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(Dec.  16,  23,  30) STATE  OF  WISCONSIN CIRCUIT  COURT POLK  COUNTY Central  Bank 2104  Hastings  Avenue Newport,  MN  55055 Plaintiff, vs. Mary  Jo  Hinz 1579  State  Hwy.  35 Centuria,  WI  54824, Bryan  R.  Harrison 1579  State  Hwy.  35 Centuria,  WI  54824 Defendants. SUMMONS Case  No.:  15-­CV-­410 Foreclosure  of  Mortgage:  30404 THE  STATE  OF  WISCONSIN: This   summons   is   directed   to   Defendant  Mary  Jo  Hinz: You   are   hereby   notified   that   the   plaintiff   named   above   has   filed   a   lawsuit   or   other   legal   action  against  you. Within   forty   (40)   days   after   December   16,   2015,   you   must   respond   with   a   written   demand   for  a  copy  of  the  Complaint.  The   demand   must   be   sent   or   deliv-­ ered   to   the   Court,   whose   address  is  Clerk  of  Circuit  Court,   Polk   County   Justice   Center,   1005   West   Main   St.,   Ste.   300,   Balsam   Lake,   WI   54810,   and   the   plaintiffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   attorney,   whose   address  is  Joseph  M.  Paiement,   Paiement   Law   Office,   LLC,   221   East   Myrtle   Street,   Stillwater,   MN  55082.  You  may  have  attor-­ ney  help  or  represent  you. If   you   do   not   demand   a   copy   of  the  Complaint  within  forty  (40)   days,  the  Court  may  grant  judg-­ ment   against   you   for   the   award   of   money   or   other   legal   action   requested  in  the  Complaint,  and   you   may   lose   your   right   to   ob-­ ject   to   anything   that   is   or   may be  incorrect  in  the  Complaint.  A   judgment   may   be   enforced   as   provided   by   law.   A   judgment   awarding   money   may   become a   lien   against   any   real   estate   you   own   or   may   in   the   future,   and   may   also   be   enforced   by   garnishment   or   seizure   of   prop-­ erty. Dated   this   16th   day   of   December,  2015. Central  Bank,  Plaintiff By: Joseph  M.  Paiement Attorney  for  Plaintiff   >5(?37


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)ROORZ the /HDGHU OHDGHUQHZVURRP (Dec.  9,  16,  23) FRP STATE  OF  WISCONSIN CIRCUIT  COURT POLK  COUNTY Gordon  Meland  and   Vida  Meland, Plaintiffs, vs. Robert  D.  Gore  and Capital  One  Bank  USA, Defendants. Case  No.  15-­CV-­282 Code  Nos.  30404 NOTICE  OF FORECLOSURE  SALE PLEASE   TAKE   NOTICE   that   by   virtue   of   a   judgment   of   fore-­ closure  entered  on  November  2,   2015,   in   favor   of   Plaintiff,   Gordon   Meland   and   Vida   Meland,   in   the   amount   of   $23,282.21,   the   Sheriff   will   sell   the  described  premises  at  public   auction  as  follows: TIME:  January  5,  2016,  at  10:00   a.m. TERMS:   Pursuant   to   said   judg-­ ment,   10%   of   the   successful   bid  must  be  paid  to  the  sheriff   at   the   sale   in   cash,   cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   check   or   certified   funds,   pay-­ able  to  the  clerk  of  courts  (per-­ sonal   checks   cannot   and   will   not  be  accepted).  The  balance   of   the   successful   bid   must   be   paid   to   the   clerk   of   court   in   cash,   cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   check   or   cer-­ tified   funds   no   later   than   ten   days   after   the   courtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   confir-­ mation   of   the   sale   or   else   the   10%  down  payment  is  forfeited   to  the  plaintiff.    The  property  is   sold   â&#x20AC;&#x153;as   isâ&#x20AC;?   and   subject   to   all   real   estate   taxes,   specials   assessments,   liens   and   encumbrances. PLACE:  At  the  front  lobby  of  the   Polk   County   Justice   Center,   1005   W.   