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Boyceville man facing 22 charges related to exposing a child to harmful material pleads not guilty

By Editor | January 16, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph  MENOMONIE  —  A 20-year-old Boyceville man facing 22 felony and misdemeanor charges related to exposing a child to harmful material by texting pictures of his genitals to young girls has pleaded not guilty on all charges.  Jonathan A. Zebro, along with his attorney, Alicia Linzmeier, appeared before Judge James Peterson for…

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Failing grades improving at BHS/MS thanks in part to new intervention program, COMPASS

By Editor | January 16, 2024

By Renee Bettendorf BOYCEVILLE- At their regular meeting held on January 10, the Boyceville School Board heard from Middle/High School Principal, Patrick Gretzlock, about the volume of students in the middle and high schools who have or have had failing grades during the second quarter. “With less than two weeks remaining in the second semester,…

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Boyceville Community School District pursues $18 million referendum

By Editor | January 9, 2024

Boyceville – The Boyceville Community School District will put an $18 million referendum question on the April 2, 2024, ballot. The funds will be used to address capital improvements and maintenance repairs if approved. Tiffany Creek Elementary School was new in 1990, and portions of Boyceville High School are from the 1960s. With facilities up…

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Boyceville Village Board discusses budget shortfall

By Editor | January 9, 2024

By Renee Bettendorf BOYCEVILLE- At their meeting held last night the Boyceville Village Board heard from Village President, Luke Montgomery about how future development could ease budget shortfalls. “We need to stimulate growth, otherwise we are looking at some really, really big cuts,” said Montgomery, of the budget. An extension of Sykora Lane, which intersects…

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Boyceville Community School Board discusses referendum projects

By Editor | January 9, 2024

By Renee Bettendorf BOYCEVILLE — At a special meeting held on January 3, the Boyceville School Board voted to ask voters during the upcoming April 2 election if the district should authorize general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $18 million. If district voters vote in favor of the referendum, the funds would…

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A review of the top news headlines for January, February, and March 2023

By Editor | January 2, 2024

JANUARY January 4: MCCANDLESS ASKING FOR NEW TRIAL IN TOWN OF SPRING BROOK MURDER: MENOMONIE — Ezra J. McCandless, who was convicted by a jury in the fall of 2019 in the first degree intentional homicide of Alexander Woodworth in the Town of Spring Brook in March of 2018, is asking for a new trial.…

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Boyceville High School senior Cora Leslie selected as Menomonie Optimist Club Youth of the Month

By Editor | December 26, 2023

The Menomonie Optimist Club provides the Boyceville High School teaching staff with the opportunity to recognize the achievements and efforts of an outstanding senior student. The selected student is then recognized as the Youth of the Month. Cora Leslie was selected to represent Boyceville High School as Youth of the Month for November. Cora is…

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Boyceville ambulance achieves service with 2 EMTs 98 percent of the time

By Editor | December 26, 2023

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE — In the month of November, the Boyceville ambulance service achieved 24-7 coverage with two EMTs all but 2 percent of the time. The 2 percent of the time with one EMT on duty amounted to 12 and 3/4 hours, said Wayne Dow, director of the Boyceville ambulance service, at…

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Dear Santa – Boyceville and Glenwood City 2023

By Editor | December 19, 2023

Just in the “Nick” of time, we’re pleased to present these heartwarming letters from our area kids to their favorite holiday hero. All of the letters are typed as they were written. We hope you enjoy them. Glenwood City Elementary Ms. Lind 1st Grade Dear Santa, I want minecraft legos, star wars legos, Harry Porter…

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Boyceville fire district: delayed fire bills causing problems for New Haven

By Editor | December 19, 2023

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE — Delivery of a $5,000 invoice from the Boyceville fire department for service provided in the Town of New Haven has been delayed and is creating problems for the town board.  The Town of New Haven just received the bill from a structure fire in March along with two car…

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