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Grace I. Strand, 96, of Ellsworth, died Saturday, August 19, 2006 at the River Falls Area Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 22 at the Bible Center Church in Maiden Rock, WI. Visitation is Monday, August 21 from 5-8:00 p.m. at Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Ellsworth, and for one hour before the services at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, River Falls. Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, assisting the family.
Mildred Jacobson, 99, of Edina, MN and formerly of Spring Valley, WI died Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Mpls, MN. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 23 at Zion Lutheran Church in Woodville, WI. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Woodville. Keehr Funeral Home of Spring Valley is assisting the family with arrangements.
The Kinni Bassmasters headed north for a pair of fishing tournaments over the weekend, hitting Lake Owen near Cable on Saturday and Big Sissabagama Lake near Stone Lake Sunday. Eleven anglers took part in the two tournaments, with Dave Kirsch of Amery taking top honors Saturday and Duane Preszler of River Falls placing first Sunday. Kirsch weighed in with five bass totaling an estimated 14 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday, but the biggest bass prize went to Jim Everett of Cannon Falls, Minn., who reeled in a 5-pound, 1-ounce lunker that measured 20½ inches long. Second place Saturday went to Lewi
Arlene A. Luther, 69, of Plum City and formerly of River Falls and Elmwood, WI died Thursday, August 10, 2006 at her home. Arlene was a Kolpak employee in River Falls for over 34 years. Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 19 at St. John's Catholic Church in Plum City. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church. Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mike Rowland, 50, of Spring Valley, WI died Monday, July 17, 2006 at his home in Gilman Township. Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Spring Valley. Visitation is from 2-4:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Keehr Funeral Home of Spring Valley is handling arrangements.
Agnes Marie Aamodt, 84, died in Tucson, Arizona, January 31, 2006. A memorial service was held in Tucson on February 18, 2006. Her ashes will be interred in a graveside ceremony at Gilman Lutheran Cemetery on Sunday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. D. Peter Friberg officiating. Keehr Funeral Home, Spring Valley handled local arrangements.
PARK FALLS - A dog being trained to hunt bears was killed by wolves on July 1 near Merrill in southwestern Lincoln County. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say a second dog was injured. Officials say this is the first reported attack since the start of the bear hound training season. The season started on July 1 and runs through August 31. Because of the attacks on the dogs the DNR is expanding an existing warning area between Merrill and Rib Lake.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:00pm at the Town Hall, (W5581 US Hwy 63), a PUBLIC HEARING on the PROPOSED BUDGET of the Town of Martell will be held. That proposed budget in detail will be available for inspection at the home of the town clerk by appointment. All persons are encouraged to attend this hearing and be heard.
I would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and affection my family is still receiving after the loss of my son, Joe Fern. There was a very large turnout at his funeral. What a great tribute it was to Joe and what a wonderful acknowledgement to the kind of person he was. I also want to thank everyone for all the beautiful flowers and generous donations. I am making donations in the memory of Joe to Lifesource and Organ Donation in St. Paul. There will be masses at St.
TO THE EDITOR: The Ellsworth School Administration is working hard to address the efforts needed to keep existing personnel and programs in place. Opportunities for improvement are being identified by the administration and shared with the electorate (voters). The identified areas of improvement need financial support from us, the public. Our school board members represent us and they need our support. We need each other. We also need a financial plan approved by Ellsworth community (referendum).