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Mark Aumann, Congressional Aide for U.S. Representative Ron Kind presented Jim Baier with his Bronze Star. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Mark Aumann, Congressional Aide for U.S. Representative Ron Kind presented Jim Baier with his Bronze Star. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Friday, November 17, 2017 12:01 AM

ELMWOOD, WI – The School district of Elmwood held their annual Veterans Day Program on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

  • Baier receives Bronze Star at Elmwood Veterans Day Program [VIDEO]

    ELMWOOD, WI – The School district of Elmwood held their annual Veterans Day Program on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

  • Elmwood’s Mark Alfuth receives honors at UW-Eau Claire

    EAU CLAIRE, WI – Elmwood, Wisconsin’s Mark Alfuth, Finance Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire recently received two prominent honors. 

  • Veterans Day Services in our area

    Elmwood Schools and American Legion Post 207 Veterans Day Service
    Thursday, November 9 including presentation of the Bronze Star medal

  • Hofacker donates more than a ton – again!

    ELMWOOD, WI – Donald Hofacker of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, has once again donated a yearly total of over 2000 pounds of groceries to the Elmwood Food Pantry! On September 27 of this year, Don and his nephew, James Mohr of North St. Paul, arrived at the pantry with a PICKUP LOAD of groceries totaling 644 pounds.

  • Vietnam veteran finally receives Bronze Star (Part II)

    ELMWOOD, WI – This week we bring you the conclusion of Cubby’s story that will culminate with his presentation of the Bronze Star he garnered 48 years ago while fighting in a deadly war zone against an enemy of the United States.

  • Vietnam veteran finally receives Bronze Star (Part I)

    ELMWOOD, WI – “This has bugged me for years,” said Joanne, Vietnam Veteran Jim Baier’s wife in relating how she worked with her friend Marilyn Galoff to get the paper processed for Jim’s long overdue Bronze Star Medal. This was to be a surprise for Jim. Just one problem, he had to sign the paper work and Joanne, knowing how humble her hubby is didn’t think he would want to sign the papers. But gladly he did.

  • Elmwood Community Dinner is well attended

    ELMWOOD, WI – The employees of Citizens State Bank (CSB) - Elmwood Office got the opportunity to express their gratitude and say, “Thank you” to the bank customers on Thursday, September 21 when the bank held their annual Elmwood Community Customer Appreciation Dinner in the upstairs of the historic Elmwood Auditorium.

  • Elmwood Fire Department hosts live propane fire training

    ELMWOOD, WI – On Thursday evening, October 5, the Elmwood Fire Department hosted a four-hour certified education emergency response, live propane fire training for approximately 50 area fire fighters including many members of their 32-member department.

  • Discover Wisconsin features Elmwood in annual calendar

    MADISON, WI – Discover Wisconsin, the nation’s longest-running tourism TV show, has published its popular calendar, featuring a red barn amid falling snow in Elmwood for the month of December, taken by Hannah Brager. In partnership with Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) and Sargento, 12 fan-submitted photos are featured in the calendar, highlighting various Wisconsin destinations.

  • New tools fabricated for Sacred Heart Cemetery maintenance

    ELMWOOD, WI – The respect a cemetery receives can often be judged by how well it is maintained; uncut grass, trees that haven't been trimmed in years, or far worse, gravestones that are tilting in every direction quickly provide the impression that no one cares about who lies buried there.

  • Gasteyers of Elmwood celebrate anniversary, birthday

    ELMWOOD, WI – Jerry and Beatrice Gasteyer of Elmwood celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on September 19, 2017.  Jerry also celebrates his 89th birthday on September 20.

  • Elmwood man charged in online child sex sting

    EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, WI – Daniel “Dino” Bengtson, 32, of Elmwood, was charged in Eau Claire County on Monday, September 11, 2017 with three felonies (two class C and one Class D), including using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime.

  • Elmwood Early Learning Center now open

    ELMWOOD, WI – Elmwood Early Learning Center (ELC) opened its doors on Friday September 1, 2017, welcoming children ages 6 weeks to 4 years of age. In just over two weeks, crews transformed the former computer lab into a warm and welcoming childcare center.

  • Rock Elm Methodist Church hosts ice cream social [ALBUM]

    ROCK ELM, WI – The pretty white church on the hill, Rock Elm United Methodist Church that is in the small rural community of Rock Elm, six miles west of Elmwood, Wisconsin held the third and last of their popular “Homemade Ice Cream Socials” for the 2017 season.

  • The renewed ‘Plate Drop’ tradition for UFO Days brought out a big crowd on Friday night, July 13, 2017 to Elmwood, WI. Photo by Don Blegen

    ELMWOOD, WI – According to Jake Sailer; Herb Husby Elmwood’s former barber started the tradition along with “Shorty” Demarce of flying over downtown Elmwood during one night of UFO Days and doing a “plate drop.”

  • Elmwood teacher works on State Capitol video game for students

    MADISON, WI – On Thursday, August 3 and Friday, August 4, 2017 Elmwood Elementary School 5th grade teacher George Klink met with nine other Wisconsin teachers on the UW-Madison campus to work with experts in video games, history and curricular design to begin building a new digital learning tool for 4th graders. The project is the result of a partnership between Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), the Wisconsin Historical Society, and Field Day Lab, an educational game design team housed in UW-Madison. It was inspired by the Capitol Centennial. There were lots of breakouts and brainstorms, connections across several institutions, and hard work.

  • Plum City Post #365 sponsors two students to Badger State

    PLUM CITY, WI – Plum City American Legion Post #365 and American Legion Auxiliary Post #365 sponsored two Plum City students to attend 2017 Badger State. 

  • Crain-Ottman American Legion Post 207 report

    ELMWOOD, WI -- The Crain-Ottman American Legion Post 207, Elmwood, WI, would like to thank Hartung Electric for the donation of new LED lights at the Veteran’s Memorial Park.  Your gracious donation is much appreciated.

  • Elmwood royals crowned for another year

    ELMWOOD, WI – The 2017 Elmwood UFO Days began last Friday with the usual proliferation of mega garage sales with bargains galore all over the Village. Friday night is always reserved for the Miss Elmwood Coronation, but sadly this year with no candidates that came forward the coronation became the Miss Elmwood Scholarship Pageant.

  • Carnival returns to Elmwood UFO Days

    ELMWOOD, WI -- Do you remember the first carnival your parents took you to?  The exciting sounds, the bright lights, the smell of the scrumptious fair food, the thrilling rides – it was all pure magic!  Especially if you were lucky enough to attend at night - it was beautiful and surreal!! 

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