Area News

Pierce County Fair Open Class Entries Wanted

The Pierce County Fair is planning and preparing for the “four best days of summer”.  The 2021 Pierce County Fair is August 12th – 15th.  “100 Years of the Round Barn and Pierce County 4-H” is this year’s theme.  We are closely monitoring the health situation daily and based on current improving conditions, we are…

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Fire danger remains very high and high across the state

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced on May 2, 2021 that fire danger remains high and moderate across the state. Warm temperatures, low humidity, breezy southwest winds and dry vegetation make it easy for a fire to start and spread quickly. This a critical period for fire potential and DNR fire control officials…

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St. Croix County Strategic Plan Questionnaire available

St. Croix County is creating a new strategic plan. We are partnering with the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIIPS) to facilitate the strategic planning process. As part of this process, WIPPS has created a short Strategic Plan Questionnaire that is available on the homepage of the St. Croix County website. County leaders…

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Dunn County Board adopts 5-year capital improvement plan

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — The Dunn County Board has adopted a five-year capital improvement plan for the 2022 budget that uses up to $3 million in borrowing. The capital improvement plan will be adopted on an annual basis and will focus on capital projects for the next fiscal year, said Paul Miller, county…

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Dunn County Board appoints A. Sifia Jevne as county treasurer

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — The Dunn County Board has appointed A. Sifia Jevne of Menomonie as the county treasurer for the remainder of the unexpired term of office created by the resignation of Doris Meyer. The Committee on Administration interviewed three candidates for the county treasurer position, said Paul Miller, county manager, at…

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New free COVID-19 drive-through testing site in Hudson

St. Croix County is partnering with the Wisconsin Army National Guard to provide a free COVID-19 drive-through testing site in Hudson, WI. Testing will be administered by the Wisconsin Army National Guard at the St. Croix County Highway Shop in Hudson from April 15 through May 27. The site will be open on Thursdays from…

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Hair Care Drive at Holy Cross

Hi, my name is Esdyn Swenby and I am an 8th grade confirmation student at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. For my project I chose to do a “Hair Care” drive for Grace Place in New Richmond. Grace Place is a homeless shelter for the less fortunate and they are in need of hair care products.…

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