Longtime Mondovi Conservation Club president Al Urness recently passed the leadership torch to Krista Nygaard. The club’s Board of Directors nominated Nygaard as a candidate for president at its Feb. 6 meeting and she came out ahead in the ensuing vote. Nygaard is the first woman to lead the Conservation Club in its nearly 60-year history.
  by Beth Kraft   The Mondovi Conservation Club Board recently voted in favor of a first in the club’s more than half-century of history: a female president. Krista Nygaard was nominated and...
Longtime Mondovi Conservation Club president Al Urness recently passed the leadership torch to Krista Nygaard. The club’s Board of Directors nominated Nygaard as a candidate for president at its Feb. 6 meeting and she came out ahead in the ensuing vote. Nygaard is the first woman to lead the Conservation Club in its nearly 60-year history.
Mondovi Fire Chief Steve Anderson (left) recently presented the fire department’s 2018 Firefighter of the Year award to Bob Myren, a 10-year member of the MFD who handles all routine vehicle maintenance work for the department’s fleet.
  by Beth Kraft   Small communities rely heavily on volunteers in many capacities, and fire protection services are no exception. To keep pace with ever-present demands, recruitment is a must for the...
Mondovi Fire Chief Steve Anderson (left) recently presented the fire department’s 2018 Firefighter of the Year award to Bob Myren, a 10-year member of the MFD who handles all routine vehicle maintenance work for the department’s fleet.
Work began in mid-November to create a new, 12-bed assisted living wing within the existing ALC facility. Here, a wall between two former short-term rehab rooms was removed to make way for a common area for the new Hillview Senior Living unit.
  by Beth Kraft   Responding to a growing trend in senior care that favors assisted living over the traditional skilled nursing format, Mondovi’s American Lutheran Communities is again expanding its...
Work began in mid-November to create a new, 12-bed assisted living wing within the existing ALC facility. Here, a wall between two former short-term rehab rooms was removed to make way for a common area for the new Hillview Senior Living unit.
E-S fourth and fifth grade students tried out the climbing web at the new E-S Elementary playground.
  by Beth Kraft   Eleva Intermediate students went without a real playground for over two years, but fourth- and fifth-grade students were finally allowed to test out a new playground early last...
E-S fourth and fifth grade students tried out the climbing web at the new E-S Elementary playground.
Brenn’s Barn Boutique is home to old, new, used, repurposed and rustic home decor and antiques to suit a wide variety of customer tastes. It’s open four weekends per year with additional items offered year-round via consignment at “The Attic” in Eau Claire.
  by Beth Kraft and Nash Weiss   As the number of working farms across Wisconsin declines in favor of larger operations, countless barns across the state are left vacant and without purpose. But that...
Brenn’s Barn Boutique is home to old, new, used, repurposed and rustic home decor and antiques to suit a wide variety of customer tastes. It’s open four weekends per year with additional items offered year-round via consignment at “The Attic” in Eau Claire.
Longtime Mondovi Conservation Club president Al Urness recently passed the leadership torch to Krista Nygaard. The club’s Board of Directors nominated Nygaard as a candidate for president at its Feb. 6 meeting and she came out ahead in the ensuing vote. Nygaard is the first woman to lead the Conservation Club in its nearly 60-year history.
Mondovi Fire Chief Steve Anderson (left) recently presented the fire department’s 2018 Firefighter of the Year award to Bob Myren, a 10-year member of the MFD who handles all routine vehicle maintenance work for the department’s fleet.
Work began in mid-November to create a new, 12-bed assisted living wing within the existing ALC facility. Here, a wall between two former short-term rehab rooms was removed to make way for a common area for the new Hillview Senior Living unit.
E-S fourth and fifth grade students tried out the climbing web at the new E-S Elementary playground.
Brenn’s Barn Boutique is home to old, new, used, repurposed and rustic home decor and antiques to suit a wide variety of customer tastes. It’s open four weekends per year with additional items offered year-round via consignment at “The Attic” in Eau Claire.

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In an effort to build its reputation as a go-to local eatery and catch the attention of passers-by on Hwy. 93, Family Farms Market recently began making a number of changes. New management in chef Michelle Thiede (right) and marketing and event coordinator Melissa Christianson (left) is part of the business’ new vision.
  by Beth Kraft   Family Farms Market has offered quality meats, cheeses, gift items, and other foods from its renovated location since 2005, but a recent management switch seeks to put the many...
  by Beth Kraft   Law enforcement personnel who might consider throwing their name in the hat for the open chief of police position in Mondovi now have a clearer picture of what’s expected. The...
The Mondovi Police Department recently began offering local residents a few new services to help meet the community’s needs.
  by Beth Kraft   Area residents who might have a lead they feel law enforcement personnel should know about, public safety concerns or questions now have a new way to relay and obtain information. A...
Senior Devin Oesau made a move to the basket in the first half, taking a shot in traffic.
  by Desmond Davis and Nick Urness, student writers   January was a tumultuous month for the Gilmanton boys basketball team, handing the Panthers three losses by four points or less to bring them to...
Senior Mattie Mahlum took a shot in the early going as Mondovi faced Independence on Monday night, Jan. 26. Mahlum scored a team-high 15 points in the game and the Lady Buffs held on for the 50-47 victory.
  by Bailey Van Den Heuvel, student writer   The Mondovi Lady Buffaloes created a winning streak for themselves this past week. After beating Cadott the week before, the girls won two more games last...
  by Anna Accola, student writer   The Mondovi boys basketball team was able to pull out a 56-46 win against the Glenwood City Hilltoppers at home on Thursday, Jan. 29, ending the month of January on...
Members of the 2014-15 Eleva-Strum Central High School varsity boys basketball team are, front, left to right, Jedediah Lorenz, Aspen Ryskoski, Gage Everson, Hunter Ryskoski, Jacob Matchey; back, Assistant Coach Alex Dodge, Head Coach Josh Skoug, Mathew Higley, James North, Caleub Watkins, Tanner Engen, Kelton Olson, Joshua Marino, Coy Christianson, Manager Savannah Austin, Assistant Coach Scott Vogel, Statistician Tyson Rohrscheib, Manager Abbi Oium.
  by Doug Sands, student writer   The Eleva-Strum boys basketball team staggered under a pair of losses last week, falling to Melrose-Mindoro 64-45 and school rival Blair-Taylor, 52-41. On Tuesday,...
Members of the 2014-15 Eleva-Strum Central High School varsity girls basketball team are, front, Greta Monson; middle, left to right, Anna Schoen, Jenna Booth, Josie Olson, Alexis McDonald, Megan McLean; back, Ellie Quella, Videographer Autumn Bautch, Lauren Jaskowski, Desi Hart, Abagail Palkowski, Head Coach Amanda Galetka, Statistician Kendra Myren.
  by Doug Sands, student writer   Another heartbreaking pair of losses shook the Eleva-Strum Lady Cardinals this week as they accepted a 65-26 defeat from Arcadia and fell to school rival Blair-...
  by Morgan Bork, student writer   The Gilmanton girls basketball team had just one game last week, dropping a 73-42 decision to the Augusta Beavers. The team is looking to get back on the winning...
MHS sophomore Nick Nelson and his power soccer team, the Chippewa Valley Hooligans, will demonstrate their skills for fans during halftime of the Mondovi vs. Eleva-Strum boys basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 3.
  by Beth Kraft   Next week’s Mondovi vs. Eleva-Strum varsity boys basketball game will feature a special exhibition match featuring members of a wheelchair power soccer team with ties to the local...

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