Brookwood Junior/Senior High School students surprised Principal Brad Pettit on his birthday on Tuesday. The junior high band played “Happy Birthday,” and student council members crowned Pettit for his birthday. (Contributed photo)
Severely damaged in the Aug. 28 floods, the Ontario Fastrip will be rebuilt, United Cooperative announced today.
Ticket sales, drinks, food, merchandise, and other monetary donations totaled more than $42,000 at the flood-relief fundraiser at the Temple Theater in Viroqua on Sept. 8.
Proceeds from last week’s Fight the Flood effort in La Crosse will be distributed through the Rotary Works Foundation, and flooding victims can apply for funding through their local Rotary Clubs.
Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a preliminary damage assessment next week in 17 Wisconsin counties hit hard by flooding and tornadoes.
One of Norwalk’s oldest structures, the Schreier building on Main Street, was demolished today.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will offer its post-disaster business-resource partner meeting from 9–11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at the Viroqua American Legion, 120 N. Rusk Ave., Viroqua.
Families and individuals affected bythe recent flooding may come to Cashton Cupboard and Closet for food and other necessities.
Gundersen St. Joseph’s will host another round of free health screenings in the lower level of the Elroy Public Library from 7–11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.
Brookwood High School will have its homecoming next week, hosting a parade at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Wilton.
Don’t give up on the Contra Dance,originally slated for 7–10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Ontario Community Hall.