Glenwood City Rustic Lore Days Cancels Amid COVID-19 Public Health Concerns

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its uncertain impact on community health, the Glenwood City Rustic Lore Days Committee has made the very difficult decision to cancel our annual city celebration days — Rustic Lore Days — for 2020. The committee, along with guidance from the Saint Croix County Health Department, has assessed the risk…

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2020 St. Croix County PRCA Rodeo has been cancelled

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After assessing the current Covid-19 pandemic and in consideration of the St. Croix County Health Advisory, it is with heavy hearts the St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo Committee along with the St. Croix County Fair Board have made the decision to cancel to 2020 St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo at Glenwood City. This decision was…

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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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Three in custody following multiple-county pursuit

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Three people are in custody following a pursuit early Wednesday morning, July 8 that began in Trempealeau County and later ended in Dunn County. Law enforcement has not yet release the names of those arrested. On July 8, 2020 at approximately 6:55 am, a Wisconsin State Patrol Lt. attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding…

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High speed chase on I-94 results in arrests, discovery of narcotics

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On July 7, 2020 at 11:42 PM a Wisconsin State Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle westbound on I-94 near Mile Post 56 for traveling 111 MPH. The vehicle did not stop for the Trooper and a pursuit was initiated. The vehicle continued westbound on I-94 operating in a reckless manner with speeds nearing 120…

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Rep. Pettis endorses Stafsholt for State Senate

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Former State Representative Mark Pettis announced his support of State Representative Rob Stafsholt’s campaign for State Senate on July 1, 2020. Pettis joins a long list of conservative leaders who are standing with Stafsholt’s campaign to take back the 10th Senate District. “Rob Stafsholt has spent his life advocating and fighting for Northwest Wisconsin, and…

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This is a Testing Time for All of Us

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By Lee H. Hamilton A few weeks ago, The New York Times ran an article noting that with the US preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests, and massive unemployment, “its competitors are moving to fill the vacuum, and quickly.” Russia, China, North Korea, Iran… All are testing how far they can go,…

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Black Bear enjoying a snack

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Learn about DATCP Grant opportunities during July webinar

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MADISON – Wisconsin farmers can learn about several grant opportunities available through the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) during a grant-writing webinar on Wednesday, July 15, starting at 1 p.m. DATCP staff will present information on the following grant programs: • Specialty Crop Block Grants are used to leverage efforts to…

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Boyceville Dollar General Store under construction

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