COVID-19

Dunn County Horse Tests Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

Protect yourself against mosquito bites Menomonie – The Dunn County Health Department reports that two horses in Dunn County have tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), which is caused by the EEE virus. This is the first documented EEE activity in the state this year. No EEE cases in humans have been reported in…

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WI Farm Support Program Reopens for Applications

MADISON – With $8.4 million still available to support Wisconsin agricultural producers, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) reminds farmers who have been impacted by COVID-19 that the Wisconsin Farm Support Program is now open for a second round of applications until 11:59 PM on Monday, August 24. Producers of any…

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Glenwood City issues school re-entry plan

By LeAnn R. Ralph GLENWOOD CITY —  Tim Johnson, Glenwood City school superintendent, says if there is one thing he wants people to know about school starting this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that there are still just as many questions as answers. Be that as it may, “the school district will continue…

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KT Gallagher: COVID-19 is a public health emergency

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  With the rate of COVID-19 infections increasing steadily in Dunn County, the situation represents a crisis and a public health emergency, according to KT Gallagher, health officer for Dunn County. As of the day of the Dunn County Board meeting on July 29, Dunn County had 100 cases of…

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Dunn County continues with declared state of emergency due to COVID-19

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  The Dunn County Board has declined a resolution to end the state of emergency declared because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The executive committee held a thorough discussion of the resolution to end the state of emergency and unanimously recommended the county board not approve the change, said Gary…

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WEDC reviews more than 30,500 applications for We’re All In grants

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has reviewed all of the more than 30,500 applications it received last month from small businesses seeking We’re All In Small Business Grants, WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes announced on July 22. In the program’s first phase, WEDC has approved grants totaling $40.7 million to almost 16,300 businesses…

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