In June, Miscellany Boutique, A Collection of Treasures, opened its doors as an occasional sale storefront. The brainchild of Peggy and Ron Skold, the shop offers a combination of retail, antique, vintage and handcrafted items in limited quantities. Operating on their property on Pike Bend R…
BURNETT COUNTY --The Public safety committee heard reports from their various departments last week. They also approved a resolution that could help with some of the burden felt in the Child Support department.
GRANTSBURG—In Monday’s meeting, the Grantsburg School Board looked toward next summer’s maintenance projects, received good news, and were thanked for their service to the community.
WOOD RIVER—County Supervisor Don Chell was at the monthly Wood River Town meeting to explain a couple of options for making Wood River intersections safer and more visible. He brought in a spin alert which is a three-sided reflective device that is bolted atop a stop sign.
SIREN—The owner of Ignite Vapor & Tobacco is interested in a potential store in Siren on State Road 70. The store would be at the former location of Fish Bowl Insurance on the corner of 70 and 1st Ave.
Editor’s note: Leading up to the midterm elections, the Upper St. Croix Valley League of Women Voters has posed a series of questions to local candidates on issues important to northwest Wisconsin.
ST. CROIX FALLS—“That's the story of our season,” commented Coach Stefanie Janssen, following the loss to the Saints last Tuesday night.
LUCK—The Siren Dragon volleyball team, played out their hearts on Thursday night at Luck, losing to the Cardinals in three games, 25-22, 25-12 and 25-12.
WEBSTER—Last Thursday, the claws (talons) of the Unity Eagles defeated the claws of the Webster Tigers 3-1 in a volleyball conference match-up.
AMERY—Both the Webster and Grantsburg cross country teams faced some strong competition at the Amery Invitational cross county meet last Tuesday.
SIREN—“It was an emotional night for the Siren volleyball family. Not only was it parents’ night and senior night, but the mother of a Siren varsity senior had just passed away the day before,” Pirates head coach Deb Allaman-Johnson said. “We were all amazed at Julia’s strength and composure…
This portion of the paper is one of the hardest parts of my job. I’ve been here for almost a year and sometimes wait until Tuesday morning (when we are putting the pages together) to come up with something for this space.
If it feels like our society is devolving back to ancient times when tribes banded together against hated enemies for survival, you are not alone. While this development is disturbing, there are signs of hope on the horizon, according to New York Times columnist and author David Brooks.