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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Spring Valley Public Library Update

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Thursday, June 29 at 6pm, author Joe Niese came and gave a presentation on two local baseball legends in Burleigh Grimes and “Handy” Andy Pafko. He talked at length about the eras these men played in and what made them the stars they were.

  • Tornado strikes in rural Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department reported that on Wednesday, June 28 at 4:39 p.m., a tornado was reported in the area of Martel township in Pierce County. This tornado traveled to the east about 9 miles into Gilman Township.

  • Spring Valley Royal Candidates host Princess Tea Party

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Hello everyone! What a fun weekend the candidates had!

  • New Spring Valley Dentistry facility now open

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Cloudy skies didn’t keep a large crowd from the community from turning out last Friday, June 23, 2017 for the Open House of Spring Valley Dentistry’s stunning new facility at W502 State Road 29, Spring Valley, Wisconsin, 55767. People streamed in from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. where there was food, music and prizes along with tours of the caring new dental practice facilities.

  • Java Jive Coffee House offers monthly music for worthy cause

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – There is a new summer monthly music venue in downtown Spring Valley; it is Java Jive Coffee House. Java Jive is in the Spring Valley Community Center located at S242 McKay Avenue just across the street from Spring Valley Drug and Hardware.

  • Annual Community Safety Day in Spring Valley is well attended

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – It was a perfect spring afternoon on Friday, June 9, 2017 for the Spring Valley Police and Area Emergency Services Annual Community Safety Day.

  • Seniors Staying Put accepts First Bank ‘denim’ donation

    SPRING VALLEY, WI -- Kathy Nyeggen of the Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put (SVSSP) organization recently accepted a donation from Universal Loan Officer, Craig Nelson of First Bank of Baldwin. 

  • Spring Valley Dentistry relocates, expands practice (Part III)

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – In the prior two parts about Spring Valley Dentistry, we got to know about Dr. Dan Connors and his new partner, Spring Valley native, Dr. Kristin Skow. Now let’s look at what their caring dental practice has to offer at their marvelous new building, which by the way you are invited to come and see this Friday at their Open House at W502 State Road 29, Spring Valley, Wisconsin, 55767, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with food, music and prizes.

  • Spring Valley Public Library Update

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Our summer reading program is officially underway following our popular annual ice cream social on June 12, 2017. As of now there are a total of 73 kids signed up for our summer programs; 25 read-to-me age children, 40 independent readers, and 8 teenagers. If you missed the start date, no worries, registration will remain open through June for those who wish to participate.

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