Area News

Hammond man arrested for OWI

Blake Edward Deal, 38 years of age, from Hammond, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense. On Sunday, August 4th at 1:57 a.m., a WI State Patrol Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle traveling eastbound on I94 at Mile Post…

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Justice Shirley Abrahamson let the sunshine in

As Justice Shirley Abrahamson ends her tenure on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, after 43 years and more than 1,300 authored opinions, she leaves a rich legacy of legal scholarship, importantly including her support for government transparency. While on the court, Abrahamson faithfully applied the presumption in favor of public access in the open records and…

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OWI news release

Blake Edward Deal, 38 years of age, from Hammond, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense. On Sunday, August 4th at 1:57 am, a WI State Patrol Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle traveling eastbound on I94 at Mile Post…

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Segebrecht appointed New Haven Town Clerk

Becky Segebrecht has been appointed Clerk of the Dunn County Township of New Haven. Her appointment was made at the July 2nd Special Town Board meeting following the resignation of Laura Shepard, who had held the position since the April election. Shepard resigned because of her work related schedule. Segebrecht is a life long resident…

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57-year-old Knapp man dies in crash

A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of 57-year-old Knapp man. Daniel M. Gibson was killed when he crashed the vehicle he was driving on 50th Avenue near a I-94 construction site in the St. Croix County Town of Cady sometime between Friday evening, August 2 and Saturday morning, August 3. The St. Croix County…

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Annual Farm City Day planned for August 10th at Minglewood Dairy

The 2019 St. Croix County Farm City Day is planned for Saturday, August 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Minglewood Dairy.  The farm is located at 60 105th Street, Deer Park, WI.  Minglewood is owned and operated by Kevin and Roxann Solum, along with their son Ryan and their daughter and son-in law,…

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93 animals sold at the Dunn County Fair Meat Animal Auction

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — All together, 93 animals were sold at the Dunn County Fair Meat Animal Auction on Saturday, July 27. The highest price paid for any of the animals was $18 per pound for a 297-pound barrow sold by Benjamin Styer, son of David and Karen Styer, to Midwest Nutrition. Styer…

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2019 Dunn County Fair Results are in

Listed below are the results from the 2019 Dunn County Fair: ANIMAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCE Selene Evenson, Connorsville Comets, Small interest animals – grades 7 & up, Award of Excellence CLOTHING Helen Bullard, Missouri Valley, Clothing – grades 7-9, Skirt with zipper, Award of Excellence CATS Melody Greenwood, Elk Meadow, Short hair – adult –…

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