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Menomonie School Board Candidate Forum Feb. 6

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Menomonie School District Board Candidate Forum

February 6, 2023

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley and the Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a school board candidate forum at 7 PM on Feb. 6, 2023 at the Dunn County Judicial Center, 815 Stokke Parkway, Menomonie, WI 54751. 

Tired of turmoil, Kiel residents rebuke far-right school officials

January 31, 2023
by Mario Koran / Wisconsin Watch, Wisconsin Watch
January 24, 2023

Rebuking far-right officials who last year gained control of their school board, concerned residents of Kiel, Wisconsin, this month clawed back political power by blocking the ouster of a popular superintendent.

Two members subsequently resigned from the Kiel Area School District board, returning the usually seven-member body to a moderate majority — at least temporarily. 

Chief Eric Atkinson's update on the home invasion/officer-involved shooting that took place on January 21, 2023.

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January 31, 2023

Chief Atkinson updates the community on the shooting that occurred after a home invasion in Menomonie. Further information on the shooting will be provided when the state Department of Justice completes their investigation.

Menomonie School Board Meeting 1/23/2023

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Menomonie School Board 1/23/2023

January 21, 2023

(Per Wis. Stat. § 19.84(2))

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE MENOMONIE AREA
NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE CENTER 215 PINE AVENUE E., MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN
MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2023, 5:45 P.M.

AGENDA

ItI. OPENING ITEMS

A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call and Quorum

C. Pledge of Allegiance and Reading of Mission Statement

Menomonie council denies rezoning request for new coffee shop

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January 16, 2023

Scooters, a Midwest-based coffee chain, will not find a home next to Culver’s. Although the front portion of the parcel on the corner of 14th Street and Stout Road is zoned commercial, the south side of the lot – which faces Fifth Avenue – is zoned single family to create a buffer for the other residential properties on the three-block street.

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates debate values in first appearance together

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates (from left to right) Jennifer Dorow, Daniel Kelly, Everett Mitchell and Janet Protasiewicz appeared at a panel hosted by Wispolitics.com on Jan. 9. (Henry Redman | Wisconsin Examiner)
January 10, 2023

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin Examiner
January 10, 2023

The four judges vying to fill an open seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court appeared together at a forum hosted by Wispolitics.com Monday to debate the values and judicial philosophies they say they’ll bring to the court if elected. 

Nearly 2 years later, Wisconsin DNR and tech college board holdouts resign

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January 10, 2023

Resignations by the Republican-appointed state board members, whose terms expired last year, come after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' reelection.

By Christina Lieffring, THE BADGER PROJECT

Approximately 20 months after their terms ended, three members of the Wisconsin Technical College System board resigned before the new year, days before Gov. Tony Evers was sworn in for a second term.

Menomonie School Board affirms library reconsideration decision, hold budget hearing

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Menomonie School Board mid-year budget hearing

January 6, 2023

As part of the regular school board meeting, the School District of the Menomonie Area Board will hear an appeal to the recent  The agenda for the meeting follows.

Menomonie will hold a primary for school board

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January 5, 2023

The School District of the Menomonie Area will have a primary election for school board during the February state primary on Feb. 21, 2023. Seven candidates filed election papers before the Jan. 3 election deadline. The three incumbent candidates whose seats are up for election are running again - Amy Riddle-Swanson, Charlie Schneider (current board president), and Dale Dahlke.

Menomonie City Council appoints Director of Public Works

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January 2, 2023

Pledge of Allegiance
1. Roll Call & Special Recognitions
City of Menomonie

2. Approval of Minutes
3. Public Hearings - none
4. Public Comments
5. Unfinished Business - none
6. New Business
A. Recommendation of appointment for the Director of Public Works position –
discussion and possible motion of appointment

David Schofield was appointed by the city council as Director of Public Works unanimously. 

Menomonie City Council Meeting 12/19/2022 - Wolske Bay ribbon-cutting postponed 1 week

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December 19, 2022

Pledge of Allegiance

1. Roll Call & Special Recognitions

2. Approval of Minutes including December 5 and October 3, 2022
3. Public Hearings - none
4. Public Comments

Menomonie School Board Meeting 12/12/2022

Menomonie School Board Meeting 12/12/2022

December 12, 2022

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE MENOMONIE AREA NOTICE OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE CENTER 215 PINE AVENUE E, WISCONSIN

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2022, 5:45 P.M.

This meeting will be live-streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCq2Z68-Z717wExwN1mChOQ/

AGENDA

I. OPENING ITEMS

SDMA Reconsideration Committee votes to keep two books for general student use

SDMA Reconsideration Committee

December 5, 2022

The Menomonie School District will again hold a meeting of the Reconsideration Committee to reconsider a book in the district libraries due to a citizen challenge. This is the agenda for the meeting:

Menomonie City Council meeting for 12/5/2022

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December 3, 2022

Pledge of Allegiance

1. Roll Call & Special Recognitions

2. Approval of Minutes

3. Public Hearings

4. Public Comments

5. Unfinished Business

A. Temporary trailer storage extension for Stepping Stones of Dunn County, Inc. at 1602 Stout Road – discussion and possible motion approving

6. New Business

City property owners get tax reduction

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November 29, 2022

When they open their bills in December, Menomonie residents should be happy to see they’ll be paying less to the city for property taxes.

At its Nov. 21 meeting, the city council unanimously approved a $4.7 million tax levy, resulting in a tax rate of $6.06 per thousand of valuation – down 24 cents from last year. A new mill rate of $18.74 reflects a 94-cent drop from 2021. On a $100,000 property, taxes will go down $94, double that for a property valued at $200,000.  

Menomonie School board for 11/28/2022

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Menomonie School Board Meeting for 11/28/2022

November 24, 2022

 SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE MENOMONIE AREA
NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WAKANDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
801 PINE AVENUE E, MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2022, 5:45 P.M.

This meeting will be live-streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCq2Z68-Z717wExwN1mChOQ/streams

Menomonie School Board for 11/14/2022

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Menomonie School Board Meeting 11/14/2022

November 12, 2022

note that there were audio problems at the beginning of the meeting - there were some hardware issues.

How votes will be counted on November 8

November 7, 2022

A press release this evening from the Wisconsin Elections Commission:

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin’s local election officials will be working late on Election Night to deliver unofficial election results to the public and the news media, according to the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

 

Menomonie School Board Special Meeting for 10/24/2022

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Menomonie School District Board Meeting for 10/24/2022

October 22, 2022

(Per Wis. Stat. § 19.84(2))

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE MENOMONIE AREA
NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
MENOMONIE MIDDLE SCHOOL 920 21ST STREET SE, MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN
MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022, 5:45 P.M.

*Board members will be touring Menomonie Middle School prior to the special board meeting (5:00 pm).

AGENDA

I. OPENING ITEMS

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