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Mother and daughter who died in Chippewa County car crash had ties to Elk Mound school district

By Editor | June 21, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND —  A mother and daughter who died as a result of a Chippewa County car crash in the Town of Cleveland were an employee and a student in the Elk Mound school district. According to a Facebook posting dated June 13 by the Elk Mound school district, Sara LeMay…

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Elk Mound to begin update of village’s comprehensive land use plan

By Editor | June 14, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound Village Board has asked village staff and one volunteer from the village board to work on writing survey questions to begin the process for updating the Smart Growth comprehensive plan.  State law requires comprehensive land use plans to be updated at least every 10 years,…

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Wildlife rehabilitation expert Patti Stangel: “Good luck. God bless. Long life.”

By Editor | June 14, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  —  Whenever Patti Stangel releases an owl, a bird, a badger — or any of the other wildlife she rehabilitates — she always says, “Good Luck. God bless. Long life.” Stangel, of Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Inc., spoke to the Merry Mixers at their June 2 meeting. Stangel’s wildlife rehabilitation…

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Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show coming to the Colfax Free Fair

By Editor | June 14, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — Maybe you’ve seen Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show at the Minnesota State Fair. Well — now you can say you’ve seen it at the Colfax Free Fair, too. Monty’s Traveling Reptile Show will be at the Colfax Free Fair on Sunday, June 19, beginning at 2 p.m. The Colfax Fair…

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Elk Mound school district receives 80 applications for open enrollment

By Editor | June 1, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Board of Education approved 80 applications for open enrolling into the school district next fall at the May 23 meeting. Along with applications for 80 students to open enroll into the district, there were 11 applications for open enrolling out of the district, said Eric…

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Public involvement meeting planned for May 10

By Editor | May 3, 2022

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is holding a public involvement meeting to discuss a proposed highway safety improvement project on WIS 29 at the County H/906th Street intersection northeast of I-94 and north of Elk Mound in the Dunn County town of Elk Mound. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 10 from…

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Elk Mound Board of Education elects Sivertson president, Oas vice-president

By Editor | May 3, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  — The Elk Mound Board of Education has once again elected Tim Sivertson as president, Mark Oas as vice-president, Pat Rhude as clerk and Gary Bodenburg as treasurer. The oath of office for school board members Holly Sweeney and Loren Hanson was administered just prior to the start of…

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Elk Mound Village Board appoints Abraham to fill unexpired term

By Editor | April 26, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Village Board has appointed Cynthia Abraham to fill the unexpired term of her husband, Steve Abraham. Cynthia Abraham is willing to fill the position, said Greg Kipp, village president, at the Elk Mound Village Board’s April 18 meeting. Steve Abraham died unexpectedly February 27 and…

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Marshfield Mobile Clinic reps meet with Colfax business owners

By Editor | April 26, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — Representatives for the Marshfield Clinic Mobile Primary Care Unit have met with Colfax business owners as part of an effort to provide healthcare to the area with the mobile clinic. Judy Kruse, director of business strategy and operations, and Tanya Sherf, manager of business health solutions, met with a…

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Two incumbents and one newcomer elected to Elk Mound Village Board

By Editor | April 12, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  ELK MOUND  — Two incumbents and one challenger were elected to the Elk Mound Village Board in the non-partisan April 5 spring election. Five candidates filed nomination papers for three positions on the village board. All vote totals reported are the unofficial totals reported on election night. The results will not…

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