office and storage facility of Dahl Well Drilling Company Monday afternoon and completely destroyed the structure. The business owner, Andy Dahl, stated that no one was in the facility at the time of the fire and that his daughter called him to report that the building was on fire.

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