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Tips to avoid tick and mosquito bites

Now that spring is finally here and people are enjoying being outside, St. Croix County Public Health wants to encourage everyone to take care to avoid tick and mosquito bites. Ticks and mosquitoes can transmit various illnesses. Lyme disease, which is spread by ticks, and West Nile virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, are two…

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Rockpile – 5-9-2018

We had a shootout last Wednesday night to determine which team would have bragging rights for the Glenwood City bowling championship. The match had the Hometown champs, East Bay Lodge, Town and Country champs, Booz Bar and Grill, The Men’s Senior Squad, Global Genetics and the Women’s M&M champs. After the smoke cleared, Booz Bar…

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Pierce County fairbooks available now

The 2018 Pierce County Fair is August 9th – 12th.  Entry day for all non-animal exhibits is Wednesday the 8th with judging beginning on Thursday the 9th.  So whether you bake, sew, build, grow or train, entering an exhibit at a county fair is an exciting process. 

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Rockpile – 4-25-2018

The Hometown and Town and Country leagues will have their roll-offs this week to determine the yearly champions I will update the results next week.

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Rockpile – 4-18-2018

Congratulations to the Clear Lake Storage Team for clinching the Thursday Nite Ladies Championship. Their team is made up of Carrie Graves, Georgina Leverty, Orreen Notton, Rita Andersen, Jennie Keller and GeriAnne Christensen.

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Colfax fire chief “sold” on ultra high pressure

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Imagine what it would mean to have the capability of putting out, say, a car fire in 15 seconds using eight gallons of water. The technology is called “ultra high pressure,” and Colfax Fire Chief Don Logslett aims to get a Hydrus Droplet system for the Colfax Community Fire…

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Springter has arrived!

By Scott Wild GLENWOOD CITY – Does this feel like the winter that never ends?  That it goes on and on my friends? Maybe you are right! Welcome to April in Glenwood City – Springter Season.  In the wee morning hours it can be 5 degrees, then jump up to the high 40s by noon. 

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