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3D printer put to use by Boyceville Science and Math teacher Andrew Hamm

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — Andrew Hamm, Math and Science teacher, of Boyceville High School, has begun to print 3D masks, with the help of Boyceville senior Cade Klefstad, after finding plans online to help organizations in their time of need. “After watching a TV program last week where the president of the Massachusetts General…

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Farmers’ reactions to Ellsworth Creamery

By Amber Hayden On April 2, the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery sent letters out to the local farmers stating they would be better off to quit dairy farming by receiving the equity in the cooperative for the years 2010 to 2019. Dairy farmer Chris Van Dyk, New Richmond, said there would be no point in selling…

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New Richmond man sentenced to 12 years for mortgage rescue fraud scheme

Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Aston Wood, 56, New Richmond, Wisconsin and Miami, Florida, was sentenced on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to 12 years in federal prison for a mortgage rescue scheme that defrauded more than 70 Wisconsin homeowners.…

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BEST Scholarship fund helps seniors venturing out after graduation

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — In 1988, at the 30th high school reunion for the class of 1958, Capt. James Harvey, USN, presented the idea for a scholarship foundation that would include the involvement and guidance of several past graduates as well as friends of Boyceville High School. “The Boyceville Education Scholarship Trust (BEST) was…

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Additional Extended Hours at the Dunn County Transfer Station & Recycling Center and Boyceville, Colfax and Elk Mound Area Collection Stations

The hours at the Boyceville, Colfax and Elk Mound Area Collection Stations will be temporarily extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic effective Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The extended hours are being provided at the request of residents, and to encourage safe social distancing practices at the collection sites. The Boyceville, Colfax and Elk Mound Area…

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Changes for West CAP’s Boyceville Food Pantry

BOYCEVILLE – The COVID 19 crisis has brought several changes to the operations of West CAP’s Boyceville Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is now open on Thursdays by appointment from 1pm-7pm. Appointments can be made by calling 715-265-4271. All food will be pre-packaged and distributed by curbside pick-up. The Food Access and Resource Center is…

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St. Croix County officials review Safer at Home compliance

HUDSON, Wis. — In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 in St. Croix County, officials will review complaints raised about social distancing and nonessential business closure under Gov. Tony Evers’ Safer at Home order. Complaints about Safer at Home social distancing noncompliance will first be reviewed by St. Croix County Public Health officials.…

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WestCAP continues most services during COVID – 19 restrictions

West CAP is a non-profit community action agency providing various poverty alleviation programs and services in St. Croix, Pierce, Pepin, Chippewa, Dunn, Barron and Polk counties in West Central Wisconsin. During this ongoing COVID – 19 crisis, West CAP is considered an “Essential Business” under Wisconsin Governor Evers’ “Safer at Home” directive and is continuing…

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Warm Thoughts of Peru

By Crystal L. Booth Last spring break, there were no quarantines, no battles with Coronavirus, just some worries about the possibility of malaria, upset stomachs, and the less likely yellow fever, as my sons Brendan, Steven, and I headed for Peru. With 17 other souls, mainly from the Diocese of La Crosse and St. Joseph…

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Glenhaven Happenings – 4-8-2020

Glenhaven News March 28-April 3 We at Glenhaven are coping as best we can with the rules and regulations we must follow to keep everyone healthy and happy. The nicer weather is helping a little, as we can take people outside for a walk on the nice days, which is truly a blessing. That is…

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