Luke Schultz, a facilities management expert with CESA 10, explained the various functions of mechanical equipment in the Mondovi Schools’ basement during a public facilities walk-through on May 10. Many components, including a massive steam boiler from 1972 (left) have reached the end of their life expectancy and are inefficient.
  by Beth Kraft   Area residents who attended one of three recent community input meetings at the Mondovi Schools got an up-close, eye-opening look at district facilities and learned the details of a...
Luke Schultz, a facilities management expert with CESA 10, explained the various functions of mechanical equipment in the Mondovi Schools’ basement during a public facilities walk-through on May 10. Many components, including a massive steam boiler from 1972 (left) have reached the end of their life expectancy and are inefficient.
Members of the “Tune Transformers,” Mondovi Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade Destination Imagination team, posed with their medals and team trophy after taking third place at the state DI competition in Stevens Point on March 24 to punch their ticket to Globals in Knoxville, Tenn., next week. Team members are (pictured, front, left to right) Adella Anderson, Ethan Odegard, Hunter Wik; back, Bethany Risen, Molly Avery, Miriam Sandberg, Julia Heike.
  by Beth Kraft   Problem-solving and creativity collide for youths involved in Destination Imagination, and the Mondovi Elementary fourth and fifth grade DI team is taking its skills in both...
Members of the “Tune Transformers,” Mondovi Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade Destination Imagination team, posed with their medals and team trophy after taking third place at the state DI competition in Stevens Point on March 24 to punch their ticket to Globals in Knoxville, Tenn., next week. Team members are (pictured, front, left to right) Adella Anderson, Ethan Odegard, Hunter Wik; back, Bethany Risen, Molly Avery, Miriam Sandberg, Julia Heike.
Cardinal Manufacturing students and program advisor Craig Cegielski posed with 93rd Assembly Rep. Warren Petryk of Eleva (left) and 92nd Assembly Rep. Treig Pronschinske of Mondovi (right), who attended the student-run manufacturing operation’s annual open house on Monday, April 30.
  by Beth Kraft   Members of the Eleva-Strum community, students and their families were joined by area legislators, manufacturing industry representatives and a retired Green Bay Packer for a...
Cardinal Manufacturing students and program advisor Craig Cegielski posed with 93rd Assembly Rep. Warren Petryk of Eleva (left) and 92nd Assembly Rep. Treig Pronschinske of Mondovi (right), who attended the student-run manufacturing operation’s annual open house on Monday, April 30.
Eleva-Strum School Board members and administrators were backed by a rendering of the interior of the new PK-5 facility as construction ramped up behind them during a groundbreaking ceremony held at Central on Thursday afternoon, April 26. Pictured, left to right, are interim superintendent Bob Fasbender and school board members Kris Husby, Kris Devine McKillip, Josh Stendahl, Craig Marsolek, Craig Semingson and Dan Wallery.
  by Beth Kraft   Upbeat music played, elementary students donned playful yellow hard hats, and school representatives shared their thoughts and memories to mark the beginning of a new chapter for...
Eleva-Strum School Board members and administrators were backed by a rendering of the interior of the new PK-5 facility as construction ramped up behind them during a groundbreaking ceremony held at Central on Thursday afternoon, April 26. Pictured, left to right, are interim superintendent Bob Fasbender and school board members Kris Husby, Kris Devine McKillip, Josh Stendahl, Craig Marsolek, Craig Semingson and Dan Wallery.
The Mondovi fifth grade Girl Scout troop is working to bring attention in the local community to a new wheelchair lift at Central Lutheran Church for members to reach areas of the church that were previously inaccessible to wheelchairs. The Scouts, pictured, left to right, Tatianna Rutkowski, Savanna Noetzelmann, Keely Wensel, Reynah Larson, Hope Conrad, and Caroline Currier, are focusing on community outreach and awareness of those with physical and/or developmental disabilities to earn their Bronze Award.
  by Beth Kraft   Most of us don’t think twice about climbing a flight of stairs or opening a heavy door. But a local Girl Scout troop now understands that commonplace tasks we take for granted every...
The Mondovi fifth grade Girl Scout troop is working to bring attention in the local community to a new wheelchair lift at Central Lutheran Church for members to reach areas of the church that were previously inaccessible to wheelchairs. The Scouts, pictured, left to right, Tatianna Rutkowski, Savanna Noetzelmann, Keely Wensel, Reynah Larson, Hope Conrad, and Caroline Currier, are focusing on community outreach and awareness of those with physical and/or developmental disabilities to earn their Bronze Award.
Luke Schultz, a facilities management expert with CESA 10, explained the various functions of mechanical equipment in the Mondovi Schools’ basement during a public facilities walk-through on May 10. Many components, including a massive steam boiler from 1972 (left) have reached the end of their life expectancy and are inefficient.
Members of the “Tune Transformers,” Mondovi Elementary’s fourth and fifth grade Destination Imagination team, posed with their medals and team trophy after taking third place at the state DI competition in Stevens Point on March 24 to punch their ticket to Globals in Knoxville, Tenn., next week. Team members are (pictured, front, left to right) Adella Anderson, Ethan Odegard, Hunter Wik; back, Bethany Risen, Molly Avery, Miriam Sandberg, Julia Heike.
