Courier Sentinel The Cadott Village Board voted in favor of bringing an electric vehicle charging station to the village. The electric charging station is available through Dairyland Power and …
The Cadott Village Board voted in favor of bringing an electric vehicle charging station to the village. The electric charging station is available through Dairyland Power and Chippewa Valley Electric Cooperative. CVEC will be picking up the brunt of the expenses, over $40,000, for the charger itself. The village will need to supply a transformer, which is an $8,000 expense. The next closest charging stations are reported to be in Eau Claire and Greenwood. +++ At a recent meeting of the Lake Holcombe Town Board, the problem of boaters parking their vehicles and trailers in front of private driveways on 303rd Avenue was discussed. Sadly, it was noted that when asked to move them by property owners, drivers are known to hurl expletives, as well as make rude gestures.
The Thorp Courier
On Friday, May 28, a gathering of Thorp Library patrons and staff, Public Works employees and some members of the Francis Conway family celebrated the 50th anniversary of the library, that was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Conway. A tree was planted as part of the celebration. +++ As a thank you for selling tickets for the Thorp Lions Club during Dairy Days, the Lions Club donated $3,060 to the School District to be given to the softball team, the archery team and the skeet/trap club. +++ Each year the Reseburg 4-H Club wash the Thorp Amazing Cows as a community service project.
Bloomer’s second Spring Craft and Food Fest were a huge success. Many happy shoppers left with items made by the crafters and new home decor for their homes and yards. The smell of food from local vendors filled the air and there were
creative homemade items to satisfy one’s hunger needs. Chris Kroeze, sponsored by local businesses, performed two music sets for attendees. +++ The Bloomer Police Department put the residents of Bloomer on notice that the possession and lighting off of fireworks in the city of Bloomer is a violation of a Bloomer
City Ordinance. The only exceptions are toy pistol paper caps, sparklers and toy snakes. +++ The Annual FFA Alumni Dairy Day Golf Outing was another grand success. All available spots for golf teams were filled and everyone had a great times
participating in this exciting event.
O-W Enterprise The Owen-Withee School Board held a special meeting on June 21 to make a decision on what to do with surplus funds in the 2020-21 budget. The surplus is about $310,000. After discussion, the Board voted to spend $4,000 for a pressure/washer and $17,500 to put a drop ceiling and lights in the school’s lobby area. Additionally,$150,000willbemovedtoFund46(Capital Improvement Fund) and $50,000 will remain in the Fund Balance.
+++ Andrew Fawley has been approved to purchase land from the Village of Withee at $2,000 per acre. Fawley plans to build a small building initially and within two years a larger building.
He is planning for the parking of about 50 trucks. Within five
to ten years, he could add a refrigerated warehouse. +++ The Owen-Withee-Curtiss EMS Annual Ambulance Dance will be heldagainthisyearonJuly17,atMunsonBridgeWinery. The Strat Cats will be playing from 6-10 pm.
The Abbotsford School Board has awarded engineering
and architecture firm HSR of La Crosse, a contract to design
and oversee plans and construction of the FEMA multipurpose
dome/storm shelter. +++ FEMA officially awarded the $2.1 million grant last month. +++ Abbotsford officials are targeting
another pair of buildings for demolition: this time, its a garage and storage shed in one of the city’s mobile home parks.
The Clark County Press
There’s a new store on the Main Street of Loyal. “Abarrotes Mi Tiendita,” which translates roughly to, “My Little Grocery Store.” The store offers a little something for everyone, especially a variety of items traditionally used in Mexican dishes. Eventually, the owners hope to add a refrigerated case with meat. Plans include the opening of a snack bar within a couple of weeks. +++ The Granton Area School District Foundation recently made $12,000 at their annual Sweet Treat Social fundraiser. The Foundation supports the school district through grants to teachers for classroom projects, scholarships for graduating seniors and supplying needed items for the school.
Tri-County News – Area Times
Miss Osseo’s past were all on the Osseo Community Lake Martha Days Float as it made its way through the parade on Sunday, June 20. The Miss Osseo and Royal Court Program is planned to resume again next year. +++ After being canceled last year, the ParkBeats summer music resumed on Monday, June 28. The music is held in conjunction with a Farmers Market which starts at 5:30 pm. The music begins at 6 pm and is presented by the The Heartbeat Center for Writing, Literacy and the Arts, an Osseo non-profit education organization.
Buffalo County News
Sendelbach Dairy, rural Cochrane, will host this year’s 35th Annual Buffalo County Dairy Breakfast. Bob Sendelbach and
his sons Mitchell and Andrew are the fifth and sixth generation
owners/operators of the dairy. The Sendelbach’s send their milk to the Grassland Dairy in Greenwood. +++ Founded in 1946,
after five years of talks between the townships of Waumandee and
Montana, and delays due to WW I, the Waumandee-Montana-Lincoln Fire Department was founded. On Sunday, June 27, the
21 member fire department marked its 75
th Anniversary with an open house. +++ Mondovi’s Fourth of July Independence Day Parade will feature two grand marshals – the last two Mondovi WWII veterans, Gerald Henneman and Duane Klopp.
Trempealeau County Times
Trempealeau County Board of Supervisors rejected both a Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution (12-4-1) and whether to ask the voters in 2022 if the county should resist any new “unconstitutional” gun control laws (8 – 8 with the chair breaking the tie with his no vote).
The Jackson County Executive Committee and Finance Committee approved a request for $75,000 from the Ho-Chunk gaming revenue, that the county receives annually, to offset the reduction in grant funding that supports the county’s recycling program.. Tires are a headache for the program, as last year the county spent between $55,000 and $60,000 on just tire recycling.