WestCAP starts 2021-22 Operation Back to School Drive

By Editor | July 27, 2021

West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency (West CAP) is pleased to announce that we will once again be providing kids with school supplies through our Operation Back to School program for the Menomonie, Elk Mound, Colfax, Boyceville, and Glenwood City School Districts. In 2019 we were able to give over 250 students entering pre-Kindergarten through…

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EM Village Board approves developer agreement

By Editor | July 27, 2021

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – On July 19, village trustees in Elk Mound unanimously approved a developer agreement for Settlers Ridge. The agreement included that developer Jim Rooney would build the necessary infrastructure for the development. Rooney was present at the meeting, and informed the Board he sees the cement pads for the…

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Ashley Acker received the Distinguished Graduate Award

Ashley Ashley Acker received the Distinguished Graduate Award

By Editor | July 20, 2021
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Elk Mound Village Board approves Eagle Scout Project for Village Park Field #2

By Editor | July 20, 2021

By Cara L . Dempski ELK MOUND – On July 12, local Boy Scout Devin Scheffler secured the Village Board’s permission for his Eagle Scout project to benefit the community. Scheffler would like to paint the back of the visiting team dug out on field two at the village park with the names and team…

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Elk Mound man sentenced to 8 years in prison for child sexual assault

By Editor | July 20, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — A 49-year-old Elk Mound man has been sentenced on two felony counts related to the repeated sexual assault of a child to eight years in prison and four years of extended supervision. Richie L. Knuth appeared with his attorney, Francis Rivard, for a plea hearing before Judge Rod W.…

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DC PR&D approves Meadows Edge plat in Town of Elk Mound

By Editor | July 6, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph MENOMONIE — The Dunn County Planning, Resources and Development Committee has approved a preliminary plat for the proposed Meadows Edge development in the Town of Elk Mound. The developers, Tony and Ellie Tanner, Tanner Properties LLC, are proposing to turn 24 acres into 10 lots for a multi-family subdivision, said Tom…

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Donors urgently needed: Red Cross still facing severe blood shortage

By Editor | July 6, 2021

The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage that is negatively affecting blood product availability across the country. Donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give now and help ensure hospital shelves are stocked with blood products over…

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EM reopens Village Hall on July 1

By Editor | July 6, 2021

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – The Elk Mound Board of Trustees voted unanimously during its June 28 meeting to reopen the village hall to the public on July 1. Trustees also agreed to a series of measures to improve safety in school zones. The measures include making the intersection of Ivy Avenue and…

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Elk Mound Board of Education hears updates on construction

By Editor | June 29, 2021

by Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – The School Board held its regular monthly meeting June 21 at 7 p.m. in the high school Board Room. The meeting opened with the usual items of the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call, and verification of a quorum. The first business item before the Board was approving the…

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2020 EM village finances look good

By Editor | June 15, 2021

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – The Elk Mound Village Board held its first June meeting at 6 p.m. on June 7. The Board learned the results of the 2020 audit thanks to a report from Kim Shult of Baker Tilly. Shult explained the village had sufficient cash liquidity to cover 10 months of…

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