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Locals help those in need via international mission trips

By Missy Klatt At the end of October 2022, Mike Barstad and a group from Cedar Brook Church in Menomonie travelled to Honduras where they dug a well for a local village. They did this through Living Water International. Most recently Dave and Joan Bartz ventured to Guatemala in January where they were part of…

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GC Superintendent proposes lengthening school days to make up for weather closures

GLENWOOD CITY — Superintendent Tim Johnson proposed lengthening the school day as a way to recover missed instructional time due to recent weather-related school closures during the Glenwood City Board of Education’s January 23 meeting. Johnson informed board members that school has been cancelled seven days so far this academic year due to inclement weather…

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Downing Caucus results

The Village of Downing held their annual caucus on Monday, January 9th and the results indicate that two village offices do not have a candidate for those seats. Incumbent Village President Greg Holden and Village Treasure Laura Lee are not seeking another term as village officials. No one was nominated at the caucus to fill…

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St. Croix County records 1st traffic fatality of 2023

TOWN OF Cady – The St. Croix County Emergency Communication Center received a call at about 10:38 p.m. on January 15, 2023, of a vehicle that had crashed on STH 29, near the intersection of USH 128 in Cady Township. Deputies arrived on scene and located a 2013 Chevy Impala operated by Timothy S. Boardman,…

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City Council has a short but interesting meeting

The Glenwood City Council had a very short but interesting meeting Monday evening when Glenwood City elementary student council members, opened the meeting by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Those members were Nash Stahl, Macie Voeltz, McKinley Olson, Mallory Phillips, Sophia Giammattei and Riley Unruh. Council President Rob Unruh led the meeting and had praises…

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Glenwood City school board meets

GLENWOOD CITY — The Board of Education for the Glenwood City School District met in regular session Monday, January 9 and approved personnel items, donations, district-issued scholarship amounts and drew lots for this spring’s board election. A pair of candidates filed papers to run for the two board seats that are up for election this …

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Threat closes Glenwood City schools, suspect quickly taken into custody

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City School District was closed and locked down Friday, January 6, 2023, after an emailed threat was sent to staff and students the previous day. In a recorded message sent to parents and staff members early morning of Friday, Superintendent Tim Johnson stated that the district would not be conducting…

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Weiss arrested for OWI 1st offence after being stopped on I-94

Tanner Steven Weiss, 35, from Wilson, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 1st offense, with one child in the vehicle under the age of 16. On January 8, 2023, at approximately 2:06 p.m. a Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper stopped a car…

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Candidates file for local offices

Candidates for local boards that filed papers last week include three incumbent candidates for seats on the City Council of Glenwood City. They are Ben DeGross, Austin Sandow and Kent Kletscher. The term of office is for two years. The present council president Robert Unruh is running unopposed for mayor. He has been leading the…

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