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High Speed Broad Band Internet on the Way for Taylor County

High Speed Broad Band Internet on the Way for Taylor County  Monday, Feb 22


After two years of work, Taylor County Supervisor and Taylor County Broad Band Committee member, Mike Bub has announced that Taylor County will have increased high speed, affordable broad band internet access county wide in the near future.  Mike shared with K99 the committee's findings and future plans...


Mike Bub Part 1


Mike Bub Part 2


Mike Bub Part 3


Mike Bub Part 4

Taylor County Buildings Closed to Foot Traffic

Posted by the Medford Police Department…..November 20, 2020


Taylor County has reached a critical high level for the COVID-19 disease. Due to the high level of community-wide spread of COVID-19 and the need to ensure appropriate staffing levels, as well as the health and safety of employees and the public, Taylor County buildings will close to foot traffic beginning Monday, November 23rd until further notice. At this time, entry to these facilities will be by appointment only.


If you are in need of assistance with vehicle registrations (title transfers, issuance of license plates, or plate renewals), First Offender enrollment forms, or public record requests please call 715-748-1447 and they will assist you and set up appointments as needed. We encourage you to visit https://wisconsindot.gov/ and click on "online services" to perform motor vehicle transactions. All salvage motor vehicle inspections have been suspended until further notice.


Thank you for your patience and understanding during these challenging times. The entire Medford Police Department staff would like to extend our hope that you all remain safe and healthy!


DMAT Team Working With Medford Aspirus Hospital & Clinic

DMAT Team Working With Medford Aspirus Hospital & Clinic  Nov 10, 2020


  Due to rising cases of Covid-19 in our area, a Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) has been working with the health team at Medford Aspirus Hospital and Clinic.  Recently, K99 was joined by Aspirus Hospital and Clinic Medford president Dale Hustedt.  Find our conversation with Mr. Hustedt below...



Dale Hustedt Part 1


Dale Hustedt Part 2

What Covid Can Do To a Healthy Person

What Covid Can Do To a Healthy Person-a First Hand Account  Friday, Oct 2, 2020


  As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, many people may know of someone, perhaps close to them, who has contracted this disease.   For Adam Haenel, what began as a possible sinus headache, led to something far worse.  His wife, Mandy Haenel recently joined K99's Russ Gowey and graciously shared their first hand account of Adam's battle with the Coivid-19 from diagnosis, hospitalization and, fortunately, recovery.  


Mandy Haenel w/K99's Russ Gowey








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