Elk Mound

Elk Mound school district receives $64,133 safety grant

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound school district has been awarded a school safety grant of $64,133 through the Wisconsin Department of Justice. Elk Mound was one of 52 schools awarded grants July 9. Out of the 52 schools, the largest grant was for $210,800 to the Elmbrook school district, and…

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Dunn County residents desperate for more broadband access

By LeAnn R. Ralph TOWN OF STANTON   —  Although some parts of Dunn County have very good Internet access, progress is slow in other parts of the county, and residents would like to see much more improvement. State Representative Rob Stafsholt, 29th Assembly District, and Angie Dickinson, the state director of broadband for the…

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U.S. Navy Blue Angels visit Elk Mound

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND   —  Have you ever wondered what it would be like fly upside-down at 700 miles per hour? United States Navy Blue Angels pilot Lt. Tyler Davies does not have to wonder — he knows firsthand. “It’s pretty cool,” Lt. Davies said to a crowd of adults and children…

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Elk Mound grants conditional use for additional storage units

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  — The Elk Mound Village Board has approved a conditional use application for additional storage units along U.S. Highway 12. The village board must consider what is in the best interests of village residents, said Terry Stamm, village trustee. The parcel is zoned B-1, and under the zoning, storage…

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Dunn County pasture walk to highlight soil and water quality

ELK MOUND – A Dunn County farm family will open their farm to the public June 13. Doran and Mariann Holm invite consumers to visit their farm for an up-close look at grazing practices area farmers are implementing to protect the Red Cedar watershed. This family-friendly event will include a chance to see farm animals,…

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EM’s Johnson and Mavis finish careers at State

LA CROSSE – For Elk Mound seniors Jake Johnson and Conner Mavis, there could not have been a better stage for them to  complete their high school track and field careers. The accomplished pair’s final performances came in the pinnacle of state meets, the 2018 WIAA State Track and Field Championships held last Friday, June…

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