by Beth Kraft   A forensic audit conducted by the City of Mondovi and consultants since last spring indicates the city has lost over $3.6 million going back 10 years as a result of tax incremental...
The Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride enjoyed room to spread out and grow for the future with a venue change to the Buffalo County Fairgrounds last year. The Mondovi-Gilmanton Sno-Blazers’ sixth annual snow show is set for this Saturday, Jan. 13, at the fairgrounds from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  by Beth Kraft   Changing the venue proved to be a positive move for the Mondovi-Gilmanton Sno-Blazers’ Vintage Snowmobile Show, set to take place at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Mondovi this...
The Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride enjoyed room to spread out and grow for the future with a venue change to the Buffalo County Fairgrounds last year. The Mondovi-Gilmanton Sno-Blazers’ sixth annual snow show is set for this Saturday, Jan. 13, at the fairgrounds from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cindy Krett was recently honored for her 25 years of employment with the Mondovi Public Library, where she works as an assistant librarian.
  by Beth Kraft   Cindy Krett spent a lot of time during her youth at the Mondovi Public Library. She lived just a block away and made regular trips to stock up on books. “I’ve always loved to read...
Cindy Krett was recently honored for her 25 years of employment with the Mondovi Public Library, where she works as an assistant librarian.
The Mondovi Lions Club recently purchased a play structure similar to this rendering to add alongside existing equipment at Lions Park, located on E. Water St. The club’s upcoming Chili and Grilled Cheese Supper seeks to raise the funds needed to install the equipment at the park.
  by Beth Kraft   The Mondovi Lions Club has long assisted area individuals and groups by donating a portion of the proceeds from its annual Chili and Grilled Cheese Supper to support those in need....
The Mondovi Lions Club recently purchased a play structure similar to this rendering to add alongside existing equipment at Lions Park, located on E. Water St. The club’s upcoming Chili and Grilled Cheese Supper seeks to raise the funds needed to install the equipment at the park.
Sharon Fernholz (left) presented Karon and Doug Olson with the 2017 Farm Family of the Year plaque at the Buffalo County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting at Danzinger Vineyards in Alma on Oct. 12.
  by Beth Kraft   Farm families that go above and beyond are regularly recognized by the Buffalo County Farm Bureau for their efforts. Doug and Karon Olson of Mondovi earned that distinction for 2017...
Sharon Fernholz (left) presented Karon and Doug Olson with the 2017 Farm Family of the Year plaque at the Buffalo County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting at Danzinger Vineyards in Alma on Oct. 12.
The Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride enjoyed room to spread out and grow for the future with a venue change to the Buffalo County Fairgrounds last year. The Mondovi-Gilmanton Sno-Blazers’ sixth annual snow show is set for this Saturday, Jan. 13, at the fairgrounds from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cindy Krett was recently honored for her 25 years of employment with the Mondovi Public Library, where she works as an assistant librarian.
The Mondovi Lions Club recently purchased a play structure similar to this rendering to add alongside existing equipment at Lions Park, located on E. Water St. The club’s upcoming Chili and Grilled Cheese Supper seeks to raise the funds needed to install the equipment at the park.
Sharon Fernholz (left) presented Karon and Doug Olson with the 2017 Farm Family of the Year plaque at the Buffalo County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting at Danzinger Vineyards in Alma on Oct. 12.

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Jeff Grochowski loves playing with the trains on the floor with his son, an activity he has fought to continue. Jeff’s leg had to be amputated below the knee over the summer, making getting down on the floor and back up a challenge.
by Beth Kraft    Special activities done together are great bonding opportunities for parents that children. It could be shooting baskets, cooking up a new recipe in the kitchen, or completing craft...
Yellow signs supporting North Creek Developers have popped up around Mondovi in recent months. The City of Mondovi and NCD agreed last week to settle an ongoing lawsuit that will result in the transfer of all remaining lots in Peeso Creek Terrace to city ownership. The city filed suit against NCD and its partners in May, citing an alleged breach of contract that cost the city tax revenue.
  by Beth Kraft   The City of Mondovi and North Creek Developers, LLC and its partners have reached a settlement to a civil lawsuit filed by the city in May. In that suit against NCD the city sought...
Hazel M. Auer, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and a wonderful friend to many, passed away peacefully on Dec. 18, 2017. She was born on Aug. 17, 1925, to Vera and...
Sharon Kay Wick, 74, of Gilmanton, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home, Wabasha, Minn. She was born on April 22, 1943, in Winona, Minn., a daughter of the...
Joe William Aase, 67, of Mondovi, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at his home, after a heart attack. He was born on April 26, 1950, in Mondovi, to William and Marion (Switzenberg) Aase. He...
Gary and Linda Preston have proudly carried forth the family farm started by Gary’s grandparents, Alex and Eda Johnson, in 1916. The farm was officially recognized this summer as a Wisconsin Century Farm, holding 100 (or more) years of continuous family ownership.
  by Beth Kraft   Preserving the memories and history of a family farm can be a tall order. But for Gary Preston of rural Mondovi, it’s a labor of love. Preston has long been the gatekeeper of the...
Elaine Yarrington of Eleva has collected cookie jars of all kinds for over 40 years. She estimates her collection has grown to upwards of 1,300 jars of all sorts of designs made of various materials.
  by Beth Kraft   Cookie jars can hold much more than just your favorite cookies. The way Elaine Yarrington sees it, cookie jars are overflowing with childhood memories, nostalgia, and character, too...
Dorothy (Giese) Tomten, 92, of Winona, Minn., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Roger Metz Manor memory care facility, in Winona, with loving family by her side. Dorothy was born April 8,...
Taylor Kollross has enjoyed getting to know the staff and residents at American Lutheran Communities since taking over as the Mondovi facility’s administrator last month. Kollross, an Eau Claire native, plans to focus on promoting ALC’s many offerings to help make it the facility of choice to those from the Mondovi community and beyond who seek senior care options.
  by Beth Kraft   Taylor Kollross has had her eye on Mondovi since last spring. Now she’s settling in as the new administrator at Mondovi’s American Lutheran Communities and is looking forward to...
Alan McCoury, 67, of Mondovi, died on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on June 19, 1950, and grew up in Georgia. He was the son of Edgar and Lavada (Terry)...

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