LTE – Barbara Sippy – 6-12-2019

I don’t care if you are a Democrat, a Republican or a member of the little green men from Mars.  There is a whole segment of our population that has had their rights forcefully removed. According to our Constitution we are ALL guaranteed the right to Life,Liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  Life, Liberty and…

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State Patrol reminds motorists to properly secure trailers and cargo

It’s that time of year when many travelers are pulling boats, campers and hauling a variety of items along highways. The Wisconsin State Patrol reminds motorists to ensure that trailers are in good mechanical condition, safely attached to the vehicle, and that anything loaded into a trailer or truck bed is properly secured. We regularly…

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Take action to prevent tick and mosquito bites

Many Wisconsin residents are looking ahead to warmer weather and all the resources our state has to offer. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has launched a statewide campaign to help everyone Fight the Bite and avoid tick and mosquito bites this season. Many people find ticks and mosquitoes to be annoying when they’re…

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Pre-summer break homework: Take cyber security steps

MADISON​ ​– With kids at home over the summer, there will likely be an increase in screen time in many Wisconsin homes. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection asks parents and guardians to strengthen the security of their devices and to talk with their children about how to protect themselves from scams…

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Three Steps to Prep your Pocketbook for Disasters

CHICAGO – April 1st kicks off Financial Capability Month, a perfect time to take smart and simple steps to protect your financial future. These considerations are even more important with the heightened severe weather risks the Spring season can bring—are you financially capable to recover if disaster strikes your community? “Disasters can be overwhelming and…

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RICKY N. LOHFINK

On the morning of June 8, 2019 Ricky Lohfink of Boyceville, died at the age of 69 years. He passed away at his home after a long battle with cancer. Ricky was born December 2nd, 1949 in Glenwood City, WI to Norman and Lois (Drinkman) Lohfink. He spent his childhood on the family farm where…

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Dairy Margin Coverage Meetings June 13 & 19

The USDA Farm Service Agency and University of Wisconsin-Extension will be co-hosting informational meetings on the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for dairy producers.  The 2018 Farm Bill authorized the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, which is a voluntary risk management program for dairy producers. DMC replaces the Margin Protection Program for Dairy…

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STATE BOUND: Boyceville baseball to make second ever state appearance following sectional sweep

By Amber Hayden CHIPPEWA FALLS — It is hard to beat solid pitching and good hitting. And Boyceville demonstrated both in last Tuesday’s sectional baseball tournament. The Bulldogs’ got lights out pitching from sophomore hurlers Connor Sempf and Walker Retz along with timely hitting and run production to boost Boyceville to its first sectional championship…

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Strategists agree Wisconsin will play pivotal role in 2020 election

By WisPolitics.com Top strategists on opposite sides of the aisle are divided over President Trump’s reelection prospects this cycle, though they agree Wisconsin is a key stop on the road to the White House. While GOP operative Keith Gilkes argued at a WisPolitics.com luncheon on May 7 in Madison that Trump’s incumbency advantage and other…

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Updates on construction projects given to Boyceville Village Board

The Village Board heard from at least eight different people about ongoing and future construction projects in the village including the resurfacing of the airport runway. The board also heard about the planned playground improvements at Pafko Park, and  donation from the Boyceville Lions Club. Eric Evenson of MSA Professional Services out of Rice Lake…

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