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George Floyd Protest today in Menomonie

Menomonie Protest photo

Menomonie, WI George Floyd Protest 6/3/2020

June 3, 2020

There will be a protest for the death of George Floyd today in downtown Menomonie, at the corner of Broadway and Main.

Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling Hours expanded

Dunn County Waste Hours
June 2, 2020

Collection hours at the Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling collection sites have changed. The sites which had been previously closed after the start of the pandemic have been re-opened, and hours at the main site on Highway 29 have been expanded. 

In other changes, there will be no Clean Sweep event in Dunn County this year.

Menomonie Public Library opens today

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June 1, 2020

The Menomonie Public Library re-opens today for public use. Only twenty people will be allowed in the building at one time, and they ask that patrons wear face masks and maintain six feet of social distance while in the library. The library may be used to check out materials, to use the public computers, and to make copies.

George Floyd Remembrance Vigil and Community Discussion

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May 31, 2020

We will carry the Facebook Live stream of this Eau Claire community event today at 3 PM. More details are available on the

Eau Claire George Floyd Protest

May 31, 2020

Thanks to WQOW for the Facebook Live feed. Several hundred protesters gathered in Eau Claire today to protest the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police. Thus far the protest has been very peaceful. There will also be an online event this afternoon at 3 PM which we will carry here as well as helping with the Zoom live stream.

Eau Claire Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Temporarily Closing

May 26, 2020

As part of the Grand Avenue Plaza project, the Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge will be temporarily closed for the installation of a storm sewer and to pour concrete. Pedestrians and bicyclists should use caution when traveling through this area.

Work is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 through Friday, May 29,  from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

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Today, July 7

  • Steve Hanson
    6:12pm

    Changes to Body
     
    Today's meeting looks forward to the next year, how to fix the large loss of money for recycling, and how to deal with the quickly decaying facilities for solid waste disposal and recycling. 
     
    Today's meeting looks forward to the next year, how to fix the large loss of money for recycling, and how to deal with the quickly decaying facilities for solid waste disposal and recycling. 
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    There was much discussion about many topics in the meeting,. but they did vote to approve increases in fees for many recycling items as attached.
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  • Steve Hanson
    5:21pm

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    Today's meeting looks forward to the next year, how to fix the large loss of money for recycling, and how to deal with the quickly decaying facilities for solid waste disposal. 
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    Today's meeting looks forward to the next year, how to fix the large loss of money for recycling, and how to deal with the quickly decaying facilities for solid waste disposal and recycling
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  • Steve Hanson
    5:19pm

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    Today's meeting looks forward to the next year, how to fix the large loss of money for recycling, and how to deal with the quickly decaying facilities for solid waste disposal. 
    Changes to News Link
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    Municipalities meeting video (https://drive.google.com/file/d/11bwCkUqkwaOaqHvPtFNkdBzRZegZYoYS/view)
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    transportation cleanup photos (https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/109eByrsC9qaKRNwqDwmj9HZFK_xgZj4z)
    Changes to Attached Document
     
    File: 2021_wed-sat_collection_site_model_hours_and_per_capita_estimate.pdf
     
    File: 2021_wed-sat_collection_site_model_hours_and_per_capita_estimate.pdf
     
    File: proposed_fee_increases.pdf
     
    File: proposed_fee_increases.pdf
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    File: staff_report-_proposed_fee_increases.pdf
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    File: staff_report-_reschedule_of_site_inspections2.pdf
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  • Steve Hanson
    5:13pm

    Changes to Body
     
    * WHAT...Heat index values around 100 degrees expected.
     
    * WHAT...Heat index values around 100 degrees expected.
     
    * WHERE...Portions of west central Wisconsin and central, south central and southeast Minnesota.
     
    * WHERE...Portions of west central Wisconsin and central, south central and southeast Minnesota.
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    * WHEN...From noon to 7 PM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
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    * WHEN...From noon to 7 PM CDT Wednesday.
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    * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
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