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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Six Syttende Mai Queens. Photo by Dyann Rimer
Six Syttende Mai Queens. Photo by Dyann Rimer
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WOODVILLE, WI – Uff Da! Woodville’s 66th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration warmed hearts in spite of the persistent soggy, chilly May temperatures.

  • Woodville Syttende Mai is soggy, chilly, fun

    WOODVILLE, WI – Uff Da! Woodville’s 66th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration warmed hearts in spite of the persistent soggy, chilly May temperatures.

  • Woodville Memorial Day Services
    Submitted by Woodville American Legion Post 301

    WOODVILLE, WI – Woodville American Legion Post 301 will hold their Memorial Day program Monday May 29, 2017. The band and choir will be at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

    The schedule for the outlying cemeteries is as follows...

  • Woodville Senior Center hosts AED demonstration

    WOODVILLE, WI -- This past Thursday, May 11, several Woodville Lions volunteered their muscle, artistic abilities and redid the landscaping around the three flag poles next to the pavilion in Steven Park in Woodville. Lions that helped on this service project were: Terry Stone, Steve Aaby, Kevin Zimmerman, Julie Mahoney, Don Timmerman, Greg Jacobson, Scott DeMotts, Rick Torgerson and Jeff Schneider.

  • Woodville Lions serve as they refresh Steven Park

    WOODVILLE, WI -- This past Thursday, May 11, several Woodville Lions volunteered their muscle, artistic abilities and redid the landscaping around the three flag poles next to the pavilion in Steven Park in Woodville. Lions that helped on this service project were: Terry Stone, Steve Aaby, Kevin Zimmerman, Julie Mahoney, Don Timmerman, Greg Jacobson, Scott DeMotts, Rick Torgerson and Jeff Schneider.

  • 42nd Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman’s Club Trout Fishing Contest

    EAU GALLE, WI – What started out as a real cool day ended up being warm and very nice. Our 42nd Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman’s Club Trout Fishing Contest was fairly slow for trout to come in.

  • ‘Velkommen ‘til Woodville!’ and 66th Syttende Mai Celebration

    WOODVILLE, WI -- The Village of Woodville and Woodville Lions Club once more say “Velkommen ‘til Woodville!” for the big 66th Annual Woodville Syttende Mai Celebration – the “always fun” community get-together in honor of their Norwegian Independence Day heritage in Woodville, Wisconsin.

  • Annual royalty banquet held in run-up to Woodville Syttende Mai

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Syttende Mai Queen’s Committee held their annual Syttende Mai Royalty Banquet on Sunday, May 7 at the Lion’s Den in the Woodville Community Center. The invitation-only event for the Syttende Mai contestants, their families, sponsors and out-going Syttende Mai Court combined fresh hellos, poignant goodbyes and many thank yous for a nice evening together with a good meal.

  • WOODVILLE, WI -- The Woodville Historical Society is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual "Chairitage" chair decorating contest and auction at the Woodville’s 66TH Annual Syttende Mai Celebration, May 18-20, 2017.

    Chairs may be painted, decoupaged or enhanced by other creative techniques, to be entered into the contest.  Our building will be open to receive your entry or entries May 18 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.  All entries must be on site by 6:00 PM May 18. 

  • Woodville Senior Center receives donation from Legion Post 301

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Senior Center received a check for $600 from the Woodville American Legion Post 301 towards the purchase of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator).

  • Fossum wows Sons of Norway with 'Fiddle or Violin' program [VIDEO]

    WOODVILLE, WI -- Master violinist Robin Fossum wowed the Sons of Norway members at their April meeting. Fossum of Chetek, Wisconsin, was the featured guest speaker at the Monday, April 24, 2017 meeting of the Valkyrien Lodge of the Sons of Norway at the Zion Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Woodville, Wisconsin.

  • Woodville Easter Egg Celebration held in Fire Hall

    WOODVILLE, WI – Rain moved through Woodville on Saturday morning, April 15, 2017 and the ground was completely saturated, it was just too soggy for a good Easter Egg Hunt, especially for the youngest hunters. Given those potentially muddy conditions the St. Croix Volunteer League decided not to put the hundreds of plastic colored eggs for the annual Woodville Easter Egg Hunt this year.

  • Local police attempt to stop wrong-way interstate driver

    DUNN, COUNTY, WI – Cody Anthony Johnson, 24 years of age, from Isle MN has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 2nd offense.

  • Master violinist to speak at Sons of Norway

    WOODVILLE, WI -- Master violinist Robin Fossum of Chetek, Wisconsin, will be the featured guest speaker at the Monday, April 24, 2017 meeting of the Valkyrien Lodge of the Sons of Norway at the Zion Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall at 221 Lockwood Street, Woodville, WI, 54028. 

  • Bakers' sell BP store, Woodville Motel to Krueger’s of Wilson

    WOODVILLE, WI – Cheryl and Steve Baker were all smiles last Friday, March 31 as they closed the sale of what was their two Woodville enterprises to the James and Jennifer (Jenny) Krueger family of Wilson, Wisconsin. The Krueger’s and their four children (all home schooled): JR (James Riley) age 20, Jeremiah age 17, Janna age 14, and Julia age 10, were also all smiles as they began their ownership of the Woodville BP Convenience store and the Woodville Motel.

  • Spring Election results for our area

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Last Tuesday, April 4, 2017 was the 2017 Spring Election; there were two Nonpartisan Offices open for election. The first was for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Two-term incumbent Tony Evers defeated Lowell Holtz with 70% of the vote (494,846). Holz received 30% of the vote (212,536) of the 707, 382 total votes cast.

  • A little dinner music at Woodville Senior Center

    WOODVILLE, WI -- Come to the Woodville Senior Center on Tuesday, April 11, to prepare for Easter with familiar Easter songs and hymns. 

  • Final Public Hearing tonight for Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

    HUDSON, WI -- In August of 2015, St. Croix County began work on a comprehensive St. Croix County Bicycle and Pedestrian plan. The goal of the plan is to provide safe biking and walking connections throughout the county and to capitalize on the St. Croix Crossing project that will link St. Croix County with the Twin Cities. 

  • ‘Seussical, Jr’ is another VMS hit!

    BALDWIN, WI – Try to imagine the unimaginable, that of course is the fun of the play Seussical, Jr that sprang out of the wonderful written works of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel).

  • Lion Vern Anderson memorialized at District meeting

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions have been busy the last two months. They have held two monthly meetings and sent a representative to the District meeting in Eau Claire last Saturday, March 18. It was at that meeting that Woodville Lion Vern Anderson was memorialized during the annual Necrology Service where 20, 27E2 Lions who passed away in the last year were recognized and remembered.

  • Seussical, Jr to be presented by Viking Middle School

    WOODVILLE, WI – Over 100 Viking Middle School students are hard at work preparing this year’s middle school musical, Seussical, Jr.  The production will also feature the 6th grade choirs who will play a supporting role to the cast and crew involved in the production. 

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