Elk Mound

New students at can apply at UW-Stout for free the week of Oct. 20-26

MENOMONIE — Students who are interested in attending University of Wisconsin-Stout in the fall of 2020 should mark Sunday, Oct. 20, through Saturday, Oct. 26, on their calendars. That week the university’s regular college application fee of $50 will be waived, and it will be free to apply to UW-Stout. The free application week applies…

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Operation Safe Stop Week September 23 through 27

Operation Safe Stop Week seeks to promote school bus safety through education and enforcement efforts. Operation Safe Stop is a cooperative project supported by the Wisconsin State Patrol and Wisconsin School Bus Association. The goal of Operation Safe Stop Week is to proactively educate motorists about the dangers of passing stopped school buses. In Wisconsin,…

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Elk Mound CC goals to include growing as a team and individually

ELK MOUND — After a conference title for both men and women last season, the Mounders return much of their men’s’ team but have lost leadership and experience for the ladies. “Both women and men were conference champions last season,” said head coach Jeremiah Fredrickson. The men lost two leaders in Nate Bechel and Cameron…

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Elk Mound school district sets focus group meetings

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  — The Elk Mound school district has set two focus group meetings September 4 and September 9 to identify potential projects for the high school and middle school. The Elk Mound Board of Education discussed the focus group meetings at the August 26 meeting. The September 4 meeting will…

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Colfax 2018 audit report recommends IT plan and budget comparisons

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — The 2018 audit report for the Village of Colfax is recommending a strategic plan for information technology and that the village board regularly review budget comparisons to avoid over-expenditures. The lack of control over information technology, such as computers and computer software, has been a significant deficiency for Colfax…

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