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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Ken Fesenmaier of the Spring Valley FFA was showing a 3-year cow at the 2018 PC Fair. Photo by Gateway News
Ken Fesenmaier of the Spring Valley FFA was showing a 3-year cow at the 2018 PC Fair. Photo by Gateway News
Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:02 AM

ELLSWORTH, WI – The 2018 Pierce County Fair truly was an “All County Reunion” with young and old alike coming to exhibit, look at the exhibits and exhibitors, ride the rides, play some games and more. Oh and have a bite or two to eat. People came from every corner of Pierce County and beyond to enjoy the 2018 Pierce County Fair.

  • Pierce County Fair is ‘All County Reunion’

    ELLSWORTH, WI – The 2018 Pierce County Fair truly was an “All County Reunion” with young and old alike coming to exhibit, look at the exhibits and exhibitors, ride the rides, play some games and more. Oh and have a bite or two to eat. People came from every corner of Pierce County and beyond to enjoy the 2018 Pierce County Fair.

  • Two-car crash at Co B and I sends SV woman to RF Hospital

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Tuesday, July 31 at 4:37pm, deputies responded to a 2-vehicle accident at the intersection of County Rd B and I in Gilman Township. 

  • History exhibit comes to Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – We drink it, fish in it, clean with it, swim in it and travel across it. Water has always been critical for our survival. The Spring Valley Community Center will put water in Wisconsin on display in a new museum exhibit. The historical exhibit will run Thursdays through Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. beginning August 16 and ending September 2.

  • Authors visiting Spring Valley Library in August

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Public Library is excited to announce two exciting adult programs happening this month!

    The first is a visit from local Hudson author Shelley Tougas. Ms. Tougas writes juvenile fiction and won the Wisconsin Literacy Council Award for Children’s Literature for her most recent publication titled “Laura Ingalls Wilder is Ruining My Life.”
  • Connors Kids Lemonade Stand is tremendous success

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – You have done it again generous community, your support of the Connors Kids Lemonade Stand II was a tremendous success has netted a substantial contribution for the Spring Valley Community Cancer Fund.

  • Spring Valley Dentistry holds patient appreciation day

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Spring Valley Dentistry celebrated the one-year anniversary of their wonderful new building and expanded practice with a “Patient Appreciation Day” last Friday, July 20 from 4 to 7 p.m.

  • Mission Spring Valley is August 17-18

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Mission Spring Valley is back again this year. On Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18, 2018, Emmaus Church is looking to serve and meet needs in the community as we have in past years.

  • Hinshaw presented Live Better Community Service Award

    ELLSWORTH, WI – Mary Hinshaw is Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services’ Live Better Community Service Award winner for the third quarter of 2018. Hinshaw received the award and a $100 Visa® gift card on July 10 for her generous work as a volunteer with Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put.

  • SV Lions bring circus to town

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Lions Club brought the Culpepper and Merriweather (C &M), “America’s Favorite Big top Circus” to the community for some great family fun entertainment last Friday, July 13. They filled the two shows with 417 adult and 303 child tickets sold. 

  • Small Craft Outfitters offer kayaks, fishing guide service and more

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Perhaps you have noticed the racks of multi-colored kayaks in the front yard as you drive past and the sign that proclaims, "Small Craft Outfitters LLC” on County Road B just north of the Village of Spring Valley.

  • Spring Valley Community Food Pantry managers wanted

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Community Food Pantry is seeking new leadership to manage this ministry that has served our community for more almost 25 years.  Anyone who in interested in this important volunteer responsibility is encouraged to contact the Pastor of any of our local churches since they serve as the board of directors for the Food Panty.  The phone numbers of these Pastors are listed below.  

  • Spring Valley Dentistry to hold ‘Patient Appreciation Day’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – I have to smile when I think it has only been a year ago that the beautiful new Spring Dentistry building was completed along State Hwy 29 going into the Village of Spring Valley.

  • Rain doesn’t dampen Independence Day Celebration

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce once again sponsored a community 4th of July Celebration.

  • ‘You’re a good Man Charlie Brown’ coming to Spring Valley stage

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Everyone loves Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang for good reason. What’s not to love?? Charlie Brown and his buddies have entertained us for years in comic strips and on TV and now is your chance to see their characters come to life on the Spring Valley stage. 

  • America’s favorite old-fashioned Big Top Circus is coming to town!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Thanks to the sponsorship of the Spring Valley Lions Club, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s Favorite Big Top Circus is coming to Spring Valley, WI on Friday, July 13, 2018 to the North Practice Field located at N523 McKay Ave. with scheduled performances at 5:00 & 7:30 p.m. Now in its 33rd edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known for quality family entertainment. This authentic One-Ring, Big Top Circus has been featured on National Geographic’s Explorer TV series, Entertainment Tonight, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, Arizona Highways Magazine. It has also been featured on the A&E Special: Under the Big Top and most recently, On the Road with Circus Kids, a Nickelodeon special featured on the Nick News Program.

  • Spring Valley Village Board holds June meeting

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Here is the recap from the June 6, 2018 Spring Valley Village Board meeting and the June 13, Special Board Meeting.

  • Pierce County Dairy Breakfast is soggy, well attended

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Mother Nature unleashed a torrent of wind and rain last Saturday morning, June 16, just as the final setup for the 2018 Annual Pierce County Dairy Breakfast was occurring at the host site of the Colbenson Family’s Ti-Shi Dairy in rural Spring Valley, Wisconsin. But the Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee (PCDPC) was prepared for that and the event was well attended as the heavy weather passed through the area early on. The PCDPC is one of the sponsors of the Pierce County Dairy Breakfast.

  • Great turnout for 2018 Community Safety Day

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Threatening weather held off last Friday afternoon, June 15 for the 2018 Community Safety Day hosted by the by Spring Valley Area Emergency Services at the Syverson Practice Field right next to the Spring Valley Dam at the north end of McKay Avenue in Spring Valley. The event occurred from 4 to 7 p.m. and then about 7:15 the heavens opened up and gave us another good soaking.

  • Annual Community Vacation Bible School ‘made by God’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The 21st annual Spring Valley Community Vacation Bible School took place June 10 through 14, 2018, at the Brother Michael Center and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spring Valley, Wisconsin. 

  • Brat stand raises funds for St. John’s youth gathering trip

    WOODVILLE, WI – Northside Power Equipment in Woodville was the site of a tasty fundraiser put on by four kids from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley who are part of a group going on a mission trip shortly to Texas. There are eight students, their pastor and three chaperones going on the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas next week for seven days.

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