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Places to go to get out of the cold in Grant County
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With the projections of wind chills of dropping to  potentiially -55 , the Grant County Emergency Management office is letting people know where they can go if they are unable to be in warm places.

All communities have some form of warming shelter available. Persons in need of daytime or overnight sheltering in any Grant County Community can call the Grant County Communications Center at 608-723-2157.

It is important to stay safe in such conditions as those gripping southwest Wisconsin this week - These temperatures will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes. A Wind Chill warning remains in effect until noon on Thursday.

For those wanting to get their pet out of the cold as well, ndividual communities and shelters will work out arrangements for pets for people who are sheltered. For assistance, contact your local police department or Grant County Emergency Management (608-723-7171).

The following are locations in each community where people can go during the day:

BagleyVillage Hall/Community Center - 400 Jackley Lane MWF 8A-5P; T/TH 11:30A-5P If locked, call 608-996-2195

Blue River -- Civic Center/Gym 201 Clinton Street 8AM-4PM

Boscobel - Available as needed. Contact Boscobel Police or call 608-723-2157.

Cassville - Eckstein Memorial Library 1034 E. Dewey Street 608-725-5838 Monday/Thursday 10am-5pm Wednesday 12P-8P
Village Hall 100 W. Amelia Street 7:30a-4p

Cuba City - City Hall 108 N. Main Street 8A-5P Contact Cuba City Police or call 608-723-2157.

Dickeyville - Dickeyville Community Center 500 East Ave 7:30A-6:30P

Fennimore - Fennimore Memorial Building 860 Lincoln Ave Open 24 Hrs

Hazel Green - Hazel Green Village Hall 1610 Fairplay Street 6A-6P

Kieler - Immaculate Conception Church 3686 County Rd HHH Mon-Sat 8AM-8PM

Lancaster - Schreiner Memorial Library 113 W. Elm Street 8AM-8PM
Grant Regional Health Center 507 S. Monroe Street 608-723-2143 (Call Ahead if Possible)

Livingston - Livingston Fire Station 230 N. Grand Street Open Only As Needed 608-341-9798 (Charles Hrubes)

Montfort - Montfort Community Building 102 E. Park Street 8A-4:30P
St. Thomas Church 104 Park Street 608-943-6944 Wed-Fri 8am-4pm

Mount Hope - Available as needed. Call 608-723-2157.
Muscoda - Muscoda Village Hall 206 N. Wisconsin Ave Open 24 Hours
United Church of Muscoda 402 N. 2nd Street 608-739-3933
Muscoda Village Hall 206 N. Wisconsin Ave Open 24 Hours
Patch Grove - Available as needed. Call 608-723-2157.

Platteville - City Hall 75 N. Bonson Street M-F 8AM-4:30PM
Platteville Public Library 225 W. Main Street Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm; Fri 9a-6p
First English Lutheran Church 215 W. Pine Street M-F 8:30A-4P
Platteville Senior Center 155 W. Lewis Street M/W/TH/FR 8A-4P; Tues 8A-2:30P
Platteville Police Department 165 N. 4th Street Open 24 Hours

Potosi/Tennyson - Potosi Village Hall 105 N. Main 8A-4:30P