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Menomonie School Board Candidate Forum

The eight candidates for the school board of the Menomonie Area have accepted an invitation from League of Woman Voters – Greater Chippewa Valley, in partnership with the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce, to participate in an online candidate forum on Tuesday, February 2, 7 to 9 pm.

The primary election will be February 16, where voters will vote for three candidates. The top six vote getters will go on to the general election on April 6, where the three winners will be selected.

Menomonie - Fall in Live for Fair Maps

Come join a Fall Color Tour of Dunn County to show your support for Ending Gerrymandering!Sunday, October 11 from noon to 4 pm

Decorate your car with purple for fair maps and flags to get out the vote.

Come prepared for a progressive purchase of:

  • Ponytail Wood-Fired Pizza in Colfax at Kyle’s Market from noon to 12:45 pm,

  • Snacks at the Grain Bin, Boyceville area from 1:15 to 2 pm, 

  • Coffee at the Menomonie Market Food Coop, Menomonie from 2:30 to 3 pm,

Fair Maps Beer Day

Sit down outdoors at your favorite micro brewery and have a conversation about Fair Maps and gerrymandering with local enthusiasts.

  • Brewery Nonic, Menomonie
  • Zymurgy Brewing Co, Menomonie
  • Hop and Barrel Brewing Company, Hudson

Sponsored by Fair Maps WI, League of Women Voters Greater Chippewa Valley and Western WI for Nonpartisan Voting Districts.


Bring your mask and your curiosity!

The T-Shirt shown here will be available for purchase at the event.

Justice for Jacob Blake solidarity protest

We will be forming up in Randall Park starting at 4:30 and marching together to the County Government Center at 5:00.We seek to demand justice for Jacob Blake an innocent victim of white supremacy as enforced by the police as well as show our solidarity with our comrades in Kenosha.The protest will run as long as we have comrades who want their voices heard.We invite all to join us who want to see real social change here in the Valley and in the country as a whole.We are seeking people who are interested in speaking at the protest.

Conversation In Color - Defund the Police?

Community thought-leaders come together to discuss issues and topics in our community in the new Conversations in Color Series presented by Uniting Bridges, Converge Radio, and Pablo Center. Episodes will be live streamed on Pablo Center's streaming platform and aired on Converge Radio.  From social reform to real-life navigation of race issues, this series offers weekly sessions diving into the history and future of our community with moderators Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton and Ed Hudgins along with a panel of special guests and experts.

School Board Candidate Forum in Menomonie

Candidates for the Board of the School District of Menomonie will speak to the public Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, 205 E Main, Menomonie.

The seven candidates are vying for three 3-year terms on the board. The field will be narrowed to six candidates at the primary election on Tuesday, Feb. 18, and to three victors at the spring election on Tuesday, April 7. Voters will vote for three candidates at both the primary and spring elections.

Hearing on CAFO sitings in Wisconsin

A hearing will be held on CAFO and Livestock Siting rules in Wisconsin in Eau Claire on Monday, Aug. 19. These rules, known as ATCP 51 control the locations of CAFO's in the state. This is a public hearing and citizen input is being sought in sessions from 1-4 PM and 5--8 PM.  Park in Visitors Log P1

The Road to 2020: An open house meeting Dunn County

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#000000;">What: "The Road to 2020: An open house meeting" #000000;">When: Tuesday February 12th, 6:30-8:00pm. #000000;">Where: Leisure Center (aka Senior Center), 1412 6th St. E, Menomonie