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Thursday, July 20, 2017
2017 UFO Days Grand Marshals Donna Lien and John Bates. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
2017 UFO Days Grand Marshals Donna Lien and John Bates. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:01 AM

ELMWOOD, WI – Good friends and community leaders Donna Lien and John Bates have been named as the 2017 UFO Days Grand Marshals. They were chosen for their years of community involvement and service. John and Donna will be introduced and recognized at the Miss Elmwood program on Friday, July 28, 2017, which begins at 7 p.m. in the historic Elmwood Auditorium.

  • Three vehicle crash in Somerset includes tour bus that overturns with 41 passengers

    SOMERSET, WI – On Saturday July 15, 2017 at 2:19 p.m., the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office responded to a three vehicle crash on STH 35 at 200th Ave. in the town of Somerset. 

  • UFO Days Grand Marshals named

    ELMWOOD, WI – Good friends and community leaders Donna Lien and John Bates have been named as the 2017 UFO Days Grand Marshals. They were chosen for their years of community involvement and service. John and Donna will be introduced and recognized at the Miss Elmwood program on Friday, July 28, 2017, which begins at 7 p.m. in the historic Elmwood Auditorium.

  • United Way St. Croix Valley honored by Department of Defense

    HUDSON, WI – Mike Kastens Area 6 Chairman of the Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Committee (ESGR), has announced that Ann Searles of United Way St. Croix Valley was presented with a Patriot Award by ESGR representative Mike Kastens in recognition of extraordinary support of one of their employees serving in the Naval Reserve.

  • Unofficial Village of Spring Valley July board meeting report

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Village of Spring Valley held their regular monthly board meeting for July on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 in the Village Council Chambers with President Marsha Brunkhorst calling the meeting to order at 7 p.m.

  • Pierce County receives Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation planning grant

    ELLSWORTH, WI -- Pierce County, like the rest of the State of Wisconsin, is vulnerable to a variety of disasters.

  • Great progress in ‘Renovations for Generations Campaign’

    GLENWOOD CITY, WI – The Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds in partnership with the St. Croix County 4-H Horse Committee and with continued support from the St. Croix County 4-H Dairy Committee are well on the way to a very successful year of fund raising towards retiring the note on Horse Barn # 1.  The stretch goal is to fully retire the note in 2018 and move on to the next project. 

  • John Jamieson headed to Japan

    WILSON, WI – Hi, I am John Jamieson and I am going to Japan on a 4-H International Exchange Trip during July and August.  4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.  4-H is about having fun, learning, exploring and discovering. 

  • Unofficial Village of Elmwood July board meeting report

    ELMWOOD, WI – The Village of Elmwood Board held their July meeting on Monday, July 10, 2017, at the historic Village Auditorium Dining Room. President Bill Stewart called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.

  • Queen's Corner

    WOODVILLE, WI – This weekend all five of us girls headed up to Centuria, WI. Although it is an hour away the ride up there seemed to take no time at all. Centuria is a very quaint town, and the church where the Queen’s Tea was held really gave the feel of quaintness.

  • County Materials Spring Valley location surpasses safety milestones

    SPRING VALLEY, WI — County Materials proudly announces that team members in their Spring Valley, Wisconsin facilities have surpassed safety milestones of 1,000 days worked without an OSHA recordable injury.

  • Three confirmed dead in Knapp exit crash, State Patrol names parties involved

    KNAPP, WI – This is an update on the two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017) on Interstate 94 in the center median, one mile east of Exit 32, for Knapp and Dunn Co. Road Q.

  • Can we talk about climate change?

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – All are invited to join Dr. Elizabeth (Sowatzke) Bagley, a 1998 Spring Valley High School graduate (according to Dr. Bagley, “a nerdy valedictorian”) for a conversation about climate change impacts and solutions including how homes, communities, and businesses can help people and the planet thrive together.

  • Celebrate the St. Croix River at RiverFest

    HUDSON, WI – RiverFest: Party with a Purpose, runs July 18 – 23, 2017, in Hudson, WI, with many activities to encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the St. Croix River while also recognizing the need to preserve its health and beauty. Many popular events will return for the fifth annual RiverFest celebration including the St. Croix Valley Community Band Concert and Native American Celebration, while new events like the Toonies ENVIRO-FUN puppet show will be added.

  • Fatalities suspected in crash at Knapp exit

    KNAPP, WI – A two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately at 5:30pm today (Thursday, July 13, 2017) on Interstate 94 in the center median, one mile east of Exit 32, for Knapp and Dunn Co. Road Q. This is an early preliminary report from the accident scene observed by this reporter.

  • Operation Christmas Child 'Big Red Donation Bin' at Fair

    GLENWOOD CITY, WI – Residents of St. Croix County are invited to make a difference in the lives of children in need across the globe.

  • Rydell High on National Radio in Stagehands' Grease [VIDEO]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Rydell High is hosting the national dance contest of the year, sponsored by the Big Fifteen radio station WAXX.

  • Executive Director Schwebach of PCEDC announces retirement

    RIVER FALLS, WI -- Paul Schwebach, Executive Director of the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC), has announced he will retire as of December 31, 2017 or earlier if his replacement is found. Schwebach has held this position for 3 plus years. He is one of the original 1986 founders of the PCEDC and has been involved with various EDC boards for the past 35 years.  He retired from Royal Credit Union in 2014 after 47 years in the banking industry.

  • St. Croix County Health and Rehab Center completes Phase III

    NEW RICHMOND, WI – The St. Croix County Health and Rehab Center Campus will open the doors to Orchard View Terrace Assisted Living Residence and the new Therapy Pool for public tours on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 3:00 – 6:00pm; it is located at 1423 N. 4th Street, New Richmond, WI.

  • United Way distributes funds

    HUDSON, WI -- The United Way St. Croix Valley Board of Directors recently approved the distribution of funds raised through the 2016-2017 annual fundraising campaign in Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties, as well as the Northern Wisconsin campaign.

  • Record crowd enjoys 8th annual Dairy Breakfast

    RIVER FALLS, WI – Mother Nature cooperated with the efforts of the Lawrence and Kay Huppert and Jason and Lori Kjos families and the Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee as a record crowd of 1,575 visitors enjoyed a breakfast on the farm on Saturday morning, June 17, just outside the city limits of River Falls.

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