Area Breaking News

Sheriffs call for Calm across the State of Wisconsin

January 15, 2021

Over the past couple of weeks, many Wisconsin residents were disappointed, shocked, and angered by either the national election results or the rioting in Washington D.C. at the Capitol. As Sheriffs of the State of Wisconsin, our duties include maintaining peace and public order. We acknowledge many people in our communities feel frustrated and not…

Corn truck caught on fire on Rustic Road 3

January 5, 2021

Elk Mound man dies in single-vehicle crash

January 5, 2021

TOWN OF MENOMONIE — A 24-year-old Elk Mound man became Dunn County’s first traffic fatality of 2021 when he died following a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in the Town of Menomonie. The victim, John C. Quinn V (fifth), was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s office after the SUV…

CHRC begins vaccinations for SARS-CoV-2

January 5, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — Vaccinations of residents and staff members for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, began at the Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday, December 29. Around 82 percent of the residents and about 30 percent of the staff were vaccinated on December 29, said Kenzie Galetka, administrator at CHRC.…

Free COVID-19 drive-through testing in St. Croix Co. will be held in a new location during winter months

December 22, 2020

If you find yourself in need of a COVID-19 test, the location will be different the next few months from recent testing sites. St. Croix County Public Health and Emergency Management announce the testing site in St. Croix County will be moving to the St. Croix County Highway Department located at 300 Oak Ridge Parkway…