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Friday, February 22, 2019
Congratulations to Kenny Fesenmaier on winning the sectional at 195 lbs. and advancing to the state tournament! Submitted photo
Congratulations to Kenny Fesenmaier on winning the sectional at 195 lbs. and advancing to the state tournament! Submitted photo
Thursday, February 21, 2019 12:05 AM

INDEPENDENCE, WI – For Spring Valley senior Kenny Fesenmaier, getting the opportunity to advance to the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament is incredible, but to go there as a sectional champion is beyond expectations.

  • Regional champ-check, sectional champ-check, on to State for Fesenmaier

    INDEPENDENCE, WI – For Spring Valley senior Kenny Fesenmaier, getting the opportunity to advance to the WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament is incredible, but to go there as a sectional champion is beyond expectations.

  • Fesenmaier leads trio of SV-E wrestlers to sectionals

    CADOTT, WI – Spring Valley senior Kenny Fesenmaier has been part of some incredible wrestling teams in his four years. The senior has been to the state team tournament, but hasn’t made it past WIAA Regionals, until this year.

    Not only did Fesenmaier earn the trip to the WIAA Sectional this Saturday at Independence for the first time, he goes as a Regional Champion, having captured first place.

  • Wrestlers to start trek to Madison on Saturday at Cadott

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – While the season has had it’s ups and downs, the Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team is primed and ready to go for the post-season, with hopes for sending wrestlers all the way to Madison to compete in the state tournament.

  • Cardinal wrestlers top Durand in conference match, battle in Menomonie

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - The Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team is wrapping up their regular season pretty quickly, but there is still plenty of opportunities for success like there was last week. The Cardinals topped Durand in a D-SC match up, then battled at the Whitetail Adrenaline Shootout in Menomonie.

    SV/E 42, Durand 24
    The Cardinals opened the dual match with a forfeit win at 113 pounds for Tristan Neisinger for a quick 6-0 lead.
  • Cardinal wrestlers finish fourth at Shell Lake, Casey, Merth take firsts

    SHELL LAKE, WI – It’s that time of the season when wrestlers are starting to hit their stride to get in the groove for post-season wrestling. They want to set themselves up for the best possible success to make their way to Madison.

    The Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestlers are no different, trying to challenge themselves at every opportunity, and that’s exactly what they did last weekend at the Shell Lake Challenge wrestling tournament.

  • Boys’ hoops tops E/PC, still tops in conference

    ELMWOOD, WI – Sometimes having a lay-off for an extended number of days in the regular season can take a team out of their rhythm, causing them to misfire their shots, not play together, miss their defensive assignments.

    It was kind of the opposite effect for the Spring Valley boys’ basketball team last week.

  • Wrestling team keeps chugging along, wins GC dual

    NEW RICHMOND, WI – It’s been a busy few weeks for the Cardinal wrestlers where there have been some challenges and successes.

    The Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team competed at the Northern Badger Wrestling Tournament in River Falls in late December, won their first dual match of the conference season last week and had a fair showing in another tournament in New Richmond this past weekend.

  • Elmwood’s Dick Jones to be inducted in Football Coaches Hall of Fame

    POYNETTE, WI – The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) is proud to announce its 2019 Hall of Fame Class and Award winners.

  • Cardinal wrestlers take Clear Lake in dual

    CLEAR LAKE, WI – The Spring Valley-Elmwood wrestling team has been struggling to fill all weight slots this season. But the Cardinals took advantage of another team that is struggling even more last week in their dual wrestling match with Clear Lake.

    The Cardinals beat Clear Lake by a score of 51-18, winning seven of the matches by forfeit; on the other side of things, Clear Lake won one match by forfeit and the two teams had a double forfeit in another match.

  • Wrestlers finish 10th at Eau Claire Invite, Northern Badger next

    EAU CLAIRE, WI - The wrestling season is still young, but the Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team is already making strides to show where they are going.

    Last week the Cardinals competed at the Eau Claire North Husky Invite with 22 other teams. The Cardinals finished in 10th place in the tournament.
  • Cardinal wrestlers start off season with good showing in Ellsworth

    ELLSWORTH, WI – There has been a lot of turnover and a lot of newcomers into the fold for the Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team this year. The team doesn’t have wrestlers at a few weight classes, but will still be competitive, and that was shown last weekend in Ellsworth.

    Obviously, Ellsworth has been the cream of the crop in Division 2 in the state for years and their Invitational brings in some good competition from both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

  • Elmwood Middle/High School 1st Quarter Honor Roll

    Elmwood Middle/High School 1st Quarter – “A Honor Roll”

    Alyssa Peterson, Rowan Rupakus, Sophia Tiffany, & Alexia Waltz

  • Baron of Elmwood receives November University Staff Appreciation Award

    MENOMONIE, WI — Breanna Baron has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for November at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

    Baron, of Elmwood, Wisconsin is the curriculum manager in the Provost’s Office.

  • Elmwood Schools are open

    ELMWOOD, WI – Elmwood Schools welcomed their 318 students in grades 4K through 12 for the 2018-2019 School Year on Tuesday, September 4, the day after the Labor Day holiday weekend.

  • Valley gets on winning track, tops E/PC 32-8

    SPRING VALLEY, WI - Home cooking helps get things going in the right direction, and the Spring Valley football team needed to get going in the right direction.

  • Elmwood School District welcomes new employees

    ELMWOOD, WI – The Elmwood School District is pleased to welcome five new employees to our staff this fall. Please give them a warm Elmwood greeting!

  • MENOMONIE, WI – The following students from the area have received the University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor’s Award for the spring 2018 semester. The award is presented to students who have a grade point average of 3.5 or above.

    UW-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, has 48 undergraduate majors and 23 graduate programs, including one doctoral degree. UW-Stout, established in 1891, prides itself on the success of its students in the workplace, with an employment rate at or above 98 percent for recent graduates. The university was awarded the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award in 2001. Enrollment for the fall semester was 9,401.

  • Local gals help Hudson Raiders 14 U-B Blue team win 1st Place

    HUDSON, WI – Several local gals helped the Hudson Boosters - Raiders 14 U-B Fastpitch Blue team win 1st Place at the Tri-county State Qualifier Tournament.

  • MANITOWOC, WI — Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is proud to announce that the following Chippewa Falls cohort students in our area have earned their degrees.

    MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION DEGREES with Administrator Leadership:

    • Megan Lynn Challoner, Elmwood, Wisconsin
    • Zachary Robert Campbell, River Falls, Wisconsin
    • James Alan Day, Elk Mound, Wisconsin
  • [Campus News:] Area students receive degrees from UW-River Falls

    RIVER FALLS, WI – The following local residents were among 744 students to receive degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May.


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