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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The Public Works skid steer moves a huge block of ice cut from Carr Creek. Photo courtesy of Krista Swanson
The Public Works skid steer moves a huge block of ice cut from Carr Creek. Photo courtesy of Krista Swanson
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:01 AM

WOODVILLE, WI – Brent Knegendorf, director of Public Works for the Village of Woodville, has been keeping a close watch on Carr Creek of late, specifically on the Southside Drive bridge that crosses over the creek.

  • Ice dam requires extraordinary work to prevent lift station flooding

    WOODVILLE, WI – Brent Knegendorf, director of Public Works for the Village of Woodville, has been keeping a close watch on Carr Creek of late, specifically on the Southside Drive bridge that crosses over the creek.

  • St. Croix and Pierce in top ten healthiest counties in state

    PRINCETON, NJ & MADISON, WI – Ozaukee County ranks healthiest in Wisconsin and Menominee County is the least healthy county in the state, again, according to the annual County Health Rankings, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI). St. Croix and Pierce Counties in Western Wisconsin aren’t far behind.

  • Tractors: big, fast and sometimes deadly

    OMAHA, NE -- Power and size are two features that make farm tractors so valuable – and dangerous. Modern technology is helping make tractors safer in many ways, but some 60 people still die each year after being run over by a tractor.

  • St. Patrick’s Day tradition continues in Elmwood [VIDEO]

    ELMWOOD, WI – St. Patrick’s Day this year was on Sunday, March 17, according to the calendar, but the real wearing of the green was celebrated on Saturday, March 16, in Elmwood, Wisconsin from 2 p.m. on.

  • 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.

  • Sheriff’s Office responds to fisherman’s find floating in Mississippi

    ELLSWORTH, WI – On Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at approximately 12:20 PM, A fisherman notified the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office of a body floating in the Mississippi River near mile marker 795 in Trenton Township.

  • DATCP reminds farmers to report storm losses, offers resources

    MADISON, WI – With more snows this past weekend, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reminds farmers to report winter storm losses to their county Farm Service Agency office as soon as possible.

  • Insurance Commissioner highlights Gov. Evers’ investment in Medigap Helpline for Wisconsin seniors

    MADISON, WI – Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable held a roundtable on Friday, March 8 with the Board on Aging and Long Term Care to highlight issues facing Wisconsin seniors who rely on Medicare and related health care programs. Governor Tony Evers proposed fully funding Medigap Helpline Services in his executive budget released last month. The funding allows the Helpline team to support Medicare beneficiaries with questions regarding their health insurance, Medicare Supplement Insurance, and long-term care insurance among other topics.

  • 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.

  • Village Board approves Elmwood St. Patrick’s Day Parade

    ELMWOOD, WI – The Village of Elmwood held their March Board Meeting Monday, March 11, 2019 in the historic Village Auditorium Dining Room.

  • Empty Bowls is another success

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The community really came together on Tuesday, March 5 for the Filling Empty Bowls event. This annual event raises student and community awareness of hunger and helps our community to provide food assistance for families in our local population. It also is a way for the public and school to cooperate towards one common communal mission. This was the fifth year for this event, and it was another huge success.

  • 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.
  • Pierce County EDC Awards Breakfast presents five honors

    PRESCOTT, WI – The Pierce County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) held their annual meeting and awards presentation as an Awards Breakfast this year where five honors were presented.

  • 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.

  • Study of bereaved military families and friends hopes to offer new resources for grief

    PURCELLVILLE, VA – The Stepping Forward in Grief Study tests two evidence based online/app programs created by scientists and clinicians at Uniformed Services University and Columbia University to address grief-related challenges.

  • Spring ahead to safety as daylight saving time begins

    MADISON, WI – As you set the clocks forward this weekend, ReadyWisconsin is encouraging you to take advantage of the time change to test the smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home and replace the batteries.

  • Pierce County Sheriff’s Office reports snowmobile accident

    ELLSWORTH, WI – On Thursday February 28, 2019 at approximately 5:45PM, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a snowmobile accident with injury on 450th Avenue near County Road OO, in Trimbelle Township.

  • Winter maintenance continues at Eau Galle Recreation Area

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – As you may recall from an article in the Sun-Argus, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, which operates the Eau Galle Recreation Area would begin drawing down its Eau Galle Reservoir in Spring Valley, Wisconsin.

  • 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’).

  • New Elementary School Referendum discussed at SV School Board Special Meeting

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The School District of Spring Valley held a Special School Board Meeting on Monday, February 25, 2019 with only two “Discussion/Action” items on the agenda for the special meeting that was open to the public.

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