Main   Street,   Balsam   Lake,  Wisconsin,  54810. DESCRIPTION:   Part   of   the   Southeast   Quarter   of   the   Southwest   Quarter   (SE   1/4   SW   1/4)   of   Section   17,   Township  36  North,  Range  17   West,   Town   of   Luck,   Polk   County,   Wisconsin,   described   as  follows: Commencing  at  the  Southeast   corner   of   said   Southeast   Quarter   of   the   Southwest   Quarter   of   Section   17   where   the  North  boundary  line  of  the   Highway   intersects   the   East   line  of  said  Forty;Íž  thence  West   along   said   North   highway   boundary   line   27   rods   to   the   point   of   beginning;Íž   from   said   point   of   beginning   continuing   West  along  the  North  highway   boundary   line   5   rods;Íž   thence   at   right   angles   4-­1/2   rods   North;Íž  thence  at  right  angles  5   rods   East;Íž   thence   at   right   angles  South  4-­1/2  rods  to  the   Point  of  Beginning.     TAX   PARCEL   NO.:   036-­00394-­ 0000. PROPERTY   ADDRESS:   1661   270th  Avenue. Dated  this  30th  day  of  Novem-­ ber,  2015. /s/  Peter  Johnson Polk  County  Sheriff Benson  Law  Office,  Ltd. Attorneys  for  Plaintiffs P.O.  Box  370 Siren,  WI    54872 639229 WNAXLP 715-­349-­5215  

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LKP[VY'SLHKLYUL^ZYVVTJVT BEFORE  THE  STATE  OF   WISCONSIN   DEPARTMENT  OF   NATURAL  RESOURCES In  the  Matter  of  the  Sale  of 5.40  Acres  of  Land  Located  in   the  Governor  Knowles  State   Forest,  Polk  County,  Wisconsin,   to  Joan  Anderson NOTICE  OF  HEARING Pursuant  s.  28.02(4)(b)4  and  6.,   Stats.,   the   Wisconsin   Depart-­ ment   of   Natural   Resources   pro-­ poses   to   sell   the   following   described   5.40   acres   of   land   in   the   Governor   Knowles   State   Forest,   Polk   County,   Wisconsin,   to  Joan  Anderson: A   parcel   of   land   located   in   the   Northeast   Quarter   of   the   North-­ west   Quarter   and   in   the   South-­ east   Quarter   of   the   Northwest   Quarter,  Section  4,  Township  35   North,  Range  19  West,  Town  of   Eureka,  Polk  County,  Wisconsin,   described  as  follows: Commencing  at  the  North  Quar-­ ter   Corner   of   said   Section   4;Íž   WKHQFH1Ă&#x203A;Âś´:DORQJWKH north  line  of  the  Northeast  1/4  of   the   Northwest   1/4   of   said   Sec-­ tion   4,   1,319.46   feet   to   the   Northwest  Corner  of  said  North-­ east   1/4   of   the   Northwest   1/4;Íž   WKHQFH6Ă&#x203A;Âś´:DORQJWKH west  line  of  said  Northeast  1/4  of   the  Northwest  1/4,  698.42  feet  to   the   point   of   beginning;Íž   thence   FRQWLQXLQJ 6Ă&#x203A;Âś´: DORQJ said  west  line,  403.00  feet  to  the   Northwest   Corner   of   the   South-­ east  1/4  of  the  Northwest  1/4  of   said   Section   4;Íž   thence   6Ă&#x203A;Âś´(  IHHW WR the   south   line   of   said   Southeast   1/4  of  the  Northwest  1/4;Íž  thence   VĂ&#x203A;Âś´( DORQJ VDLG VRXWK OLQH  IHHW WKHQFH 1Ă&#x203A;Âś´:  IHHW WKHQFH 1Ă&#x203A;Âś´(  IHHW WKHQFH 6Ă&#x203A;Âś´( 100.00   feet;Íž   thence   1Ă&#x203A;Âś´(  IHHW WKHQFH 1Ă&#x203A;Âś´:  feet   to   the   west   line   of   the   Northeast   1/4   of   the   Northwest   1/4   of   said   Section   4   and   the   point  of  beginning. Containing  5.40  acres. The   above-­described   land   is   being  transferred  to  an  adjoining   land   owner   and   is   exempt   from   the   Polk   County   Subdivision   Ordinance   under   Section   18.05(A)(3). Notice   is   hereby   given   that   the   Wisconsin  Department  of  Natur-­ al  Resources  will  hold  a  hearing   on   the   proposed   sale   in   Room   200  of  the  Polk  County  Govern-­ ment   Center,   100   Polk   County   Plaza,  Balsam  Lake,  Wisconsin,   DW  DP RQ WKH WK GD\ RI January,  2016. Dated   at   Madison,   Wisconsin,   this   18th   day   of   December,   2015. State  of  Wisconsin Department  of  Natural   Resources Richard  Henneger,  Attorney    3>5(?37

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POLK COUNTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS Health  Division  Director/ Health  Officer DOQ Community  Services Full  Time  -­  Exempt  (Salaried)  Position Professional   position   provides   leadership,   vision   and   strategic   direction   for   Polk  Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s  Public  Health  programs  and  services.  Directs  the  development,   planning,  management,  coordination,  evaluation  and  delivery  of  public  health   programs  and  promotes  population  health  through  ongoing  community  health   assessment   and   improvement   planning   in   collaboration   with   diverse   com-­ munity   partners.   