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3D printer put to use by Boyceville Science and Math teacher Andrew Hamm

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — Andrew Hamm, Math and Science teacher, of Boyceville High School, has begun to print 3D masks, with the help of Boyceville senior Cade Klefstad, after finding plans online to help organizations in their time of need. “After watching a TV program last week where the president of the Massachusetts General…

Local businesses working together to help those in need

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — With a “Safer at Home” order still in place Bonnie’s Cafe and the Glenwood City Vet Clinic have been working together to help those in need of a hot meal that can’t make it out of their homes. “I want to give people a hot meal,” said Bonnie. “It…

Ellsworth Creamery asking patrons to reduce milk supply, dump, quit dairy

ELLSWORTH—Patrons of the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery received a letter dated April 2nd from Paul Bauer, CEO of the cooperative telling them of the lost market for their milk and asking them to cut back on milk production. This is due to the COVID-19 virus crisis. The letter states that the “board is urging all patrons…

No Colfax Free Fair this year

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — For the first time since 1943 during World War II — 77 years ago — there will be no Colfax Free Fair this summer. With the COVID-19 pandemic, even by the end of June, it could still be risky, said Steve Ackerlund, president of the Colfax Fair Board. No…

State Supreme Court overturns Gov. Evers’s executive order to suspend in-person voting

MADISON – Just hours after Governor Tony Evers had signed an executive order Monday, April 6 postponing Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary election until June 9th due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Wisconsin State Supreme court overturned the governor’s order allowing in-person voting to proceed as planned. The State Supreme Court voted 4-2,…

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