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Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Eau Claire County District Attorney

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Wisconsin DHS recommends changes to COVID mitigation in high-risk counties

Community Risk Map
May 17, 2022

Residents living in counties experiencing ‘high’ COVID-19 Community Levels recommended to wear masks indoors in public

As the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) continues to monitor an increase in the spread and impact of COVID-19 across the state, DHS re

Gov. Evers, DATCP Announce 2022 Meat Processor Grant Recipients

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May 5, 2022
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers, together with Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Randy Romanski, today announced five meat processors will receive meat processor grants from DATCP in 2022. These grants aim to grow Wisconsin’s meat industry and improve the long-term viability of the state’s livestock industry. 

DNR affirms that the wolf hunt in Wisconsin is canceled

Gray Wolf
February 11, 2022

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that following a U.S. District court’s ruling on Feb. 10 returning wolves in the lower 48 states (except the northern Rocky Mountains region) to the Federal Endangered Species List, Wisconsin is not authorized to implement a wolf harvest season. The DNR is reviewing the ruling to determine how it impacts hunters and trappers who purchased licenses for the Fall 2021 wolf hunt.

Wisconsin Farmers Union elects new president

Rick Adamski
February 10, 2022

CHIPPEWA FALLS – Rick Adamski of Seymour was elected as the new president of Wisconsin Farmers Union during the family farm organization’s annual board of directors reorganization meeting February 9th. Westby dairy farmer Darin Von Ruden, who had served as president since 2010, was re-elected to serve as District 5 Director but has shifted to the role of vice president.

Dunn County Enters Crisis Standards – Highest COVID-19 Case Rate of 2021

November 26, 2021

Dunn County Wisconsin –As of November 24th, 2021, Dunn County has 508 active cases of COVID-19 and a 7-day average of over 48 new cases per day.

The Dunn County Health Department
(DCHD) is no longer able to follow-up
with everyone who is positive with
COVID-19 and their close contacts. 

Everyone age 18+ now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster

November 23, 2021

Full press release from the Eau Claire City/County Health Department is attached below:

DNR To Host Virtual Public Comment Meeting On CWD Response Plan Review

November 23, 2021

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it will host a virtual public comment meeting on the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Response Plan Review on Friday, Dec. 3 from 9-11 a.m.

The meeting provides an opportunity for public input to the CWD Response Plan Review Committee to help inform the review.

Wisconsin Women in Conservation Announces October Virtual Launch of Statewide Educator Network

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October 14, 2021
Chippewa Falls, WI - Citing the growing influence of women owning and managing land in Wisconsin, a coalition of agriculture and conservation organizations has announced the launch of a Wisconsin Women in Conservation Educator Network to convene, equip, and support conservation educators, professionals and volunteers who work with women landowners and farmers across the state.

Dunn County leaders urge vaccinations and masks

Dave Bartlett
August 18, 2021

Dunn County Wisconsin, August 18, 2021 – Dave Bartlett, Chairman of the Dunn County
Board of Supervisors, and Diane Morehouse, Dunn County Board Supervisor and Chair of the
County’s Health and Human Services Board, have issued an appeal to all residents of the County
to get vaccinated for COVID-19, and to wear masks when out of the home. The appeal comes as
Dunn County is experiencing a significant rise in COVID-19 infections. “A troubling change

Gov. Evers Seeks Applicants for Eau Claire County District Attorney

July 13, 2021
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today he is seeking applicants for Eau Claire County District Attorney. The appointment will fill a vacancy created by District Attorney Gary King’s resignation, effective August 14, 2021. The new district attorney will serve for the remainder of the unexpired term that ends January 2025.