Area Breaking News

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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Boyceville boy’s Santa letter inspires Santa’s Helper

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE  —  You just never know who reads the newspaper. And when this year’s Letters to Santa by third graders in the Boyceville school district were published, one letter stood out for a long-time subscriber to the Tribune Press Reporter. The letter was written by Jase Allen Hoyt, a third grade…

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Barn roof collapse kills several cows

The partial collapse of a barn roof early Wednesday morning, February 13 in the Town of Sherman caused the deaths of more than a dozen dairy cows. A  60-foot by 120-foot section of a barn roof on the Clark Ridge Farm, located along County Road F just a few miles south of State Road  170…

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Coaches vs Cancer 2019

Players on the Boyceville and Colfax girls’ basketball teams stood in solidarity February 14 in the fight to end cancer. Together, players on both squads formed a ribbon in Boyceville’s High School gym to kick off the 8th annual “Coaches versus Cancer” fundraiser before donning their respectively school colors to do battle on the hardwood.…

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Donation presented from Jodi Hall benefit

DONATION PRESENTED — Glenwood City ambulance co-directors Julie Lee (left) and Charl Draxler (right) presented Jodi and Dennis Hall with a check from a fundraiser the Glenwood City Ambulance personnel hosted on Saturday, January 26 to benefit Jodi Hall. The event featured a soup and sandwich luncheon, a bake sale and silent auction raised funds…

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Fire does damage to vehicle

FIRE DID CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE to this car belonging to Kenan Cook. The Glenwood City Fire Department was called at 6:21 p.m. last Thursday for the fire at 109 East Elm Street in the City of Glenwood City. There were no injuries reported. —Fire Department photo

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Wilson man is St. Croix’s first traffic fatality of 2019

A Wilson man has become St. Croix County’s first traffic fatality of 2019. Scott A. Gossel, age 36 from Wilson, WI died early Saturday morning, February 2 in a one-vehicle crash on US Highway 12 at Bridge Avenue in the Town of Baldwin. According to a news release from the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office,…

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Sawdust drying facility burns at Woods Run Forest Products

COLFAX — A sawdust drying facility at Woods Run Forest Products in Colfax was total loss after it caught on fire the evening of January 16. Although the building was still standing after the fire was put out, everything inside was destroyed, and the building was a total loss, said Colfax Fire Chief Don Logslett.…

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