Protects   the   heath   of   the   community,   through   the   enforce-­ ment  of  public  health  laws  and  facilitation  of  preparedness  planning  with  com-­ munity   partners   in   a   manner   consistent   with   statutory   authority   and   county   policy.   Minimum     requirements   of   Local   Health   Officer   as   outlines   in   WI   Statute  251.06.  Masterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s  degree  in  related  field  and  three  (3)  years  of  full-­time   experience  in  a  public  health  agency  or  in  the  performance  of  closely  related   duties  preferred,  please  see  the  position  description  on  our  website  for  com-­ plete  details  regarding  the  minimum  requirements.   Deadline  to  apply:  January  5,  2016 Deputy  Sheriff $26.20/hr. Responsible  for  preventing,  detecting  and  investigating  crimes,  apprehending   criminals  and  other  violators.  Responding  to  emergencies  and  all  other  calls   for  law  enforcement  services.  Requires  current  certification  as  a  law  enforce-­ ment   officer   in   the   state   of   Wisconsin   or   licensed/certified   law   enforcement   officer  in  another  state  and  eligible  to  become  certified  in  Wisconsin. Full  Time  -­  Averages  39.73  hours  per  week 1  vacancy  and  create  eligibility  list Deadline  to  apply:  December  28,  2015 Zoning  Specialist DOQ Land  Information Full  Time  -­  Nonexempt  (Hourly)  Position Performs   intermediate   professional   work   administering   land   use   ordinances   and  sanitary  sewer  codes  in  Polk  County  including  (but  not  limited  to):  Issuing   and  inspecting  zoning  and  erosion  control  land  use  permits,  monitoring  com-­ pliance,   investigating   violations;Íž   also   assists   with   enforcing   sanitary   system   ordinances.   Work   is   performed   under   the   limited   supervision   of   the   Zoning   Administrator.   Minimum   requirements   bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   degree   in   land   use   or   related  field  or  associate  degree  in  related  studies  and  two  yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;  zoning  and   planning   experience,   or   combination   of   experience   and   education,   see   our   website  for  complete  details  regarding  the  minimum  requirements. Deadline  to  apply:  January  5,  2016 Jailer/Corrections  Officer $20.03/hr Supervise  &  maintain  custody  of  inmates  of  the  jail  by  controlling  inmate  con-­ duct;Íž   conducts   searches;Íž   inspects   living   areas;Íž   maintains   surveillance;Íž   dis-­ penses  medication;Íž  provides  escorts  to  court  and  meetings;Íž  regulates  inmate   visitation  and  coordinates  the  intake  and  release  of  inmates.     Full  Time  -­  averages  39.73  hr./week 1  vacancy  and  future  eligibility  list Deadline  to  apply:  January  11,  2016 Public  Health  Nutritionist DOQ Part-­time  0.9  FTE  â&#x20AC;&#x201C;  Benefit  Eligible  Position Provides  community-­focused,  population-­based  nutrition  services  to  residents   of  Polk  County.  Promotes  and  maintains  the  health  of  individuals  and  families   through  consultation  and  provision  of  nutrition  and  health  services  in  a  variety   of   settings   including   the   home,   office,   worksite,   school   and   community.   Assists  with  the  Community  Health  Improvement  Plan  work  groups  to  meet   the  identified  nutrition  and  physical  activity  health  priorities  in  the  community   by  collaborating  with  other  professional  and  citizen  groups. Registered   Dietitian,   preferably   registered   with   the   Commission   on   Dietetic   Registration  (CDR)  and  Certified  Dietitian,  certified  with  the  State  of  Wiscon-­ sin  or  registration-­eligible  upon  hiring  and  within  six  months;Íž  and  minimum  of   one-­year  experience  working  in  public  health  and/or  community  nutrition  pro-­ gram.  See  position  description  on  our  website  for  complete  details  regarding   the  minimum  requirements.   