Area News

Cooperative retires $1M+ in capital credits to members from 1997, 2014

St. Croix Electric Cooperative is returning $1,017,832 to current and former members who paid for electricity from the Co-op in 1997 and/or 2014. The payment – also called a retirement of capital credits – is for margins allocated to members in those years. Former members or current members receiving more than $100 will be mailed…

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GC father and son involved in Polk County traffic fatality

By Cara L. Dempski TOWN OF BALSAM LAKE — A father and son from rural Glenwood City were injured, and a Balsam Lake woman killed, in a car accident east of St. Croix Falls this past Saturday. According to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers received a phone call regarding a…

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Pedestrian struck in City of Menomonie

MENOMONIE — On Sunday October 15, 2017 at 1:02 a.m. the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office was requested to investigate a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the City of Menomonie. They were also advised the accident involved a pedestrian being struck by a Menomonie Police Department squad car.

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Nephew of former GC resident victim in Fall Creek double homicide

By Cara L. Dempski FALL CREEK — A relative of a former Glenwood City woman was named earlier this week as a victim in an Eau Claire County double homicide. David R. Dishneau, age 59 of Chippewa Falls, is the nephew of Gladys Lewis, who resides in New Richmond but formerly lived in Glenwood City.…

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GC grad meets Wisconsin governor at CVTC Manufacturing Day

By LeAnn R. Ralph EAU CLAIRE —  For Jarett Cassellius, it was a high honor. A farm boy from Downing who graduated from Glenwood City High School in 1986 and then from Chippewa Valley Technical College who is now the Senior Manager North Division for Walmart Logistics got to meet the governor of Wisconsin, Scott…

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