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The 2019 SCVMGA Community Grant recipients are (standing from left) Tom Jonas, Dean Grage, Peg Gagnon, Nancy Hoffman, Barb Nelson, Debby Walters, Zach Simones, and Travis Petroske. Seated from left are Pat Jonas, Becky Strand, Virginia Drath, and Sandy Madsen. Not pictured are Sharon Reyzer, Nora Ellen, Mandy Pfingsten and Jackie Daharsh. Submitted photo
The 2019 SCVMGA Community Grant recipients are (standing from left) Tom Jonas, Dean Grage, Peg Gagnon, Nancy Hoffman, Barb Nelson, Debby Walters, Zach Simones, and Travis Petroske. Seated from left are Pat Jonas, Becky Strand, Virginia Drath, and Sandy Madsen. Not pictured are Sharon Reyzer, Nora Ellen, Mandy Pfingsten and Jackie Daharsh. Submitted photo
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 12:01 AM

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.

  • 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.

  • Dealing with short forage inventories

    BALDWIN, WI – Early reports of Alfalfa winterkill and injury are coming in for Northwestern Wisconsin.  A late Spring has also led to a slow green up from many hay fields and pastures, leading to questions on when first crop hay might be ready.

  • 4-H Scholarship and Key Award recipients announced

    BALDWIN, WI – The St. Croix County 4-H Leaders Association is proud to announce this year’s scholarship recipients. A record number of exemplary applications were submitted for consideration.

  • 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.

  • New providers at Western Wisconsin Health

    BALDWIN, WI – Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) is pleased to announce we are now partnering with two new specialty care providers to offer you more services close to home.

  • 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.

  • Western Wisconsin Health offers new treatment for acid reflux

    BALDWIN, WI – Imagine getting rid of your acid reflux, protecting your health and improving your quality of life! That’s the premise behind LINX® Reflux Management System.

  • Adoray Hospice awarded Level III of 'We Honor Veterans' program

    BALDWIN, WI – Adoray Home Health & Hospice recently was awarded a Partner Level III certification for its involvement in the We Honor Veterans program. The Veteran Administration and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization have come together to create a program to recognize the unique needs of America’s Veterans and their families.

  • Adoray receives $25,000 grant from Otto Bremer Trust

    BALDWIN, WI – Adoray Home Health and Hospice is pleased to announce that they received a $25,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust. These funds will be used for the development of an in-home Mental Health and Substance Abuse program.

  • Hagedorn wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – According to the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) very few problems were reported in the Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Spring Election in which more than 26 percent of Wisconsin adults voted, according to preliminary results analyzed by the WEC.

  • SV Police Chief DuBois and Natasha Ward of WW Health are 'Public Health Heroes'

    ELLSWORTH, WI – As part of National Public Health Week, Pierce County Public Health Department selected five Public Health Heroes for their work in preserving, protecting and promoting the health of Pierce County residents.

  • Ballots cast in 2019 Spring Election

    WOODVILLE, WI – The 2019 Spring Election was held on Tuesday, April 2. Early results indicate the turnout was light, but that could change. As of our press deadlines the results were not available and will be published in the Woodville Leader next week.

  • 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.

  • FFA winners chosen, Jessica Moor to compete at State

    BALDWIN, WI – Jessica Moor of the Baldwin-Woodville High School FFA Chapter competed on Monday, March 18 in Leadership Development Events at Ellsworth High School for the FFA Sectional Speaking Contest.

  • WW Health 'Dashes to Disney' 40 times and back!

    BALDWIN, WI – The Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) 2019 Dash to Disney (D2D) 8-week community walking challenge that began on January 7 concluded after logging 244,394,912 steps on Monday, March 4.

  • Hudson Physicians hires CEO for first time in history

    HUDSON, WI – After 30 years in business as an independent healthcare provider group, Hudson Physicians has added a CEO to the top of their leadership team.

    Matt Brandt, CEO joined the organization in late 2018.
  • Think spring – order native trees now!

    BALDWIN, WI – During the month of March, the Botany Belles and Beaus Garden Club will be taking orders for a variety of native trees.  Native trees are adapted to Wisconsin’s growing conditions, require less water and provide better habitat for birds and wildlife.

  • St. Croix EDC honors 2018 top businesses

    HUDSON, WI – On Thursday, February 21, 2019 St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) honored its 2018 Business of the Year winners at a banquet hosted by Ready Randy’s in rural New Richmond, Wisconsin. The 2018 honorees include iMARK Molding, Inc. (Village of Woodville; ‘Business of the Year’).

  • Nickowski is undefeated State Champ

    MADISON, WI – The 2019 WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournaments were held over last weekend, Thursday February 21 through Saturday, February 23 at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

    There were champions crowned in 14 weight classes in three divisions.
  • Teen resilience programming offered by Western Wisconsin Health

    BALDWIN, WI – Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) Foundation is proud to share its one-year anniversary of the new teen resiliency program for students at the Baldwin-Woodville High School (BWHS).

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