Deadline  to  apply:  January  12,  2016   Full-­time   positions   offer   a   comprehensive   benefit   package,   including   partici-­ pation  in  the  Wisconsin  Retirement  program  for  government  employees  and   optional  health,  dental  and  vision  insurance.  Polk  County  promotes  the  health   and  well-­being  of  their  employees  with  opportunities  to  support  your  level  of   involvement  in  a  Worksite  Wellness  Program.   3 HL YOU MUST COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION TO BE ELIGIBLE. 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The  Village  of  Dresser  is  seeking  a  person  or  organization  to     clean  the  Dresser  Community  Hall  following  a  rental.  Payment   is  flat  rate  of  $75.00  per  cleaning.  Ability  to  clean  on  weekends   and   operate   a   motorized   floor   scrubber   is   a   must.   Cleaning   supplies  are  furnished  by  the  Village. Send  letter  of  interest  to  Jodi  Gilbert,  Village  Clerk,  P.O.  Box   547,   Dresser,   WI   54009,   or   via   email   to:   vod@centurytel.net   no  later  than  January  6,  2016. Village  of  Dresser  reserves  the  right  to  reject  any  and  all  pro-­ posals. 639468 18-19L WNAXLP

NIGHT PACKAGING POSITION FULL TIME Burnett Dairy Co-op Cheese Division is currently accepting applications for the position of Night Packager. This is a full-time position that offers an excellent benefits package and a very competitive wage. This position is responsible for boxing/weighing/ stacking/palletizing cheese, monitoring the machinery and ensuring quality of the product and setting up/ breaking down machines daily. This job requires steady standing, lifting and stretching. It also requires frequent lifting and carrying of 50 lbs. Employee must be able to work as part of a team in a very fast-paced work environment, be 18 years of age or older and be available to work during the week and weekend. This shift starts at 8 p.m. and goes until the work is completed, usually about 8 hours. Applications are available at www.burnettdairy.com/employment or you can apply for this position at the Burnett Dairy office, 11631 State Road 70, Grantsburg, WI 54840.

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(Dec.  16,  23,  30) STATE  OF  WISCONSIN CIRCUIT  COURT POLK  COUNTY MICHAEL  RAMMER Plaintiff vs. TAMMY  JOSEPHSON Defendant. FORECLOSURE  OF   MORTGAGE PUBLICATION  SUMMONS  &   NOTICE Case  No.  15  CV  404 To  the  person  named  above  as   defendant: You   are   being   sued   by   the   person   named   above   as   Plain-­ tiff.   You   are   hereby   notified   that   the   Plaintiff   has   filed   a   Sum-­ mons   and   Complaint   in   this   ac-­ tion,   copies   of   both   have   been   provided   to   you   by   mail   at   your   home   address   as   stated   in   the   caption  above.  Any  response  on   your   part   must   be   filed   on   or   before   January   5,   2016.   The   response  must  be  sent  or  deliv-­ ered   to   this   court   and   the   plain-­ tiffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   attorney   whose   addresses   are  as  follows: Clerk  of  Circuit  Court Polk  County  Justice  Center 1005  W.  Main  Street,  #300 Balsam  Lake,  WI  54810 715-­485-­9299 Nicholas  V.  Davis The  Law  Firm  of  Williams  &   Davis 314  Keller  Avenue  North Amery,  WI  54001 You   may   have   an   attorney   help  or  represent  you. If  you  do  not  file  an  answer  to   the   complaint   within   twenty   (20)   days,   the   court   may   grant   a   judgment   against   you   for   the   award   of   money   or   other   legal   action   requested   in   the   com-­ plaint,   and   you   may   lose   your   right  to  object  to  anything  that  is   or   may   be   incorrect   in   the   com-­ plaint.   A   judgment   may   be   en-­ forced   as   provided   by   law.   A   judgment   awarding   money   may   become   a   lien   against   any   real   estate   you   own   now   or   in   the   future,   and   may   also   be   en-­ forced   by   garnishment   or   sei-­ zure  of  property. The   original   complaint   in   the   above-­entitled  action  is  on  file  in   the   office   of   the   Clerk   of   Circuit   Court   for   Polk   County,   Wiscon-­ sin,   and   said   action   is   being   brought   for   the   purpose   of   fore-­ closure  of  mortgage. Dated  this  14th  day  of  Decem-­ ber,  2015. The  Law  Firm  of  Williams  &   Davis Attorney  for  the  Plaintiff By: Nicholas  V.  Davis   >5(?37 #1078967

