Glenwood City

A review of the top news headlines for October, November and December 2019 – Tribune Press Reporter

OCTOBER October 2: FIRE DESTROYS VACANT FARMHOUSE IN SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP: Fire destroyed a vacant farmhouse at 1176 Rustic Road Four in Springfield Township Thursday afternoon, September 26th. The Glenwood City Fire Department received the call at about 5 p.m. and responding firefighters found the building entirely engulfed in flames when they arrived at the scene.…

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Board of Education members receive design layout for Career Tech classes

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Board of Education received a layout for Career Technology classrooms at the January 13 meeting. Tim Johnson, district administrator, along with Patrick Gretzlock and Valerie Peterson of Wold Architects and Engineers, met with staff members Mike Wannemacher, Sean VanderWaal, and David Weikel to discuss the wants…

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Glenhaven News – 1-22-2020

Glenhaven News Jan. 11-17 Residents enjoyed the music of John Lynch on Saturday afternoon. Everyone loves his music. Catholic communion was celebrated on Sunday morning, and Christ the King held services in the afternoon. The Menonite Singers were also here on Sunday after supper, and sang at both Glenhaven and Grand Oaks. Monday afternoon we…

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Fire destroys semi unit, shuts down I-94

WILSON — A fire that engulfed and destroyed a semi tractor caused the complete closure of all lanes of traffic along Interstate 94 near Wilson for nearly an hour Friday morning, January 17. Wisconsin State Troopers and Inspectors from the Eau Claire Post and the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department along with fire departments from…

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City Council accepts bids for asbestos removal at old school

GLENWOOD CITY — The city council accepted the low bid of four contractors for the former elementary school asbestos abatement and hazardous material cleanup. Kevin Oium of Cedar Corporation presented the council with the bidding tabulation at their regular monthly meeting on January 20th. The low bid was from Asbestos Removal Services out of Frederic,…

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A review of the top news headlines for July, August and September 2019

JULY July 3: KAISER NEW SUPERINTENDENT AT BOYCEVILLE SCHOOLS: For former Tiffany Creek Elementary principal Nick Kaiser, the move to superintendent was one of ease thanks to Kevin Sipple showing him the ropes. Kaiser moved into the Boyceville District in 2007 when he became the principal at TCE. SIPPLE RETIRES: After working in the Boyceville…

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Low enrollment will make 2020-21 budget a challenge

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — Superintendent Tim Johnson brought information to the Glenwood City Board of Education on how enrollment will make a difference in the upcoming school year budget. “We are down 60 students in the last four years,” Johnson explained. “And just some quick math that is close to $600,000.” Johnson explained…

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Local candidates for St. Croix County board

By Amber Hayden ST. CROIX COUNTY — With the upcoming April elections, St. Croix County residents will see two familiar names from the board in Judy Achterhof, District 17, and William Peavey, District 19. Judy Achterhof filed her nomination papers on January 6, 2020 for District 17 that covers the area of the Town of…

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Local election candidates file

Last Tuesday was the deadline for filing nomination papers for local offices on county boards, city and village offices and school boards. For the Glenwood City Council, only incumbents filed for re-election on the April 7th ballot. They are John Larson for mayor and the three members of the council; Steve Lee, Rob Unruh and…

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