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Friday, September 19, 2014
  • Grace Place renovations in final phase, volunteers needed, Grand Opening set

    NEW RICHMOND, WI - Over the summer many volunteers along with Salvation Army staff have been working hard to prepare for a very big move for the Grace Place Shelter.

  • 47th Annual Dam Days celebration begins Friday!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The 47th Annual Dam Days celebration begins this Friday, September 19, 2014 and the weather forecast is favorable for another great weekend of Dam Days fun in Spring Valley.

  • About that 2014 Dam Days pin

    SPRING VALLEY, WI -- Peggy Larson has done it again, dressing up a black and white photo into a striking color image. The photo was taken by Marge Conway, daughter of Dr. And Mrs. Hugh Patrick Conway. Marge was an avid and talented photographer, and the camera she used was a Rolleiflex twin lens reflex, a very much state-of-the art German camera used by many professional photographers of that period.

  • Aerial photos illustrate substantial progress on River Crossing

    HUDSON, WI - Mike Demulling, manager of the New Richmond Regional Airport, has been archiving progress on the St. Croix River Crossing project through aerial photos taken during occasional flights over the Wisconsin-Minnesota border. Many of his photos are posted on a Facebook® page created by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT) for the project, located at https://www.facebook.com/saintcroixcrossingmndot.

    
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LATEST NEWS
  • ELMWOOD, WI - At 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday September 16, 2014 a crash occurred on State Road 128 near N8436 Street in Pierce County near Elmwood.

    Assisting agencies included Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, St Croix County Sheriff’s Department, Elmwood Police and Fire Departments, Spring Valley Police and Fire Departments and River Falls EMS.

     
  • HUDSON, WI – A Lake City, Minnesota man was charged in St. Croix County Circuit Court on Monday, September 15, 2014 with felony counts of first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and possession of a firearm by a felon in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend, Angel C. Linderman, 28, of Lake City, Minnesota on September 9.

     
  • At Heritage of Elmwood On Monday morning Barb Cepek came for Bible Class. A game of Euchre was also played in the morning. In the afternoon residents were busy making homemade ice cream. They made Chocolate and Cherry Nut Ice Cream which they enjoyed for Coffee Social. Thursday morning they took a scenic bus ride. Exercise Group was held in the morning. In the afternoon was our Monthly Birthday Party with Rich Schroeder Entertaining. Cake and ice cream was served for Coffee Social

     
SCHOOL
  • BALDWIN, WI – In discussing the three tennis matches for the Lady Hawks as they continued their winning ways last week Coach Rumpel said, “We played a couple of programs that are struggling at this time. Durand has had some very good teams in the past, but just don’t have the numbers this season. Bloomer’s team is actually looking to get better and has increased in number of players, but are still a couple of years away. 

     
  • SPRING VALLEY, WI – It has been a busy 2014 Homecoming at Spring Valley Middle/High School. The festivities began with the semi-formal dance with DJ last Saturday night, September 13, 2014. It was reported it went really well and was a lot of fun.

     
  • ELMWOOD, WI – After winning one of three matches at their home quad the week before, the Elmwood Raider volleyball team is searching desperately for wins after dropping six straight games, and two matches, last week.

     
OBITUARIES
  • Bernadene Menter, age 84, of Wilson, Wisconsin died early Monday morning, September 15, at her home in Cady Township.

    Funeral service for Bernadene will be on Friday, September 19, at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Wilson, Wisconsin.

     
  • Shirley E. Busch, 84 of Tucson, Arizona passed away September 6, 2014 at Fairmount Assisted Living in Tucson.  

    Shirley was born July 15, 1930 to Gerhart and Hazel (Olson) Solberg in Eau Galle Township. She attended elementary school in Wildwood and graduated from Spring Valley High School. Upon graduation, Shirley found employment at Sears and later worked for Northwestern Bell. In October 1953, Shirley married Aloys Busch. In 1972, Shirley and Al moved to Tucson where she went to work for Southwestern Bell. After retirement, Shirley worked part time at different jobs.

     
  • Charles Herbert Henderson, age 91 of Baldwin, Wisconsin, died on September 12 at the Baldwin Care Center. 

    Funeral services for Herb Henderson were held at 11:00 am on Wednesday September 17 at the Christian Reformed Church in Baldwin. Burial was in the Baldwin Cemetery. Visitation was on Tuesday September 16 from 4:00-6:00 pm at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin.

     
COMMUNITY
  • WOODVILLE, WI - Join us on Saturday, September 20 for a fun bike ride to raise scholarship dollars. Enjoy scenic St. Croix County’s beautiful fall colors on JohnnyRide’s loop through 23 miles of quiet county roads via Glenwood City.

    At the end of the ride is a delicious hearty lunch, too many “sides” to mention, johnnycake, and all the desserts you can eat. The $25 ride fee buys you 25 raffle tickets, a JohnnyRide 2014 tee-shirt, goodies from the sag wagon, and the chance to win one of several unique raffle prizes that include a Green Bay Packers autographed football.

     
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Stockman's 30th Anniversary Celebration featuring live music by Still Runnin'
Live music for Stockman Farm Supply's 30th Anniversary Celebration was provided by the popular local band Still Runnin’. Video by Paul J. Seeling

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