BITS & Pieces NEWS OF NOTE FROM OUR NEIGHBORS Tri-County – Area Times Osseo-Fairchild School District taxpayers will see a de – crease in the amount they pay in taxes for school …
BITS & Pieces
NEWS OF NOTE FROM OUR NEIGHBORS
Tri-County – Area Times
Osseo-Fairchild School District taxpayers will see a de – crease in the amount they pay in taxes for school purposes, due to an increase in state aid and substantial federal aid. An upgrade of all phones in district buildings is included in the budget. +++ Osseo Evangelical Lutheran Church served 986 take out meals during its Harvest Dinner, held on Wednesday, October 27.+++ The Osseo-Fairchild Building Construction Class is in the process of assembling walls for a garden shed. +++ Osseo Lions members did vision screenings on 343 stu – dents at the Osseo-Fairchild Elementary School. +++After a September groundbreaking , the new Osseo-Fairchild High School Technical Education Center is rapidly taking shape. +++ Students, Tech Ed teachers and administrators from Os seo-Fairchild were guests of GFS’s plant in Osseo, to be part of the Wisconsin Collision Repair’s Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser, that support collision repair education programs.
Trempealeau County Times
Proponents of expanding broadband in Trempealeau Coun ty are urging the Trempealeau County Board to use $5.7 mil- lion in federal relief to expand broadband Internet access in the county. A broadband presentation promoted the use of the American Rescue Plan Act monies towards a $25 million project, that would bring fiber-optic cable access to 1,702 lo – cations in the county. +++ With the closure of a private child care business, the Independence School Board is studying the possibility of using a former Trempealeau County Healthcare Center building as a day-care site and perhaps classrooms for grades two and below.+++ The Independence City Council turned down the donation of the Methodist Church, after the city’s historical society determined it didn’t want the building as a museum. +++ The Arcadia Municipal Court judge recently heard a case of a juvenile caught smoking. After learning the mother bought her daughter the cigarettes, the judge sentenced the two of them to pick up all the cigarette butts in Memorial Park, after the Ashley for the Arts event. That is called a local remedy for a local problem.
Buffalo County News
A large hand-painted wooden sign was recently discovered in a storage shed on the grounds of the Mondovi American Legion Hall. The sign is the subject of an information quest, by the membership of Post #154, to learn more about it. The current membership dates back to the Korean War and none of them ever remember seeing the sign. +++ Planning is be ginning for the replacement of Highway 35 through Fountain City. Fountain City’s share of the costs would be an estimated $115,000 for repaving the parking lanes.