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Friday, August 22, 2014
  • Uff Da Days and Lions Softball Tournament held in Woodville

    WOODVILLE, WI – Uff Da! There was plenty of fun to be enjoyed in Woodville last weekend, Thursday, August 14, through Sunday 17, 2014 with the Woodville Lions hosting their 20th Annual Lions Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament Friday to Sunday and Uff Da Days going on from Thursday afternoon through Saturday.

  • Dr. Donald Haack assumes superintendent position

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – As of August 17, 2014, Dr. Donald Haack, his wife Brenda and their daughter Miranda are official residents of Spring Valley, Wisconsin. August 17 was moving day.

  • Summerfest Park View Pie and Ice Cream Social—it takes a village

    WOODVILLE, WI – In this country, summertime pie and ice cream socials are as ubiquitous as baseball games, parades and outdoor concerts. So what’s the big deal about the Summerfest Pie and Ice Cream Social held at Park View in Woodville each August?

  • Retirement of Chief Master Sergeant Dale Place

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - A retirement ceremony was held for Chief Master Sergeant Dale Place at the St. Paul-Minneapolis International Airport Air Reserve Station on Saturday, August 3, 2014. 

    
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LATEST NEWS
  • MADISON, WI – An unvaccinated St. Croix County mare is the first in Wisconsin to contract West Nile Virus (WNV), prompting a reminder to horse owners to vaccinate their animals against the virus and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), two mosquito-borne diseases that together have stricken hundreds of horses in Wisconsin since 2001. The 4½-year-old Quarter Horse is recovering after being treated by a veterinarian.

     
  • At Heritage of Elmwood On Wednesday morning they enjoyed Breakfast Buffet. They had homemade pancakes, French toast, eggs, cheesy hash browns, bacon, sausage and Raspberry Crumb Cake. Resident Council was held with Exercise Group following. In the afternoon Pastor Weaver was here for Methodist Church Service. Fresh popcorn and pop were offered for Coffee Social. On Thursday morning Bonnie Mick was here to do Crafts with the residents. Exercise Group followed. In the afternoon we took a scenic bus ride. Coffee Social was held in the afternoon. On Friday morning we played Word Whomp with exercises following. The Rosary was said in the Chapel.

     
  • RURAL ELMWOOD, WI - On Sunday, July 27, 2014 my wife Kristina and I were on our way to the UFO day Parade when we were both surprised by what we saw. We were going down our gravel road and off to the left running in the bean field was a black bear.

     
SCHOOL
  • BALDWIN, WI -- The Baldwin Library is proud to announce the first two children that have completed our new 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, part of a national effort to encourage school readiness.

     
  • BALDWIN, WI –The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference (NCL) was held in Nashville, Tennessee, June 29 through July 2, 2014. Baldwin-Woodville High School FBLA member Emily Jennings attended this summer’s NLC in a way few students ever get the opportunity to. Emily was accepted as one of two interns from a pool of eleven candidates nationwide.

     
  • Eau Claire, WI – Kendra Lesmeister surprised herself standing on top of a 30-foot pole. “I thought I might freak out when I got to the top,” said the tenth grader from River Falls. “But I just stood there and took it all in.”

     
OBITUARIES
  • Lyle “Tim” Sinz, age 89, of Eau Galle, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

     
  • Arlene T. Nelson died on August 17, 2014 at Coventry Village, Sebring Assisted Care Residence in Madison, Wisconsin. 
  • Mary "Ethel" McLaughlin age 94 of River Falls, formerly of Hammond died Friday August 15, 2014 at the American Heritage Care Center in Hammond. 

    Mass of Christian Burial for Ethel will be 11 a.m. on Friday August 22 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hammond. Visitation will be on Thursday August 21 from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church as well as one hour prior to the mass at church Friday morning. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorials preferred.

     
COMMUNITY
  • BALDWIN, WI -- The Windmill Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet on Monday August 25, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church.

    Coffee will be at 8:45. This is our first meeting of the calendar year so if you are interested in quilting and learning about it, please come.

     
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