Richland Center, WI: Due to the cold weather forecasted for the next few days, the following Richland County warming centers have been identified by Richland County Public Health. The Richland County Courthouse will serve as a warming center and will be open for individuals during weekdays from 8:00AM to 6:00PM. Other options will include the Richland Center Community/Woodman Senior Center during its business hours of 8:00AM to 5:00PM daily and the Brewer Public Library during its normal business hours. For details regarding library hours, please call 647-6444.
A warming center will also be available in Viola. The Viola Public Library is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30AM to 12:30 PM and 1:00PM to 5:00PM and on Wednesday and Friday from 2:00PM to 7:00PM. If needed, the library will also be open from 9:30AM to 12:30PM on Saturday. If the library needs to be accessed, please call 627-1850 to ensure that the building is open.
In Lone Rock, the Lone Rock Village Office will be open from 9:00AM to 3:00PM for those seeking relief from the cold. The Lone Rock Community Hall may also be an option. Those who wish to utilize the Lone Rock Community Hall should call the number listed on the building to ensure that it is available.
Local officials will determine whether warming centers are safe to be open. Listen for updated announcements regarding whether a site is open. Utilization of the sites will be monitored to identify if a need exists or if the weather warrants the continued need for such.