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  • Duffy: Financial Services Subcommittee Will Hold Field Hearing Congressman Sean Duffy, Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing & Insurance, has announced that the Subcommittee will hold a field hearing this week in Hayward.The hearing will focus on Federal programs that affect housing for Native American communities and reservations. The hearing is the result of discussion between Duffy and tribal members about efforts to remediate mold issues in tribal housing. The hearing will be held Friday at 9AM at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School at 8575 N Round Lake School Road near Hayward.
    Posted Jul 20, 2017, 5:35 AM by Ryan Quinn
  • Zika Virus Should Not Cause Concern University of Wisconsin entomologist says the recent discovery of a mosquito in the state that's capable of transmitting the Zika Virus should not be a cause for concern. The mosquito was located by officials in Dane County, marking the first time the Asian tiger mosquito, has been seen in the state. While the species can carry the virus, UW-Madison entomologist PJ Liesch says there's no sign of it happening in Wisconsin right now.
    Posted Jul 20, 2017, 5:33 AM by Ryan Quinn
  • Rice Lake Meth Man Could Spend More Than 10 Years Behind Bars A Rice Lake man has been indicted for drug charges by a federal grand jury. 55-year old Mark Lewis was charged yesterday with several counts, including possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Last August, Lewis was caught in Washburn County with having meth and also being a felon with a firearm in committing a crime.  Lewis also faces charges in Sawyer County where he was arrested with more than 50 grams of meth last September.  If convicted of the charges, Lewis could spend more than 10 years in prison.
    Posted Jul 14, 2017, 4:40 AM by Ryan Quinn
  • Local Breweries Can Still Serve On Site A leading Republican legislator says local craft breweries, wineries and distilleries can relax now that a controversial proposal that would prevent them from serving their products directly to customers will not be included in the final state budget. Earlier this month, a memo circulated in Madison suggested a new office should be established to crack down on enforcement of the state's three-tier liquor industry, taking regulatory control away from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. While no organization has claimed responsibility for the proposal, independent alcohol producers feared it was an attempt to stifle competition from tap rooms and craft breweries, distilleries and wineries.
    Posted Jul 13, 2017, 6:55 AM by Ryan Quinn
  • SBA Loan Applications Due Aug 11 The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters in Wisconsin of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by the tornado on May 16. The deadline to submit applications for physical damage is Aug. 11.  Low-interest disaster loans are available in Barron and Rusk counties and the adjacent counties of Burnett, Chippewa, Dunn, Polk, Price, Saint Croix, Sawyer, Taylor and Washburn in Wisconsin.  Businesses of any size and nonprofit organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory, and other business assets.
    Posted Jul 13, 2017, 6:52 AM by Ryan Quinn
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Community Events
  • Pork In The Park - SWAT Fundraiser (June 17th, 2017)
    Posted Jun 6, 2017, 6:07 PM by Jenny Polzin
  • Camerama 37, June 2nd-4th, 2017 Events held at Sportsman's Park (North 6th Street)More info on the Cameron Civic Club Facebook Page
    Posted May 26, 2017, 2:32 PM by Jenny Polzin
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