Polk County News

Clear lake School Board Meets Tonight

The Clear Lake School Board will meet today, Monday, October 23rd, at 6:30pm in the Junior-Senior High School Library. The agenda includes the adoption of the 2017-2018 district levy and budget, approval of a coaching resignation, and a closed session to consider financial, medical, social, or personal histories or disciplinary information of specific persons as…

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Polk Co. Board Renews Its Stower Seven Lakes Trail Sponsorship

The Polk County Board has affirmed the county as sponsor and managing coordinator of the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail. Board members voted to partner with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as the trail’s sponsor. By a process of elimination, the affirmation seems to indicate that the majority of board members were not interested…

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Polk Co. Environmental Servoces Committee Meets Today

The Polk County Environmental Services Committee will meet today at 5pm in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake. Recommendations for the 2018 county budget are on the agenda, along with the City of Amery’s proposal to serve as trail sponsor and managing coordinator of the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail…

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Polk Co. Public Safety & Highway Committee Meets Today

The Polk County Public Safety and Highway Committee will meet today at 2pm in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake. The agenda includes a report on the Highway Facility Project; 2018 budget recommendations for highways, the Sheriff’s department, county judicial system and Clerk of Courts, District Attorney and Child Support…

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Fatal Polk Co. Crash Of Oct. 1

On Sunday evening, October first, at 9:05pm, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Evergreen Ave and State Hwy 87 in Sterling Township. The driver and single occupant was described to be unconscious, unresponsive and trapped in a pickup truck which was located in a swampy area off…

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Osceola Receives $500K For Fab Lab

The US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration announced last week it would award $500,340 to the Village of Osceola to build a fabrication laboratory. The funds will go to the Mill Pond Learning Foundation, which is raising money for the lab, for which the village acted as a fiscal agent in the grant application…

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Clear Lake School Board Meets Tonight

The Clear Lake School Board will meet today at 6:30pm in the Junior-Senior High School Library. Its agenda includes the resignation of a coach and a closed session regarding the employment, compensation, and performance of an employee.

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Chicken Dinner

Christ Lutheran Church – Pipe Lake 1994 20th St Comstock, WI Sunday, October 8  Serving begins at 11:00 am  Menu includes:  All Broasted Chicken, Mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, cranberries, cole slaw, buns, pie, and beverage  Bazaar,  Bake Sale, Vegetables/Plants – Fish Pond

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Polk Co. Environmental Services Committee Meets Today

The Polk County Environmental Services Committee is scheduled to meet at 9am this morning in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake. A public hearing is scheduled at 9:15am to consider a district change for a three acre parcel on US Highway Eight in the Town of Balsam Lake from residential-agricultural…

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