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Winter Was Hard

Winter Was Hard

Winter continues to unleash upon us. More stories are coming on about barn collapses, accidents, and more caused by the incredible weather we have been experiencing. Today almost all of the area schools are closed due to water covering the roads, making them impassable. I am at the moment sitting out at the farm and wondering if I will be able to get into town tomorrow for the Red Cedar Watershed Conference.

The League Of Women Voters of Wisconsin opposes Election Security funding allocated to non-security functions in Governor’s Budget proposal for the Wisconsin Elections Commission

Election security is a top concern for the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, as well as the public. While we applaud the Governor's office for supporting an overall increase in expenditure authority for the Wisconsin Elections Commission, we are concerned about the Governor's proposal to take money from federal election security funding to pay for state voter mailings, especially those targeting unregistered voters.

Jeff Smith - Celebrating Women's History Month

Last week we welcomed the beginning of Women’s History Month – a time for us to celebrate

women's achievements, honor women's history and reflect on the work that still needs to be done. At an early age, I was most inspired and influenced by the women in my life. I’m fortunate to have these relationships throughout my life. Women have motivated me in so many different ways and have shaped me to be the person I am today.

Wisconsin Packs 2 Wildly Different Winters Into 1 Season

Wisconsin's meteorological winter begins every year on Dec. 1, but bonafide winter weather didn't arrive in the 2018-2019 season until mid-January. And it arrived with surprising force, as the atmosphere suddenly unleashed a sucker punch of pent up winter energy and some of the coldest and snowiest weather Wisconsinites have experienced in decades.

Menomonie School Board Candidate Forum

School Board Candidates

Menomonie 2019 School Board Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley sponsored a forum for Menomonie School Board Candidates at the Dunn County Judicial Center. The forum was held for a full house of spectators. Candidates presented an opening statement, and then were asked a series of questions from the audience. 

Dunn County Health Assessment Survey

People in Dunn County have an opportunity to weigh on on the Dunn County Community Health Improvement Plan by taking a survey from the Dunn County Health Department.

By taking this survey, you will

(1) share your thoughts and opinions on the health needs of Dunn County

Jeff Smith - First Glance at Governor Evers' Budget

Jeff Smith

Governor Tony Evers presented his first budget to the Legislature on Thursday evening last week. It was a uniquely crafted budget. It contained encouraging policy for Wisconsin’s future. And many of the Governor’s budget provisions were long overdue.

Panel on Septic Spreading and Health Hazards

Paul Sterk at Septic Spreading Panel

Septic Spreading on Fields - what are the health hazards

The League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley held a panel discussion on Feb. 28 on the health dangers of septage spreading on fields. The panel was moderated by Mark Leach, local ecologist. Panel members included Lindsay Olson, Dunn County Water Specialist, Paul Sterk, Waste Water Supervisor for Menomonie, Bob Colson, Planning and Zoning Manager for Dunn County, and Neil Koch, Retired Hydrologist. 

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