Chippewa Valley

This is the area for all things about the Chippewa Valley - for general purposes we're considering this to be Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, and Pepin Counties..

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Dunn County Health Assessment Survey

People in Dunn County have an opportunity to weigh on on the Dunn County Community Health Improvement Plan by taking a survey from the Dunn County Health Department.

By taking this survey, you will

(1) share your thoughts and opinions on the health needs of Dunn County

Panel on Septic Spreading and Health Hazards

Paul Sterk at Septic Spreading Panel

Septic Spreading on Fields - what are the health hazards

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley held a panel discussion on Feb. 28 on the health dangers of septage spreading on fields. The panel was moderated by Mark Leach, local ecologist. Panel members included Lindsay Olson, Dunn County Water Specialist, Paul Sterk, Waste Water Supervisor for Menomonie, Bob Colson, Planning and Zoning Manager for Dunn County, and Neil Koch, Retired Hydrologist. 

Menomonie School Board President Resigns, board re-organizes officers, mulls school day issue

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Quick Update -- Due to road conditions our staff was unable to attend this meeting - I have filled in some information based on other media reports, primarily from the Dunn County News.

Please --- just stay home

Roads in most of the state are largely impassible due to blowing and drifting snow.  A major multi-car accident has closed Interstate 41 between Neenah and Oshkosh. Roads in the Chippewa Valley are in general in terrible condition and most businesses are closed. Some areas in the state are reporting power outages, particularly in the Stevens Point area.  Portions of North Claremont in Eau Claire are closed to traffic due to the many cars stuck on the road.

Blizzard Warning for Dunn, Pepin, Pierce Counties

Please be careful. There is a blizzard warning for some of the local counties and storm warnings for the rest of the area.  The Blizzard Warning is in effect from 9 PM tonight (Saturday) through 6 PM on Sunday. Visibility will be extremely limited and travel  will be dangerous.

Blizzard warning is below:

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Local roads are very slippery - be careful

Snow

Please note that local roads are deteriorating quickly with this morning's heavy snowfall. Reports are coming in for crashes on I94 and Highway 29 that have closed traffic lanes.

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