Voter registration events planned in Dunn County MENOMONIE — League of Women Voters of Greater Chippewa Valley will host events for National Voter Registration Day on Monday, Sept. 24, and Tuesday, Sept. 25. Events are planned for Sept. 25 at the following locations: • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bookends on Main, 214 E. Main St., Menomonie. • 3 to 5 p.m., outdoors at the park across from Waterfront Bar, 500 block of Crescent St., Menomonie. • 11:15 to 11:50 a.m. and 11:55 a.m. to 12:30 p.
MENOMONIE — The League of Women Voters of Greater Chippewa Valley will host a forum this month for 29th Assembly District candidates. The forum will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the community room of the Dunn County Judicial Center, 615 Stokke Parkway. Candidates vying to represent the 29th Assembly District are Republican Rob Stafsholt, who is the incumbent; Democrat John Calabrese; and Libertarian Brian Corriea. Following the candidates’ opening statements they will answer
MENOMONIE — Dunn County residents went out to the polls to narrow the sheriff race from five candidates to two. Seeking the position are Republicans Adam W. Zukowski, Kevin Bygd and Jacob T. Ohman, and Democrats Rodney J. Dicus and Randy Knaack. As of late Tuesday, the Democratic leader was Dicus with 2,032 votes followed by Knaack with 506 votes. In the Republican race, Bygd led with 1,632 votes, Zukowski had 543 votes and Ohman had 121 votes. 19 of 36 precincts had reported. The
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir briefly made a stop in Eau Claire on Saturday to firm up support in the final days leading to Tuesday’s primary. Vukmir faces off against fellow GOP candidates Kevin Nicholson, George C. Lucia, Griffin Jones and Charles Barman on Tuesday in the statewide race. The winner will go on to oppose incumbent Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. The current Marquette University Law School polling data from July shows Vukmir
MENOMONIE — Dunn County has Democratic and Republican primaries for sheriff on Tuesday as five candidates are vying to replace longtime Sheriff Dennis Smith, who is not seeking re-election. Seeking the position are Democrats Rodney J. Dicus and Randy Knaack, while Republicans Adam W. Zukowski, Jacob T. Ohman and Kevin Bygd also are running. The top vote-getters in each primary will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. Democrats Dicus is touting his 32 years of law enforcement