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Boyceville board of education approves hirings and calendar, accepts grant monies

BOYCEVILLE — During its regular monthly meeting held February 17, the Boyceville Board of Education approved hirings to fill a pair of vacant positions and accepted a nearly $3,000 donation from Merlyn and Shirley Jones. The Board also gave its approval of the proposed 2021-22 school calendar during last Wednesday’s meeting. Members unanimously approved the…

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DPI seeking additional Wisconsinites to test internet speed

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is seeking additional Wisconsin residents to take part in its initiative to collect information on internet connection speeds to improve access around the state. In partnership with Measurement Lab, the DPI invites residents to test their home internet speeds using M-Lab’s speed test. Data produced by the…

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SCVMGA now accepting 2021 Grant Applications

The mission of St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners Association is to provide community service through education, environmental stewardship, and provide information on horticulture to the residents of Pierce and St. Croix counties. The Grant Committee is currently accepting applications for 2021 SCVMGA Community Service Grants. The SCVMGA will consider applications for the following: beautification of public spaces, horticultural education of…

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Havenwood Scoop – 2-24-2021

The big surprise I told you about last week turned out to be just that, a big surprise. The surprise was that we were quarantined for another 14 days. Enough already! This happened just as we were scheduled to crown the first ever Havenwood King and Queen on Valentine’s Day. Due to the quarantine we…

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Glenhaven News – 2-24-2021

Glenhaven News February 14-19 President’s Day was celebrated with a presidential trivia contest. We awarded prizes for the top 6 winners. Ruth Huber and Eldin Stevens were our first place winners, Christine Vanish and Bev Thompson were 2nd, and Martha Hjelm and Paula Standaert were 3rd. Great Job, everybody! Puzzle books and candy were their…

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No interest loans available to help with home repairs

Many homeowners do not realize that Community Development Block Grant funds are available to help make repairs to their homes.  The CDBG Home Repair Program, administered by Chippewa County Housing Authority, offers loans at no interest to income eligible homeowners for necessary repairs. Income limits vary by County. Loans are available for properties located in…

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Red Cross calls for healthy blood donors following severe weather

Record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the U.S. has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives in about 30 states and caused more than 15,000 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. The Red Cross is urging healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give now to…

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