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Dunn County CWD Meeting

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Dunn County CWD Meeting

A meeting was held in Menomonie at 7 PM on  Feb. 12, 2020 to discuss the discovery of a wild deer infected with CWD in central Dunn County, and what plans should occur to deal with the spreading issue.

Dunn County CWD Meeting

This is a DNR meeting to discuss the discovery of a CWD-infected wild deer in central Dunn County. 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Conservation Congress are hosting the meeting. After an informational session, DNR staff will meet with the county's Deer Advisory Council for preliminary discussions on CWD sampling strategies.

Dunn County Man Dies in Tractor Accident

DATE OF RELEASE:​12/05/19

INCIDENT #:​19-12901

SUBJECT:​Tractor Accident

AUTHORIZED BY:​Sheriff Kevin Bygd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-------------------------------------

On Thursday, December 5th, 2019 shortly after 1pm the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office and Menomonie Fire Department responded to the 3400 block of 420th Ave. in the Town of Menomonie, for a report of a male subject who had been run over by a tractor.

Dunn County Solid Waste Business Plan Makes Many Changes for Residents

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Ed. Note - The hours originally reported here for Saturdays in Connorsville and Downsville were incorrect. The new hours are 8 AM - Noon on the first and third Saturday of the month. A printable schedule of the new hours is attached at the end of the article.

Solid Waste and Recycling changes coming to Dunn County

Dunn County Solid Waste Meeting

Solid Waste Special Meeting for Dunn County, WI

Changes are coming to solid waste collection and recycling in Dunn County. Recently the hours at the Downsville Transfer Station were changed and reduced, but more drastic changes are coming to Dunn County. This article will explain some of the needs for change, and what some of the upcoming changes will be. The detailed calendar changes are attached, along with some supporting documents. The video provides a much deeper detail into what is happening and why.

Dunn County Passes Wheel Tax

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Dunn County Wisconsin Yearly Budget Hearing

This is our video coverage of the annual Dunn County Budget hearing. The primary thing that happened of interest in this meeting was passing the proposed $20 per vehicle wheel tax. The wheel tax applies to cars, SUV's, light trucks that are registered in the county. The tax is expected to raise $725,000 that will be used to maintain the 425 miles of county roads. This money cannot be used to maintain roads in the city of Menomonie.

Special Meeting to be held on shortening Solid Waste Facility Hours

We that the hours for the Downsville Solid Waste Transfer center were being shortened as of November 1. It is now clear that this is only the beginning of possible cuts to the hours of county transfer centers.

First snowfall bringing accidents - be careful

The Dunn County Sheriff's office is reporting multiple slide-ins and accidents in the county. This always seems to happen in the first measurable snowfall every year as drivers re-tune their driving skills to match the slippery roads. Please be careful as this is likely to become worse as people go home from work tonight.

Gov. Evers declares tornado path a disaster area

Gov. Tony Evers

Governor Evers has signed Executive Order 47 which declares Chippewa, Dunn, and Clark counties as a disaster area due to the storm and tornado damage this week. This order follows Evers' visit to the Chippewa Valley on Wednesday, where he inspected the damage personally. 

The order directs state agencies to aid in recovery in the counties and also allows deployment of  the Wisconsin National Guard.