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Menomonie City Council 7 PM 4/19/2021

Menomonie City Council Meeting 3/5/2021

April 19, 2021

Sorry that we were not able to carry that live stream successfully -- for some reason we are having problems with the audio. The attached video starts late into the meeting.

Pledge of Allegiance

1. Roll Call & Special Recognitions

2. Approval of Minutes

3. Public Hearings - None

4.Public Comments

Many citizens spoke in favor of the Asian Pacific Islander resolution. One citizen spoke against.

5. Unfinished Business

COVID-19 Dunn County status update

April 17, 2021

This is the weekly video update from Dunn County Health Department Administrator KT Gallagher. This week KT answers a question about when the vaccines will attain full approval rather than emergency approval and goes over the statistics for Dunn County. There will be no video update next Friday.

Wisconsin, Eau Claire, and Dunn County pause Johnson and Johnson vaccine delivery

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COVID-19 Media Briefing - 04/13/2021

April 13, 2021


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is instructing Wisconsin vaccine providers to stop administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine due to a federal review of adverse side effects reported. 

The 2021 Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring Hearing is now open

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The Wisconsin Conservation Congress: Advocating for Wisconsin’s Outdoors

April 12, 2021

The Spring Conservation Congress is your opportunity to weigh in with the Wisconsin DNR on many different matters of importance for conservation in the state. The Conservation Congress was started in 1934 by Aldo Leopold and is the only structure of its type in the US. The spring Public Hearing and County Meeting opens at 7 PM tonight and runs for 72 hours. 

Dunn County COVID-19 Update for Dunn County 4/9/2021

Dunn County new COVID-19 cases per day
April 10, 2021

This is the weekly Friday update for Dunn County's COVID-19 status from Dunn County Health Administrator KT Gallager. Today KT discusses the fast increase in vaccinations in the county, but that the rate of infection is slightly increasing. Although we have not really reached a critical rate of infection, the increase is disheartening. 

COVID-19 media briefing for 4/8/2021

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 04/08/2021

April 8, 2021


DHS experts will answer questions about the status of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and our response, along with questions about vaccine and variants.


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


Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

April 6 election results

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April 6, 2021

In the race for Wisconsin School Superintendent, Democratic and teachers union-backed candidate Jill Underly has defeated Republican-backed candidate Deb Kerr. Returns are still coming in in that race but the race has been called.

Governor Evers Signs Emergency Order Relating To Elevated Fire Risk Across Wisconsin

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April 5, 2021

MADISON, Wis. – Gov. Tony Evers today signed declaring a State of Emergency in response to elevated wildfire conditions throughout Wisconsin.

Menomonie City Council Meeting 4/5/2021

Menomonie City Council 4/5/2021

April 5, 2021

Meeting is at 7 PM Monday, 3/5/2021

“PUBLIC ACCESS” NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meeting access is via Zoom Teleconference / Video Conference or, over the internet by going to (URL for Zoom meeting), or by calling 1 312 626 6799.

WisEye Morning Minute: Wisconsin holds sixth pandemic election

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WisEye Morning Minute: Wisconsin Prepares for Its Sixth Pandemic-Era Election

April 5, 2021

Today's morning minute covers the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction race.