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Driver in fatal HWY 25 crash identified

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March 1, 2024

The driver in the fatal crash on Highway 25 north of Menomonie has been identified. The crash took place on Sunday near the intersection of 25 and Northline Road. 

According  to a press release from the Wisconsin State Patrol:

Meet your local candidates in Dunn County - see which candidates are attending

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March 1, 2024

WisCommunity is proud to be one of the sponsors for this event. Please see the event .

Steve Hanson, Publisher of WisCommunity is a board member for the League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley.

Menomonie City Council Meeting for 3/4/2024

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March 1, 2024

CITY OF MENOMONIE
COUNCIL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
7:00 PM

Monday – March 4, 2024

AGENDA

Pledge of Allegiance

1. Roll Call & Special Recognitions

2. Approval of Minutes

3. Public Hearings

4. Public Comments

5. Unfinished Business

6. New Business

Election analysts forecast tight race as Eric Hovde readies bid to challenge Tammy Baldwin

February 25, 2024

The 2024 election season is being catapulted into focus this week with Gov. Tony Evers signing new legislative maps and wealthy Republican businessman Eric Hovde launching a long-anticipated bid for the U.S. Senate against two-term incumbent Tammy Baldwin.

Menomonie School District Board Meeting for 2/26/2024

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Menomonie School District Board Meeting for 4/26/2024

February 23, 2024

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, FEBRUARY 26, 2024, 5:45 P.M.

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

AGENDA

School District of Menomonie Area referendum defeated

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February 20, 2024

All of the votes have been counted in the School District of the Menomonie Area school referendum. The referendum was turned down by the voters. 

YES - 1891 - 41%

NO - 2768 - 59%

 The unofficial vote tally is attached below as a PDF file. The official vote canvass has now been completed and is identical to the election night results. The canvass certificate is attached below.

The turnout for the election was 31%.

Menomonie City Council approves purchases, hears annual police report

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Menomonie City Council Meeting for 2/19/2023

February 19, 2024

 

City of Menomonie 800 Wilson Ave 1 st Floor

Pledge of Allegiance

1. Roll Call & Special Recognitions

2. Approval of Minutes

3. Public Hearings

4. Public Comments

5. Unfinished Business

6. New Business

Governor Evers signs new maps legislation

Governor Tony Evers
February 19, 2024

This morning Governor Tony Evers signed legislation putting new legislative maps into place. The new maps (which were the ones submitted by the Governor) will make the legislative districts more competitive between the parties compared to the maps submitted by Republicans. They will probably be slightly less favorable to Democrats that some of the other maps that had been submitted by liberal groups. In future weeks we will explore how the new maps affect voting in the Chippewa Valley. 

School District referendum vote on Tuesday

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February 19, 2024

There is an election tomorrow, Tuesday, February 20. Locally the only item on the ballot is the school district referendum, which asks tax payers to approve raising the funding cap for the district by $4.2 million dollars every year. The wording of the ballot question is

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