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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Mr. Glenn Webb is the new Superintendent and Elementary Principal. Submitted photo
Mr. Glenn Webb is the new Superintendent and Elementary Principal. Submitted photo
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:01 AM

ELMWOOD, WI – The Elmwood School Board upon the retirement of Paul Blanford has hired Elmwood graduate Glenn Webb who most recently was the High School Principal and Director of Teaching and Learning at St. Croix Central. The Board made the hire on July 2, 2018.

  • Emerald ash borer detected for first time in St. Croix County

    MADISON, WI – We have detected emerald ash borer (EAB) for the first time in St. Croix County. This is the first new county detection of 2018 for Wisconsin.  An inspector for the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) collected an adult EAB in a parking lot in the city of Hudson on June 28 after a local resident noticed and reported symptoms.

  • Glen Webb hired as Elmwood Schools Superintendent and Elementary Principal

    ELMWOOD, WI – The Elmwood School Board upon the retirement of Paul Blanford has hired Elmwood graduate Glenn Webb who most recently was the High School Principal and Director of Teaching and Learning at St. Croix Central. The Board made the hire on July 2, 2018.

  • ‘Airplane of the Future’ makes stop in Eau Claire

    EAU CLAIRE, WI – The specially built Yak 110 airplane, which was built by fusing two different aircraft together with a giant jet engine in the middle, is stopping in Eau Claire on Saturday morning, July 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

  • Spring Valley Community Food Pantry managers wanted

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Community Food Pantry is seeking new leadership to manage this ministry that has served our community for more almost 25 years.  Anyone who in interested in this important volunteer responsibility is encouraged to contact the Pastor of any of our local churches since they serve as the board of directors for the Food Panty.  The phone numbers of these Pastors are listed below.  

  • Sentinel Publications purchases ‘Baldwin Bulletin’

    BALDWIN, WI – Sentinel Publications on June 27 purchased the “Baldwin Bulletin,” the newspaper announced. Sentinel Publications, which is owned by Carter Johnson, also includes the “Amery Free Press,” the “Osceola Sun,” the (Grantsburg) “Burnett County Sentinel” and the (Minn.) “Country Messenger.”

  • St. Croix County Fairgrounds Horse Barn now fully funded

    GLENWOOD CITY, WI – Headline news: the bank note on the Horse Barn at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds has been paid off!

  • July meeting held for Village Board of Elmwood

    ELMWOOD, WI – The July meeting was held for the Village Board of Elmwood on Monday, July 9, 2018 in the historic Village Auditorium, Dining Room. The Board members present for the meeting were: President Bill Stewart and Trustees Marge Binkowski, Josh Bleskacek, Paul Unser, Dolores Radtke, Richard Jones and Rick Stohr.

  • Queen’s Corner

    WOODVILLE, WI – Hello Woodville; we just finished up an amazing two weekends at the Hudson Booster Days and the Balsam Lake Freedom Fest.

  • Spring Valley Dentistry to hold ‘Patient Appreciation Day’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – I have to smile when I think it has only been a year ago that the beautiful new Spring Dentistry building was completed along State Hwy 29 going into the Village of Spring Valley.

  • Two B-W Fastpitch teams receive prestigious Youth 1st Team Award

    OWATONNA, MN – The Baldwin-Woodville 10U and 12U Softball teams have been selected by the Lakeville Fastpitch Softball Association in partnership with Youth 1st, along with several business sponsors and the Minnesota Twins Community Fund as the recipient of a Youth 1st Team Award for their outstanding sportsmanship during the 2018 Lakeville Classic Tournament.

  • Celebrate the St. Croix River at RiverFest

    HUDSON, WI – The sixth annual RiverFest celebration runs July 17 - 22 in Hudson, WI, with many activities to encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the St. Croix River while also recognizing the need to preserve its health and beauty.

  • Rain doesn’t dampen Independence Day Celebration

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce once again sponsored a community 4th of July Celebration.

  • Wisconsin Cheese Day celebrated in Pierce County

    ELLSWORTH, WI – Paul Fetzer of Elmwood Fetzer Farms and Department of Agriculture, Trade along with Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Sheila Harsdorf and others visited, made a presentation and took a tour at the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery last week.

  • Follow-up on landmark gathering of STEM leaders at White House

    WOODVILLE, WI – I wanted to provide some follow up to the White House State Federal STEM Summit that I attended on the 25th and 26th of June.

  • Dr. Peter Dahlberg welcomed at Western Wisconsin Health

    BALDWIN, WI – Western Wisconsin Health (WW Health) is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Dahlberg has joined the surgical team as a General and Thoracic Surgeon.

  • ‘You’re a good Man Charlie Brown’ coming to Spring Valley stage

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Everyone loves Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang for good reason. What’s not to love?? Charlie Brown and his buddies have entertained us for years in comic strips and on TV and now is your chance to see their characters come to life on the Spring Valley stage. 

  • Come to nutrition talk and learn fun facts, practical health tips!

    NEW RICHMOND, WI – The ADRC will be partnering with Teresa Kvam, RD, CD, St. Croix County Public Health/WIC Nutritionist to provide a variety of Nutrition Talks in August and September. 

    Teresa Kvam is a Registered Dietitian who has worked in clinical nutrition, long-term care, corporate wellness, sports nutrition and education prior to her work with St. Croix County, where she has served as a Public Health/WIC Nutritionist for the past 13 years.

  • Elmwood Area Community Club receives generous donation

    ELMWOOD, WI – Through the generous support of Thrivent Financial, and their "Live Generously" community support campaign, the Elmwood Area Community Club is the recipient of a $500 startup donation to help fund expenses for the 40th UFO Days celebration July 27-29, 2018. 

  • All invited to Garden Tour on Saturday, July 14

    BALDWIN, WI – Enjoy the beauty and colors of various local gardens in the Baldwin, Woodville, and Wilson area on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Each garden reflects the interests and tastes of its owner, though the gardens may contain similar plants, no two are alike. 

  • UW System restructuring gets seal of approval by Higher Learning Commission

    MADISON, WI – The University of Wisconsin System’s plan to restructure UW Colleges and UW-Extension has been officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).


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