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Menomonie Market Food Co-op to build new store in Eau Claire

New Store Concept
May 18, 2022

Menomonie Market Food Co-op has announced plans to build a new store in Eau Claire. The store will be built on the southern half of City Block 7, which is currently vacant and has been slated for development for years. The new expanded store and deli is expected to open in fall of 2023. 

Health Dunn Right announces Market Match grants

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May 17, 2022

Health Dunn Right today announced that they have received two grants totalling $6000 to fund the 2022 Menmononie Farmers Market Market Match program. These grants were received from Mayo Clinic Health System and Marshfield Clinic Health system. According to a press release today from KT Gallager, Dunn County Health Director:

What is the Market Match?

Dr. Hall - COVID cases continue to rise

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May 9, 2022
Weekly update for Dunn County - cases continue to rise.
Community Levels are updated once weekly, on Thursdays, so we're still Yellow. Fortunately, we aren't seeing a lot of hospitalizations, but state-wide and in neighboring Chippewa county, they are going up again. Still nowhere near the winter, but worth watching.

Menomonie School Board Meeting for May 9, 2022

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Menomonie School Board Meeting for May 9, 2022

May 9, 2022




MAY 9, 2022, 5:45 P.M.

This meeting will be live-streamed at: https://vimeo.com/event/2019082 Members of the public are welcome to provide comments to the Board during the Community Communications item listed on the agenda.


“This Was Not a Surprise”: How the Pro-Choice Movement Lost the Battle for Roe

Roe Protest
May 3, 2022

by Alexandra Zayas, ProPublica

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Jeff Smith - The Work for Wisconsin Must Continue

April 14, 2022

When I think about Wisconsin’s future, I can’t help but think about my family’s past. This might sound backwards, but I think many others may feel the same way.


I reflect back on the opportunities my father had in starting his own window cleaning business; or the hard work that my wife and I put in to build our home from the ground up in Brunswick; or the cherished memories my daughters made growing up, caring for our many animals on our hobby farm.


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Wisconsin DHS recommends changes to COVID mitigation in high-risk counties

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May 17, 2022

Residents living in counties experiencing ‘high’ COVID-19 Community Levels recommended to wear masks indoors in public

As the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) continues to monitor an increase in the spread and impact of COVID-19 across the state, DHS re

Gov. Evers, DATCP Announce 2022 Meat Processor Grant Recipients

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May 5, 2022
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, together with Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Randy Romanski, today announced five meat processors will receive meat processor grants from DATCP in 2022. These grants aim to grow Wisconsin’s meat industry and improve the long-term viability of the state’s livestock industry. 

DNR affirms that the wolf hunt in Wisconsin is canceled

Gray Wolf
February 11, 2022

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that following a U.S. District court’s ruling on Feb. 10 returning wolves in the lower 48 states (except the northern Rocky Mountains region) to the Federal Endangered Species List, Wisconsin is not authorized to implement a wolf harvest season. The DNR is reviewing the ruling to determine how it impacts hunters and trappers who purchased licenses for the Fall 2021 wolf hunt.

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