Tribune News

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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BV School Board approves Aviation curriculum

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville Board of Education has approved the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) high school Aviation curriculum for freshmen. “Beginning next year, we would like to offer freshmen the opportunity to take either Physical Science or the AOPA High School ninth grade curriculum,” middle/high school principal Tyler Moy said.…

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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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Sales tax money was never there, Boyceville Fire Chief tells board

BOYCEVILLE – Boyceville Fire Chief Cory Green informed the Community Fire District’s Board of Directors that the $30,750 in Sales Tax saving on the new fire station “was never there.” Green made that statement after Gilbert Krueger, Chairman of the Fire District questioned Green about how much money was still owned to the contractor. Green…

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Application period open for Specialty Crop Block Grants from Department of Agriculture

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is accepting applications for the 2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program. Applications are due to DATCP by March 30, 2020. Non-profits, producer organizations, government agencies, universities and other agricultural organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications may involve collaborations or partnerships between entities.…

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Dunn County Board holds first meeting in Community Services Building

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE  —  Now that the Dunn County Board has held its first meeting in the newly remodeled Community Services Building, the move from the Dunn County Government Center on Wilson Avenue is complete. Dunn County Board members gathered in the basement conference room of the Community Services Building on Highway 12/29…

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