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"I'm just going to go to the doctor and get antibiotics ... this cold is so annoying and I'm going on vacation next week." "I'm sure it's an ear infection that's keeping my baby up at night. The doctor will prescribe antibiotics to take care of it." Seems like antibiotics are a first line of defense for sickness. That's a problem.
Motorists are advised to drive with caution on all area roads and are reminded not to drive through standing water or around barriers. Use the designated detour route as many state, county and local roads are experiencing flooding. For more information regarding statewide traffic impacts check 511wi.gov . Crawford County
Motorists on Highway 61 near the Highway 63/ Eisenhower Bridge in Red Wing will be detoured from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Aug. 29-30 as construction crews set new beams for the small bridge over Highway 61, according to the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation.
As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month. A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start. To ensure lifesaving treatments remain available for patients in the coming weeks, donations are needed now, especially type O.
Bob and Nancy Johnson and family will host the 37th annual St. Croix County Farm-City Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 on their family farm at 1963 110th Ave., Baldwin. Events include a guided farm tour, petting barnyard, exhibits and displays, a farm machinery display, lunch and family activities. Everyone is welcome, and the event will be held rain or shine. Sponsors are St. Croix County farmers, businesses and St. Croix County UW-Extension. Meet the Johnsons
The dog days of summer wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Pierce County Fair. Stop in, take in the sights, visit with friends old and new and enjoy the "All County Reunion," going until Sunday, Aug. 12.
As the investigation continues into an outbreak of a waterborne illness this summer at a Zumbrota campground, state health officials have been working with the business owner to reduce the risk of illness.
Voters across Wisconsin will see numerous statewide offices on the Aug. 14 primary ballot. Candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and more will be narrowed as they near the Nov. 6 general election. Competitive primary races in Wisconsin include: Governor, Democratic Andy Gronik (withdrew) Matt Flynn Residence: Milwaukee Occupation: Attorney, former Democratic Party of Wisconsin chairman Website: https://forwardwithflynn.com/ Video interview:
Three Democrats are vying in next week's primary to challenge Plum City Republican Mel Pittman in the November general election for the District 31 Senate seat. Video interviews of all three candidates are available at Wisconsin Eye's website under www.wiseye.org/Campaign-2018. Two of the three Senate District 31 candidates — Steve Boe and Jeff Smith — participated in a RiverTown Multimedia questionnaire. Steve Boe Age: 34
A burglary was reported July 23 at W7696 770th Ave. in River Falls. An iPad and jewelry were reportedly stolen. A second burglary was reported later that day at W7698 770th Ave. in River Falls. A money order and change were reportedly stolen. Motorist yells at deputy for being followed