Area News

Livestock Operations Study Group report ready for Dunn County Board

By LeAnn R. Ralph MEMOMONIE  — The Livestock Operations Study Group report is ready to be presented to the Dunn County Board. The 50-page report is the culmination of more than seven months of work by a group of participants that included members of the Dunn County Board’s Planning, Resources and Development Committee, the Dunn…

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Dunn County Fair starts Wednesday and runs through Sunday

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — Fun, food, animals and carnival rides — the Dunn County Fair starts Wednesday, July 26 and runs through Sunday at the Dunn County Rec Park in Menomonie. Carnival rides from Calkins United Shows LLC begin at 5 p.m Wednesday. Unlimited ride passes are available for $60 at the ticket…

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St. Croix County Fair opens Wednesday, July 19

By Cara L. Dempski GLENWOOD CITY — If hay bales and pigtails are your thing, then Glenwood City has just the celebration for you this week. The St. Croix County Fair is being held July 19 – 23, and promises a wide variety of animals, crafts, vendors, and events for the whole family to enjoy.…

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Accident near Knapp results in three fatalities

By Cara L. Dempski KNAPP — Three people are dead after a two-vehicle accident on I-94 near Knapp last week. According to a press release, on July 13 at approximately 5:44 p.m., the Eau Claire State Patrol Post received multiple driving complaints that a black vehicle had crossed the I-94 median from the westbound lanes,…

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Eight transported to local hospitals after St. Croix County bus crash

By Cara L. Dempski TOWN OF SOMERSET — Eight people were taken to New Richmond and Stillwater, Minnesota, hospitals last Saturday after the tour bus they were riding in was struck by another vehicle. The accident occurred shortly after 2 p.m. July 15 in the Town of Somerset. According to a press release from the…

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