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Saturday, May 25, 2019
Larry Waters of the Legion presents a check to the St. Croix Valley Shrine Club represented by Bob Hering. Photo by Milt Helmer
Larry Waters of the Legion presents a check to the St. Croix Valley Shrine Club represented by Bob Hering. Photo by Milt Helmer
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:01 AM

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.

  • 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.

  • ‘Eco-Avenger World Summit’ is May 28 at VMS

    WOODVILLE, WI -- Every year, the entire 7th grade class works on an interdisciplinary unit called "Eco-Avengers.”  This project asks students to discover a call to action about a real-life environmental problem impacting our community, region, state or world.

  • ‘Velkommen ‘til Woodville!’ for 68th Annual Syttende Mai Celebration

    WOODVILLE, WI – The Woodville Lions Club and Village of Woodville proclaim in their Norwegian voice “Velkommen ‘til Woodville!” for the 68th Annual Woodville Syttende Mai Celebration.

  • St. Croix Valley Foundation announces Health and Wellness Grant awards

    HUDSON, WI – The St. Croix Valley Foundation is honored to announce the recipients of our most recent competitive grant program. This spring, the St. Croix Valley Foundation awarded $33,750 to 17 nonprofit organizations in Wisconsin and Minnesota through its Health and Wellness Competitive Grant Program. Funded projects range from providing healthy food to 25 food pantries to a unique trail challenge utilizing the beautiful and scenic trails in the St. Croix River Valley.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Local Police Chiefs Dubois, Hoyt and Hetfeld among those meeting with AG

    NEW RICHMOND, WI – Attorney General Josh Kaul co-hosted a regional law enforcement roundtable in northwestern Wisconsin on Thursday, May 2 with State Senator Patty Schachtner (D-Somerset).

  • Entrepreneur Lisa Needels invests in Woodville

    WOODVILLE, WI – Lisa Needels is the third-generation owner of Needels Supply, a Janitorial and Maintenance supply company serving the region based in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • St. Croix County’s March unemployment rate at 3.6%

    HUDSON, WI – On April 24, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary March 2019 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 33 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents.

  • Seasonal weight limit restrictions to be lifted on May 6

    RHINELANDER, WI – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will lift weight restrictions on portions of WIS 65 in Polk and St. Croix Counties on May 6.

  • 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.

  • Easter Bunny joins annual Woodville egg hunt [ALBUM]

    WOODVILLE, WI – Last Saturday the Easter Bunny came bringing fantastic weather and hundreds of brightly colored plastic eggs for the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

  • Hands Around Courthouse raises awareness of child abuse, neglect and other victims of crime

    HUDSON, WI – St. Croix County Citizen Review Panel hosted a “Hands Around the Courthouse” event on Tuesday April 16, 2019 at the St. Croix County Government Center in Hudson, Wisconsin. 

  • 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.

  • The Village Fox

    WOODVILLE, WI – Perhaps you have seen him/her: a slender black-legged animal with a reddish body, long bushy tail with a white tip?  Mostly fur and long legs weighing about 15 pounds.  A red fox has taken up residence in Woodville.  It is pretty neat that he is adaptable enough to live among us and it is a treat to see him.

  • 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.


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