Boyceville

Jeff Lake nominated for 2018 Leopold Conservation Award

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — On behalf of Lake Farms, April Lake nominated her dad, Jeff Lake, for the Leopold Conservation Award presented each year by the Sand County Foundation and Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. The award is named for Aldo Leopold, who was an environmentalist, forester and conservationist, as well as a professor at…

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Veterans Day programs to be held at Boyceville schools Nov. 9

The Veterans Day program at Boyceville schools will be held on Friday, November 9 for the Middle/High School at 10:40 a.m. in the gymatorium.  There will be speakers (veterans and students), and the high school and choir band performing. Tiffany Creek Elementary will also have a program in the afternoon at 1:30 p.m., with readings…

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Northwest Rod and Gun Club makes improvements to help with noise

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — Located just off of Range Road in Boyceville, the Northwest Rod and Gun Club (NWRGC) has been making improvements over the last year to become better neighbors. “We are right in the middle of town and we are interested in being good neighbors,” Steve Bauder, one of the ranges supervisors,…

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Kevin Bygd: candidate for Dunn County sheriff

COLFAX  —  Kevin Bygd is the Republican candidate on the ballot in the November 6 election for Dunn County sheriff. Bygd, a Boyceville resident, has worked for the Dunn County sheriff’s department for 29 years and is the captain of field services. He grew up in Prairie Farm and graduated from Prairie Farm High School…

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Rodney Dicus: candidate for Dunn County sheriff

COLFAX  —  Rodney Dicus is the Democratic candidate on the ballot in the November 6 election for Dunn County sheriff. Dicus, an Elk Mound resident, has worked for the Dunn County sheriff’s department for 32 years and  is an investigator, primarily in the area of child protection. He grew up on a farm near Ladysmith…

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Candidate Profile: John Rocco Calabrese, candidate for 29th Assembly District

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — Incumbent Rob Stafsholt (Republican) will face Democratic Party challenger John Rocco Calabrese and Libertarian Party challenger Brian Corriea the November 6 election. John Rocco Calabrese worked as an apprentice woodworker for two years before moving on to a large cabinet shop where he became the department supervisor and advocated…

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Candidate Profile: Rob Stafsholt, candidate for 29th Assembly District

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — Incumbent Rob Stafsholt (Republican) will face Democratic Party challenger John Rocco Calabrese and Libertarian Party challenger Brian Correia in the November 6 election for state Representative of the 29th Assembly District. Representative Stafsholt has lived in St. Croix County since birth, attending and graduating from the New Richmond school…

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