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Traffic Stop and Search Warrant in Dunn County

On April 2nd, 2020 a traffic stop was conducted by a Dunn County Deputy in the Township of Dunn which led to the arrest of an adult male and the seizure of methamphetamine. Based on information received during this stop a search warrant was executed in the Village of Boyceville by the Dunn County Sheriff’s…

Second COVID-19 case confirmed in Dunn County

MENOMONIE — Dunn County Health Department (DHCD) was notified by a Health System Partner that there is a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Dunn County resident. The case is currently isolated at a hospital in the region. “We are working quickly to get all of the facts about this case including any close…

Like the IRS, Wisconsin extends tax filing deadline to July 15

Both federal and Wisconsin income tax payment and return due dates are automatically extended to July 15, 2020.  Wisconsin law will automatically extend time and waive interest and penalties for taxpayers due to a presidentially declared disaster. Governor Tony Evers said, “this is just one more thing we can do for Wisconsinites during this challenging…

Gov. Evers Directs DHS to Issue Safer at Home Order

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 8 am on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and will…

21-year-old woman dies in Town of Grant car crash

COLFAX  — A 21-year-old Colfax woman has died in a Town of Grant car crash. The victim of the accident on county Highway W on Wednesday, March 18, has been identified as Tina Mae Agema. According to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol Northwest Region Eau Claire Post, the crash occurred on county…

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