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Head-on crash leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

TOWN OF FOREST — The Memorial Day weekend turned tragic. A head-on collision involving a truck and a car along Highway 64 in the Town of Forest late Saturday morning claimed the life of a Hayward woman and injured seven others including four from the Glenwood City area. On Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:03…

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Lightning strike likely cause of Town of Tiffany house fire

TOWN OF TIFFANY — A fire Sunday evening caused extensive damage to a Town of Tiffany house. The Boyceville Fire department received a call for a structure fire in the Town of Tiffany around 9:40 p.m. Sunday, April 9. When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found the second story of a rental home on…

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Fire destroys car at Anytime Fitness in Colfax

COLFAX  —  A vehicle fire in the parking lot of Anytime Fitness in Colfax shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday, March 11, left the car destroyed but did little other damage. The driver of the vehicle, Connie Wald of Elk Mound, noticed fire coming out from under the hood as she was pulling into the parking…

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Boyceville to meet with state over Highway 170 improvements

BOYCEVILLE — The village will meet with representatives of the state’s Department of Transportation in the near future over improvements to State Highway 170 that transverses the village. Village maintenance head Don Rose spoke to the village board about the request for a meeting from the Department of Transportation over the resurfacing project, which is…

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GC School Board gives public first taste of new compensation model

By Cara L. Dempski GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City school board publicly discussed its new teacher compensation model after months of discussion, planning, and input from instructors. The plan, presented for review during the March 12 regular board meeting, breaks instructors down into three main groups – initial teacher, developing teacher and professional teacher…

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Emerald approves continued testing of nitrate-contaminated town hall well

By LeAnn R. Ralph TOWN OF EMERALD —  The Emerald Town Board has approved continued periodic testing for nitrate contamination of the town hall’s well. The first test of the Emerald town hall’s well came back with nitrates at 26.8 parts-per-million, reported Henry Hurtgen, town chair, at the Emerald Town Board’s March 8 meeting.

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