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With a significant portion of Ettrick’s Main Street being made up of taverns, the village board is considering giving the businesses a break on their liquor licenses this year to alleviate their financial hit from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Bars were ordered to be closed on March 24, and likely will...
   The following real estate transactions were registered on the Wisconsin Department of Revenue’s website between Aug. 31 to Sept. 11.  Victor Reynoso Mateo and Julia Vargas Rafael from JJM Wolfe Properties III LLC, city of Arcadia, $94,000.  Isidra Sanchez from JJM Wolfe Properties I LLC, city of...
  Wednesday, Aug. 26      11:35 — Ettrick: Caller and money withdrawn from her account.      12:09 — Blair: A dog has been outside all morning with no food or water.      12:46 — Arcadia: A white van is speeding and almost caused a head-on crash.      14:16 — Osseo: A juvenile male is threatening...
County building committee members, who urged a jail drop-off and delivery site be moved on a draft of a new county building, will review the plans again next Monday before a September presentation to the entire county board. The first version of a possible new county building envisions constructing...
While there won’t be any races at the county level, the November election will feature competitions for both Congress District 3 and Assembly District 92. Incumbent Congressman Ron Kind fought off his first challenge of the election season, defeating Mark Neumann with roughly 80 percent of the...
Summer, lifting of the state lockdown, events such as a pub crawl and people weary of restrictions all contributed to the climb in the county’s COVID-19 rate, the county’s public health director told the board of supervisors. “From January to the end of March, we had no cases,” health director Barb...
Arcadia officials will try a second time in November to see if city residents want curb-side pick-up of recyclable material, this time with a referendum question they hope is easier to understand. The new wording approved by the council last Wednesday for the Nov. 3 vote reads: “Shall the City...
Independence officials will explore an offer from the Blair city attorney that the two cities and Whitehall fund an attorney to track the bankruptcy proceedings of Hi-Crush. All three cities have within their borders operations by the sand mining company that has announced it will file for...
Congressional Democrat and incumbent Ron Kind, who faces a primary challenger Aug. 11 and one of two Republicans eyeing a seat in a district that went for President Donald Trump in 2016, has three times the campaign funds of any of his competitors. With cash on hand topping $1.5 million, Kind has...
A county committee selected a Milwaukee firm to do the conceptual drawings for a possible new justice center, and perhaps the final design should the county decide to go ahead with the construction. The building oversight committee last Thursday selected Venture Architects to develop drawings of an...

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