SIREN––During Siren’s Village Board meeting on August 8, Chief of Police, Chris Sybers, had only good news to tell during the police report and there was an update given on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Pedestrian Trail.
At the Natural Resources Committee meeting on August 8, Greg Chafer was there to speak about some boating issues in the county and Jake Nichols was there to give the committee an update on the Devil’s Lake Project.
During the Grantsburg School Board meeting on Monday night, the board was given an update on the gymnasium floor in the High School. The new high school principal, Matt Haase, explained that the project is well underway.
GRANTSBURG––Dan Wald was sworn in as the new Chief of Police of Grantsburg Monday night. Village officials discussed a number of topics including enforcing smoking room rules.
GRANTSBURG––This hasn’t been a fun week at Luther Point Bible Camp. Misguided rumors about the camp hosting Muslims have rattled the camp’s leadership.
TURTLE LAKE––A woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend resulting in his death in Turtle Lake over the weekend, according to the Turtle Lake Police Department. They believe there is no danger to the public at this time.
The Falun Church League continued their tournament on Aug. 8 with two games. Calvary Covenant played Trade Lake/River and beat them with a score of 22-11. Webster/Nazarene then played New Hope/Living Hope and managed to get a win with a score of 7-3.
OSHKOSH––The 2019 Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star games were played Saturday July 20 at Titan Stadium in Oshkosh. Two Siren students along with Ryan Karsten as head coach.
St. Cloud State University Director of Athletics Heather Weems has announced the promotion of Jinelle Siergiej to associate head coach and the hiring of Molly Engstrom as an assistant coach for the SCSU women’s hockey team.
The Associated Press released their list of “14 Big Ten football players poised to break out in the fall.” It includes Grantsburg alumni Leo Chenal who will be a freshman on the UW Badgers team at linebacker this season.
It’s August and that means summer is winding down. I try not to complain in this sliver of the paper but I’m taking a stand here. I am sick and tired of people saying that summer is over as soon as we change the calendar from July.
The way we communicate with each other is constantly changing. With advances in technology, it seems as if our machines are somehow reading our minds and presenting advertisements for products or services that we have been thinking about.
It’s that time of year again when we watch kids play baseball on national television. That’s right people it’s the Little League World Series. Teams from all over the country and world (although almost all the kids on the Germany team live on American airbases) battle for fame and strive to …