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American Legion statewide motorcycle ride makes stops in Northeast Wisconsin

WRIGHTSTOWN (WLUK) -- The sound or rumbling motorcycles is making a difference throughout Wisconsin. The American Legion Riders organized a three-day statewide motorcycle ride. The ride started Friday and includes a fundraiser for the Highground Rising project. It looks to expand a veteran's complex in Neillsville. Riders will stop at...
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Posts in June 24, 2022

The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help in locating a missing man from Ettrick. 28-year-old Derek Stawarz was […]. Mary Jane Harp, age 66, of Black River Falls, Wisconsin, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2022, in Black River Falls. […]

Matson To Help Coach In WBCA All-Star Classic This Weekend

The Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association 38th All-Star Classic will be held at E.J. Schneider Field at Oshkosh North High School. The top 72 high school seniors in the state will be competing on 4 different All-Star Teams. Games start tomorrow with the North All-Stars taking on the South All-Stars at...

Black River Falls Reminds Citizens that the City's Brush Pile is for Residents Only

Black River Falls is reminding citizens that the city’s brush pile is for residents only. The City of Black River Falls offers city residents curbside brush pickup April through October. Brush pickup dates are included on the recycling calendar which is available at City Hall and on the city’s website at

Cadott Village Board; TID extension moves another step forward

Josh Miller, Cedar Corp., talked about a proposed amendment to Tax Incremental District No. 5, during a regular Cadott Village Board meeting June 20. The amendment would extend the boundaries of the TID. Board members voted to continue to pursue the amendment. Photo by Julia Wolf. The process to expand...

Neillsville School Board Approves Bid for Additional Gym Wall Project

The Neillsville School Board approved a bid for the additional gym wall project. The Board approved the bid from Rhom Construction in the amount of $47,655. The Board also approved the bid from HS Fence Company for fence repair and replacement in the amount of $26,452, approved the Achievement Gap Reduction Report as presented, approved the Memorandum of Understanding with Head Start as presented, and approved the 2022-2023 academic standards and educational options as presented.

Pet of the Week: Frisky

Frisky is the Pet of the Week from the Clark County Humane Society made possible by Creekside Kennels south of Black River Falls. Frisky is the CCHS Pet of the Week! Frisky is a neutered male Heeler mix, and he was surrendered to CCHS from a local farm. Frisky is about a year old and weighs 41#. He is a handsome boy with a short-haired coat and typical Heeler markings. Frisky is a very happy boy who really enjoys being with people.

Host of Farm Tech Days makes major upgrades

LOYAL, Wis. (WEAU) -Farmers across the Midwest are getting ready for Wisconsin Farm Technology Days next month. That’s especially true for the future site of this year’s event, Roehl Acres in Clark County. During the last three years, the 55-year-old family farm in Loyal has been working with...

Preparations underway for the 35th Country Fest

CADOTT, Wis. (WEAU) - This week, roughly 90 thousand people will be in Cadott for the 35th Country Fest. Headliners for this year’s festival include Lee Brice, Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean. In 1987, the first Country Fest made its way to Wisconsin, and now, the festival is...

Gertie E. Erickson

Gertie Evelyn Erickson, 95, of Blair, died Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Grand View Care Center in Blair. Gertie was born September 28, 1926, in Ettrick, to Emil and Gina (Tranberg) Onsrud. She married Raymond Erickson, November 16, 1946, at French Creek Lutheran Church in rural Ettrick. Raymond preceded Gertie in death April 9, 1973.

Donald “Don” M. Simmons

Donald M. Simmons, 100, of Blair, passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 11, 2022, in his home, surrounded by his family. Don was born December 18, 1921, in Oxford, IA, to William and Bertha (Hasley) Simmons. He was a proud U.S. Marine veteran, serving during World War II from 1944 – 1946. He often spoke of being in the Pacific on the islands of Tinian, Saipan, Kwajalein and Guam.

Dustin A. “Devil” Cloute

Dustin Allen “Devil” Cloute passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at Tri-County Memorial Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Dustin was born November 20, 1973, in Fort Atkinson, to William Cloute and Ann (Peterson) Anderson. He graduated from Whitehall Memorial High School in 1992. Following his high school graduation, Dustin joined the Wisconsin National Guard, where he attended basic training at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. His service ended in 1996.

10-Horse Belgian Pyramid Hitch Returning to Farm Technology Days in Clark County

The year was 2005, Clark County was hosting Wisconsin Farm Technology Days at Malm’s Rolling Acres just north of Loyal. A new feature at the show was the Meyer Farms 10-Horse Belgian Pyramid Hitch. The hitch started as a novelty class at the Central Wisconsin State Fair a few years earlier. While the class was held only a few years at the fair, the Meyers were game to hitch it twice a day, each day at the 2005 show.