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.
Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson (center left) accepted the donation of a new AED unit from the family of Steven D. Larson of Donnelly, Minn., on Nov. 23. The AED was gifted by the non-profit group “Papa’s Angels."
  by Beth Kraft   A non-profit group founded in honor of a cardiac arrest victim led to the recent donation of a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to be placed in a Mondovi Police Department...
Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson (center left) accepted the donation of a new AED unit from the family of Steven D. Larson of Donnelly, Minn., on Nov. 23. The AED was gifted by the non-profit group “Papa’s Angels."
Red Cross volunteer Linda Nicastro presented to Mondovi Elementary students on Monday, Nov. 12, about ongoing disaster relief efforts. The elementary student council initiated a Penny War this week to raise money that will be donated to the Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Penny War donations will be accepted in the Mondovi Elementary office through Friday, Nov. 16.
  by Beth Kraft   With so many natural disasters in the news, from major hurricanes to devastating wildfires, the Mondovi Elementary Student Council was looking for a way to pitch in. It had been...
Red Cross volunteer Linda Nicastro presented to Mondovi Elementary students on Monday, Nov. 12, about ongoing disaster relief efforts. The elementary student council initiated a Penny War this week to raise money that will be donated to the Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Penny War donations will be accepted in the Mondovi Elementary office through Friday, Nov. 16.
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.
Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson (center left) accepted the donation of a new AED unit from the family of Steven D. Larson of Donnelly, Minn., on Nov. 23. The AED was gifted by the non-profit group “Papa’s Angels."
Red Cross volunteer Linda Nicastro presented to Mondovi Elementary students on Monday, Nov. 12, about ongoing disaster relief efforts. The elementary student council initiated a Penny War this week to raise money that will be donated to the Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Penny War donations will be accepted in the Mondovi Elementary office through Friday, Nov. 16.

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Myrtle J. Wright (nee Bergstrom), 87, passed away peacefully on Sept. 22, 2018, in hospice care in Fitchburg, Wis. Her devoted daughters, Mary C Wright and Sara A Wright were by her side. Born in...
A failing stormwater junction box in the 600th block of West Main Street has been blocked off by barricades for weeks to prevent vehicles from driving over the crumbling structure. City leaders say it’s another example of failing infrastructure they’re having a difficult time keeping pace with through routine maintenance alone, forcing emergency projects.
  by Beth Kraft   It’s true: voting against Mondovi’s referendum asking to maintain the property tax rate for 2019 and future years would come with a property tax cut for city residents. City leaders...
Ross Kirby Ottum, 68, of Arcadia and formerly of Mondovi, died on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at his home. Ross was born in Mondovi on March 4, 1950, to Edwin James and Grace Leona (Adams) Ottum. Ross...
Donna J. Franzwa, 87, of Eleva, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire. She was born on July 19, 1931, in Durand, the daughter of...
Bernice Mae (Mahlum) Marten, 90, of Mondovi passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at the American Lutheran Home, in Mondovi. She was born in the Town of Canton, Buffalo County, the...
Local dairy farmer Joe Bragger explained to Secretary Sheila Harsdorf and State Assembly Reps Treig Pronschinske and Warren Petryk how he operates a spring-fed brown trout farm in close proximity to his dry cow shed. “We have the fish and the cows all together,” Bragger explained to his visitors. “You can have all this and still have a good creek.” Secretary Harsdorf joined Reps Pronschinske and Petryk on Thursday, Sept. 20, for a visit to Bragger Family Dairy and a discussion of issues facing the ag sector
  by Beth Kraft   The issues facing Wisconsin farmers are many at present in the face of sustained low prices for milk and commodities like corn and soybeans. To better understand the plight of the...
Christine (Smith) Siddoway is the 2018 Mondovi High School Alumni Hall of Fame inductee. The induction ceremony and reception are set to take place during MHS Homecoming festivities this Friday, Sept. 21, beginning at 1:30 p.m.
  by Beth Kraft   Christine (Smith) Siddoway, Class of 1979, may win the award for most-traveled Mondovi High School alum. For the past 30 years, Siddoway has embarked on multiple research...
Grace Pichler, 18, of rural Mondovi has continued to pursue her passion for singing and musical theater. She was recently selected from over 100 applicants as the “Special Guest Princess” appearing in a pair of Broadway Princess Party shows at the Chicago Improv in August.
  Courtesy of Louis Vasseur, ThirdCoastCreatives.blogspot.com   Young girls everywhere dream of being princesses growing up.  Over the years, Belle, Ariel, Cinderella, Jasmine, Rapunzel and their...
Feb. 2, 1920 - Sept. 12, 2018—One small dash between two dates but so much living: 98 years, 10 decades, 36,017 days.... ....so many world changes but above all Ethyl Hagen was a devoted daughter...
Evangeline Hestekin, 98, of Mondovi, formerly of rural Independence, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the American Lutheran Communities, Mondovi. Evangeline was born Aug. 12, 1920, in Trempealeau...

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