GC participates in District FFA Speaking Competition

GLENWOOD CITY FFA members Ashlee Peterson and Mae Buttles recently competed in the District FFA Speaking Competition held in Ellsworth, WI. Both ladies did an excellent job in delivering their speeches. Buttles will be moving on to sectionals with her prepared speech. —photo submitted

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New Superintendent at Boyceville Schools

NEW SUPERINTENDENT SELECTED — In a special meeting Monday morning, February 18, the Board of Education for the Boyceville Community School District approved the hiring of current Tiffany Creek Elementary principal Nick Kaiser to succeed Kevin Sipple, who will be retiring at the end of June, as the district’s administrator. Kaiser will assume superintendent duties…

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Leaker’s Place Bowling Results – 2-20-2019

Hometown February 11, 2019 Striker’s 92.5 51.5 Hager Construction 89 55 FlagShip Ford 76 68 M&M Bar and Grill 73 71 Wilson Legion 72.5 71.5 Leaker’s Place 68 76 Obermueller Trucking 58 86 Pump House 47 97 HIGH IND. GAMES: Chris Turner 245, Nick Veenendaal 233, Dave Brandt 226, Bill Standaert 225, Dylan Dikeman 225.…

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Thompson, Scharlau lead Colfax boys to sweep of Elk Mound

By Amber Hayden ELK MOUND — It’s called senior leadership for a reason. Colfax senior Ben Thompson scored a game high 29 points including 20 in the first half alone to help the Vikings build a slim four-point advantage over the rival Mounders in the first 18 minutes of play last Monday’s Dunn-St. Croix boys’…

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Mounder men bounce back after loss to Glenwood City down Buffaloes

By Amber Hayden Thanks to postponements caused by winter storms and cold, the Mounder men’s basketball team had another busy week, playing in-league games against Colfax, Glenwood City and Mondovi. After a home loss to rival Colfax in a Monday make-up, Elk Mound again found itself on the short end of the score in Glenwood…

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Colfax duo qualifies for state wrestling championships

NEILLSVILLE — A pair of Bloomer/Colfax wrestlers have qualified for this week’s state wrestling championships. Colfax juniors Mitchel Harmon and Sawyer Best placed second and third respectively at 138 and 132 pounds in last Saturday’s WIAA Division 2 Neillsville Individual Sectional tournament and earned berths in the 2019 WIAA State Individual Wrestling Championships that begin…

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