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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Get your collectable 2014 Dam Days pin!  Peggy Larson has done a beautiful job of colorizing a black-and-white photograph taken by Marge Conway showing barber Matt Hanson's car on the morning after a flood in Spring Valley in 1942.  But it was not the flood you might expect!
Get your collectable 2014 Dam Days pin! Peggy Larson has done a beautiful job of colorizing a black-and-white photograph taken by Marge Conway showing barber Matt Hanson's car on the morning after a flood in Spring Valley in 1942. But it was not the flood you might expect!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:01 AM

SPRING VALLEY, WI -- Peggy Larson has done it again, dressing up a black and white photo into a striking color image. The photo was taken by Marge Conway, daughter of Dr. And Mrs. Hugh Patrick Conway. Marge was an avid and talented photographer, and the camera she used was a Rolleiflex twin lens reflex, a very much state-of-the art German camera used by many professional photographers of that period.

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    SPRING VALLEY, WI -- Peggy Larson has done it again, dressing up a black and white photo into a striking color image. The photo was taken by Marge Conway, daughter of Dr. And Mrs. Hugh Patrick Conway. Marge was an avid and talented photographer, and the camera she used was a Rolleiflex twin lens reflex, a very much state-of-the art German camera used by many professional photographers of that period.

     
  • FyT Results announces grand opening in the Valley

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – No, FyT Results did not misspell the word “fit.” The “y” is there for a very good reason. “This program is about your personal goals, your fitness, your results,” said owner, Tanner Steinlicht adding, “That’s what makes us different from other fitness centers.”

     
  • SV Health and Rehabilitation Care Center hosts two ‘Ice Bucket Challenges’ for ALS

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Fortunately for Spring Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center (SVHRC) employees Zack Paulson, Carlavee Ruiz and Patsy Vance, it was a warm afternoon last Sunday, September 7, 2014 as they took seats out on the patio in the River Ridge neighborhood at SVHRC where they were about to take their MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) “Ice Bucket Challenges”.

     
  • SPRING VALLEY, WI – According to Spring Valley Lions Club president, Dr. Daniel Connors, when it comes to planning for this year’s Dam Days celebration, “The ship is sailing.”

    In other words, all systems are “go,” and those systems are running smoothly. “It’s just a matter of checking in with people; things are pretty much the same as previous years,” Connors noted.

     
  • SV Community Cancer Fund announces Third Annual Cancer Walk

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – This year when walkers and runners head out for the Third Annual Cancer Walk sponsored by the Spring Valley Community Cancer Fund, they will be heading out from a different location.

     
  • Spring Valley students go ‘back to school’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On a brilliant, beautiful fall morning, Spring Valley students, like thousands of others across the state of Wisconsin returned to school on September 2, 2014.

     
  • Local woman inspired to help others (Part II)

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – After struggling with a condition called Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy through her three pregnancies, local woman Hilary Boyer is ready to help others with this rare but extremely painful and stressful condition.

     
  • Local weather station up and running

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Remember the morning of May 3, 2013? While people in the Baldwin/Elmwood/Spring Valley and Woodville areas were tromping through 12-14 inches of snow and wondering how to make their morning coffee with no electricity, folks in the Twin Cities were dealing with only a dusting.

     
  • River Falls, Ellsworth and Spring Valley Medical Clinics renamed

    RIVER FALLS, WI - Effective, July 14, 2014, the River Falls, Ellsworth and Spring Valley Medical Clinics are now Vibrant Health Family Clinics. The name has changed to better reflect the way they want their patients to feel – and Vibrant means to have or show great life, activity and energy. 

    “Vibrant Health Family Clinics are a physician-owned, home-town clinic with more healthcare services than you’d come to expect in a community our size,” said Carrie Torgersen, MD. “I often refer patients who didn’t realize how many specialists see patients in River Falls – and many of them didn’t realize Vibrant Health had Clinics in Ellsworth and Spring Valley, Wisconsin.”  

     
  • Spring Valley Royalty attends Pepper Fest and Ox Cart Days

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - On Saturday, August 16, 2014, the Spring Valley Royalty had a great time at the North Hudson Pepper Fest! We had been waiting all year for this festival because the Pepper Fest Court always look like they are having a blast.

     
  • Secrets to Nature’s Hairpiece revealed

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Sunday morning is usually the day the large potted flowers at the Team Oil Travel Center get their five gallons of rainwater. Several customers have been asking the secret to the yearly large, oversized flowers that evolve out of the Jack Daniel's Whiskey kegs each year at Team. 

     
  • Record number turns out for 2014 El Paso Cancer Walk

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Another great day took place on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Not only was the weather good but another record number of people turned out for the Annual El Paso Cancer Walk. 

     
  • Beautiful evening for annual SVHRC Appreciation Picnic

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Last Friday, August 15, 2014 was a perfectly beautiful evening for the 52nd Spring Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center’s (SVHRC) Annual Appreciation Picnic held at the Center. 

     
  • Local woman inspired to help others (Part I)

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Imagine this scenario. You are pregnant with your second child. Your   two year old keeps you busy all day. You’re exhausted—sleep is essential, but severe itching on your hands and feet is so intense that sleep is impossible.

     
  • Dr. Donald Haack assumes superintendent position

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – As of August 17, 2014, Dr. Donald Haack, his wife Brenda and their daughter Miranda are official residents of Spring Valley, Wisconsin. August 17 was moving day.

     
  • Retirement of Chief Master Sergeant Dale Place

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - A retirement ceremony was held for Chief Master Sergeant Dale Place at the St. Paul-Minneapolis International Airport Air Reserve Station on Saturday, August 3, 2014. 

     
  • Spring Valley Royalty happenings

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - This past weekend, Miss Spring Valley, Jennifer Hayes, and I attended Hammond’s Heartland Days Queen’s Tea and Parade. We had a lot of fun, and met many new royalty courts. 

     
  • ‘What is happening at your library, Spring Valley?’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Sadly, the exciting commotion of the Pierce County Fair is settling, but fun library programs will resume for the second half of our summer program.

     
  • ‘Pierce County’s Most Admired Citizens’ selected; SV’s Beulah Thompson earns this distinction

    ELLSWORTH, WI – She has been called “Resident Angel,” “House Mother,” Story Teller,” and even a “Welcome Committee” of one. Now Beulah Thompson can add “Pierce County’s Most Admired Citizen” to her impressive list of titles.

     
  • Airman Hemann graduates from basic military training

    SAN ANTONIO, TX - Air Force Airman Amanda M. Hemann graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

     

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