All three of Buffalo County’s weekly newspapers—the Mondovi Herald-News, Buffalo County Journal and the Cochrane-Fountain City Recorder—will merge into one newspaper, the Buffalo County News, starting Aug. 6.
by Beth Kraft    After a 130-year press run as the Mondovi Herald-News, the newspaper will be changing its masthead to the Buffalo County News starting next week to reflect a merger of the county’s...
All three of Buffalo County’s weekly newspapers—the Mondovi Herald-News, Buffalo County Journal and the Cochrane-Fountain City Recorder—will merge into one newspaper, the Buffalo County News, starting Aug. 6.
A facility on N. Eau Claire St. in Mondovi is one of seven area group homes and CBRFs operated by Garlick’s. Owner Mary Jo LaBair says another round of rate cuts handed down by Inclusa on April 1 will make it difficult for the business to make ends meet.
by Beth Kraft    Frustrations with forced financial realities continue for many who own and operate group homes and community based residential facilities (CBRFs) for people with varying degrees and...
A facility on N. Eau Claire St. in Mondovi is one of seven area group homes and CBRFs operated by Garlick’s. Owner Mary Jo LaBair says another round of rate cuts handed down by Inclusa on April 1 will make it difficult for the business to make ends meet.
Members of a new group, Hope 4 U, founded in Sept. 2018, are working to raise awareness about suicide and mental health to better connect people to key resources and life-saving information. A Suicide Awareness Walk is set for Sept. 7 in Cochrane.
  by Beth Kraft   Members of a Buffalo County group have had enough. They feel there are too many local people wrestling with thoughts of self-harm and mental health issues who can’t get the help or...
Members of a new group, Hope 4 U, founded in Sept. 2018, are working to raise awareness about suicide and mental health to better connect people to key resources and life-saving information. A Suicide Awareness Walk is set for Sept. 7 in Cochrane.
A huge feedlot shed just north of Hwy. Z off Hovey Valley Road owned by Scott Werlein was flattened by the storm.
  by Beth Kraft   A brief, yet strong, storm on the Fourth of July swept down County Road Z in the area southeast of Mondovi known as Bennett Valley, leaving a haphazard path of destruction. Large...
A huge feedlot shed just north of Hwy. Z off Hovey Valley Road owned by Scott Werlein was flattened by the storm.
Firefighters sprayed water on the wreckage to knock down dust and douse any hot spots as a backhoe exposed the interior of Leebo’s Bar & Grill in downtown Gilmanton. Due to the nature of the fire early Thursday, June 6, authorities said the building had to be torn down.
  by Beth Kraft   In less than 12 hours, Leebo’s Bar and Grill—one of the original buildings in downtown Gilmanton—was gone. An early-morning fire on Thursday, June 6, scrambled multiple fire...
Firefighters sprayed water on the wreckage to knock down dust and douse any hot spots as a backhoe exposed the interior of Leebo’s Bar & Grill in downtown Gilmanton. Due to the nature of the fire early Thursday, June 6, authorities said the building had to be torn down.
All three of Buffalo County’s weekly newspapers—the Mondovi Herald-News, Buffalo County Journal and the Cochrane-Fountain City Recorder—will merge into one newspaper, the Buffalo County News, starting Aug. 6.
A facility on N. Eau Claire St. in Mondovi is one of seven area group homes and CBRFs operated by Garlick’s. Owner Mary Jo LaBair says another round of rate cuts handed down by Inclusa on April 1 will make it difficult for the business to make ends meet.
Members of a new group, Hope 4 U, founded in Sept. 2018, are working to raise awareness about suicide and mental health to better connect people to key resources and life-saving information. A Suicide Awareness Walk is set for Sept. 7 in Cochrane.
A huge feedlot shed just north of Hwy. Z off Hovey Valley Road owned by Scott Werlein was flattened by the storm.
Firefighters sprayed water on the wreckage to knock down dust and douse any hot spots as a backhoe exposed the interior of Leebo’s Bar & Grill in downtown Gilmanton. Due to the nature of the fire early Thursday, June 6, authorities said the building had to be torn down.

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  by Bailey Van Den Heuvel, student writer   The Mondovi girls basketball team had a long week of great practices leading up to their non-conference game against the Cadott Hornets on Friday, Jan. 23...
  The Mondovi wrestling team spent last week on the road, traveling to seventh-ranked Boyceville for a conference dual on Thursday, Jan. 22, followed by a five-team dual meet tournament at Durand on...
Penny Pronschinske, left, of the Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club received the 4-H Alumni Award for her swine project leadership at the county level.
  Two Buffalo County 4-H alumni were recently honored for their ongoing dedication to local 4-H programming. Dana Erickson, UW-Extension Youth & Families At-Risk Educator, and Penny Pronschinske...
Local teen Grace Pichler was recently cast as the lead role in the Eau Claire Children’s Theatre’s upcoming show, Sleeping Beauty.
  Grace Pichler of rural Mondovi is set to play the lead title role of Princess Briar-Rose in the upcoming Eau Claire Children’s Theatre presention of Sleeping Beauty with performaces set for Feb. 5-...
  by Beth Kraft   The Mondovi School Board voted in favor of purchasing a 2015 74-passenger Thomas school bus, a move in line with the district’s regular bus replacement schedule, and discussed...
  by Beth Kraft   Following a recent resignation in the school’s food service department, the Gilmanton Schools may look to get a little creative to fill the vacancy. Restructuring the district’s...
  Another city council meeting is behind us, and progress is being made towards the issue of the hiring of a chief of police. Although things are moving forward, we still need to stay involved and...
Jim and Kathie Loewenhagen of Mondovi have been named the beneficiaries of the upcoming Lions Club chili and grilled cheese supper, set for Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Mondovi Schools. The Loewenhagens lost their home in a fire Nov. 5.
  by Beth Kraft   The fire that caused heavy damage at Jim and Kathie Loewenhagen’s home two-and-a-half months ago lasted less than an hour, but the Mondovi couple is still dealing with the aftermath...
  by Beth Kraft   Discussing and acting upon numerous changes on the horizon for the Mondovi Police Department was at the top of the City Council’s to-do list at its first regular meeting of the...
Lexie Severson drove past Mondovi’s Shanna Laehn. The senior led the Lady Panthers with a game-high 21 points as Gilmanton recorded its first victory of the season, 56-51, on Monday night, Jan. 12.
  by Morgan Bork, student writer   The Gilmanton girls basketball team’s search for its first win of the season came to an end last week as the Lady Panthers secured a thrilling 56-51 victory over...

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