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Mayo-Clinic Menomonie Lists Births – 8/29/2012

By Melissa | August 23, 2012

The following babies were born at Family Birth Suites at Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie:

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Sand Creek Chatter – August 22, 2012

By Melissa | August 20, 2012

Merton and Marie Swanson recently enjoyed a 9-day trip to visit their daughter, Erin Browder and family in Bonny Lake, WA. While there, they enjoyed a special time with two-year-old grandson, Max, toured the Boeing Aviation Center at Everett, WA. and a visit with Merton’s Nephew, Ken Elwood, who lives in Puyallup, WA. On the…

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DC judge refuses to delay Fodness trial

By LeAnn | August 17, 2012

Jury selection Aug. 24 in Rusk County; trial begins Aug. 27 MENOMONIE — A Dunn County judge has refused to delay the trial scheduled for former Colfax resident Michael Fodness that is set to begin August 27 in Rusk County. The Honorable Judge William C. Stewart, Jr., denied a motion filed by Fodness’s attorney, Shirlene…

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Colfax Health and Rehab News – August 22, 2012

By Melissa | August 17, 2012

Sunday the weather reminded all of us that summer can’t last indefinitely. Residents took advantage of the warm weather and got out side for walks or just sitting and visiting with others. Leona Ubbelohde spent time visiting with many of her old and new friends. The broadcast of Grace Lutheran Church Service out of Eau…

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A Waiting Child

By Melissa | August 17, 2012

Nicole is an extremely energetic 4 year old African American little girl who loves to run around! She loves playing with dolls, blocks, and other simple toys that make noise, and she also likes looking at books.

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Upcoming Mayo Clinic Events

By Melissa | August 17, 2012

Listed below are the Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar Classes, Support Groups and Events in August 2012. Go to Classes & Events at mayoclinichealthsystem.org or call 715-233-7464 to register for most classes, groups and events, unless noted. Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie is located at 2321 Stout Road in Menomonie.

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New Methodist Pastor returns to Colfax area

By Melissa | August 17, 2012

By Marlys Kruger Although the Colfax/Tainter Methodist Churches have a new pastor, he is not exactly new to the area. Pastor Craig Conklin, age 56, who replaces the retiring Jeanne Jones, grew up in the Wheeler area, and yes, he is from the same family associated with Conklin Tree Farm.

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CPL Lindsey Schindler awarded for life-saving actions

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar/3rd Marine Aircraft Wing By PFC  Melissa Eschenbrenner MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. — Two Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 “Sharpshooters” were awarded Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medals during a ceremony here August 6 and August 8 for upholding the highest standards of the Marine Corps. Cpl.…

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Dunn County Register of Deeds retiring after 26 years

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — It has been 26 years since Dunn County Register of Deeds Jim Mrdutt took office. Mrdutt, who is from Boyceville, is planning to retire at the end of his term in January. “My address is Boyceville but I live up by Highway 25 and 64. I am the third…

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PSC conducting investigation of Wisconsin Gas application for Otter Creek

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph OTTER CREEK — The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin is conducting an investigation to consider the application from Wisconsin Gas LLC to provide natural gas service in the Town of Otter Creek. According to the notice from the PSC, no natural gas public utility is currently authorized to provide service to…

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