JOSEPH RICHARD “JOE” GORDON

Joseph Richard “Joe” Gordon, 64, passed away peacefully on July 3rd, 2020 in Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Joe was born on December 31, 1955, in New Richmond, Wisconsin, and was raised predominantly in Glenwood City. Joe graduated from Glenwood City High School in 1974. He followed with a two-year business degree from the Minnesota School of…

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GARY J. PARENT

Gary J. Parent, age 70, of Emerald, WI, passed away unexpectedly the morning of Monday, June 29, 2020.  Gary was born October 25, 1949 in Osceola, WI to the parents of Harold and Elizabeth Parent.  He attended New Richmond High School after which he joined the Navy.  Even though he was a cook in the…

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Pierce County Fair Cancels Amid COVID-19 Public Health Concerns

ELLSWORTH, WI – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its uncertain impact on community health, the Pierce County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution ordering the 137th annual Pierce County Fair to be cancelled for 2020. The Board, along with the guidance from the Pierce County Health Department, has assessed the risk to the…

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Cemetery seeking funds to straighten grave markers

BOYCEVILLE — The Tiffany Cemetery in Boyceville is like other area cemeteries in that it takes more money to maintain the grounds than the group that oversees the cemetery receives. Operation of the cemetery is entrusted to a non-profit association that is responsible for the care and functions of the cemetery. Recently the Mound Cemetery…

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I-94 resurfacing project in St. Croix County starts this week

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has been scheduled to kick off a resurfacing project on I-94 between the Kinnickinnic River and County T in St. Croix County, starting on Monday, July 6. The project will include repairing concrete pavement, milling off a portion of the existing pavement, overlaying I-94 with asphalt and installing rumble…

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LTE – Charles Lofgren – 7-8-2020

June 27, 2020 Dear Carlton, Here’s my renewal for another year. Thanks for continuing to put out an interesting newspaper. I especially appreciated your reprinting recently of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural. Over my years of teaching American History I always assigned it. It’s one of the most moving and insightful statements ever to come from an…

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Glenhaven-Havenwood Happenings – 7-8-2020

Glenhaven News June 27-July 3 Our week started out with a Bang, literally, as the lightning was rampant on Sunday night, and several workers had to seek alternates routes to get to work, this writer included. What a mess! Hope that’s the last of the flooding for the summer! The only thing good about it…

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Area students earn degrees from UW-RF

RIVER FALLS, Wis. – The following local residents were among 816 students receiving degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May. Boyceville, WI Cheyenne Booth, Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Summa Cum Laude Emerald, WI Marie Hagen, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude Glenwood City, WI Marne Lewis, Bachelor of Science, Communication…

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Hamlin spring 2020 Dean’s List released

SAINT PAUL, MN — Hamline University congratulates the 688 undergraduate students named to the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s List in the Spring 2020 semester. Students who achieved this honor held a 3.5 GPA or higher while maintaining a full course load. • Maddy Bygd of Boyceville • Shanoah Harren of Prairie Farm Founded in…

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