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Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Artist-activist proposes big changes to federal farm policy legislation

    MENOMONIE, WI – Community organizer and artist Marita Bujold brought a proposal for sweeping change to the U.S. government’s Farm Bill right here to the middle of “farm country” last week.

  • State Supreme Court Primary Election results

    MADISON, WI – According the Wisconsin Vote website that listed the vote totals for all 3,480 reporting precincts in Wisconsin, Michael Screnock, Rebecca Dallet have won the State Supreme Court Primary and two will advance to the April 3 General Election.

  • Annual PCEDC Meeting and Dinner held at UWRF (Part II)

    RIVER FALLS, WI – The Pierce County Economic Development Corporation (PC EDC) held their Annual Meeting and Dinner on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in the University Center Riverview Ballroom on the beautiful University of Wisconsin River Falls (UWRF) campus.

  • Woodville Lions awarded by District Governor

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions Club welcomed State District 27 E2 Governor Bradly Barth to their regular monthly meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018 held at the Woodville American Legion Post 301.

    
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LATEST NEWS
  • Seven tips to prevent tax ID fraud

    BALDWIN, WI – With the 2018 tax season underway, all customers should take extra precaution when filing their return to prevent their exposure to tax fraud.

    “Fraudsters are using very clever tactics to get a hold of your personal information and submit false tax claims,” said Lisa Lyon, Retail Banking Director. “Consumers must be suspicious of any communication from the IRS – through email, text or social media – that requests personal information, and should keep a watchful eye out for missing W-2s and mail containing sensitive financial information.”

  • St. Croix County retains strong bond rating

    HUDSON, WI – On January 30, Moody’s Investors Service assigned its Aa1 rating to St. Croix County’s $27 Million General Obligation (GO) Highway Maintenance Facility Bonds. The Aa1 rating is the second highest offered by the bond-rating agency. Bond buyers use the rating as a measure of creditworthiness when considering the purchase of bonds as an investment.

    Proceeds of St. Croix County’s bonds will finance land acquisition and construction of a 135,000 square foot highway and ancillary facilities necessary for storage and maintenance of St. Croix County equipment.
  • Woodville's Melander and Clausen recognized for service

    BALDWIN, WI – Hope Melander and Bonnie Clausen of Woodville, Wisconsin were recently recognized for offering over 10 years of great service at the Baldwin Library. 

SCHOOL
  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - A pair of conference wins has thrust the Spring Valley boys’ basketball team into a tie for second place in the conference with just two games left to play. The wins also guaranteed Spring Valley the opportunity to host the opening round of the WIAA playoffs on Tuesday against Chetek-Weyerhaeuser.

  • OSCEOLA, WI - The Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team is going to be represented in Madison this weekend as junior Cater Merth earned the right to make the trip.

    Merth has been flirting with success all season long for the Cardinals, as well as struggling through some injuries also.

  • Seniors Landon Albrightson and Jaden Northup sign ‘Letters of Intent’

    BALDWIN, WI – Two of Baldwin-Woodville High School’s outstanding varsity football players signed their Letters of Intent at a joint Signing Party held for them in the Commons of the High School on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

OBITUARIES
  • Ruth Ann Vondersmith

    Ruth A. (Kardash) Vondersmith passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Washington due to complications of lymphoma; she was 49.

  • Arthur David Jensen, born October 16, 1929 in Glenwood City, Wisconsin to Severt and Lorene Jensen, passed away February 1, 2018.

    He attended school in Glenwood City up until 4th grade when his family moved to Hammond. He then graduated from Hammond High School in 1947. He went on to go to college for 1 year at the University of Wisconsin River Falls.

  • Tom Beyer, age 62, of Spring Valley, Wisconsin died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire after a one week battle with cancer.

    Memorial service for Tom will be Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St John’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley.

COMMUNITY
  • BALDWIN, WI -- Bird watching is a hobby that can be enjoyed by young and old alike and what fun to observe the winter birds in your very own backyard. Join us in learning about Wisconsin’s winter birds and how you can attract them to your backyard. 

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