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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Spring Valley High School students volunteered for Fall Clean-Up Day last Saturday. Taking a break from their work are Taylor Moyer, Tessa Cipriano and Patrick Cipriano. Photo by Gretchen Cipriano
Spring Valley High School students volunteered for Fall Clean-Up Day last Saturday. Taking a break from their work are Taylor Moyer, Tessa Cipriano and Patrick Cipriano. Photo by Gretchen Cipriano
Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:01 AM

SPRING VALLEY, WI – “I’m not sure who was more pleased about the 'Staying Put Fall Clean Up,' the workers or the people getting some yard work help. It was a sunny and glorious day,” said “Staying Put” organizer, Margy Balwierz.

  • Great day for ‘Staying Put Fall Clean Up’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – “I’m not sure who was more pleased about the 'Staying Put Fall Clean Up,' the workers or the people getting some yard work help. It was a sunny and glorious day,” said “Staying Put” organizer, Margy Balwierz.

     
  • SPRING VALLEY, WI – Please note because of the upcoming holidays, the Spring Valley Area Food Pantry schedule is changing for November and December. It will be held on the 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays in November and December, 2014.

    The Spring Valley Food pantry is available to help anyone in need of food in our area. If you know of a neighbor who could benefit from this assistance, you may obtain help on their behalf, keeping this information confidential.

     
  • Thirty year EMTs Jim and Sue Christenson honored by SV Ambulance and a grateful community

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Decked out in their pressed white Spring Valley Ambulance shirts and dark blue uniform pants, EMTs Jim and Sue Christenson were kept busy last Saturday, October 18, 2014, greeting with smiles, hugs and handshakes a very grateful gathering of community, friends and family at the Open House held in their honor.

     
  • Don Blegen’s photographs to be exhibited at SVHRC

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - The Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center (SVHRC) is pleased to announce a showing of Don Blegen’s photographs. The exhibit will be showing from Wednesday, October 29, through Sunday, November 2, 2014.  The exhibition times are from 9:00 am to 3:00pm.

     
  • Maple Leaf Orchard—simply delightful!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – There is just nothing like a trip to an apple orchard in the fall. Not only are there apples, but many nearby orchards feature locally grown produce and plenty of pumpkins. Orchards and October—they go together like Mom and Apple Pie.

     
  • SV Ambulance Service to honor Jim and Sue Christenson

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The average stint for EMTs, according to Spring Valley Ambulance Director Tod Jorgenson is seven years. It’s understandable—this is a stressful job.

     
  • Spring Valley Class of ’44 celebrates 70 years

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Conversation and plenty of laughter and memory sharing filled the Spring Valley Community Center when the Spring Valley High School Class of 1944 held their 70th class reunion on August 2, 2014. They were joined by members of the classes of 1941, 1943, 1945 and 1950.

     
  • Great success for First Annual Cheese Grater Triathlon [ALBUM]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The day, as Wanda Blaedorn described it, started out a little “yucky,” and people in attendance at the First Annual Cheese Grater Triathlon would agree. But then something happened.

     
  • The Death of My Father

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - My father, Duane Kelley died peacefully and painlessly on September 23, 2014 after long illness and deteriorating health. I visited with him the day before. He was pretty sleepy, but I am glad we had that last bit of time together.

     
  • Operation Round Up® grants stock local food shelves

    ELLSWORTH, WI – Members of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services are helping stock local food shelves through the co-op’s Operation Round Up program.

     
  • First Bank of Baldwin-Spring Valley Office holds Customer Appreciation Dinner

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – “The First Bank of Baldwin-Spring Valley Office would like to thank everyone that attended our annual Customer Appreciation Dinner event on Thursday, September 18, 2014,” said Ryma Lindquist, Marketing Director, First Bank of Baldwin.

     
  • River Valley Ford donates to Spring Valley Food Pantry

    BALDWIN, WI – “$1,000 will go a long way,” said Bill Karnes who with his wife Brenda has been a faithful volunteer for the Spring Valley Area Food Pantry for the past five years.

     
  • First Annual Cheese Grater Triathlon set for this Saturday

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The question had to be asked. Why is it called the “Cheese Grater Triathlon?”

     
  • SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Knight Medal of the French Legion of Honor is the highest medal that the French government bestows. Its origin dates back to 1802. It is awarded for “Excellent civil or military conduct delivered upon official investigation.”

     
  • 47th Dam Days celebration is great fun! [ALBUM & VIDEO]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Except for a passing rain storm on Saturday night, the weather cooperated beautifully for the 2014, 47th Annual Dam Days celebration sponsored by the Spring Valley Lions—a celebration that brought hundreds to the Valley and provided three days of family fun.

     
  • Box Tops collection, Spring Valley Elementary comes out on top!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – His business is located in St. Croix Falls in the Pea Pickin’ Flea Market, so how was owner Brandon Schillinger able to rally support for Spring Valley Elementary in the Box Tops for Education® program?

     
  • SV Elementary celebrates 2014 Footie Wellness Walk/Fun Run

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Friday September 19, 2014, students and staff at Spring Valley Elementary School kicked off the Dam Days celebration weekend with their annual Footie Wellness Walk/Fun Run.

     
  • Special guests speak at Spring Valley Area Ambulance training

    SPRING VALLEY, WI -- Tim Franko of New Richmond, Wisconsin had symptoms of indigestion on August 19, 2013 while working at his job clearing brush in St. Paul on a 90 degree day. That indigestion was actually a very severe heart attack.

     
  • Ary Arneson presented with French Legion of Honor Medal (Part I)

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The trip had been a year in the planning. “It was just going to be Elsie and me when we first planned this trip to France,” said World War II veteran Ary Arneson, but when daughters Sarah and Sally joined them along with Sally’s husband, Steven and their daughter Anna, it became a family trip.

     
  • ‘Staying Put’ making progress

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – After each meeting, members of the newly formed group called, “Staying Put” feel a little more optimistic, a little more determined to stay the course, to do the work necessary to make this organization a reality for residents in and around Spring Valley.

     

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