Government

In 2022, the Clark County Sheriff’s Department released several categories of activity the department had undertaken over the past year. The grand total of incidents numbered 19,531 cases. This statistic is down from 2021 by over 450 incidents, though up from 2020, which only saw 18,566 incidents....
Across Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Policy Forum found government debt owed was on the rise across the state and at the local level. In a 2022 focus study, the Forum announced the total debt had risen by 5.4% to $11.04 billion, a $566 million increase from 2019. The study cited factors in the increase...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the grant application submitted to its 2022 Clean School Bus Rebate Program for the Lion Electric Company, USA, on behalf of the Granton Area School District, has been selected for funding. The EPA has reserved $1,885,000 for the Granton Area...
Clark County has set a tentative budget for 2023. The total levy is planned for $20,613,891, which will account for just over a fifth of the county’s 2023 revenue. The proposed tax rate is 7.530834, or approximately $7.53 per $1,000 of property value. That is a $0.51 decrease from last year’s rate...
At its latest meeting, the Neillsville Common Council approved a conditional use permit previously submitted by the Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan (LSS) to use the building at 16 Boon Blvd as a transitional housing facility. This included a zoning amendment from an R-1...
The Greenwood Common Council has taken the next step in moving forward with the West Miller Street reconstruction project. The council approved an owner and engineer contract with MSA Professional Services at its Sept. 7 meeting. The city will pay MSA $166,200 for engineering and design services,...
The Neillsville School District has set its budget for the 2022-23 school year. District residents voted unanimously, 12-0, to approve the budget at the annual meeting Aug. 29. The total budget is estimated to be $16,408.433, with a tax levy of $3,643,265. That is down from last year when it was $4...
Voter
A Loyal man fills out his ballot in the Aug. 9 primary. Clark County saw 5,453 individuals vote. 
Wisconsin saw almost 1.2 million people head to the polls Aug. 9 for the partisan primary, which was about 25.5% of the state’s adult population. This was the best turnout for a non-presidential primary since 26.9% in 1982. Here in Clark County, 5,453 people cast their ballot, which was...
Greenwood Area Library

A proposed expansion to the Greenwood Area Library would increase the building’s footprint by more than 1,300 feet and provide a program room, handicap-accessible restrooms, more kids’ space and storage space. 

The library is a community gathering place, one of the few places left in society where people are not expected to pay something when they visit. As such, it ought to reflect the needs of the community. The Greenwood Area Library Board is planning to propose an addition to the current library...
The Loyal School District will likely seek approval from voters this November to raise the district’s revenue limit, as the board considers posing an operational referendum question. That was one of the agenda items for the July 27 board meeting. “Entering the 2022-23 school year, we will be in our...

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