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Saturday, November 18, 2017
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.

  • Spring Valley’s Jacob Rielly one of UW Midshipmen experiencing life in the fleet

    MADISON, WI – Sophomore Jacob Rielly of Spring Valley, Wisconsin was one of the Navy and Marine Corps midshipmen from the University of Wisconsin Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) participating in summer training assignments across the globe during their summer break.

  • Amy Viellieux presented Live Better Community Service Award

    ELLSWORTH, WI – Amy Viellieux of Prescott, Wisconsin is Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services’ Live Better Community Service Award winner.

  • Gov. Walker appoints Sheila Harsdorf to head DATCP

    MADISON, WI – Governor Scott Walker today (Friday, November 10, 2017) announced the appointment of State Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R – River Falls) to serve as secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).

  • 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. 

  • Car collides with black bear on Hwy 29

    MARTELL TOWNSHIP, WI – At 11:09 PM on October 25, 2017 the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single car vs bear crash on State Highway 29 west of 620th Street in Martell Township, Pierce County, Wisconsin.

  • 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

  • Visiting Chinese students use music as cultural bridge

    MARTELL, WI – Good music rocked the new Martell Town Hall to a standing room only crowd at the Saturday, October 22, 2017 concert event.

  • 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.

  • SVHS brings Hamlet to the Spring Valley stage

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Here’s your chance to see the Bard’s most famous play on our local stage for the first time, performed with energy and passion by the cast from Spring Valley High School.

  • Paige Arneson one of three accepted in new Mayo Ph.D. program

    ROCHESTER, MN — Seeking to spur development of innovative medical breakthroughs, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has started one of the nation’s first doctoral (Ph.D.) research training programs in regenerative sciences.  Spring Valley, Wisconsin native Paige Arneson is one of three of the first class of students to be selected for fellowship in this specialized Ph.D. program.

  • Spring Valley man wins $50k playing Powerball

    MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Lottery reported on Thursday, October 12 that Steven Boyer of Spring Valley is one of two lucky players who each won $50,000 from the Wednesday, September 27 Powerball drawing. The other player has not yet come forward.

  • 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.

  • Spring Valley Royalty rides in first parade in River Falls

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Saturday, October 7, the Spring Valley Royalty attended their first full day of royal activities.

  • Spring Valley Public Library to host USA Today bestselling author Allen Eskens

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Monday, October 23 the Spring Valley Public Library will be hosting USA Today Bestselling Author Allen Eskens at 6:00pm. Allen Eskens is the author of “The Life We Bury”, “The Guise of Another”, “The Heavens May Fall” and his latest title recently released on October 3: “The Deep Dark Descending.”

  • Pierce Pepin sponsors local vets on Freedom Honor Flight

    ELLSWORTH, WI – Freedom Honor Flight held its 20th mission on September 17. The flight carried veterans along with volunteer guardians and a medical crew to Washington, D.C., giving the veterans the opportunity to visit the memorials that stand in their honor. 

  • Columbia County 4-H Horse Project completes successful project fundraiser

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Peter Coyne of Spring Valley, Wisconsin was the lucky recipient of the handmade quilt raffled off as the main fundraiser activity for the Columbia County Horse Project.


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