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Another Special Elections Fracas And The Question Of Representation

Gov. Tony Evers

For the second time in as many years, Wisconsin's gears of democracy have slipped and slowed on the questions of how and when a special election would be set by the governor's office. Calling these irregular and often unexpected votes for seats in the state Legislature and occasionally Congress has been a fairly mundane, run-of-the-mill matter for decades. But two quite different governors set special election dates that would end up being confusing, controversial and even litigious.

Jeff Smith - What Will it Take to Close Lincoln Hills?

Senator Jeff Smith

Within the last decade, Lincoln Hills has reached a state of crisis. New reports emerged this fall, citing the violence taking place at this youth detention facility. This revelation reminds us that nothing yet has happened to resolve the serious issues in Wisconsin’s youth prisons.

 

WisEye Morning Minute - Junk Health Insurance Plans

WisEye Morning Minute: DHS Sec.-Designee Palm Warns Against "Junk" Insurance Plans

We will occasionally share these Morning Minute videos if they are of general interest.

Dunn County Sheriff's Office Offers Reward for Vandalism Information

The Dunn County Sheriff's Office is offering a $1700.00 reward for information leading to the Arrest and Conviction of those responsible for damaging tree stands/ game cameras recently within Dunn County.

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.

Live Stream from Iowan Organic Farmers Presidential Forum

BERNIE SPEAKS AT IOWAN ORGANIC FARMERS PRESIDENTIAL FORUM

I believe this will just be a stream of Bernie Sanders at the forum.

Help Us Keep Local News Alive - 3 - Contribute Content

WisCommunity was always intended to be a community platform. Did you know that you can contribute directly to the site from your computer or phone? We would love to have more content from the community.  Adding in content on the site requires. Things you can contribute include:

Dunn County Solid Waste Business Plan Makes Many Changes for Residents

trash collection

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.

What The Advance Of CWD Means For Wisconsin's Elk

cwd tagging elk

The threat of chronic wasting disease to Wisconsin's booming whitetail deer herd is motivating efforts to track and research its spread, but this deadly ailment also imperils efforts to reintroduce wild elk to the state.

Jeff Smith - The Ho-Chunk Code Talkers: Honoring Native American History

Senator Jeff Smith

Since 1990, our country has recognized November as Native American Heritage Month. This commemorative month provides an opportunity to remember Native Americans’ roles in our country’s history and appreciate their cultural contributions. This should be a time for us to look deeper into our history and the contributions of all Americans.

August 4, 2017

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