Area News

Power of community week benefits Colfax

COLFAX — Dairy State Bank employees were among hundreds of Wisconsin community bank workers who came together the week of April 16, 2018 to serve in dozens of community service projects as part of an initiative called Power of Community Week (POC).

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Landowner Helpful Tip: Garlic Mustard Control

Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is a non-native, invasive plant that destroys healthy native forests and rapidly overtakes yard and garden areas. One of the worst invasive plants in Wisconsin, this nasty invader can completely monopolize the forest floor in just a few years. It thrives in a wide range of light conditions including full sun…

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Are gas prices headed back to $3.00 per gallon?

Over the past few weeks’ local gasoline prices have creped up from the $2.40 price range into the $2.70 price per gallon. Will they top the three-dollar cost in the near future as we plan for summer outings and trips? According to the AAA, as of late April, the national average for unleaded gasoline was…

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Free Debt Management Seminar May 15

MENOMONIE, WI — WESTconsin Credit Union is hosting an educational Debt Management seminar offered to the public on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the WESTconsin Credit Union Menomonie East Office, 3333 Schneider Ave SE – Lower Level.

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Are gas prices headed back to $3.00/gallon?

Over the past few weeks’ local gasoline prices have creped up from the $2.40 price range into the $2.70 price per gallon. Will they top the three-dollar cost in the near future as we plan for summer outings and trips?

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Lt. Governor Kleefisch and Packers’ great Donald Driver urge all motorists to buckle-up – every trip, every seat Annual “Click It or Ticket” law enforcement mobilization set for May 21 – June 3

With another busy travel season about to begin, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver Donald Driver teamed up to deliver a life-saving message to motorists: always wear a safety belt – every trip, every seat. Kleefisch and Driver joined Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary Dave Ross and others…

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