Cardinal Manufacturing students and program advisor Craig Cegielski posed with 93rd Assembly Rep. Warren Petryk of Eleva (left) and 92nd Assembly Rep. Treig Pronschinske of Mondovi (right), who attended the student-run manufacturing operation’s annual open house on Monday, April 30.
Eleva-Strum School Board members and administrators were backed by a rendering of the interior of the new PK-5 facility as construction ramped up behind them during a groundbreaking ceremony held at Central on Thursday afternoon, April 26. Pictured, left to right, are interim superintendent Bob Fasbender and school board members Kris Husby, Kris Devine McKillip, Josh Stendahl, Craig Marsolek, Craig Semingson and Dan Wallery.
The Mondovi fifth grade Girl Scout troop is working to bring attention in the local community to a new wheelchair lift at Central Lutheran Church for members to reach areas of the church that were previously inaccessible to wheelchairs. The Scouts, pictured, left to right, Tatianna Rutkowski, Savanna Noetzelmann, Keely Wensel, Reynah Larson, Hope Conrad, and Caroline Currier, are focusing on community outreach and awareness of those with physical and/or developmental disabilities to earn their Bronze Award.

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Members of the 2014-15 Gilmanton High School varsity girls basketball team include, front, left to right, Jordyn Bloom, Morgan Bork, Lexie Severson, Makayla Saul, Bryanna Reidt; back, Gabrielle Saul, Morgan Fillmore, Hailey Bork, Johanna Wulff, Julia Branger, Rachel Hovey. Not pictured—Paige Lieberman.
  by Morgan Bork, student writer   Last week was a busy one for the Gilmanton girls basketball team as the squad traveled to Cornell for a non-conference game and to Wabasha-Kellogg for their holiday...
  by Bailey Van Den Heuvel, student writer   On the girls’ final day of school before break, they made a long trip to make up their previously-canceled non-conference game against Division 2 Holmen...
Nick Nelson was surprised by a large group consisting of family members, friends, power soccer teammates and Make-A-Wish reps for a party in his honor prior to a team practice session at Anthony Elementary on Saturday, Dec. 20.
  by Beth Kraft   Nick Nelson isn’t exactly what most would consider chatty, but the stoic Mondovi High School sophomore couldn’t help but crack a big smile while demonstrating his skills operating...
The 20-foot Christmas tree that has graced downtown Mondovi since early December now resembles more of a holiday shrub since vandals snapped off the top of the tree and broke several decorations the weekend before Christmas.
  by Beth Kraft   Scrooge apparently made an unwelcome stop in Mondovi before Christmas, resulting in irreparable damage to the giant, 20-foot Christmas tree that made a festive debut in downtown...
Adding on a new holiday giving effort this year, Lookout Legends 4-H youth and parents combined their talents to make 12 fleece tie blankets to donate to area residents in need. 4-Hers also went shopping for local kids in need and acted as Salvation Army bell ringers this holiday season.
  The Lookout Legends 4-H Club recently completed its annual slate of Christmas community service projects and added on a new effort this year. In keeping with Lookout Legends traditions, members...
The 2014-15 Mondovi High School wrestling team
  The Mondovi wrestling team hosted Regis-McDonell for a dual meet on Tuesday, Dec. 16, with the Buffaloes coming out on top by a score of 42-39. Winning matches for Mondovi were: 120—Austin Fedie,...
  by Beth Kraft   With the new year fast approaching, the Mondovi School Board was hard at work drafting interview questions for superintendent candidates at its most recent meeting, held Monday, Dec...
Beating a pair of E/PC defenders, junior Blake Purdy cut down the lane toward the basket. Purdy had a big game for Mondovi with a double-double, scoring 16 points in the 57-47 decision over the Wolves on Thursday night, Dec. 18.
  by Beth Kraft   The Mondovi boys basketball team recorded two more victories last week and moved to 2-0 in Dunn-St. Croix Conference play heading into the holiday break. It’s a start many may not...
Putting up a shot, senior Mattie Mahlum took contact from Colfax’s Cheyenne Olson. Mahlum led the Buffaloes with 13 points in a 54-27 loss to the Vikings last week.
  by Bailey Van Den Heuvel, student writer   The Mondovi Lady Buffaloes played in two challenging Dunn-St. Croix Conference games against Boyceville and Colfax last week. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, the...
Eleva-Strum bus driver Ramona Hanson retired earlier this month after spending over 40 years as a daily route driver for the district. The chance to interact with local youth each day as a positive force in their lives is a big part of what kept her in the driver’s seat all these years, Ramona says. She and her husband, Howard Hanson, who retired from the district in May, spent a combined total of 80+ years driving E-S students to and from school.
  by Beth Kraft   Driving school bus is in the Hanson family’s blood.  Both Howard and Ramona Hanson of Strum began driving bus routes for the Eleva-Strum School District beginning in the 1970s....

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