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Remembering the fallen soldiers with guest speaker, Major Collin Nevin. Photo by Sydney Dumond
Remembering the fallen soldiers with guest speaker, Major Collin Nevin. Photo by Sydney Dumond
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ELMWOOD, WI – Even though the weather did not want to cooperate, the Memorial Day Service held in the Elmwood Auditorium was still beautiful on Monday, May 27.

  • Elmwood Memorial Day Service 2019

    ELMWOOD, WI – Even though the weather did not want to cooperate, the Memorial Day Service held in the Elmwood Auditorium was still beautiful on Monday, May 27.

  • Spring Valley Memorial Day Service held in Community Center

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Rickerd-Danielson American Legion Post 227 presented their annual Spring Valley Memorial Day Service in the dry comfort of the Spring Valley Community Center in lieu of the soggy rain drenched Andy Handy Park as originally scheduled. The Service was held on Monday, May 27 at 9:30 a.m.

  • Memorial Day commemorated in Woodville

    WOODVILLE, WI –The Woodville American Legion Post 301, and the Auxiliary Unit 301 made their annual 2019 Memorial Day cemetery visitations on a very wet Monday, May 27. The dedicated veterans group included stops at Southside Cemetery, Immanuel Cemetery, Lone Pine Cemetery and then Sunset Cemetery where they had planned to hold their annual community Memorial Day service. But they were only able to do a brief ceremony there before relocating the service to the dry shelter of the Post building.

  • Scouting for Food, Stamp Out Hunger, and more!

    ELMWOOD, WI – On Saturday, April 27, the Elmwood and Spring Valley Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts went door-to-door in both towns collecting food for the local food pantries as part of their annual SCOUTING FOR FOOD event.  They did a great job, delivering a total of 309 pounds of groceries to the Elmwood Food Pantry.

  • Class of 2019 graduates Baldwin-Woodville High School

    BALDWIN, WI – It was a lovely evening for the Class of 2019 of Baldwin-Woodville High School to graduate on Friday, May 24. The award-winning band under the direction of Mr. Adam Bassak struck up the familiar “Fanfare and Processional, Pomp and Circumstance” by Elgar and “Jupiter Hymn From the Planets” by Holst.

  • Helen Strike named president of River Falls Area Hospital and Regina Hospital

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Allina Health is pleased to announce that Helen Strike will become the President of River Falls Area Hospital and Regina Hospital (Hastings) effective June 1, 2019. Helen is well known to many in Allina Health, having served as President of Unity Hospital from 2013 through 2016.

  • Local services for Memorial Day 2019

    ELMWOOD, WI – The Crain-Ottman American Legion Post 207 and Auxiliary Unit 207 will hold their Memorial Day program on May 27, 2019 at the Elmwood Veteran’s Memorial Park, Elmwood, WI.  This year’s speaker is Sgt. Collin Nevin.  He is a member of the Crain-Ottman Post.  In case of rain the program will be held at the Elmwood Auditorium.

  • Watch for blue DATCP sticker at pump

    MADISON, WI – Gas prices have been on the rise in anticipation of the summer travel season, and it is natural to wonder if you are getting your money’s worth when the numbers at the pump start to climb. Thankfully there is a way to be confident in the accuracy of your transaction: look for a blue Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) inspection sticker on the pump when you fill up your tank. That sticker is your sign that the pump has been tested and found to be accurate by the agency’s weights and measures inspectors.

  • Tips for a safe Memorial Day Weekend

    MADISON, WI – Memorial Day marks the start of the busy summer travel and cookout season for many people. Whether you are hitting the road or having friends over, ReadyWisconsin is encouraging everyone to make safety a priority.

  • Shriners share mission with American Legion

    RIVER FALLS, WI -- The Shriners of the St. Croix Valley Shrine Club were special guests at the regular meeting of Fletcher Pechacek American Legion Post on Wednesday, May 8 at the Legion club in River Falls.

  • ‘Delicious Years’ author Frederick Blanch to visit Library

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Public Library is pleased to announce a special visit from 90-year-old author Frederick Blanch from Roseville, Minnesota. Mr. Blanch will be at the library on Tuesday, May 21 at 1:30pm to share his book “The Delicious Years” which focuses on the adventures of characters in a retirement community.

  • Lottery Credit Awareness Week in Pierce County is May 13-17

    ELLSWORTH, WI – The Pierce County Treasurer, Kathy Fuchs, announced today that May 13 through May 17 is Lottery Credit Awareness Week in Pierce County. The Treasurer’s Office staff works hard to ensure that eligible property owners in our County are receiving this valuable credit on their property tax bill each year.  The goal of this awareness campaign is to inform our citizens of this credit, to help them identify if they are eligible for the credit, and to help them complete the necessary steps to have this credit applied to their real estate tax bills. 

  • Local organizations among those receiving 2019 community grants

    BALDWIN, WI – The St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners Association (SCVMGA) awarded community grants totaling more than $2,800 to 14 recipients in St. Croix and Pierce counties for 2019. Grant money is used for community gardens and beautification of parks, schools, public spaces, environmental stewardships, food projects, and other educational purposes.

  • Lions Den hosts annual Queen’s Banquet

    WOODVILLE, WI – The 2018-19 Syttende Mai Court of Queen Amber Delong, first Princess Libby Whirry and Second Princess Abbie Delong hosted the Annual Queen’s Banquet last Saturday, May 4 at the Lions Den in Woodville. This banquet organized by the Woodville Lions Queen’s Committee is a way to recognize the current Syttende Mai Court for the wonderful job they have done as Woodville’s Royal Ambassadors before they pass their reign to the 2019-20 Syttende Mai Royalty.

  • Pierce County Fairbooks available now

    ELLSWORTH, WI – The 2019 Pierce County Fair is August 8–11, 2019. Entry day for all non-animal exhibits is Wednesday, August 7 with judging beginning on Thursday, August 8. So whether you bake, sew, build, grow or train, entering an exhibit at a county fair is an exciting process.

  • Habitat Handout Day this Saturday in Baldwin

    BALDWIN, WI – For property owners interested in making their land more wildlife friendly, the annual Habitat Handout Day on May 4 is an opportunity to improve their cover and forage. Thanks to our partners, the Department of Natural Resources will have free spruce trees, wildlife friendly shrubs and seed for wildlife food plots available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Happy Easter from Spring Valley Royalty!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Royalty Court had a wonderful time at the annual Easter Event at the Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center. It was a beautiful day, and it was so sweet to see all the smiling faces! Our Princess Rachael Bell helped as the Easter Bunny. We hope everyone who attended had as much fun as we did.

  • E-bike demo lets people feel 'wheee!' factor

    BALDWIN, WI – Eric Fredrickson and Andy Palmer of Art Doyle’s Bike Shop of Hudson teamed up with Western Wisconsin Health’s (WW Health) National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach Lynn Huiskamp for a fun E-bike demonstration.

  • Lions ready for 68th Annual Woodville Syttende Mai Celebration

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions Club finalized plans and are nearly ready for the 68th Woodville Syttende Mai Celebration with the finishing details discussed at length at their April monthly meeting.

  • WESTconsin hosts annual meeting

    MENOMONIE, WI – WESTconsin Credit Union held its 79th Annual Membership Meeting on March 19, 2019 at the Menomonie High School Auditorium. A complimentary meal was served prior to the meeting and attendees enjoyed watching the WESTconsin Journey, down the yellow brick road, with a slideshow that highlighted the credit union’s history and its 80th Anniversary.

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