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Jessica Wong and LeeAnn Mortensen from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation with some of the “Secrets" they discussed. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Jessica Wong and LeeAnn Mortensen from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation with some of the “Secrets" they discussed. Photo by Paul J. Seeling
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:01 AM

BALDWIN, WI – “The Top Secret Project” came to Baldwin-Woodville High School for parents and those working with young people to help them learn what they need to know about drugs and alcohol. This free well-attended community event was co-sponsored by the Baldwin-Woodville School District and Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health). There were approximately 100 people who came out for the free meal for families provided by Blackhawk Bakery and Catering from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. There was free childcare provided, so adults could view the “In Plain Sight” display from 6:00 – 6:30 pm that was provided by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s and Medical Examiner’s departments.

  • Unofficial November 6, 2018 General Election results

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Here are the Unofficial November 6, 2018 General Election results for local, state and United States representatives of our readership area (i indicates incumbent), results for major party candidates only:

    Pierce County Wisconsin – Sheriff: Nancy Hove (i)– 14,809, Oake (write-in) – 112. PC Clerk: Kerry Feuerhelm (i) – 9,719, Megan Erwin – 7,673.

  • ‘Top Secret Project’ reveals many secrets

    BALDWIN, WI – “The Top Secret Project” came to Baldwin-Woodville High School for parents and those working with young people to help them learn what they need to know about drugs and alcohol. This free well-attended community event was co-sponsored by the Baldwin-Woodville School District and Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health). There were approximately 100 people who came out for the free meal for families provided by Blackhawk Bakery and Catering from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. There was free childcare provided, so adults could view the “In Plain Sight” display from 6:00 – 6:30 pm that was provided by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s and Medical Examiner’s departments.

  • Embezzlement reported at Woodville BP

    WOODVILLE, WI – A criminal complaint was filed on October 22, 2018 against Cindy Marie Meyers of Woodville, Wisconsin by the State of Wisconsin and the St. Croix County District Attorney for two counts of Felony G, Theft-Business over $10,000. It is alleged that Ms. Meyers embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from previous owners Steve and Chery Baker and current owners James and Jennifer Krueger.

  • Viking Middle School receives generous donation for Backpack Program

    WOODVILLE, WI – The St. Croix County American Legion recently made a very generous donation to the Backpack Program at Viking Middle School (VMS), in the Baldwin-Woodville Area School District.

  • Voting is brisk all day for mid-term elections

    WOODVILLE, SPRING VALLEY & ELMWOOD, WI – The voting for the Mid-term Elections were brisk in our area, statewide and nationwide on Tuesday, November 06, 2018.

  • Women’s Wellness Expo is fun, informative evening at WW Health

    BALDWIN, WI – Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) held its annual women’s health event on Thursday, October 25 with over 100 participants. This year’s Women’s Wellness Expo focused on general women’s health and included a variety of activities. Guests were able to obtain information about our providers, services and care partners, shop with many unique local vendors, enjoy complimentary healthy local refreshments from The Eatery at WW Health and receive giveaways.

  • Woodville Library remembers former director Judy Rodel

    WOODVILLE, WI – Judy Rodel served as librarian in Woodville from 1977 to 1991. In October 1979, Judy and Sunnie Lockerby, Janis Helgeson, Teri Power, Suzy McCormick, Marcia O’Rourke, Gail Lones and Judy Pedrotty formed a book club.

  • St Croix Area Volunteer League holds 17th Annual Halloween Festival [ALBUM]

    WOODVILLE, WI – In spite of the cool and threatening rainy weather, families from all around the area came to celebrate at the St Croix Area Volunteer League’s 17th Annual Halloween Festival. 

  • New providers at Western Wisconsin Health

    BALDWIN, WI – Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) is pleased to announce that we have several new providers that have joined our healthcare team. 

  • Remembering World War I at Woodville Historical Society Museum

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Historical Society Museum is open every second Saturday of each month.  Found on Main Street Woodville, next to the Public Library, the Woodville Historical Society Museum has a growing military exhibit.

    With the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I, we remember that hard fight and those who fought and died in that war and those that followed.

  • Heart Matters Gala – Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix County Fundraiser

    RIVER FALLS, WI – The Pierce and St. Croix County Free Clinic has been providing free primary health care to low–income, uninsured residents of Pierce and St. Croix Counties in western Wisconsin since 2007. 

  • Don’t Miss 'Once Upon a Mattress!'

    BALDWIN, WI – Get ready to be transported into your favorite fairy tale, albeit a bit fractured!  The B-WHS Drama Department cast and crews have been hard at work and are eager to present their version of “Once Upon a Mattress” next weekend!

  • School districts receive certified general aid figures

    MADISON, WI – As required by state statute on or by Oct. 15 of each year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has provided the certified amount each public school district will receive from the $4.656 billion appropriated for general state aid for the 2018-19 school year. This amounts to a $72.75 million (1.6 percent) increase in state general aids compared to last year.

  • ‘What's it Worth?’ – an Elmwood perspective

    ELMWOOD, WI – “Did I make a good investment or not?” That is what I asked Mark Moran, a former appraiser on the “Antiques Roadshow” who was present at the 5th Annual “What's it worth?” event.

  • Mark Moran 'What’s It Worth?' event wrap-up

    WOODVILLE, WI – On Saturday morning, October 13, the Woodville Historical Society hosted Mark Moran, antiques appraiser, at the Lion’s Den for the 5th Annual “What’s it Worth?” program.

  • BWHS Class of ‘68 celebrates 50th reunion

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Baldwin-Woodville High School Class of 1968 celebrated its 50th class reunion over the Homecoming weekend, September 29. 

  • Cheese Grater & Danbana Dash, SV-Collins Lodge #192 donate to WW Health

    BALDWIN, WI – The Western Wisconsin Health Foundation is honored to announce that the Cheesegrater & Danbana Dash presented a check for $15,500 and the Spring Valley-Collins Lodge #192 presented a check in the amount of $1,276.

  • Woodville’s OEM featured in new Manufacturing Month video

    MADISON, WI – The Governor has proclaimed October as Manufacturing Month, and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) will be promoting the state’s top industry throughout October.

  • Lions Eye Bank dedicated to serving families in Wisconsin

    MADISON, WI – For Dawn Lyons-Wood, the one positive to come out of the loss of her daughter, Emily, was fulfilling her wishes to be an organ, eye and tissue donor.

  • St Croix County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting

    BALDWIN, WI – The St Croix County Farm Bureau held their annual meeting on Wednesday, September 26 at the Baldwin American Legion in Baldwin. 

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