Area News

Medical marijuana legislation could return as Assembly bill

Speaker Robin Vos says he wants the Wisconsin State Assembly to look at legislation that would legalize medical marijuana when the body returns from its summer break in the fall. The Rochester Republican told reporters June 28 that he has long been open to the concept of legalizing pot for medical purposes but added he…

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House family will gather on Aug. 11

The House Family Reunion will be held Sunday, August 11 at Lakeside Park, 800 Wolske Bay Road, in Menomonie, WI at  12:30 p.m.  Lunch is potluck.  For more information contact Sharon Wold at 715-235-9762.

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Public Involvement Meeting scheduled for US 12 in St. Croix County

A public involvement meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hammond Village Hall, 455 Davis Street in Hammond. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain community input on the proposed improvements and familiarize the public with the purpose and need for the project. The proposed…

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Mayo Clinic Health System lists births – 7-17-2019

The following babies were born at Mayo Clinic Health System. Eau Claire • Vera Boyea and Curtis Johnson, Eau Claire, son, Apollo Denzel-King Johnson, June 29 • Lisa and Dustin Hardy, Eau Claire, daughter, Scarlett Irene Hardy, July 2 Menomonie • Emily and Stewart Bartz, Menomonie, son, Wesley Steven Bartz, July 1 • Angel Beaman,…

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DC Dems to meet Aug. 28

There will be no Dunn County Democrats monthly meeting in July.  Come visit us at our booth at the Dunn County Fair instead! July 25-28, in the Commercial Building. The next Dunn County Democrats meeting will be August 28, 6:30-8:00 pm, at the Menomonie Public Library. All are welcome!

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Minnesota motorcylist killed by fleeing vehicle in Deer Park crash

DEER PARK — A Minnesota motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon, July 6 in the Village of Deer Park after being struck with a Jeep driven by a suspected car thief during a police pursuit. The motorcyclist, Dustin Edward Kalland, 39, of Stillwater, MN died at the scene. The driver of the Jeep, Brandon Michael Lieffring,…

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