Departing President, Rob O’Keefe accepts a memento from new St. Croix EDC President Jill Gorres. O’Keefe completed his one-year term as president at EDC’s Annual Meeting. Submitted photo
Departing President, Rob O’Keefe accepts a memento from new St. Croix EDC President Jill Gorres. O’Keefe completed his one-year term as president at EDC’s Annual Meeting. Submitted photo
Monday, May 21, 2018 12:01 AM

HUDSON, WI – The St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) held its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Jill Gorres, Benefits Consultant, JA Counter (New Richmond, WI), was elected to a one-year term as Board President. She has served on the board since 2013 and replaces Rob O’Keefe who completed his term as President. O’Keefe remains on the Board and will continue to serve on the executive committee in his new role as Past President.

  • Woodville OEM’s IT Director Rob O’Keefe remains on SCEDC board

    HUDSON, WI – The St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) held its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Jill Gorres, Benefits Consultant, JA Counter (New Richmond, WI), was elected to a one-year term as Board President. She has served on the board since 2013 and replaces Rob O’Keefe who completed his term as President. O’Keefe remains on the Board and will continue to serve on the executive committee in his new role as Past President.

  • Award-winning teacher Jim Herold to retire after 37 years at Spring Valley (Part III)

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Last week in Part II of this series of articles we did confirm again that it is true that award-winning instructor and coach Mr. Jim Herold is retiring after teaching for 37 years at Spring Valley Middle/High School.

  • St. Croix County 2018 Plat Book now available

    BALDWIN, WI – Who owns St. Croix County? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the new plat book published by the St. Croix County 4-H Leaders’ Association with Mapping Solutions. The 2018 book is available for purchase at the St. Croix County UW-Extension office located at 1960 – 8th Avenue, Suite 140 in Baldwin as well as at; St. Croix County Government Center, Hudson; Farm and Home, New Richmond; and Gregerson’s Ace Hardware, Baldwin.

  • Friends of the Spring Valley Public Library: Check them out!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – So, you’ve probably heard of them, the Friends of the Spring Valley Public Library.  They are a Wisconsin not-for-profit corporation organized in 2016 to help fund library programs at the Spring Valley Public Library. 

  • Time to celebrate Woodville’s 67th Annual Syttende Mai!

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Village of Woodville and the Woodville Lions Club once more say “Velkommen ‘til Woodville!” for the 67th Annual Woodville Syttende Mai Celebration and what a grand celebration it is for the next three days in Woodville. This is the always-fun community get-together in honor of their Norwegian Independence Day heritage in the Village of Woodville, Wisconsin.

  • Award-winning teacher Jim Herold to retire after 37 years at Spring Valley (Part II)

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Last week in Part I of this article we did confirm that it is true that award-winning instructor and coach Mr. Jim Herold is retiring after teaching for 37 years at Spring Valley Middle/High School.

  • Queens Committee holds annual Syttende Mai Royalty Banquet

    WOODVILLE, WI – The 2018 Woodville Syttende Mai Queens Committee held their annual Syttende Mai Royalty Banquet last Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Lion’s Den in the Woodville Community Center. It is a is the time for a new ‘Hello’ and a poignant ‘Goodbye.’

  • Elmwood Junior accepted to WALLECA

    ELMWOOD, WI -– We all have goals, but very few are able to start their path in high school. When Kali Brathol applied to join the ranks of the Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Academy (WALLECA), she was competing against juniors and seniors across the state for one spot out of 40 available. Brathol didn't have to do a fitness test to get accepted.  She completed an application and 150 words or less essay on why she was interested in law enforcement and attending WALLECA.

  • Spring Valley Community Cancer Fund receives donation

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Tony Huppert CEO of the Team Oil Travel Center in Spring Valley, Wisconsin was proud to recently present a check for $500 to Steve Hartung for the Spring Valley Community Cancer Fund (SVCCF).

  • Elmwood’s Luke Baier and Spring Valley’s Michaela Borup receive Herb Kohl Scholarships

    CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI – Local seniors Luke Baier of Elmwood High School and Michaela Borup of Spring Valley High School were each awarded a prestigious 2018 Herb Kohl Initiative Scholarship from the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation, Inc. This was two of only seven presented to senior high school students in CESA 11.

  • ‘A Taste of Tuscany’ planned for 2018 B-W Jr. Prom

    BALDWIN, WI – The sun is beginning to heat things up around the Baldwin-Woodville area. We are finally starting to see the grass again; the Spring birdies are back and there have been an awful lot of “promposals” happening at Baldwin-Woodville High School (BWHS). That means it is prom time. 

  • ‘A Night Out on the Town’ – Elmwood 2018 Prom scheduled

    ELMWOOD, WI – The Elmwood High School has scheduled their 2018 Prom for Saturday, April 28 at the Elmwood High School – Lien Gym with Post Prom activities to follow also scheduled.

  • Lions finalize plans for 67th Syttende Mai at April Meeting

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions Club held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 9 with a substantial portion of the meeting dedicated to finalizing their big plans for Woodville’s 67th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration.

  • Corps of Engineers to host Eau Galle Recreation Area public scoping meeting

    ST. PAUL, MN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a public scoping meeting on the Eau Galle Project Master Plan update in Spring Valley, Wisconsin, Thursday, April 26.

  • Kohl to honor students, teachers at award luncheon

    MILWAUKEE, WI — A luncheon to honor the achievements of north central and northwest Wisconsin students, teachers, and principals will be held Sunday, April 22, at Chippewa Falls Middle School in Chippewa Falls. Local recipients are Tina Fern-Denzer, Woodville, Luke Baier, Elmwood and Michaela Borup, Spring Valley. The event is sponsored by the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation.

  • St. Croix County searching for 2018 Fairest of Fair

    GLENWOOD CITY, WI – Attention all St. Croix County Residents! Do you have a passion for community outreach, working with county youth, and a love for the fair? If so, consider becoming a candidate for the 2018 St. Croix County Fairest of the Fair!

  • Easter prizewinners announced

    ELMWOOD, WI – As was reported last week in the Sun-Argus. The Easter Bunny hopped into the historic Elmwood Auditorium Saturday afternoon, March 31, to the delight of 75 area children. E. Bunny had to hop past Butternut Park again this year due to the snowfall that arrived overnight in Elmwood.

  • Stagehands' ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ opens tonight!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The madcap musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” opens tonight and this weekend at the Spring Valley Stagehands Theatre.

  • New rankings show healthiest and least healthy counties in Wisconsin

    MADISON, WI – Pierce County ranked 7th out of 72 counties for health outcomes and 20th for health factors, while St. Croix County ranked 6th for health outcomes and 5th for health factors, according to the ninth annual County Health Rankings, released last week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI). The Rankings are available at countyhealthrankings.org.

  • St. Croix County Highway Department breaks ground for Baldwin facility

    BALDWIN, WI – St. Croix County broke ground on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM for the new 135,000 square foot highway and ancillary facility necessary for storage and maintenance of St. Croix County equipment. The Baldwin Highway Facility is located at 300 Oak Ridge Parkway, Baldwin, Wisconsin.