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Affordable Housing in Dunn County

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Menomonie Wi Affordable Housing Panel 2

The city of Menomonie is working on a 20-year housing plan. The goal of this plan is to increase the amount of affordable housing in the area. Affordable housing is defined as housing that can be rented by families making 60% of the median income in the are, or purchased by families making 120% of the median income. 

Train Derailment Near Knapp - photos

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We have seen very recent reports of a train derailment at Highway 12 at 190th St. near Knapp. Scanner reports indicate that 20-30 cars are off the tracks. There were no injuries from the accident and no hazardous leaks have happened, but highway 12 is closed at the accident. 300 gallons of diesel fuel ran out from the train into a field, and that is being cleaned up.

You Can't Win Weather Continues - update

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Update - we are seeing numerous reports from different sources that the roads, particularly in Eau Claire County, are getting dangerous as the temperature drops and black ice is forming on the roadways. Be very careful in the evening commute.

Farwell/Gibson Ramp to Close Temporarily for Repairs

The Farwell/Gibson parking ramp in Eau Claire will be closed temporarily for repairs from January 8 - January 13. According to the City Administrator's Office:

Repairs on the Farwell/Gibson parking ramp at 202 S. Farwell Street are nearly complete.  Work at the entrance/exit will require that the ramp be closed - this closure is scheduled to take place from Wednesday, January 8 through Monday, January 13, 2020.

Today in Menomonie Debuts on Facebook - WisCommunity Starts on News Break

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Small changes have been occurring in Chippewa Valley media. I noted this morning when I opened the Facebook app on my phone that the Today in Menomonie icon appeared at the top of the page. is a Facebook feature that has slowly been rolling out through the US.

Micon Budget Cinema Closed Temporarily due to Heating Issues

According to recent Facebook postings, the Micon Downtown Budget Cinema is closed until further notice due to heating issues in the building. We're sorry to hear this, the Budget is one of our favorite places to catch movies and some food at a great price.  The Micon chain has promised updates on their.

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