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Contest noted for City Council seat

By Editor | March 26, 2024

A contest has developed for an open seat on the Glenwood City Council. Bill Ross, Jess Olson and Steven Lee currently hold the three seats that are up for election on April 2nd. Ross is not seeking another term on the council.  Both Lee and Olson filed nomination papers to be placed on next Tuesday’s…

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GLENWOOD CITY LIBRARY NEWS 3-20-2024

By Editor | March 19, 2024

Hop into the library for a spring extravaganza! Get ready for Monday night crafts, a fantastic Community One Read event, a Pie and Ice Cream Social, and a cool craft session for adults and teens. Don’t miss out on the fun this April – swing by and join the party! Special Events: Community One Read…

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St. Croix County Board approves 3 resolutions related to refugee resettlement

By Editor | March 19, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON   —  A week earlier, it had been an ugly atmosphere full of shouting and raised voices that advocated for keeping refugees out of St. Croix County.  And in an effort to prevent that sort of atmosphere from developing again at a special meeting of the St. Croix County Board…

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Part of Syme Ave. will become Leising Avenue Glenwood City to honor fallen St. Croix County Deputy naming street after her

By Editor | March 19, 2024

GLENWOOD CITY — The City Council Monday evening approved a measure that will honor the memory of a 29-year old St. Croix County Sheriff’s Deputy, Katie Leising, who was killed at a traffic stop on May 6th of last year. The street that will become Leising Avenue is that portion of Syme Avenue south of…

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GC school district hires forensic auditor, alleged misconduct of former superintendent turned over to DA

By Editor | March 19, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City school district has hired a forensic auditor to review alleged financial misconduct by former superintendent Tim Johnson, and the case has been turned over to the St. Croix County district attorney. The forensic audit will review irregularities reported to the Glenwood City Board of Education…

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St. Croix County Board agrees to consider three resolutions related to refugees

By Editor | March 12, 2024

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON — The St. Croix County Board has agreed to consider three separate resolutions related to refugees that would support a Wisconsin Senate bill, would support a federal bill to amend the immigration act and would pause refugee resettlement in St. Croix County. At the beginning of the St. Croix County…

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Glenwood City Public Library News

By Editor | February 27, 2024

Swing by this March for a thrilling lineup of events! Get ready for the legendary Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash, a sophisticated Book Tasting for grown-ups, crafty Monday Night fun, and an artsy Adult/Teen Craft. Plus, our spiffy new online Newsletter is on the scene – sign up to have it zapped straight to your inbox!…

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Glenwood City school board moves forward with repairs

By Editor | February 27, 2024

By Renee Bettendorf GLENWOOD CITY — At their committee and board meeting held on Monday evening, the Glenwood City School Board welcomed new board member Anthony Mielzarek. Mielzarek was selected by the board to take over former board member Nicole Miller’s seat in the wake of her recent resignation. “We’re very glad to have you,”…

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St. Croix County public safety referendum on ballot

By Editor | February 27, 2024

Hudson, WI — St. Croix County continues to be one of the fastest growing counties in Wisconsin. As we continue to grow, the demand for public safety services rises with it – creating a need for additional personnel that current funding levels cannot support. On April 2, 2024, voters in St. Croix County will see…

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City Council members’ pay to remain the same

By Editor | February 20, 2024

GLENWOOD CITY—Last month the City Council attempted to make a policy change that required a member of that board to be at meetings before they would be paid. However, that policy did not met the approval of the city attorney. So at Monday nights meeting on a motion by member Jess Olson, the council moved…

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