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Coping with COVID-19

Caitlyn Kelly writes a letter to coronavirus. By Jamie Johnson For most people across the United States, and the world, people are dealing with what many are calling the “new normal.” Some who are considered essential workers, are still going to their offices, factories, or other work settings. Millions are collecting unemployment benefits, and others…

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US 141 project begins next week in City of Niagara

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region has announced US 141 construction in the City of Niagara is scheduled to begin Monday, May 4. Construction will take place between Betters Court and 4th Street. The $4.26 million project is scheduled to finish in September 2020. US 141 will be closed and detoured from May…

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Florence County explores options for ‘safer reopening’

  ‘Badger Bounce Back’ program announced Last Monday in Emergency Order #31, Governor Evers announced the “Badger Bounce Back Program” which outlines a phased plan to re-open Wisconsin’s economy. The plan has three phases that will gradually allow Wisconsin to go back to normal, and has specific requirements necessary to move from one phase to…

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