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Two-car collision occurs near Wilson

September 22, 2020

A two-car collision occurred Saturday afternoon, September 19 on State Road 128 in Cady Township near the Wilson Kwik Trip. No details of the accident were available at press time. The Spring Valley and United Fire Departments along with Baldwin EMS and the Wisconsin State Patrol and the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office responded to…

70 Years and Counting: Eldie and Marilyn Stevens celebrate marriage milestone

September 22, 2020

By Missy Klatt WHEELER — On Wednesday, September 2nd, Eldie (Eldon) and Marilyn Stevens of Wheeler celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Due to the Coronavirus, their original plans for a celebration got cancelled and they had a drive-by celebration instead. Marilyn stated that it was a surprise and they didn’t know anything about the drive-by…

Gov. Evers Declares New Public Health Emergency Due to Campus Outbreaks, Issues New Face Coverings Order

September 22, 2020

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today declared a new public health emergency in Wisconsin due to recent surge in cases among young people and issued a new face coverings order effective immediately. Executive Order #90 is available here. Emergency Order #1 is available here. Both orders are effective immediately and will expire after sixty days…

Dunn County experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases

September 22, 2020

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE —  Dunn County is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases that is approaching the possibility of overwhelming the public health system. As of 4 p.m. Friday, Dunn County had a total of 345 positive cases, of which 132 were active cases of COVID-19, said KT Gallagher, director of the Dunn…

Dunn County Reports Potential Exposures to COVID-19

September 16, 2020

Dunn County Wisconsin, September 16th, 2020 – The Dunn County Health Department is alerting the public of potential COVID-19 exposure at three local bars Saturday evening to early Sunday morning. Anyone who were at the bars on the given days AND are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should contact their provider to get tested. The Health…

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