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Menomonie School Board votes provisionally to require masks for grade school

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Menomonie Special School Board Meeting

July 26, 2021

In a surprising vote in the most recent Menomonie School Board meeting, the board voted 5-3 to require masks for K-6 students in the district this fall. This is a reversal from the current policy in which masks are optional throughout the district. This is a provisional vote, and the actual vote for the masking will take place at the next school board meeting on Aug. 9.

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Local Food Co-ops to Merge

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July 25, 2021

Local grocery cooperatives Menomonie Market Food Co-op and Just Local Food have announced their intention to merge. The combined stores are intended to be more competitive and to provide better products to the Chippewa Valley at a lower price. 

COVID vaccine popup at the Dunn County Fair

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July 22, 2021

A Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic is being held at the Dunn County Fair from 1-7 PM on July 22-25. Both the Pfizer and J&J vaccines are available. The new COVID variants are a threat to our community and cases are slowly rising again, so this is a great opportunity to get your family vaccinated now before school starts. Those under 18 will require a guardian or parent to give consent for the vaccination. You must purchase an admission to the fair to go to the clinic. 

Dunn County COVID-19 update with KT Gallagher for 7/16/2021

KT Galagher
July 18, 2021

This is this week's COVID-19 status update with Dunn County COVID-19 Public Health Administrator KT Gallagher. As always, KT explains the current COVID-19 status in Dunn County, and answers your questions. This week she talks about the Delta variant and the possibility of passing it on without being symptomatic. 

Dunn County COVID-19 update for 7/9/2021

July 12, 2021

This is Friday's COVID update from Dunn County Public Health Director KT Gallagher, along with this week's statistics and information on a COVID vaccination clinic to be held on July 14 and 15 in Dunn County.

Menomonie School Board Meeting for 7/12/2021

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Menomonie School Board 7/12/2021

July 12, 2021

I. OPENING ITEMS

A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call and Quorum

C. Pledge of Allegiance and Reading of Mission Statement

D. Agenda Order and Approval/Revision

E. Recommendations and Commendations

F. Community Communications

G. Monthly Employment Report (June 2021)

II. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Action to Approve Consent Agenda

Menomonie School Board Meeting for 6/28/2021

Menomonie School Board Meeting 6/28/2021

June 24, 2021

In order to provide sufficient physical distancing, in-person attendance for the public Board meeting will be limited to 25 people. It is anticipated that there will be 14 spaces available for members of the public. The meeting will also be live-streamed at: https://ensemble.cesa10.k12.wi.us/Watch/j2TAb89N and on this web page. 

Badger Project - Tiffany one of only 14 members of Congress to vote against federal holiday status for Juneteenth

Tom Tiffany
June 22, 2021

Every other House member from Wisconsin – Republican and Democrat – voted in favor

BY PETER CAMERON, THE BADGER PROJECT

U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany, a Republican who represents northern Wisconsin, was one of only 14 members of the House to vote against Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday.

Wisconsin DHS COVID-19 update for 6/8/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 06/08/2021

June 8, 2021

Who:

  • Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer, DHS Bureau of Communicable Diseases

When:

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Dunn County COVID-19 update, county changes recommended gathering sizes

Dunn County Health Director KT Gallagher
June 6, 2021

As always, Dunn County Health Director KT Gallagher answers your questions about COVID-19 in Dunn County and runs through the current COVID status in the county.

The county has also issued updated recommendations on gathering sizes:

The Dunn County Health Department is announcing new
updates to the COVID-19 gathering guidelines.