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School Lunches – September 12, 2012

By Melissa | September 13, 2012

Colfax Sept. 17: Turkey deli on a bun, lettuce mix, cheese tray, sweet potatoes, fruit choice. Sept. 18: Chicken nuggets, potato rounds, beets/carrots, chilled peach sauce. Sept. 19: Chicken gravy, on biscuits, green peas, fruit salad. Sept. 20: Cheese pizza, green beans/cooked carrots, lettuce mix, birthday cakes. Sept. 21: Hot ham & cheese baked beans,…

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Elk Mound netters drop pair of matches; win four at McDonell

By Melissa | September 12, 2012

MONDOVI — Playing matches against two teams from the Dunn-St. Croix Conference Sept. 6 in the Mondovi Triangular gave Elk Mound coach Donna Weix and her team a chance to see where they stand as they get ready for conference play this week. It appears they have some work to do however, as they lost…

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Elk Mound boys fifth, girls eighth at Knute Invite

By Melissa | September 12, 2012

FALL CREEK — Led by a seventh place finish by Ben Holzwarth, the Elk Mound boys cross country team finished fifth in the team standings in a field of 11 with 78 individuals competing. The girls team placed eighth as Emma Hayes placed 14th, competing against 65 individuals and 10 total teams.

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Mounders make it three in a row

By Melissa | September 12, 2012

SPRING VALLEY — After another slow start, the Elk Mound football team turned a 6-0 halftime lead into a 42-7 rout over the Spring Valley Cardinals, bringing their record to 3-0 on the Cardinals home field Sept. 7.

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Seven new teachers and staff join Colfax and Elk Mound

By LeAnn | August 30, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — Teachers and staff from the Colfax, Elk Mound and Boyceville school districts attended an in-service at Elk Mound High School August 29. Here are profiles of the new staff at Colfax and Elk Mound.

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Three from EM Middle School attend WASC leadership workshop

By LeAnn | August 23, 2012

Karie Jo Nigon, Sarah Sweeney, and Maria Heltne, students at Elk Mound Middle School, were delegates at the 43rd Annual Wisconsin Association of School Councils (WASC) student leadership workshop. The workshop, attended by Wisconsin middle and junior high school student council members, was held on the campus of Edgewood College in Madison July 29 through…

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Elk Mound hopes upperclassmen can lead football team

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

by Marlys Kruger ELK MOUND – 62 candidates for the Elk Mound football team reported to practice Aug. 6, including 13 seniors, nine juniors, 16 sophomores and 24 freshmen. Most of the seniors have varsity experience and head coach Dan Pedersen hopes this group along with the  juniors will help improve on their record of…

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EM School District anticipates 16 percent jump in school taxes

By Shawn | August 13, 2012

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — Residents in the Elk Mound School District can expect a 16.38 percent increase in their school property taxes for this year. The increase in property taxes is due mostly to a $400,000 decrease in state aid through Act 10 passed by the state legislature last year, said Ron…

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