Dunn County Reports Potential Exposures to COVID-19 at Knapp Watercross

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Menomonie, Wisconsin, July 9th, 2020 – The Dunn County Health Department is alerting the public of potential COVID-19 exposure at one event within Dunn County. A person who has tested positive for COVID-19 attended the Knapp Valley Riders 4th of July event while experiencing symptoms. Anyone who was at this event on the given day…

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Bail set at $30,000 cash for former Colfax man charged with child sexual assault

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By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — Bail has been set at $30,000 cash for 44-year-old former Colfax man charged with five felonies related to the sexual assault of a child. Jeffrey M. McCulloch, along with his attorney, Michael Fairchild, appeared before Judge James Peterson June 30 for a bail hearing. Dunn County Assistant District Attorney…

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Public safety committee recommends allowing ATVs/UTVs on Colfax’s streets

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By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Colfax Village Board’s public safety committee has recommended that the village board approve allowing ATVs/UTVs to operate on village streets and state Highway 40 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round. State law authorizes the village to allow all-terrain vehicles and utility-terrain vehicles to operate on village streets…

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Flower beds updated at Tower Park in Colfax

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Tower Park flower beds July 2020

 

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Dunn County Health Dept. COVID-19 update: recommendations for shopping and traveling

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By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  After the state Supreme Court struck down the Wisconsin Department of Health Services “Safer at Home” order May 13, many businesses re-opened immediately and went back to “business as usual.” KT Gallagher, director of the Dunn County Health Department, responded to a question posed for Gallagher’s weekly COVID-19 update…

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Dunn County adds referendum question on fair redistricting to November ballot

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By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — The Dunn County Board has approved adding a non-binding referendum question to the November ballot asking whether the Wisconsin Legislature should create a nonpartisan procedure for drawing legislative and congressional district maps. The time has come to ask the state Legislature to enact fair redistricting, said James Tripp, county…

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Colfax authorizes purchase of new Dodge Ram police squad for $10,232

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By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  Depending on how long it takes for delivery, the Colfax Police Department will have a brand new four-wheel-drive Dodge Ram pickup truck as a police squad at a cost of $10,232 sometime next year. The Colfax Village Board approved using money set aside in the police department’s vehicle replacement…

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Colfax fire department holding off on Firefighters’ Ball decision

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By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Colfax Community Fire Department has not yet made a decision about whether to hold the Firefighters’ Ball in September. The firefighters are going to make their decision at the end of July, said Colfax Fire Chief Don Logslett at a meeting of the Colfax Community Fire Department Board…

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Colfax Public Library to re-open July 1

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By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  After being closed since March 19 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Colfax Public Library plans to re-open July 1. “I’m glad we didn’t open in June and that we waited for guidelines,” said Lisa Bragg-Hurlburt, director of the Colfax Public Library, at the Colfax Public Library Board’s June…

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DC Barbershoppers reschedule Annual Harmony Show to spring

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Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of our fans, it was necessary to postpone the 2020 Annual Harmony Show. It was a big disappointment for the singers and more so for our loyal fans but as the saying goes, “The Show Must Go On!”. The Dunn County Barbershoppers Northern Lights Chorus are…

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