Glenwood City School Board learns about progressive math grant

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

By Laura Giammattei

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City School Board heard from elementary math teachers Sara L’Allier and Tristan Kittilson regarding the state of the progressive math grant.

Elementary school math teachers are implementing a strategy through the math grant that assists students in approaching problems from different angles to find an answer. Some of the math equations are set up in such a way that allows for the students to come up with different conclusions through various techniques.

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7th Annual May Fair Event & Sale to be held May 7th

Monday, April 25th, 2016

 New horse barn galloping along at St. Croix County Fairgrounds

If you are looking for an evening of Family Fun, join us at the 7th Annual May Fair Event & Sale!  The May Fair Event & Sale will take place on Saturday, May 7th at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds Commercial Building in Glenwood City, WI (take 94 to exit 28, then go north 10 miles on Hwy 128).  Gates will open for the inspection of auction items beginning at 4:00 p.m. with the formal program starting at 5:00 p.m.  The May Fair Event & Sale is sponsored by The Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds in cooperation with the St. Croix County 4-H Horse and Dairy Committees. The building will be heated.

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Dunn County sheriff reports difficulties hiring deputies

Monday, April 25th, 2016

By LeAnn R. Ralph

MENOMONIE  —  Difficulties in hiring deputies is not a problem unique to Dunn County, but it definitely has become a problem for Dunn County, says Sheriff Dennis Smith.

In the past when there was an opening at the sheriff’s department, Dunn County would receive about 60 applications, said Smith during his annual report to the Dunn County Board April 19.

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Chippewa Falls woman found guilty of storage unit thefts

Monday, April 25th, 2016

By LeAnn R. Ralph

HUDSON — A 41-year-old Chippewa Falls woman who previously lived in Knapp has pleaded no contest and was found guilty in St. Croix County on three counts of theft related to items taken from storage units.

Billie Jo Haynes pleaded no contest and was found guilty by Judge Scott Needham in St. Croix County Circuit Court April 20.

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Criminal defense attorney announces bid for St. Croix County district attorney

Monday, April 25th, 2016

HUDSON – A 13-year veteran public defender is running for the St. Croix County District Attorney’s position.  Donna Burger, 41, of Hudson, is running for the position on the Republican ticket.  A primary election will be held on August 9 and a general election on November 8.

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