Area News

Farming Fatality occurs in Dunn County

On Monday July 9, 2018 at 2:57 PM the Dunn County 911 Center received a 911 call regarding a male trapped in a hay baler.  Dunn County Deputies and Menomonie Fire and Ambulance were dispatched to the scene in the 6900 block of 513th St, Menomonie Township.

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WESTconsin Food Drive coordinators take notice of increase in monetary donations

WESTconsin Credit Union offices collected monetary donations and non-perishable items for those less fortunate from June 4-16. The drive collected $3164 and 526 pounds of non-perishable items. Coordinators of the food drive took notice of the increase in monetary donations compared to last year. Monetary donations increased over $916. All proceeds were delivered by the…

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Court imposes maximum fine on Sinovel Wind Group for theft of trade secrets

MADISON – A manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines based in the People’s Republic of China was sentenced July 6 for stealing trade secrets from AMSC, a U.S.-based company formerly known as American Superconductor Inc., announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Scott C. Blader…

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League Of Women voters to host sheriff candidate forum

MENOMONIE – League of Women Voters of Greater Chippewa Valley this week announced a forum for the five candidates participating in the Dunn County sheriff primary election.  The forum is set for Monday, July 30 at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Judicial Center, 615 Stokke Parkway, Menomonie. The five candidates for county…

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