For Immediate Release December 20, 2012: Richland Center, Wisconsin
Richland County Board Chair Jeanetta Kirkpatrick announced the closing of the Richland County Courthouse, Department of Health and Human Services, and Symons Recreation Center due to the blizzard conditions the area is experiencing. Only essential, crisis services will be offered at those offices Thursday, December 20, 2012.
Darin Gudgeon, Richland County Emergency Management Director, notes that Richland County is experiencing a local State of Emergency. Richland County Sheriff Darrell Berglin and Richland County Highway Commissioner Jim Chitwood are warning citizens to limit travel for emergencies only.