Polk County News

Clayton Board of Education Meets Today

The Clayton Board of Education will meet today, Monday, October 15th, at 6pm in the Media Center.  The agenda includes the finalization of the 2018-2019 budget, ceritfying the 2018 tax levy, authorization of a promissory note, and the early college program.

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Fisherman Died Saturday On Deer Lake

On Saturday, October 13th, at 11:47am, Polk County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from a resident on Deer Lake, in the Town of Saint Croix Falls, who observed a fisherman in the water and an unoccupied boat drifting.  The witnesses were removing their dock from the lake and had previously observed this person fishing.  …

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Polk Co. General Gov’t & Exec Committee Meetings Today

The Polk County Executive Committee meets today at 9am and the General Government Committee meets today at 10am.  The Executive Committee will consider paving Pheasant Lane and Loon Drive and the process of hiring a county administrator. The County Board will meet in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  Its…

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Polk Co. Health & Human Services Holds Public Hearing Today

The Polk County Health and Human Services Committee will hold a public hearing on the 2019 Polk County Community Services Budget at 9:30am today, Tuesday, October ninth, in Conference Rooms A and B at the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  At 10am the Health and Human Services Committee will hold a regular meeting that will…

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Polk Co. Public Safety & Highway Committee Meets Today

The Polk County Public Safety and Highway Committee will meet today, Tuesday, October ninth, at 2pm in the Highway Conference Room at the Highway Department Building on Pheasant Lane in Balsam Lake.  The 2019 budget is on the agenda, along with a resolution to end the moratorium on the uniform rural addressing and road numbering.

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Clear Lake School Board To Meet Today

The Clear Lake School Board will meet today, Monday, October eighth, at 6:30pm in the Junior-Senior High School Library.  The agenda includes a staff hire and a closed session to confer with legal counsel regarding litigation which it is or likely is to become involved.

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Balsam Lake Township Thursday

The Polk County Sheriff has released information on a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday, September 20th, just before 7pm.  The crash occurred on County Road “Eye” in the curve at 160th Street, in the Town of Balsam Lake.  It was initially reported that there were three people injured in the crash.  Initial investigation of…

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Clear Lake School Board Meets Tonight

The Clear Lake School Board meets today at 6:30pm in the Junior-Senior High School Library.  Various approvals, including that of staff hire, the winter coaching roster, handbooks, and food service prices.

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Polk Co. Board Meets Today

The Polk County Board of Supervisors will meet today, Thursday, September sixth, at 1pm in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  A closed session will be held to consider applicants for the position of County Administrator and the role of Corporation Counsel while serving as Interim County Administrator.  The open…

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Polk Co. Public Safety & Highway Committee Meets Today

The Polk County Public Safety and HIghway Committee will meet today, Tuesday, September fourth, at 2pm in the County Board Room at the Government Center in Balsam Lake.  An update on the highway facility will be received, recommendations on the 2019 budget, and recommendations regarding a proposed ordinance for county uniform rural addressing and road…

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