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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. 

Why It's Difficult To Gauge The Effects Of Wisconsin's FoodShare Work Rules

As work-related eligibility rules for Wisconsin's food stamp program expand, it remains unclear to what extent the requirements already in place are having their intended effect: namely, to nudge able-bodied adults into employment that could replace their need for food assistance.

Governor Evers Proposes non-partisan maps in state budget

Today Governor Evers proposed a non-partisan solution to gerrymandering in the state, which will be included in the governor's budget which will be released Thursday.

Menomonie School Board President Resigns, board re-organizes officers, mulls school day issue

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Quick Update -- Due to road conditions our staff was unable to attend this meeting - I have filled in some information based on other media reports, primarily from the Dunn County News.

Governor Evers signs executive order to recall National Guard

Governor Tony Evers

Governor Ton Evers has signed an executive order withdrawing 112 Wisconsin National Guard members from the border. The National Guard had been deployed by former Governor Walker. 

A copy of the Executive order is attached.

Please --- just stay home

Roads in most of the state are largely impassible due to blowing and drifting snow.  A major multi-car accident has closed Interstate 41 between Neenah and Oshkosh. Roads in the Chippewa Valley are in general in terrible condition and most businesses are closed. Some areas in the state are reporting power outages, particularly in the Stevens Point area.  Portions of North Claremont in Eau Claire are closed to traffic due to the many cars stuck on the road.

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