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Off the Editor’s Desk 6-29-2022

By Editor | June 28, 2022

What are we celebrating on July 4th? If you thought it is the separation of the 13 United Colonies from King George III of Great Britain, you were correct. On July” 4, 1776, was the day that the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. The document contains 1337 words and lays out…

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Letters to the Editor 6-29-2022

By Editor | June 28, 2022

To the Editor: Recently there has been controversary about the lipid nanoparticle Covid vaccines.  Dr. Richard Urso (Co-founder, International Alliance of Physicians & Medical Scientists) stated “A normal vaccine stays in the arm, pretty much… 99.9 percent. … A large majority of the lipid nanoparticle does not stay in the arm.  In fact, we now…

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West CAP Partners to Increase Nursing Workforce through Wisconsin Economic Development Grant

By Editor | June 28, 2022

Governor Tony Evers visited River Falls, WI last week to announce more than $5 Million in grants being awarded to help meet the increasing demand for nurses across the state. Wisconsin’s community action association, WISCAP, received a $4.8 million award through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) second round of the Workforce Innovation Grant Program,…

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Pedestrian struck, seriously injured

By Editor | June 28, 2022

HUDSON — A pedestrian walking on Interstate 94 was struck by a truck and seriously injured. Darryl R. Grimshaw, 59 of Wangaratta, Australia, suffered life threatening injuries when he was hit by a pick-up truck while he was on the interstate. The accident happened at approximately 10:57 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21 in the eastbound…

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COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 now available statewide

By Editor | June 28, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — COVID-19 vaccines for children ages six months to to five years are now available statewide. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children can be given at the same time as other vaccines, and it is important for children to be up to date on all vaccines, said Karen…

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Four men accused of illegal bear hunting in northern Dunn County

By Editor | June 28, 2022

By LeAnn R. Ralph  MENOMONIE  —  Four men have been accused of illegal bear hunting in the Town of Sheridan in northern Dunn County. Brandon Guthrie, age 32, of Ridgeland; Cody Shafer age 27, of Ridgeland; Hunter Strenke, age 22, of Clayton; and Adam Millermon, age 37, of Glenwood City are scheduled for an initial…

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New Building Started

By Editor | June 21, 2022

PUMPING CONCRETE — The concrete floor for Ross’ Glenwood City Lockers new facility were poured last Friday, June 17. The new structure will be located at the corner of First and Maple (State Road 170) Streets in Glenwood City just a couple of blocks south of the business’s current location. —photo by Shawn DeWitt

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Hannah-Lee Mae Wheeler Koivisto

By Editor | June 21, 2022

Hannah-Lee Mae Wheeler Koivisto’s journey on earth ended at the age of 30. She was greeted by her heavenly family members and started to dance on the clouds in heaven on Thursday, June 9th, 2022. Hannah was born to Bob and Kim (Hays) Wheeler on October 12th, 1991. When Bob and Kim’s journey split, Hannah…

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Robert “Bob” Paul Bartz

By Editor | June 21, 2022

Robert “Bob” Paul Bartz of Glenwood City passed away peacefully on June 19, 2022, at the age of 97. He was born on July 2, 1924, to Paul and Cora Alvilda Bartz. Robert grew up on the home farm and was a graduate of Downing High School in 1942. He farmed with his family on…

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Granley tabbed All-District pitcher, joins Bialzik on academic squad

By Editor | June 21, 2022

Boyceville graduate Jacob Granley, the Dunn-St. Croix Conference’s Co-Most Valuable Baseball Player this past season, has been named to the Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) All-District teams for the North West District. Granley was one of four pitchers chosen to the district’s second team. He was the Bulldogs’ top pitcher this past season finishing with…

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