Birthday parades help Glenhaven residents celebrate

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Despite the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and the need for social distancing, family and friends have found creative ways to visit their loved ones and celebrate important milestones such as birthdays. That was no different for a pair of residents on the Glenhaven, Inc. campus in Glenwood City who recent celebrated birthdays. Birdie Moe turned 92…

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GC elementary and Countryside Co-op partnering to get students reading

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Countryside Coop

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Elementary school has joined with Countryside Co-op to support literacy for students grades kindergarten through fifth. “Lisa Lovgren approached us with the idea,” said elementary principal Betsy Haltinner. “We do not have an end date on this program.” The idea for the literacy program is to…

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Fire department called out Thursday afternoon

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GC Fire department
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Glen Hills Lions Memorial Field will have a new sign and scoreboard

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Glen Hills Lions Memorial Field softball fields

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — The Glen Hills Lions Club has high hopes for the 2020 softball field, with their biggest tournament taking place during Rustic Lore, as they will be installing a new scoreboard and sign with the new name of the field. “Over the years we have continued to wrap our arms…

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Brenda Cassellius-Wink run postponed

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GLENWOOD CITY — Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the forced shutdown of bars, we are left with no other choice but to postpone the run. We will try to come up with a date after things return to normal. Please be safe during this time and we will have posters printed with the new…

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Lofty Acres Dairy and Brothers Country Mart collaborate to recognize essential workers during COVID-19

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GC School Staff delivering meals

During this unprecedented time, there are many in our community who are proving to be not only “essential,” but true examples of service and kindness. At Glenhaven, there are 80 staff members who daily care for the most vulnerable members of our community. At the Glenwood City School District, there are 22 staff who report daily…

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Tiffany, Zunker run for seventh district seat

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By Amber Hayden A special election is being held on Tuesday, May 12, for the vacant seat in the U.S. House of Representatives Seventh Congressional District of Wisconsin, which was vacated in September of last year when Sean Duffy stepped down in order to focus his time and attention on his family. Tom Tiffany, Minocqua,…

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Local churches still offer services during pandemic

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By Amber Hayden With the Safer at Home order extended several churches in Glenwood City and Boyceville have begun holding services online using ZOOM, Facebook Live, or uploading to YouTube. Pastor Brad Peterson, Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyceville, said they began offering worship live on Facebook on March 15, which was also the last time…

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COVID-19 testing increasing in western Wisconsin with National Guard assistance, including St. Croix, Pierce and Dunn/Eau Claire counties

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COVID-19 All Testing Sites

Local public health departments in Western Wisconsin will receive assistance from the WI National Guard to scale up COVID-19 testing. A number of sites throughout Western WI are being announced. Testing through the collection site will be free of charge. These events are only available to WI residents or people who work in WI. In…

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Glen Hills Lions Club donates to WestCAP

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Lions Donation to WestCAP
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