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Elk Mound girls return to action, lose to Altoona

By Marlys Kruger Sports Correspondent After not playing a game since December 3 due to a problem with COVID-19, the Elk Mound girls basketball squad traveled to Altoona to take on the Rails December 29. Although they held a four-point lead at halftime, the Mounders let the lead slip away in the second half and…

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Local students named to Dean’s List at UW-Superior

SUPERIOR –  Tiffany Johnson of Colfax and Alexis DeLong of Elk Mound have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Superior Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Fall 2020 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 degree-seeking semester credits and achieved at least a 3.50 grade point average (on…

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Prescott Cardinals fly high over GC boys

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — Division 3 Prescott was too much for the Glenwood City Hilltoppers’ boys’ basketball team last week as they fell to the Cardinals 46-80 at home on Tuesday, December 22nd. Despite the loss, Toppers’ head coach Tristan Kittilson commented that it was a hard fought game from start…

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Cronk among graduates with High Honors from UW-Stout

Although the entire ceremony was done virtually over 630 students graduated from the University of WI-Stout on Saturday December 19. In his Graduation Address the Chancellor praised the graduates for persevering in this Historic Time. Among those graduating was Brady Michael Cronk, son of Mike Cronk and grandson of Bonnie and Gordie Cronk. Graduating with…

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Lamm graduates from Law Enforcement Academy

EAU CLAIRE – After graduating from Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Law Enforcement Academy Tuesday, Dec. 15, Justin Lamm, 27, reflected on the first spark that led him toward a career in law enforcement and public service. He was five years old at the time. “In 1998, we had a house fire caused by a drier,”…

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Colfax school board: “We made it to Christmas”

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  It takes an entire team to make sure a school keeps running during a pandemic. Thanks to the administrators, teachers, custodians, administrative assistants, secretaries, food service staff, the students, their parents, grandparents and other family members, and the school board — “we made it to Christmas break,” said William…

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WASB to consider support for 1 percent sales tax

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — The Wisconsin Association of School Boards will consider whether to support a resolution asking state legislators for a 1 percent sales tax devoted to school funding at the annual convention in January. The one-cent sales tax will be the first resolution considered out of the 10 resolutions that have…

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Review of Boyceville schools learning model draws questions from board member

BOYCEVILLE — During the Boyceville Board of Education’s monthly meeting held Wednesday, December 16, a review and update of the Boyceville School District’s learning model drew questions from one of its school board members. District superintendent Nick Kaiser, who appeared at this month’s meeting via Zoom, had just finished taking school board members through a…

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