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The Baldwin-Woodville Kindergarten class march while waving Norwegian flags. Photo by Kaye Bird
The Baldwin-Woodville Kindergarten class march while waving Norwegian flags. Photo by Kaye Bird
Friday, May 22, 2015 12:01 AM

WOODVILLE, WI – In spite of a rainy start for Woodville’s 64th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration last Thursday, May 14, 2015, Friday and Saturday were just grand for all of the many fun activities. The food was great again as was the music in the big tent and the Grande Parade was fantastic!

  • Elmwood Crain-Ottman American Legion Post 207 Memorial Day schedule
    Submitted by Post 207 Adjutant Marilyn Galoff

    ELMWOOD, WI - The Crain-Ottman American Legion Post 207 and Auxiliary Unit 207 will be holding their Memorial Day program on Monday, May 25, 2015, at the Veteran’s Memorial Park, Elmwood. This year the speaker will be Walter Carston, Vice-Commander of Post 207.  Vice-Commander Carston served in the Marines during the Lebanon/Grenada era. There he flew F-4s and F-18s. He was also an Advance Flight Instructor during this time.

     
  • Woodville’s 64th Syttende Mai generates great times, fun memories

    WOODVILLE, WI – In spite of a rainy start for Woodville’s 64th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration last Thursday, May 14, 2015, Friday and Saturday were just grand for all of the many fun activities. The food was great again as was the music in the big tent and the Grande Parade was fantastic!

     
  • Village President Ketchum resigns due to residency requirement

    WOODVILLE, WI – Barry Ketchum has tendered his resignation as President of the Woodville Village Board and his replacement Steve Gossel was selected at the regular monthly board meeting on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Consideration of Ketchum’s resignation was an agenda item for the meeting May meeting.

     
  • ‘Velkommen ‘til Woodville!’ for the 64th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions Club and Village of Woodville once more say, “Velkommen ‘til Woodville!” for the 64th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration—the always fun community get together in honor of our Norwegian heritage in Woodville, Wisconsin.

     
  • Dollar General launches ‘Reading Revolution’ with surprise $40,000 donation to Greenfield Elementary School

    GOODLETTSVILLE, TN - Dollar General arrived at Greenfield Elementary School in Baldwin, Wisconsin this week ready to start a revolution. Company representatives carried a yellow and black box with a very special gift inside. When school leaders opened the box in front of a classroom of curious students, they were surprised and elated to find a check for $40,000!

     
  • Woodville smiles on Dr. Keeler as he retires after 43 years

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Village Chambers in the Pioneer Building were filled with the smiles of many well-wishing community members that owed those good looking smiles to one man Dr. Frank Keeler and his Dental Assistant of 38 years Cheryl Hovde.

     
  • Last Call for Syttende Mai Garage Sales!

    WOODVILLE, WI – This is the last call! Clean out the closets and make a little money by having a Syttende Mai Garage Sale on Friday, May 15, 2015.

     
  • Baldwin-Woodville High School FBLA members ‘Step Up to the Challenge’

    BALDWIN, WI – On April 13 and 14, 2015, the Baldwin-Woodville High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Chapter members took the opportunity to “Step Up to the Challenge” as they journeyed to the State Leadership Conference (SLC) in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

     
  • MADISON, WI - The third annual ACT College and Career Readiness Campaign celebrates the achievements of four Wisconsin nominees demonstrating success in preparing for education, careers, and beyond.

     
  • King Veenstra and Queen Zupfer sparkle at ‘All That Sparkles’ Prom

    BALDWIN, WI - Baldwin-Woodville High School hosted the 2015 Junior Class Prom on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school’s south gym.

     
  • WOODVILLE, WI – Troy Ellsworth, a sixth grade student at Viking Middle School was seriously injured in a car-bike accident on Saturday morning, April 25, 2015.

    Troy remains hospitalized at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St. Paul with two broken arms, a broken leg and a torn intestine which required surgery. It is estimated he will remain in the hospital for three weeks and is expected to recover.

     
  • BWHS student Logan Weyer signs with Upper Iowa University

    BALDWIN, WI – This coming fall, B-W senior athlete Logan Weyer will be heading to Upper Iowa University in Fayette Iowa to be a part of the UIU Peacocks basketball program.

     
  • WOODVILLE, WI - The Woodville Historical Society (WHS) is hosting the first annual “Chairitage” chair decorating contest during Woodville’s 64th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration May 13-16 2015 in Woodville, Wisconsin. 

    Decorate a chair or stool in a whimsically themed and family friendly design, enter it into the contest and compete for ribbons and prizes! This is your opportunity to show off your talents and help a great cause. You can either keep your chair or donate it for the auction.  All monies raised will go to support the Woodville Historical Museum.

     
  • Woodville Legion Post 301 holds successful Spring Pig Roast and Raffle

    WOODVILLE, WI - The Woodville American Legion Post 301 with over 250 people in attendance, hosted its first annual Spring Pig Roast and Raffle last Saturday afternoon, April 18, 2015.  The nice spring weather brought out the community to support the Post in this fun fundraiser.

     
  • WOODVILLE, WI - Are you up to the challenge?  Get out your cameras and explore the streets of Woodville with family and friends and photograph yourself at historical sites, with notable people, and involved in current activities in our fair town.

    You may compete individually or as a team and use the clues to photograph yourself or team members doing the activity or at the location indicated. Then email the pictures to the Woodville Public Library as an attachment to woodpl@woodvillelibrary.org. 

     
  • American Pickers to film in Baldwin-Woodville

    BALDWIN-WOODVILLE, WI - Baldwin-Woodville is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area. The team will film episodes of their hit series American Pickers throughout Wisconsin. Filming will begin next month.

     
  • BALDWIN, WI - Baldwin-Woodville High School will host the 2015 Junior Class Prom on April 25, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school’s south gym.

    This year’s theme is “All that Sparkles,” an eclectic mix of glitz, glamour, and fun. Highlights include a beautifully decorated gym complete with ostrich plumes, a gorgeous chandelier by Linda Booth, and lots of glitter, a beverage bar manned by BWHS’ finest servers, treats by Catering and Pastry Wars, photos by Suzi, music by Triple J productions, and a photo booth by JR.

     
  • Syttende Mai plans completed at April Lions meeting

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions Club completed plans for Woodville’s 64th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration at its April 13, 2015 meeting at the Lion’s Den.

     
  • Citizens State Bank welcomes new employees

    HUDSON, WI - Citizens State Bank (CSB) is pleased to welcome Joe Fisher and Mitch Lewis to their team.  Joe is a Vice President of Commercial Lending and will be working out of the Hudson branch, and Mitch is a Credit Analyst providing credit analysis support to the Bank’s commercial lending activities.

     
  • OEM promotes Abby Klatt to Human Resources Director

    WOODVILLE, WI - OEM Fabricators, Inc. has named Abby Klatt of Hudson to the role of Human Resources Director and a member of the firm’s leadership team. 

     
 

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