Glenhaven-Havenwood Happenings – 6-3-2020

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Glenhaven News-May 24-29 This will be a short week, due to Memorial Day. Over the weekend some of the residents had outside visits from family, using their telephone to talk. Tuesday morning, church was put on Youtube for members of Holy Cross and Boyceville Trinity Lutheran. In the afternoon, we went outside to plant a…

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Gov. Evers announces $100 million for long-term care, home and community based services, and emergency medical services

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MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers May 21 announced a grant program funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Totaling $100 million dollars, the funding will support providers most at-risk for financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. The providers targeted for financial assistance include emergency medical services, home and community-based services,…

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GCHS 2020 graduates awarded over $380,000 in scholarships

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GLENWOOD CITY — For the past several years  graduating classes at Glenwood City High School have been the recipients of six figure scholarship totals  and this year’s class is no different Although no formal senior awards banquet or graduation ceremony was held due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it was recently announced by the Glenwood City…

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No St. Croix County Fair in Glenwood City this year

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GLENWOOD CITY — For the last few months, the St. Croix County Fair Association has been monitoring the Covid-19 situation as they continued to stay positive in planning and preparing for the 110th annual St. Croix County Fair. In a prepared press release, Gail Maier, President of the St. Croix County Fair Association stated, “With…

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Feeney makes initial court appearance in Dunn County

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By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  — Matthew J. Feeney, director of the Boyceville ambulance service, made an initial appearance in Dunn Count Circuit Court May 27 on two misdemeanor counts of fraudulent data alteration and theft in a business setting. Dunn County Circuit Court Judge Rod Smeltzer was initially assigned to the case, but after…

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USDA reminds producers to complete crop acreage reports

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The St Croix County office for USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is currently open to phone and virtual appointments only but can still work with producers on timely filing crop acreage reports.  FSA staff can provide assistance over the phone and by email or mail. The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for St Croix…

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Grand Jury returns indictments

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MADISON, WI— Grand Jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments on Wednesday, May 27. Two Superior Residents charged in drug conspiracy Christina Nord, 35, and Steven Ranta, 42, both of Superior, Wisconsin, are charged with conspiring to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or…

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Ticks and Lyme Disease: Important health and safety reminders during the active tick season

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With the official start of summer just around the corner, many are spending more time outdoors in areas where ticks are active. HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals, along with Prevea Health, offer the following tips and reminders to help everyone recognize and treat tick-related incidents. Ticks live in wooded areas and areas with…

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Colfax Public Library to continue curbside pick-up through June, computers by appointment June 1

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By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — The Colfax Public Library will continue curbside pick-up of library materials through June and will expand the curbside hours along with allowing use of the computers by appointment beginning June 1. The library must “pause” before re-opening and not return back to normal hours until the logistics of opening…

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Gov. Evers: Even during COVID-19, America’s dairyland celebrates June Dairy Month

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Tony Evers, Governor of the State of Wisconsin It’s June in Wisconsin, and that means June Dairy Month. From my days working in a cheese plant, I’ve never missed the chance to support our state’s dairy industry, which now contributes $45.6 billion to Wisconsin’s economy. I know things have been hard for dairy farmers these…

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