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Elk Mound High School salutatorian: Isabella Hollister

ELK MOUND  — Isabella Hollister is the Elk Mound High School Class of 2022 salutatorian. She is the daughter of Rick and Jodi Hollister of Eau Claire. What does it mean to have earned the title of salutatorian? Being the salutatorian of my graduating class is a great feeling. Throughout high school, I did not…

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Elk Mound High School valedictorian: McKenna Diermeier

ELK MOUND  — McKenna Diermeier is the valedictorian of the Elk Mound High School Class of 2022. She is the daughter of Darla and Doug Diermeier of Elk Mound. What does it mean to have earned the title of valedictorian? From the time I was a fifth grade student, when we started receiving letter grades…

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Sportsmen’s Club Scholarship Recipient Announced

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED — Anna Roder (left) of Elk Mound High School was selected to receive a $500.00 scholarship from the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club. She attended the club’s monthly meeting on May 4 and explained that she will be majoring in biology at UW-Eau Claire in the fall, with the intent of becoming a teacher. Doug…

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Elk Mound Junior Prom

2022 ELK MOUND Prom was held Saturday, April 23 at the Emerald Ridge Event Center. Picutred from left to right are junior class king and queen Tate Anderson and Karsyn Heath and senior class queen and king, Kyah Fischer and Carter Sundeen. —photo submitted

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4th Graders Plant Trees

THE 4TH GRADERS at Mound View Elementary in Elk Mound had an opportunity to give back to the community by planting white pine trees at Wheaton Park Thursday, April 28th . The students had a fantastic time and learned a lot about how to plant a sapling. Members from the Wheaton Town Park Commission along…

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UMD’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics announces spring academic award winners

The Labovitz School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) announces the recipients of Spring Semester’s Excellence and Achievement academic awards.  The annual awards showcase the school’s graduating students who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and exemplary work during their academic career. Recipients are chosen by faculty, who, depending upon the award,…

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Local students selected to U of M Twin Cities Dean’s List

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL – The following students have been named to the 2021 fall semester Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced today.  To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average. Colfax: Olivia Greenhow, Freshman,…

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Area students receive degrees from UW-River Falls

The following local residents were among 437 students receiving degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls following commencement in December. Bachelor’s degrees were awarded to 395 undergraduates, while 42 students received master’s degrees. At graduation, four types of merit awards are recognized: Senior Merit – Graduating seniors who have maintained a 3.500 grade point for…

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