Some of Wisconsin’s finest young musicians are about to meet up for the Wisconsin School Music Association’s (WSMA) 2018 High School State Honors Music Project.
Members of the Polk County Amateur Radio Association will participate in a national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 23 and 24 at Fresh Pastures Neighborhood farm (2316 State Road 35, Milltown).
The Annual St. Croix Regional Medical Center’s Salad Luncheon, known for its varied selection of delicious food, music, fine service and a great cause, will be held Friday, June 15 at St. Croix Falls High School between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
e recognized with a silver level honor from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and Wisconsin Response to Intervention Center. OES Principal Peggy Weber brought the news to the school board’s attention at last week’s regular meeting.
Lying in the grass flat on his belly made it impossible to see the big Tom Turkey but all the gobbling made it sound like he was coming in closer. Carefully raising his head to try to get a peek at the bird through the sparse knee high grass was risky but Josh Bennett, my adult son and hunti…
Fans looking for offensive ballgames at Oakey Park last week may have been disappointed. But Braves' and opposing pitchers took over as defensive games ruled the historic park last week with the Braves falling to River Falls 3-2. The Braves also lost to the St. Paul Mudhens 2-1 in 12 innings.
The 2018 spring sports season has officially ended for the Osceola Chieftains and the St. Croix Falls Saints. With the spring sports season now history the fall sports season unofficially begins. Although the teams are not practicing yet you can be sure that several individual athletes are a…
If you haven’t planted yet, now is the time to start, whether in a garden or containers. Over the last several months, I have given you ideas on what to do for gardens and containers. Now it’s time to implement those ideas.
Does anyone else love it when you’re walking through the neighborhood and you smell someone grilling?
About a month ago I wrote a column briefing readers on proposed tariffs to newsprint from Canadian paper mills (see “Could tariffs kill the small town newspaper?” in the May 9 edition for more detail).
Sunday is Father’s Day, a time to acknowledge the pater familias (the male head of the household, as the Romans referred to him), pop, dad — he has many names, many jobs and is truly never appreciated until he is gone.
With all the recent talk of NBA and NHL finals, one might think a discussion on teamwork belongs on the sports pages. But the teamwork I am referring to is not played on a basketball court or on a sheet of ice. This teamwork is demonstrated right here in Polk County by our local and county g…