sports_filler_EM

Pritchard, Levra named D-SC Scholar Athletes at Elk Mound

By Editor | May 4, 2021

The Elk Mound High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the selection of Kennedy Pritchard and Ethan Levra as this year’s Dunn-St Croix Conference Scholar Athletes. Each member school district within the Dunn-St Croix Conference is invited to nominate one boy and one girl for scholar athlete honors. Criteria for selection include grade point,…

Read More

Elk Mound area school district makes masks optional as of May 3

By Editor | May 4, 2021

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – The Board of Education for Elk Mound approved making masks optional for students and staff during its April 26 meeting. Prior to the start of the regular meeting, the Board held a short reorganizational meeting. Tim Sivertsen was elected Board president, Kyle Jenson was reelected as Board VP,…

Read More
Work on Elk Mound football field and track

Work on Elk Mound football field and track progressing

By Editor | April 6, 2021
Read More

Four candidates on the ballot for two Elk Mound Board of Education positions

By Editor | March 30, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  — Four candidates will be on the ballot for two positions on the Elk Mound Board of Education in the April 6 election. Incumbent school board members Gary Bodenburg and Mark Oas will face challengers Mark Levra and Michael Jenson Jr. Bodenburg and his wife, Peggy, have five children…

Read More

Elk Mound Board of Education approves additional vacation day for current year

By Editor | March 23, 2021

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – The Elk Mound School Board approved an additional day off for students during its March 15 meeting. District Administrator Eric Wright recommended the move citing the fact that students in the district would still be exceeding the number of state-mandated instruction hours with the additional vacation day. The…

Read More

Mounders contemplate change to Cloverbelt Conference for all athletics

By Editor | February 23, 2021

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — On February 15, the Board of Education for the Elk Mound Area School District started discussing the possibility of the school switching from the Dunn-St. Croix Conference to the Cloverbelt. District Administrator Eric Wright explained he and Athletic Director Mike Schiszik had been contacted by other members of…

Read More
BEN STYER

Wisconsin FFA is unstoppable during unique year

By Editor | February 23, 2021

By Ben Styer, 2020-21 Wisconsin State FFA Vice President In a year when COVID has stopped so many of our traditional experiences, FFA members across Wisconsin are continuing to break down barriers and be unstoppable in the classroom and their communities as they celebrate National FFA Week, February 20-27, 2021. FFA is an agricultural-based leadership…

Read More
sports_filler_EM

Elk Mound girls return to action, lose to Altoona

By Editor | January 5, 2021

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…

Read More

Elk Mound Board of Education views drawings for referendum projects

By Editor | November 3, 2020

ELK MOUND — the Board of Education for the Elk mound Area School District held its October meeting on October 26, 2020, at 7 p.m. Afterwards, school principals Eric Hanson, Chris Hahn, and Paul Kling provided updates about their respective buildings. District superintendent Eric Wright also updated the board and district residents in attendance on…

Read More

Trump Administration invests $1 million in education access expansion in 39 rural Wisconsin School districts, including Colfax and Elk Mound

By Editor | October 13, 2020

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director Frank Frassetto announced that USDA is investing $72 million in grants to help rural residents gain access to health care and educational opportunities. These investments will benefit more than 12 million rural residents. “Access to distance learning makes it easier for thousands of rural residents and…

Read More