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A large supportive crowd showed up the “Filling Empty Bowls” event. Submitted photo
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Monday, April 20, 2015 12:01 AM

SPRING VALLEY, WI – “Anyway we look at this event, it was a huge success. This was well beyond our expectations.” These words from Spring Valley Middle-High School art teacher Jim Herold say it all about this April 8, 2015 event. Months of preparation by students and staff paid off in so many ways.

  • Success for ‘Filling Empty Bowls’ event [ALBUM]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – “Anyway we look at this event, it was a huge success. This was well beyond our expectations.” These words from Spring Valley Middle-High School art teacher Jim Herold say it all about this April 8, 2015 event. Months of preparation by students and staff paid off in so many ways.

  • A grand night (and day) for singing

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Once again the Adult Community Choir pulled out all the stops and entertained local communities with its spring concert. This year’s concert featured a “Broadway Extravaganza” theme. As an added bonus, the Children’s Choir, 24 in number joined the adults on stage.

  • SV-E wrestling team receives Sportsmanship Award AGAIN!

    STEVENS POINT, WI—On the Monday, April 13, 2015, following the weekend induction of Spring Valley/Elmwood High School State Wrestling Championship Coach Carter Turner into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 12, 2015, the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) announced that his team received the prominent Sportsmanship Award for a second time.

  • Adrian Jane makes five generations

    ELMWOOD, WI – For Mabel Fritz of Elmwood, March 7, 2015 was a special day indeed. That was the day when she became a great, great, grandma with the birth of Adrian Jane. The little girl was born to Kayla Jane Johnson and Adam Johnson.

  • Spring Valley Public Library Update

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Wednesday morning story time continues with upcoming themes including food on Wednesday April 15, Colors on April 22, and Rain on April 29, 2015. Story time is facilitated by Miss Julie Webb and will run from 10-10:30 am every Wednesday through May 20. On April 1 all who attended story time were treated to a small petting zoo with goats, a rabbit, and a chattering of chicks. The kids had a blast, and were especially drawn to the little chicks.

  • State of Wisconsin Judicial
    Justice of the Supreme Court
    Reelected – Ann W. Bradley
    Defeating Rock County Circuit Court Judge James Daley

    Court of Appeals Judge, Dist. 3
    Wausau attorney Mark Seidl carried 58% of the vote over Eau Claire County Circuit Judge Kristina Bourget.

  • ‘Broadway Extravaganza’—don’t miss it?

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – When the curtain goes up this Saturday night, April 11 and again on Sunday afternoon, April 12, it won’t just be the music that will be wowing the audience. Many choir members are planning on dressing up as their favorite character from much-loved Broadway musicals. It will be a treat for the ears and the eyes.

  • Iron Horse benefit for St. Jude’s raises $16,339

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Some of the first words out of Drew Dickenson’s mouth when asked about the total amount raised for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital on Saturday, March 28, 2015 were, “We’re not done yet!” The goal was to raise $20,000 and if Drew and co-organizer Ken Snow have anything to say about it, that goal will be reached.

  • MILWAUKEE, WI - The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship Program has announced recipients of the 2015 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students and teachers.  The $3,000.00 awards are being made to 101 teachers, their schools, and 163 graduating high school students. 

  • Easter Bunny visits Spring Valley [ALBUM]

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Easter Bunny sure is busy. He visited Spring Valley on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29, 2015.

  • Meet the Candidates – 2015 Spring Valley and Elmwood Spring Election Candidates

    ELMWOOD/SPRING VALLEY, WI - In 2011 and 2013, the Sun-Argus and Woodville Leader ran a series of articles called, "Meet the Candidates." Due to the positive responses from our readers, we are repeating the same format we used previously. All candidates running for village/township boards and school boards were given a chance to respond to a series of questions. If the candidates did not respond by March 25, 2015, we were unable to include their answers in this article. We did not interview board candidates who were running unopposed. Pictures of the candidates were included as space allowed. Not all candidates submitted a photo.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - For over a decade, the Spring Valley Community Food Pantry (as well other local food panties) has received funds from the Feinstein Challenge. The following paragraph elaborates why anticipated monies will be suspended with food pantries nationwide.

    Feinstein’s Foundation to suspend $1 Million Challenge to Fight Hunger 
  • Students, staff, faculty to host ‘Filling Empty Bowls’ on April 8

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – When the “Filling Empty Bowls” event takes place on April 8, 2015 at the Spring Valley Middle High School, it won’t just be about raising money for the Spring Valley Food Pantry; the event is so much more.

  • St. Patrick’s Day celebrations keep Spring Valley Royalty busy

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Royalty: Miss Spring Valley, Sydney Dumond, Senior Princesses Alyssa Blackbird, Sierra Davidson and Gina Schneider and Junior Princesses Leigha Prudlow, Sina Nystrom and Taylor Falde, had a very busy week with the celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

  • High goals set for Saturday’s St. Jude’s fundraiser

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The time has finally arrived. Months of planning will soon pay off when people gather at the Iron Horse Saloon in Spring Valley and the American Legion in Wilson on Saturday.

  • Spring Valley Public Library Update

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Spring is right on time, as our spring season of story time will be starting up again March 25, 2015. Miss Julie Webb will be facilitating, and the program will carry on with its Wednesday run from 10-10:30am through May 20.

  • Turner to be inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - The Wisconsin Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame is honoring one of the State of Wisconsin’s best wrestling ambassadors, Carter Turner, for his lifetime service to the sport of wrestling.

  • 27th Annual SV Area Ambulance Pancake Breakfast well supported by a grateful community

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Sunday, March 8, 2015, the Spring Valley Area Ambulance Service volunteers were busy cooking and serving delicious golden brown pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausages. They also served pudding, and applesauce to over 365 hungry and grateful community members who came out to support their ambulance service.

  • Third time’s the charm, SVE Wrestlers are Team State Champs!

    MADISON, WI – For the third time in four years, the Spring Valley-Elmwood Wrestling Team made it to the WIAA Division 3 State Team Wrestling Tournament. They finished second in 2012 and 2014, behind the Coleman Cougars. Defeats can fester, but they can also foster the extra effort needed to turn a very good team into one of the finest in the state.

  • First Bank of Baldwin announces new bank President

    BALDWIN, WI -- First Bank of Baldwin’s Board of Directors announced they have named current Chief Credit Officer, Shane Bauer, as President of the four office bank with offices in Baldwin, Spring Valley and Plum City. 


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