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Thursday, July 19, 2018
The emerald ash borer has been detected for the first time in St. Croix County. Google Images
The emerald ash borer has been detected for the first time in St. Croix County. Google Images
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:02 AM

MADISON, WI – We have detected emerald ash borer (EAB) for the first time in St. Croix County. This is the first new county detection of 2018 for Wisconsin. 

  • Emerald ash borer detected for first time in St. Croix County

    MADISON, WI – We have detected emerald ash borer (EAB) for the first time in St. Croix County. This is the first new county detection of 2018 for Wisconsin. 

  • Sentinel Publications purchases ‘Baldwin Bulletin’

    BALDWIN, WI – Sentinel Publications on June 27 purchased the “Baldwin Bulletin,” the newspaper announced. Sentinel Publications, which is owned by Carter Johnson, also includes the “Amery Free Press,” the “Osceola Sun,” the (Grantsburg) “Burnett County Sentinel” and the (Minn.) “Country Messenger.”

  • St. Croix County Fairgrounds Horse Barn now fully funded

    GLENWOOD CITY, WI – Headline news: the bank note on the Horse Barn at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds has been paid off!

  • Queen’s Corner

    WOODVILLE, WI – Hello Woodville; we just finished up an amazing two weekends at the Hudson Booster Days and the Balsam Lake Freedom Fest.

  • Two B-W Fastpitch teams receive prestigious Youth 1st Team Award

    OWATONNA, MN – The Baldwin-Woodville 10U and 12U Softball teams have been selected by the Lakeville Fastpitch Softball Association in partnership with Youth 1st, along with several business sponsors and the Minnesota Twins Community Fund as the recipient of a Youth 1st Team Award for their outstanding sportsmanship during the 2018 Lakeville Classic Tournament.

  • Celebrate the St. Croix River at RiverFest

    HUDSON, WI – The sixth annual RiverFest celebration runs July 17 - 22 in Hudson, WI, with many activities to encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the St. Croix River while also recognizing the need to preserve its health and beauty.

  • Follow-up on landmark gathering of STEM leaders at White House

    WOODVILLE, WI – I wanted to provide some follow up to the White House State Federal STEM Summit that I attended on the 25th and 26th of June.

  • Dr. Peter Dahlberg welcomed at Western Wisconsin Health

    BALDWIN, WI – Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Dahlberg has joined the surgical team as a General and Thoracic Surgeon.

  • Come to nutrition talk and learn fun facts, practical health tips!

    NEW RICHMOND, WI – The ADRC will be partnering with Teresa Kvam, RD, CD, St. Croix County Public Health/WIC Nutritionist to provide a variety of Nutrition Talks in August and September. 

    Teresa Kvam is a Registered Dietitian who has worked in clinical nutrition, long-term care, corporate wellness, sports nutrition and education prior to her work with St. Croix County, where she has served as a Public Health/WIC Nutritionist for the past 13 years.

  • All invited to Garden Tour on Saturday, July 14

    BALDWIN, WI – Enjoy the beauty and colors of various local gardens in the Baldwin, Woodville, and Wilson area on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Each garden reflects the interests and tastes of its owner, though the gardens may contain similar plants, no two are alike. 

  • Woodville HS Class of 1946 holds Reunion

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville High School Class of 1946 held their 72nd reunion at the Woodville Café on Friday, June 15.

  • Herbs for the sharing at the Windmill

    BALDWIN, WI – Baldwin resident, Lisa Knutson, was impressed with community herb gardens she saw when visiting Norway last year.  She passed the idea on to Tracy Carlson, Baldwin’s Village Administrator, who shared the idea with the Botany Belles & Beaus Garden Club. 

  • OEM’s Mark Tyler joins landmark gathering of State, Federal STEM education leaders at White House

    WOODVILLE, WI – S. Mark Tyler of OEM Fabricators, Inc. was recently invited to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on June 25-26, in Washington, D.C.

  • Queen’s Corner

    WOODVILLE, WI – Hello town of Woodville. This weekend our first princess Libby Whirry traveled to Clear Lake and Milltown. On Saturday the 23rd she went to the Clear Lake Heritage Days. Libby had a blast with the Baldwin court. The queen's tea had a Hula-hooping contest that Libby did not do so well in.

  • State Sen. Patty Schachtner and DATCP Sec. Sheila Harsdorf celebrate ‘Cheese Day’

    RIVER FALLS, WI – Tenth District State Senator Patty Schachtner whose District includes Woodville and Department of Agriculture, Trade along with Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Sheila Harsdorf visited the University of Wisconsin River Falls (UWRF) College of Agriculture, Food Environmental Sciences to celebrate “Wisconsin Cheese Day” and present a Certificate of Appreciation from Gov. Walker “Honoring UW—River Falls Dairy Pilot Plant.”

  • Woodville Senior Center to celebrate 4th of July

    WOODVILLE, WI – The 4th of July is a time to stop and reflect on this wonderful country of ours and to appreciate the wonderful gift of freedom that we all enjoy on a daily basis.  The diners at the Senior Center feel it is important to honor this heritage and will celebrate the upcoming Independence Day on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at noon.  They would like to invite you to join them that day for dinner and special music. 

    Musicians Sharon Freitag and Gregg Buffington will return to the Center with special patriotic music along with other familiar tunes during our noon meal. 

  • Woodville Lions hold June meeting, install officers

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions Club enjoyed their regular monthly meeting for June on Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Woodville American Legion Post 301 that included a great meal and the installation of new Club officers. And they were presented with a brass plaque for keeping all four Lions Club International (LCI) Centennial Promises.

  • St. Croix County man claims $2.2 Million Megabucks ticket

    MADISON, WI – Joseph Hinz of Star Prairie is the lucky winner of $2.2 million from the April 14 Megabucks drawing and he has come forward to claim his prize.

    The winning numbers from Saturday, April 14, 2018 were 04, 06, 11, 16, 40, and 45. Hinz purchased his winning ticket at Kwik Trip at 1010 Main Street in Baldwin. Retailers receive a 2% incentive of the winning ticket amount up to $100,000.

    Megabucks is Wisconsin's own lotto game. Drawings take place every Wednesday and Saturday night. Currently, the Megabucks jackpot is estimated at $1.0 million for Wednesday night's drawing.

  • Queen’s Corner

    WOODVILLE, WI – Hello town of Woodville, we have just finished up another fun filled weekend with visits to the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest and Lake Martha Days in Osseo.

    Saturday the 16th our First Princess Libby Whirry went to the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest. While she was there she got to meet a bunch of new royalty.
  • Adoray pauses Hospice House campaign

    BALDWIN, WI – Like so many occurrences today, changes in the way people wish to do things can affect market conditions and actions. According to Adoray Home Health and Hospice CEO Kelsey Delander that is the case for their Hospice House campaign that the non-profit embarked on in the fall of 2016 with the generous donation of property for the project.


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