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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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. 

  • 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. 

  • America’s favorite old-fashioned Big Top Circus is coming to town!

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Thanks to the sponsorship of the Spring Valley Lions Club, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s Favorite Big Top Circus is coming to Spring Valley, WI on Friday, July 13, 2018 to the North Practice Field located at N523 McKay Ave. with scheduled performances at 5:00 & 7:30 p.m. Now in its 33rd edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known for quality family entertainment. This authentic One-Ring, Big Top Circus has been featured on National Geographic’s Explorer TV series, Entertainment Tonight, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, Arizona Highways Magazine. It has also been featured on the A&E Special: Under the Big Top and most recently, On the Road with Circus Kids, a Nickelodeon special featured on the Nick News Program.

  • Spring Valley Village Board holds June meeting

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Here is the recap from the June 6, 2018 Spring Valley Village Board meeting and the June 13, Special Board Meeting.

  • Deadline fast approaching for ‘Most Admired Senior Citizen’

    PIERCE COUNTY, WI – The Pierce County Fair Office announced back in early June due to its great success, “The 12th annual Pierce County Fair’s Most Admired Senior Citizen” event will continue to be in the Fair’s line-up.  Time is ticking away – the nomination deadline is Friday, July 20, 2018 (postmarked).  An entry form and copy of the rules can be obtained by calling the Fair Office at 715-273-6874 or by visiting the fair website at: and click on Most Admired Senior Citizen.

  • Elmwood Food Pantry receives Hugh J. Andersen Foundation Grant

    ELMWOOD, WI – Elmwood's Food Pantry received a $3,000.00 grant award from the Hugh J. Andersen Foundation earlier this year, to be used for remodeling and operating expenses in 2018. The stated mission of the Hugh J. Andersen Foundation is to give back to the community, and we are very grateful for their generosity!

  • Pierce County Dairy Breakfast is soggy, well attended

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Mother Nature unleashed a torrent of wind and rain last Saturday morning, June 16, just as the final setup for the 2018 Annual Pierce County Dairy Breakfast was occurring at the host site of the Colbenson Family’s Ti-Shi Dairy in rural Spring Valley, Wisconsin. But the Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee (PCDPC) was prepared for that and the event was well attended as the heavy weather passed through the area early on. The PCDPC is one of the sponsors of the Pierce County Dairy Breakfast.

  • Great turnout for 2018 Community Safety Day

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Threatening weather held off last Friday afternoon, June 15 for the 2018 Community Safety Day hosted by the by Spring Valley Area Emergency Services at the Syverson Practice Field right next to the Spring Valley Dam at the north end of McKay Avenue in Spring Valley. The event occurred from 4 to 7 p.m. and then about 7:15 the heavens opened up and gave us another good soaking.

  • Annual Community Vacation Bible School ‘made by God’

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The 21st annual Spring Valley Community Vacation Bible School took place June 10 through 14, 2018, at the Brother Michael Center and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spring Valley, Wisconsin. 

  • Brat stand raises funds for St. John’s youth gathering trip

    WOODVILLE, WI – Northside Power Equipment in Woodville was the site of a tasty fundraiser put on by four kids from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley who are part of a group going on a mission trip shortly to Texas. There are eight students, their pastor and three chaperones going on the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas next week for seven days.

  • Rescheduled annual SV Education Foundation Gala well attended

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – In planning for the 9th Annual Spring Valley Education Foundation Fundraising Gala the idea of moving the event to April made perfect sense. The weather would be good by Saturday, April 14, people would be around and that was the plan.

  • Elmwood Expos hold inaugural game at new Sportsman Field

    ELMWOOD, WI – The Elmwood Expos have a new great ball diamond and park in Sportsman Field thanks in part to a fantastic arrangement with Elmwood Rod & Gun Club for a donated piece of land on a 20-year renewable lease.

  • Tyler Leach claims second State title

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – As reported briefly in the June 7 Sun-Argus, Spring Valley High School Honors graduate Tyler Leach had one more honor to accomplish as he wrapped up his high school career.

  • Michael McDonnell of SV to receive prestigious National Science Foundation Fellowship

    EAU CLAIRE, WI – It turns out that good things do happen after midnight. Just ask Michael McDonnell of Spring Valley, Wisconsin, a UW-Eau Claire physics and mathematics major who received a middle-of-the-night email from the National Science Foundation telling him he is among an elite group of students selected to receive a prestigious fellowship that will fund his graduate studies.


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