St. Croix County Issues State of Emergency After Damage from Severe Weather

By Editor | July 30, 2021

Hudson, WI: St. Croix County has issued a State of Emergency following the recent severe storms. During the overnight hours of July 28, parts of St. Croix County experienced severe thunderstorms, straight-line winds, and a confirmed EF1 tornado. St. Croix County Emergency Management has been in contact with local municipalities and the St. Croix County…

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GLENWOOD CITY FFA member Alyssa Fouks showed the Reserve Grand Champion hog at the 2021 St. Croix County Fair. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

2021 St. Croix County Fair results released

By Editor | July 27, 2021

Listed below are the results the 2021 St. Croix County Fair Champions: DAIRY Holstein DAIRY HOLSTEIN: Registered Jr. Champion: Olivia Dittman, Riverside; Grade Jr. Champion: Eli Schommer, Lone Pine; Registered Sr. Champion: Sophia Kamm, Baldwin Wide Awake; Grade Sr. Champion: Rebekah Luckwaldt, Lone Pine; RES. GRAND CHAMPION: Derek Morrill, North Country; GRAND CHAMPION: Sophia Kamm,…

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Glenhaven was well represented at the Senior Citizen building at the fair. Olga, Dave, Betty, Ruth and Bev all had a hand in the baking and some of their own personal items. —photo submitted

Glenhaven News – 7-28-2021

By Editor | July 27, 2021

Glenhaven News July 17-23 Well, another year is over for the fair. It seemed to me that it was well attended. I know our food stand was very busy. It was hard just keeping up with the onions! I got to listen briefly to the White Sidewalls on Friday night. They sounded terrific to me.…

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THIS PONATIC WAS DESTROYED by fire on Wednesday, July 21. The car started on fire while Jared Husby was driving it at near the intersection of 130th Avenue and County Highway D in Emerald Township. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

Car fire in Emerald Township

By Editor | July 27, 2021
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Meeting discusses how to staff Glenwood City Ambulance service

By Editor | July 27, 2021

A special meeting to discuss the staffing shortage of the Glenwood City Ambulance was held at the fire station on Wednesday, July 21st. About 23 people attended the meeting, including representatives of the various municipalities that receive service from the Glenwood City Ambulance and several interested citizens. Mayor John Larson chaired the meeting and presented…

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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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MONTY’S TRAVELING REPTILE SHOW — Glenwood City native Brian Teigen brought several of his reptiles to share with the audience at the St. Croix County Fair on Friday. These little guys were thrilled to be able to touch a live alligator. —photo by Carole Schurtz

St. Croix County Fair 2021

By Editor | July 20, 2021

The 2021 St. Croix County Fair, held July 14-18, was a huge success!   More photos of the 2021 St. Croix County Fair will be available soon on our photography site.    

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Ron Johnson visits the St. Croix County Fair

Ron Johnson visits the St. Croix County Fair

By Editor | July 20, 2021
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Boyceville ambulance district approves new bylaws

By Editor | July 20, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph BOYCEVILLE —  The Boyceville Community Ambulance District Board has approved new bylaws, which are expected to go into effect August 1. At the meeting in June, board members asked that an annual performance evaluation of the ambulance service director be added to the bylaws, and that addition has been made, said…

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Siren student takes on NASA challenge

Siren Middle School student takes on NASA challenge

By Editor | July 20, 2021

Editor’s Note: The following story about Siren eighth-grader Samantha Andrea originally appeared in the April 7, 2021 edition of the Burnett County Sentinel (Grantsburg). It is being reprinted with the permission of the Sentinel. Andrea is the daughter of Mary (Olson) Andrea, a 1987 graduate of Glenwood City High School, and the granddaughter of longtime…

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