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Thursday, March 30, 2017
It's peace and love at Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat another Stagehands hit. Get your tickets right away. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
It's peace and love at Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat another Stagehands hit. Get your tickets right away. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:01 AM

SPRING VALLEY, WI – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opened last weekend at the Spring Valley Stagehands Theatre. Written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, this musical has it all – color, sound, light – and fun! Ann Turner and Gary Lukes, Directors, have created a show that is living up to its promise as another regional crowd favorite. In their spare time, Ann and Gary offered up their thoughts about the show.

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – directors’ view

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opened last weekend at the Spring Valley Stagehands Theatre. Written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, this musical has it all – color, sound, light – and fun! Ann Turner and Gary Lukes, Directors, have created a show that is living up to its promise as another regional crowd favorite. In their spare time, Ann and Gary offered up their thoughts about the show.

  • JFC Co-Chairs Sen. Darling, Rep. Nygren announce budget public hearings

    MADISON, WI -- On Thursday, March 16, 2017, State Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette), the Co-Chairs of the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee (JFC), released the following statement outlining the timeline for statewide public hearings on the 2017-19 State Budget...

  • Blegen recalls battles, floods in local history talk

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Sunday afternoon, March 19, the St. John’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall was the place to be for the informative history talk given by Don Blegen, local retired teacher, professional wildlife photographer, historian and brother of deceased author, historian Doug Blegen.

  • Make a good catch during Lent at Elmwood Rod and Gun Club

    ELMWOOD, WI – It is the Lenten season once again and of course there is the dedication to the religious aspect of that for the faithful, but there is also the added bonus of having the opportunity to enjoy a good Friday Night Fish Fry. It is time to leave the cooking and dishes to someone else and get out and have a good meal with the family and friends.

  • Stagehands’ ‘Joseph’ opens this weekend

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opens this weekend at the Spring Valley Stagehands Theatre!

  • Creekside Coffee – hand-roasted beans for your cup

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Creekside Coffee Company is owned by David and Connie Jones of Spring Valley, Wisconsin; they are a delightful couple of retirement age health care professionals.

  • Elmwood Board foils deer, considers Sailer’s expansion

    ELMWOOD, WI – Three Elmwood High School students got a chance to practice their public speaking skills as they made a request to the Elmwood Village Board at the March 13 monthly meeting.

  • ELLSWORTH, WI – On behalf of Western Wisconsin Working for Tobacco-Free Living (W3TFL), we wish to thank all the tobacco retailers that were checked in 2016 and did not sell tobacco to minors during the Wisconsin Wins tobacco compliance checks.

    The rate of retailers that sold across the state in 2016 is 7.2%, meaning 92.8% of the tobacco retailers across the state are in compliance with the law!

  • Farmers tackle big issues at country’s largest organic farming conference

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The proposed organic check-off program, integrity of imported organic grain, and successful organic practices were among the hot topics at the 28th Annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin from, February 23 -25, 2017. A crowd of nearly 3,100 people braved wintry conditions in the region to attend the three-day event, which was organized by the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES).

  • Meet the Brothers of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Stagehands are excited to bring the musical classic Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to the stage this March/April.

  • Chief Shafer given last goodbye [VIDEO]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Sacred Heart Catholic Church was filled to overflowing on Thursday, March 2 for the visitation, and on Friday, March 3 for the funeral mass for recently retired Spring Valley Fire Chief Terry Shafer. The beloved Chief died unexpectedly from a heart attack while playing cards with his brothers on Saturday, February 25.

  • Fishing is slushy, but good for Ice Fishing Derby [ALBUM]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Mother Nature almost stole the Spring Valley Lions Club 17th Annual Ice Fishing Derby, as she did in 2016 when the Lions had to cancel. But not in 2017; it was slushy out on Lake George at the Eau Galle Recreation Area, and the Corp of Engineers had pink cautionary signs up saying “Danger! Unsafe Ice Conditions for Vehicles,” but fishing was good. And fun for the many participants of the annual fundraising event.

  • Eau Galle Recreation and Dam using geothermal power to go green

    SPRING VALLEY, Wis. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District’s Eau Galle Recreation and Dam is going green by using geothermal energy. Eau Galle now has the first building in the St. Paul District to use a geothermal system for heating and cooling, and Corps officials hope to save thousands of dollars in energy costs.

  • Advocates celebrate success of Sneakers ‘senior dining’ program

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – In 2015, Heather Conway, Manager at the ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Center) of Pierce County met with the board of Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put. She wanted feedback on how Spring Valley could improve their dwindling senior dining turnout.

  • The Spring Valley community is in shock and mourning after Spring Valley Fire Chief Terry Shafer died suddenly on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Photo by Paul J. Seeling

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley community is in shock and mourning as the word has spread that recently retired Spring Valley Fire Chief Terry Shafer died suddenly last Saturday, February 25, 2017.

  • Education Foundation has successful annual gala

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Education Foundation had a successful Gala on Sunday, February 20. Foundation Board Chair Kevin Larson noted that the flu bug seemed to take its toll on attendance, but he said that it was an average turnout considering the last-minute cancellations that morning. The only problem was what to do with the leftover food.

  • Stagehands present ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI –The Spring Valley Stagehands theatre season launches with the musical classic “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Final touches are being made before this energetic production hits the stage on March 23, 2017.

  • ELMWOOD, WI – The February 13 Elmwood Village Board proceedings started with a public hearing on a request by Scott and Stacy Anderson for a dog kennel license.

    The Andersons, who live on a 1.5-acre lot at 112 W. Partridge Ave., have two dogs now but had three when they moved to Elmwood about a year ago The third died shortly after that move.

    Speaking about the problem at the public hearing they had requested, Scott said the couple currently has an elderly Saint Bernard and a younger, much smaller English Bulldog.  They would like to get another English Bulldog.

  • Sheriff recovers stolen trailers, skid steers, more

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Saturday February 11, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Dept received a call from a victim who believed their stolen skid steer was located at a property at N7082 330th St – Spring Valley, Wisconsin in the Town of Gilman (Pierce County), WI.

  • SV 5th graders visit SVHRC for Valentine’s Day

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Monday morning, February 13, the fifth grade students along with their teachers Diane Jameson, Kristin Larson, Ong Lo and Donna Schwartz traveled to the Spring Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center (SVHRC) to sing to the residents and deliver Valentines. Everyone had a great time together – students, teachers, residents and staff!

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