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Downsville and Connorsville transfer stations closed Saturday

Connorsville Notice
September 25, 2020

The Dunn County Solid Waste & Recycling Department has announced that the Connorsville and Downsville transfer stations will both be closed tomorrow, Saturday Sept. 26 due to a lack of staff. They recommend that people who normally use the Downsville station should use the main county transfer station on Highway 29, and that Connorsville customers use the Boyceville station this week. 

Eau Claire County looking for information on dog bite incident

Dog
September 17, 2020

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department is seeking assistance in locating a dog that bit a 10-year-old girl, Tuesday, September 15th, 2020, at approximately 6:30 p.m. The bite occurred at the entrance the tunnel of Birch Street and Hastings Way (near the old YMCA tennis building) in Eau Claire, WI. 

Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling will cease operations Jan. 1

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Solid Waste & Recycling Zoom Meeting - 09/03/2020

September 3, 2020

Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling will stop handling waste and recycling on January 1, 2021. Due to drastic changes in the recycling industry, the cost of handling recycled materials has skyrocketed over the past few years. Because of this the costs of running the program for municipalities in Dunn County has increased, and the cost of residents in the different municipalities in the county was scheduled to increase quickly

Conversations in Color - Monumental Problems

Monumental Problems : Conversations in Color

August 23, 2020

This is another in the series of community conversations from the Pablo Center.

This week's topic will be the background of various controversial monuments and responses to them with resident panelist Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton as well as panelists Dr. Cheryl Jimenez-Frei (UW-Eau Claire), and Dr. La'Trice Donaldson (UW-Stout). Hosts are Ed Hudgins and Sheng Lor Waldinger.

Eau Claire County issues slightly-modified COVID order, releases joint statement, announces 4th COVID death

August 5, 2020

A joint statement was released today about the COVID-19 situation in Eau Claire County, and particularly in regard to the face-covering mandate. The document is signed by the Eau Claire Chief of Police and Sheriff, the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, the Eau Claire city manager, the Eau Claire County Administrator, and the Altoona Administrator and Chief of Police. It is supportive of the wearing of masks and makes several suggestions:

Wisconsin Women and Voting - A 100 Year Celebration of Women’s Suffrage

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August 4, 2020

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley and the Dunn County Historical Society are collaborating to present a traveling museum exhibit commemorating 100 years of Women's Suffrage in the US. Most of the LWV events have been taken on-line during the pandemic, but in this case, there is a physical exhibit to visit at the Rassbach Museum in Wakanda Park, Menomonie.

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