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Fire destroys large shed in Baldwin Township

Fire early Monday Morning, January 24th destroyed a large poleshed type building on the Taylor Manor property at 982 County Road D, just south of County Road E in Baldwin Township. The United Fire Department was notified just before 1:00 a.m. and according to Gary Newton of the United Fire Department the 40 by 80…

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City of Glenwood City to re-key new municipal building

At their regular monthly meeting of the City Council held a week ago, they put off making a policy on who should have keys to the new Municipal Building. A week ago Mayor John Larson suggested that a policy be created to addressed who will get keys to the building with Police Chief Robert Darwin…

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Glenwood City School board hears administrative reports

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Board of Education listened to in-depth reports from its administrative team at its January 24 meeting. The Board also discussed several items of interest during its committee meeting, which is held prior to each regular session, including a draft of next year’s school calendar, the district’s Paid Time Off…

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Wis. Commissioner of Railroads orders automatic flashing lights with gates at Wilson Street crossing

By LeAnn R. Ralph WILSON — Following an investigation on whether warning devices are adequate for Union Pacific Railroad, the Wisconsin Commissioner of Railroads has ordered automatic flashing lights with gates be installed at the Wilson Street crossing in the Village of Wilson. An investigator from the Office of the Commissioner of Railroads inspected the…

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Viking girls trounce Toppers

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — After a 12-day layoff due to COVID issues, the Colfax girls finally got back to the hard court for some basketball action as they hosted the Glenwood City Hilltoppers January 20. After a slow start by both teams, the Vikings put the gas pedal down and finished with…

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Mounder boys hoopsters sink floundering Colfax Vikings

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — Although the extremely cold night didn’t seem to hinder the Elk Mound boys, it certainly didn’t help the Colfax team as the Mounders led from start to finish and blasted the Vikings 65-22 in the Vikings’ home gym January 18. The Mounders used their famous 1-3-1 zone defense…

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Elk Mound boys crush Colfax

by Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent COLFAX — Although the extremely cold night didn’t seem to hinder the Elk Mound boys, it certainly didn’t help the Colfax team as the Mounders led from start to finish and blasted the Vikings 65-22 in the Vikings’ home gym January 18. The Mounders used their famous 1-3-1 zone defense…

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SV Cards clip Mounder boys

ELK MOUND —  After a resounding 43-point road win over rival Colfax last Tuesday, January 18, the Elk Mound boys’ basketball squad had an opportunity to create a three-way tie for  second place in the Dunn-St. Croix race with a home win over Spring Valley last Friday. The game was close from opening tip to…

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Mounder girls maul Toppers and Wolves

ELK MOUND — Without starter Stella Rhude, who was injured against Spring Valley January 14, Elk Mound was able to remain unbeaten in the Dunn-St. Croix girls’ basketball race with a pair of lopsided conference victories on its home court to set up a key first-place showdown against rival and conference co-leader Colfax last Saturday.…

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