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Monday, July 28, 2014
Dean with his wife Linda, his daughter, Heidi and his grandsons, Aran, Evan, and Ryan. Photo by Kelly Johnson
Dean with his wife Linda, his daughter, Heidi and his grandsons, Aran, Evan, and Ryan. Photo by Kelly Johnson
Monday, July 28, 2014 12:01 AM

SPRING VALLEY, WI – It seemed appropriate to hold the interview with retired Spring Valley School District employee Dean Rambo seated outside at a small table next to Burkhardt Creek. He loves the water—fishing, boating, and even the sound of it.

  • Among Friends and Neighbors – Dean Rambo retires, shares life story (Part I)

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – It seemed appropriate to hold the interview with retired Spring Valley School District employee Dean Rambo seated outside at a small table next to Burkhardt Creek. He loves the water—fishing, boating, and even the sound of it.

     
  • Spring Valley Royalty happenings

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Miss Spring Valley, Jennifer Hayes, and I attended the River Falls Days’ Queen’s Tea and Parade on Friday, July 11, 2014. 

     
  • Classes of 1943, 44, 45 invited to August 2 reunion

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Seventy years is a long time, but that is exactly how long it’s been since Gene Geiger graduated from Spring Valley High School.

     
  • Lions District Golf Tournament yields generous donation for SV Food Pantry

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Spring Valley Lions President Dan Connors reported that the Spring Valley Lions Club had a busy July meeting on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

     
  • Grand Opening of ‘The Brewpub’ at the Spring Valley Golf Course

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The “area’s most scenic” 18-hole golf course and banquet facility is taking operations to a new level.

    After several months of waiting for the required federal and state permits, on June 13, 2014, the golf club officially became the area’s newest brewpub. One week later, they brewed their first batch, and on the 26th of July, pints from the first three batches will be available for purchase at the brewpub’s Grand Opening.

     
  • 2014 Group of 'Let's Play Ball!'

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Let's Play Ball! is a summer fun ball program structured for girls and boys of all ages and abilities. The program was started when Jeremy and Brenda Johnson saw a need for a ball program for children of all abilities.

     
  • ‘Running 4 Richie’ 5k walk/run scheduled for August 2

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – When Julian Manley learned that his good friend and former cross country team member Jacob “Richie” Richardson had been diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a type of bone cancer, he knew he wanted to do something for him.

     
  • A gift from Emily

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – When Emily Hampton began cutting out articles and pictures from newspapers to create a World War II scrapbook in 1943, she probably never imagined what a gift it would be for her family, her friends, her community and future generations.

     
  • Busy Fourth of July for SV Royalty

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - The Fourth of July weekend 2014, was a busy start of the month for the Spring Valley Royalty, and we had great weather at all three locations.

    Friday evening the girls sold glow sticks and collected freewill donations to help fund the SV Fire Works Show. The following day the court headed to the Hudson Booster Days Parade.

     
  • The 4th was fantastic in the Valley [ALBUM]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On a picture perfect day, the community gathered to celebrate the 4th of July, 2014 with its traditional games for the kids and adults, lots of good food and brilliant fireworks.

     
  • ‘What does the public library have to offer me?’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - The excitement of Independence Day is beginning to settle and the Pierce County Fair might be the next much anticipated big event. While waiting for the fun, consider participating in the summer library program to rid yourself of the "bored" blues.

    In July, 2014, alone we have 18+ programs planned with an additional 15+ programs in August, most of them for all ages. This article will just brief you on the next couple of weeks.

     
  • Library hosts event for Barbara Sommerville book ‘I Came Through Swell’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Public Library presented a great community reading program that selected a marvelous first book by Barbera G. Sommerville; I Came Through Swell about a Spring Valley native Chauncey “Speed” Nelson.

     
  • Music by Kyle Fosburgh makes for beautiful evening in Stockholm [Video]

    STOCKHOLM, WI -- There were gathering clouds on the horizon and the weather forecast called for “scattered showers” last Friday afternoon and early evening June 27, 2014.

     
  • Spring Valley Stagehands to perform ‘The Real Inspector Hound’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - First performed in London in 1968, the Spring Valley Stagehands will be the next to have Tom Stoppard’s hilarious one act play take the stage.

     
  • Spring Valley Royalty hosts 2nd Annual ‘Princess Party’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - On Saturday, June 21 the Spring Valley Royalty were joined by 13 young princesses in "the kingdom" for a morning of royal fun at our 2nd Annual "Princess Party".

     
  • Minnesota man placed under arrest for theft on McKay Avenue

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at approximately 12:00 pm, the Spring Valley Police Department responded to Spring Valley Foods for a theft report. It was reported a male had entered the store and taken chips, sandwich meat and milk without paying for the items and was outside eating the food by the store.

     
  • Red Sky is closing its doors

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – When the doors at Red Sky in Spring Valley close for the last time on Friday, June 27, 2014, owner Kirstin Schilling will be starting a new chapter in her life. The previous chapter, however, of owning and operating Red Sky have held nothing but good memories for her. And a few sad ones too.

     
  • Lois Davis retires as Membership Chairman after 22 years

    WOODVILLE, WI - On Wednesday, June 9, 2014, the Woodville American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 301 held a retirement party for Lois Davis. Lois has been our faithful Membership Chairman for 22 years! We will miss her dearly.

     
  • Claire Arneson and Zac Webster receive Masonic Legacy Scholarships

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – the Collins Spring Valley Lodge #192 Free and Accepted Masons of Wisconsin beginning this year, have instituted a Masonic Legacy Scholarship program.

     
  • Spring Valley Royalty Happenings

    BALDWIN, WI - On Saturday, June 7, 2014, Miss Spring Valley, Jennifer Hayes, and I attended Baldwin’s June Bug Days Parade. Even though it rained through most of the parade, we had a lot of fun at their “Rustic & Rhinestones” Queen’s Tea.

     

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