Elk Mound

Hepokoski receives November University Staff Appreciation Award

MENOMONIE — Roger Hepokoski has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for November at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Hepokoski, of Elk Mound, is a building maintenance mechanic in Facilities Management. He has worked at UW-Stout for seven years. Hepokoski’s nomination said: “Roger shows his commitment to the university by working hard each and every day…

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EM school board still working on scope of referendum question

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND —  While the Elk Mound Board of Education is expecting to go to referendum, the scope of the referendum has not yet been decided. A representative for CESA 10 and Tom Twohig of SDS Architects attended the Elk Mound Board of Education’s November 18 meeting to discuss the results…

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CVTC hosts fifth annual Give Vets a Smile

EAU CLAIRE – With a dental practice in Tomah, Dr. Jarius Houston sees many veterans and active-duty military patients. While volunteering his services at Give Vets a Smile Day at Chippewa Valley Technical College Saturday, Nov. 2, Houston noted a common problem within that patient group. “Teeth grinding,” Houston said. “They’re not getting much sleep,…

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Elk Mound approves hiring 3 part-time police officers

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  Elk Mound will most likely have three new limited term employment (LTE) part-time police officers soon. Based on the recommendation of the employee relations committee and Elk Mound Police Chief Chad Weinberger, the Elk Mound Village Board approved establishing an eligibility list and starting the hiring process for…

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Families, Students Explore Energy Careers at CVTC

Careers in Energy Week Marked at Energy Education Center EAU CLAIRE — Crouching together inside a simulated trench with a sand-covered floor, Ellie Rumphol placed a section of plastic pipe in a fusing machine as her 9-year-old son, Darius, looked on. Yes, this is what mom does at school during the day, and in a…

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