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Here is an antique hay press, just one of the many unique machines at the Annual Threshing Bee on Sunday, August 19 at the Feyereisen Farm in Hudson WI. Submitted photo
Here is an antique hay press, just one of the many unique machines at the Annual Threshing Bee on Sunday, August 19 at the Feyereisen Farm in Hudson WI. Submitted photo
Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:03 AM

HUDSON, WI – The St. Croix Valley Collectors Association will host its Annual Threshing Bee on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Norm and Shirley Feyereisen Farm, 429 Townsvalley Road, Hudson WI. The farm is located just south of Hudson off County F, then east on Coulee Trail to Townsvalley Rd.

  • St. Croix Valley Collectors Association to host 33rd Annual Threshing Bee

    HUDSON, WI – The St. Croix Valley Collectors Association will host its Annual Threshing Bee on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Norm and Shirley Feyereisen Farm, 429 Townsvalley Road, Hudson WI. The farm is located just south of Hudson off County F, then east on Coulee Trail to Townsvalley Rd.

  • ELLSWORTH, WI – Master Gardener Volunteer training will be offered by University of Wisconsin Extension beginning September 10, 2018, at the St. Croix County Agricultural Service and Education Center in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Master Gardeners are members of the local community who are trained by University of Wisconsin Extension specialists in a broad range of plant science topics. Topics to be covered, among others, include basic botany, soils and composting, plant diseases and insects, woody trees and shrubs, annuals and perennials, lawn care, vegetables, fruits, wildlife, native plants, weeds, organic growing and houseplants. 

  • WOODVILLE, WI – The monthly meeting of the Botany Belles & Beaus Garden Club will be held on Thursday, August 16, 6:30 p.m., at the home of Debby Walters, 404 Walnut Drive in Woodville. The program will be "Design in the Garden" led by Wendy Kramer. 

  • Some fun events for August at the Elmwood Library!

    ELMWOOD, WI – Here are some fun events for August at the Elmwood Public Library, 111 North Main Street, Elmwood, Wisconsin, 54740.

  • Wisconsin Interstate Park calendar of events for August 9 through 25

    ST CROIX FALLS, WI – Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix.

  • STILLWATER, MN – Work continues on the Stillwater Lift Bridge to transform it to a pedestrian and bicycle facility that will be a part of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Loop Trail.

  • MADISON, WI – Boxwood blight, a serious fungal disease that attacks a popular garden shrub, has been found in Wisconsin for the first time at a nursery grower in Kenosha County, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced today.

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Perdue has announced USDA is inviting comments on the implementation of the e-Connectivity Pilot Program established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 on March 23, 2018. Comments will be taken until Monday, September 10, 2018.

  • 33rd Annual Threshing Bee

    HUDSON, WI – HUDSON, WI -- The St. Croix Valley Collectors Association will host its Annual Threshing Bee on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Norm and Shirley Feyereisen Farm, 429 Townsvalley Road, Hudson WI. The farm is located just south of Hudson off County F, then east on Coulee Trail to Townsvalley Rd.

  • MADISON, WI – Wisconsin driver licenses or IDs are the most common form of proof of identity. Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages voters to check and be sure that they have the proper identification needed to vote in the August Partisan Primary Election (August 14).

  • MADISON, WI – Starting yesterday Wednesday, August 1, Wisconsin shoppers will enjoy a five-day sales tax holiday.  During this time, they will not be charged state and local sales tax on a variety of items including clothing, computers and school supplies.  

    "Due to sound fiscal management and a strong economy, the state had almost a $400 million budget surplus," said Department of Revenue Secretary Richard Chandler. "Governor Walker and the Wisconsin State Legislature have determined that some of that surplus should be returned to taxpayers in the form of a sales tax holiday."

  • MENOMONIE, WI — WESTconsin Credit Union is collecting school supplies and monetary donations for families in need, August 1-11. Donations can be made at any WESTconsin Credit Union location and online at westconsincu.org. All proceeds will be delivered by WESTconsin Staff to local schools and organizations for distribution. Here are the offices in this readership area: Baldwin Office | Baldwin-Woodville Area School District, Spring Valley Office | Spring Valley Area Food Pantry.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI – Here are the Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put (SVSSP) events for AUGUST:

    SENIORS LUNCH: Every week Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sneakers.

    CRAFT CIRCLE: Monday, August 6 @ 3:00 p.m. Meet at the Staying Put office, S312 McKay St., for time to socialize and work on fun craft projects. Call for a reservation 715-778-5800.

  • SPRING LAKE, WI – On Sunday, August 5, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Welcome Home Assisted Living in Elmwood, Wisconsin.

    The Spring Lake Lutheran Church Women will serve homemade pie, ice cream, hot dogs, barbecues, chips and beverages.

  • Corps of Engineers to host Lock and Dam 4 open house

    ST. PAUL, MN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house at Lock and Dam 4, in Alma, Wisconsin, on Saturday, July 28, to coincide with the city’s Swiss Heritage Days. The open house is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • ST CROIX FALLS, WI -- Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information about the great glaciers. Interstate Park is located at WI-35, St Croix Falls, WI 54024. Interstate Park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Planning for future of your business

    RIVER FALLS, WI – A large portion of the businesses I mentor, and counsel are startups. Our focus is on how we get the business enterprise up and running. The question of the exit strategy is lost in the process. That question, however, needs as much consideration as those focused on a successful launch of the business.

  • BALDWIN, WI – The Tuesday Community Supper is served the first Tuesday of every month at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1350 Florence Street, Baldwin, Wisconsin, 54002. 

  • HUSDON, WI – On Tuesday, July 31, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., St. Croix County will host an Open House at the St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson. This open house will provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about the County Outdoor Recreation Plan. There will be a short presentation at 7:00 p.m.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI – St. John's Lutheran Church, Spring Valley, WI invites you to attend our annual Chicken Feed on Thursday, July 26, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. St. John's members and youth will be serving grilled chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, chips, desserts, drinks, and fellowship in their fellowship hall. 

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