EM High School Alumni Scholarship Fund awards three students

By Editor | July 13, 2021

ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound High School Alumni Scholarship Fund awarded scholarships to three spring graduates this year. To be considered for the scholarship, the students were required to write an essay and also participated in a virtual interview. Wensel Sydney Wensel, daughter of Travis and Cindy Wensel, received a $1,000 scholarship. Sydney plans…

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Mayo Clinic Health System awards scholarships to high school graduates in Northwest Wisconsin

By Editor | June 15, 2021

EAU CLAIRE — Graduating seniors from high schools in Northwest Wisconsin recently received $1,000 scholarships from Mayo Clinic Health System to pursue education in a health care-related field. This program is supported by the Northwest Wisconsin Community Giving Committee as part of the organization’s commitment to the community and healthcare workforce development. The recipients are:…

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EM Class of 2021 Salutatorian: Nate Lew

By Editor | May 18, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — The salutatorian of the Elk Mound High School Class of 2021 is Nate Lew, the son of David and Susan Lew of Eau Claire. Nate says being named salutatorian is a meaningful way for his academic efforts to be acknowledged. “It means a lot to me because it…

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Elk Mound High School Class of 2021 Valedictorian: Susan L. Marquardt

By Editor | May 18, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  — The Elk Mound High School Class of 2021 Valedictorian is Susan L. Marquardt, the daughter of Angela and Scott Marquardt of Elk Mound. Susan says being named as valedictorian has been a validating experience for her. “To me, it means that all of my hard work, time and…

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Elk Mounds holds Class of 2021 graduation ceremony

By Editor | May 18, 2021

The 89 members of the Elk Mound High School graduating class of 2021, with family, friends, school staff, and guests surrounding them at the Friday, May 14 commencement exercise. This was Elk Mound’s 101st graduating class. The first class graduated in 1921 with just seven students. More photos of Elk Mound’s graduation will be available…

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WEDC invests in Elk Mound Area School District for fab lab equipment

By Editor | May 11, 2021

ELK MOUND – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced Wednesday, May 5th that the Elk Mound Area School District is the recipient of a state grant to fund new fabrication laboratory (fab lab) facilities, which will equip Wisconsin students with essential skills for the 21st century’s global economy. Elk Mound Area School District was…

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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,…

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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,…

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Work on Elk Mound football field and track

Work on Elk Mound football field and track progressing

By Editor | April 6, 2021
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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…

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