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Dr. Ketola takes trip of a life time to Antarctica

By Editor | February 15, 2022

Editor’s note: Dr. Randy Ketola, a local resident, teacher at the Glenwood City High School and a member of the City Council fulfilled one item on his bucket list and that was to travel to the Antarctica, the seventh Continent this past January. The following is his story of the trip. A couple of years…

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Glenhaven News 2-9-2022

By Editor | February 9, 2022

Glenhaven News: January 29-February 4th One and a half winter months down; one and half winter months to go! Half way to spring, everyone! With the way the temperatures have been this week, it is hard to imagine us ever thawing out; spring only being a fleeting hope upon the frozen tundra. This week has…

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Glenwood City school board candidates answer questions

By Editor | February 8, 2022

GLENWOOD CITY — There are eight individuals running for the three open seats on the Glenwood City School Board this spring. Due to the large number, a primary will be held on Tuesday, February 15. The six candidates that receive the most votes in the primary will appear on the April 5 spring ballot. Incumbents…

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City of Glenwood City to re-key new municipal building

By Editor | January 25, 2022

At their regular monthly meeting of the City Council held a week ago, they put off making a policy on who should have keys to the new Municipal Building. A week ago Mayor John Larson suggested that a policy be created to addressed who will get keys to the building with Police Chief Robert Darwin…

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Glenwood City School board hears administrative reports

By Editor | January 25, 2022

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Board of Education listened to in-depth reports from its administrative team at its January 24 meeting. The Board also discussed several items of interest during its committee meeting, which is held prior to each regular session, including a draft of next year’s school calendar, the district’s Paid Time Off…

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Wis. Commissioner of Railroads orders automatic flashing lights with gates at Wilson Street crossing

By Editor | January 25, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph WILSON — Following an investigation on whether warning devices are adequate for Union Pacific Railroad, the Wisconsin Commissioner of Railroads has ordered automatic flashing lights with gates be installed at the Wilson Street crossing in the Village of Wilson. An investigator from the Office of the Commissioner of Railroads inspected the…

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Lively debate over who gets the keys to the new police station

By Editor | January 18, 2022

GLENWOOD CITY — A debate surfaced at the first regular City Council Meeting in the new Municipal Building Monday night over who will control the keys to the new facility, especially the keys to the police station which is housed within the new structure. When Mayor John Larson addressed the agenda item about security and…

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FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR for 2021 was presented to Bill Koosmann, by Glenwood City Assistant Fire Chief, Tom Caress at the department’s annual Christmas party held on January 8th. This is the second year in a row that Koosmann has won the award. —photo by Carlton DeWitt

Koosmann named 2021 Firefighter of the Year

By Editor | January 11, 2022
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St. Croix County Board approves $3 million in ARPA funds for ISP broadband matching grants and resident assistance

By Editor | January 11, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph HUDSON  —  Broadband Internet access could soon be coming to under-served and unserved areas of St. Croix County. The St. Croix County Board has approved a resolution establishing a $3 million broadband grant program using $3 million of the county’s American Rescue Plan Act funds to supplement Internet Service Provider (ISP)…

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Tom & Nancy Stack along with Lindsey & Jason Fleming

Stacks sell insurance agency

By Editor | January 11, 2022

As of January 1, 2022, Tom and Nancy Stack sold their insurance agency business to Jason & Lindsey Fleming of the Fleming Agency.  Tom and Nancy have been in the insurance business for many years.   Nancy started working for Tom’s father, Harold, in 1978 and Tom joined the business in 1988.  In 2002, they…

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