Area News

Dunn County Treasurer Megan Mittlestadt resigns

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — Dunn County Treasurer Megan Mittelstadt has submitted her resignation. Mittelstadt’s resignation will be effective July 14, the Dunn County Board learned at the June 21 meeting. In her letter, Mittelstadt said she had been offered a great opportunity outside of the county.

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Dunn County: good news and bad news for The Neighbors

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  Dunn County Board chair Steve Rasmussen of Boyceville reported good news and bad news concerning the county’s nursing home, The Neighbors of Dunn County. While the nursing home’s finances are now close to breaking even, the facility has been evaluated at being worth $10.3 million, and The Neighbors also…

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Dunn County broadband gap analysis surveys now live

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Dunn County’s broadband gap analysis survey went live as of the morning of June 19. Residents in Dunn County are encouraged to fill out the survey to help make a more accurate map concerning access to broadband Internet service, said Jason Hausler of UW-Extension at the community broadband meeting…

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CVTC Camp covers ups and downs of drone flying

EAU CLAIRE – The 13 youths and adults attending the Drone Camp at Chippewa Valley Technical College were virtually unanimous in their assessment of the hardest part of learning to fly a drone: Figuring out left and right. “If the drone is not pointing away from you, the controls are backwards and you have to…

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Narconon can help with drug addition

Narconon reminds families that abuse of heroin and opioid drugs has become a national health crisis. Learn to recognize the signs of heroin abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk.

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Early deadline for July 5th issue

With the Fourth of July falling on a Tuesday, the normal printing day, the Tribune Press Reporter and Colfax Messenger will be publishing its July 5th issue on Friday morning, June 30. With this early publication date, all copy and advertising for that issue of the Tribune and Messenger must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27.…

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Town of Emerald hears from county planner regarding water testing

By Cara L. Dempski EMERALD — Contaminated groundwater can move hundreds of feet per day through the kind of bedrock located in the Town of Emerald. St. Croix County planner Tammy Wittmer attended the Town of Emerald’s most recent board meeting to discuss continuing concerns over well water safety in the area surrounding Emerald Sky…

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