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Upcoming Mayo Clinic Events

By Melissa | August 17, 2012

Listed below are the Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar Classes, Support Groups and Events in August 2012. Go to Classes & Events at mayoclinichealthsystem.org or call 715-233-7464 to register for most classes, groups and events, unless noted. Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie is located at 2321 Stout Road in Menomonie.

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New Methodist Pastor returns to Colfax area

By Melissa | August 17, 2012

By Marlys Kruger Although the Colfax/Tainter Methodist Churches have a new pastor, he is not exactly new to the area. Pastor Craig Conklin, age 56, who replaces the retiring Jeanne Jones, grew up in the Wheeler area, and yes, he is from the same family associated with Conklin Tree Farm.

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CPL Lindsey Schindler awarded for life-saving actions

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar/3rd Marine Aircraft Wing By PFC  Melissa Eschenbrenner MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. — Two Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 “Sharpshooters” were awarded Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medals during a ceremony here August 6 and August 8 for upholding the highest standards of the Marine Corps. Cpl.…

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Dunn County Register of Deeds retiring after 26 years

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — It has been 26 years since Dunn County Register of Deeds Jim Mrdutt took office. Mrdutt, who is from Boyceville, is planning to retire at the end of his term in January. “My address is Boyceville but I live up by Highway 25 and 64. I am the third…

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PSC conducting investigation of Wisconsin Gas application for Otter Creek

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph OTTER CREEK — The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin is conducting an investigation to consider the application from Wisconsin Gas LLC to provide natural gas service in the Town of Otter Creek. According to the notice from the PSC, no natural gas public utility is currently authorized to provide service to…

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DC Deputy Register of Deeds running for office in November

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — Heather Kuhn has been the Deputy Register of Deeds in Dunn County for nearly 16 years and is planning to run for the Register of Deeds position in the November election. Incumbent Register of Deeds Jim Mrdutt is retiring at the end of his term in January. “I started…

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Ridgeland residents charged with Sand Creek burglary

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — Two Ridgeland residents have been charged with burglary and criminal damage to property in connection with an incident that occurred at a Town of Sand Creek residence in late June. Mark David Monson, 37, who also has an Eau Claire address listed in court records, and Misty D. Cox,…

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SAND CREEK NEWS – August 15, 2012

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

Susan Carlson picked up her mother, Avis Hanson for a day of shopping on July 28 after which Avis stayed overnight with the Carlson’s to attend the Big Drywood Church at Cadott on Sunday for Pastor Diane’s last Sunday. After a potluck dinner, Susan, Rick, Michael, Isabella and Avis attended a surprise party on Mrs.…

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Colfax Health and Rehab News – August 15, 2012

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

This week we were busy as usual with activities On Monday after a leisure breakfast, we went to devotions and got the day going with devotions to lift our spirits. The reading group listened to Alice Massie read from her book of short stories. Alice is one of our residents who has written short stories…

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New administrator in Colfax has come home again

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The new administrator and clerk-treasurer for the Village of Colfax, Jackie Ponto, has come home again. Well, sort of, anyway. Ponto is not originally from Colfax but her husband, Troy, grew up in Colfax, and she has many family members living in and around Colfax. Ponto, who is originally…

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