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Colfax school board approves 5 days per week in-person instruction, masks required

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Colfax Board of Education has approved starting school this fall with five days per week in-person instruction at school with masks required for students and school staff to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The plan approved by the school board also includes online options for those parents…

Gov. Evers Announces Mobilization of Wisconsin National Guard to Support August Election

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that the Wisconsin National Guard will assist local election officials as poll workers for the August 11, 2020, primary elections across Wisconsin. The announcement comes as last week the governor issued Executive Order #82 authorizing the Wisconsin National Guard to provide support during the August election. Individuals interested…

Gov. Evers Announces Federal Disaster Aid Resources for St. Croix County

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today announced that residents and businesses in St. Croix affected by severe storms June 28 through July 1, 2020 can now apply for low-interest loans through the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA). These loans are also available in the contiguous counties of Barron, Dunn, Pierce, and Polk counties and Washington…

Next Tuesday is primary election day!

A partisan primary election to choose party candidates for the November General election will be held next Tuesday, August 11th. This election is to choose party candidates for county, state and congressional offices. Electors can only vote on one party’s ballot and ballot notices for both St. Croix County and Dunn County are included with…

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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