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Glenwood City Library News – November 2021

By Editor | November 12, 2021

What is coming to the Glenwood City Library? The Library has wonderful programs planed for November for adults, children and the whole family. Please come and check us out. November 1, 8, & 15: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Kids Craft Night November 3, 10, & 17: 9:30-10:30 a.m. – Peter Rabbit Storytime; Storytime…

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CHALLENGE COMPLETE — Rodney Smith Jr., left, founder of We are Raising Men/We are Raising Women is pictured with Glenwood City eigth grader Nicco Riley. Riley completed the “50 Yard Challenge” this summer. —photo by Missy Klatt

Nicco Riley completes 50 Yard Challenge

By Editor | November 12, 2021

By Missy Klatt Nicco Riley, a Glenwood City eighth grader took on the “50 yard challenge” this past summer and was rewarded for his efforts this past Wednesday evening, November 3rd, when he was presented with a certificate, new lawn mower, new leaf blower, and new weed whip. There were about 15 friends and family…

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St. Croix County Board approves $114 million budget for 2022, $37.7 million tax levy

By Editor | November 12, 2021

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON —  The St. Croix County Board has approved a budget of $113.7  million for 2022 and a property tax levy of $37.7 million. The budget of $113,728,502 for next year approved at the November 1 meeting compares to a budget of $106,944,023 for 2021, representing an increase of $6,734,479. The…

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FIRE DESTROYED A SHED and 60 large round bales of this year’s hay crop on the Jim Huber farm at E2303 County Road V in New Haven Township Saturday morning, November 6th. The Boyceville Fire Department responded to the scene and called for aid from several other departments including Sand Creek, Glenwood City, Colfax, and Menomonie. In the picture the smoldering hay bales were moved away from other buildings on the farm and doused by firefighters. Fire officials believed that the fire started from spontaneous combustion in the hay. —photo by Carlton DeWitt

Fire in New Haven Township destroys shed

By Editor | November 9, 2021
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Glenhaven News – 11-3-2021

By Editor | November 5, 2021

Glenhaven News  October 23-29th, 2021 I’m baaaaaccckkk! Because I had prior obligations, I was not able to post anything the beginning weeks of October. Then, I had the flu. Boo hoo! (PSA: Get your flu shot!!)  So, let’s just start afresh, shall we? This week has been busy, in many challenging and stimulating ways for…

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THE FARM GIRLS gathered on Wednesday, October 27th at Phoenix Grill in Baldwin. Great time catching up with life long friends. Great food, lots of laughs & conversation. In attendance (L to R) were Sharon Austrum (Grummons), Mary Shimanskl (Grummons), Marlene Weiss (Teigen), Karen Bullock (Schouten), Sue Anderson (Carlson), Mary Jane Rogers (Anderson), Sheila Rahne (Aebly), Carol Russ (Moe) and Junalee Hogenson (Moe). Blessed friendships. —photo submitted

Farm Girls Reunion 2021 – 11-3-2021

By Editor | November 5, 2021
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Assembly passes legislation to provide more affordable housing

By Editor | November 2, 2021

MADISON – Rep. Clint Moses (R-Menomonie) voted in favor on a series of bills that address Wisconsin’s growing housing shortage. “Wisconsin’s housing shortage is impacted by a variety of factors – like the inability to keep up with demand, rising construction costs and increasing rents,” Rep. Moses said. “The bills passed today will help create…

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STATE HONOR — Glenwood City music educator Matt Lamb (right) was honored with the 2021 Wisconsin Award for Excellence in Teaching Music. —photo submitted

Mr. Lamb honored with 2021 Wisconsin Award for Excellence in Teaching Music

By Editor | November 2, 2021

Mr. Matt Lamb, music educator at Glenwood City, was honored with the 2021 Wisconsin Award for Excellence in Teaching Music.  The Wisconsin School Music Association and Wisconsin Music Educators Association are proud to sponsor a way to recognize professional educators who inspire students with their own passion for music. These organizations have partnered together to…

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Planning Commission approves TID for the old school property

By Editor | November 2, 2021

A public hearing was held last Thursday by the Glenwood City Planning Commission to consider creating a Tax Incremental District (TID) for the old school property at Third and Oak Street. This will be the fourth TID that has been created within the city. During the discussion about creating a new district the question was…

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Glenwood City School tax levy eight percent decline; addresses school dropoff procedures on east side of school

By Editor | October 29, 2021

In an email sent out by Glenwood City School Superintendent Tim Johnson late Monday evening, Johnson informed the public about the decrease in the tax rate for the coming year and the new student drop off and pickup procedure for the school. Johnson stated, “The school board had its regular scheduled second meeting of the…

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