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(Dec.  9,  16,  23) STATE  OF  WISCONSIN CIRCUIT  COURT POLK  COUNTY Royal  Credit  Union, a  Wisconsin  state  chartered   credit  union, 200  Riverfront  Terrace Eau  Claire,  Wisconsin  54703 Plaintiff, vs. Christopher  R.  Dietrich 2189  200th  Street Centuria,  Wisconsin  54824 John  Doe,  Mary  Roe,  and  XYZ   corporation Defendants. Case  Type:  30404 Case  No.  15CV336 PUBLICATION  SUMMONS THE  STATE  OF  WISCONSIN   TO  CHRISTOPHER  R.   DIETRICH: YOU   ARE   HEREBY   NOTI-­ FIED   that   plaintiff,   Royal   Credit   Union,   A   Wisconsin   state   char-­ tered   credit   union,   has   filed   a   lawsuit   or   other   legal   action   against  you. Within   forty   (40)   days   after   December   9,   2015,   you   must   respond   with   a   written   demand   for  a  copy  of  the  Complaint.  The   demand   must   be   sent   or   deliv-­ ered  to  the  Polk  County  Clerk  of   Court,  Polk  County  Justice  Cen-­ ter,   whose   address   is   1005   West   Main   Street,   Suite   300,   Balsam  Lake,  WI  54810,  and  to   Plaintiffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   attorneys,   Anastasi   Jellum,   P.A.,   whose   address   is   14985   60th   Street   North,   Still-­ water,  Minnesota  55082. You   may   have   an   attorney   help  or  represent  you. If   you   do   not   demand   a   copy   of   the   Complaint   withing   forty   (40)   days,   the   Court   may   grant   judgment   against   you   for   the   award   of   money   or   other   legal   action   requested   in   the   Com-­ plaint,   and   you   may   lose   your   right  to  object  to  anything  that  is   or  may  be  incorrect  in  the  Com-­ plaint.   A   judgment   may   be   en-­ forced   as   provided   by   law.   A   judgment   awarding   money   may   become   a   lien   against   any   real   estate   you   own   now   or   may   in   the   future,   and   may   also   be   enforced   or   garnishment   or   sei-­ zure  of  property. Dated:  November  20,  2015. ANASTASI  JELLUM,  P.A. Garth  G.  Gavenda,  #1079588 Joshua  D.  Christensen,   #1089857 14985  60th  Street  North Stillwater,  MN  55082 Telephone:  (651)  439-­2951 Garth@AJ-­Law.com Josh@AJ-­Law.com Attorneys  for  Plaintiff #16502  >5(?37

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Burnett Dairy Co-op is currently accepting applications for Specialty Maintenance Technicians. This position performs general maintenance for the cheese factory buildings, equipment and some grounds work. Main responsibilities will involve electrical and/or fabrication work both at the Burnett Dairy location and at times, the Cady Cheese location. Qualified applicants will have electrical and/ or fabrication experience, moderate mechanical knowledge, a valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license, the ability to troubleshoot and work independently in a fast-paced work environment. Preferred applicants will have maintenance experience in a food manufacturing facility. Physical requirements: Must be able to climb ladders, lift up to 60 lbs. and be able to spend long hours on feet. This position is full time with a competitive wage and excellent benefits including 401(k), profit sharing, health/ dental/flexible spending and employer-paid life insurance/ long-term disability and vacation time. Applications are available at www.burnettdairy.com/employment or you can apply for this position at the Burnett Dairy office, 11631 State Road 70, Grantsburg, WI 54840.

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(Dec.  9,  16,  23) STATE  OF  WISCONSIN CIRCUIT  COURT POLK  COUNTY Carrington  Mortgage  Services,   LLC Plaintiff vs. Kyle  J.  Filip, AnchorBank,  FSB Defendant NOTICE  OF  SHERIFFâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S  SALE Case  Number:  14CV257 Case  Code:  30404 PLEASE   TAKE   NOTICE   that   by   virtue   of   a   judgment   of   fore-­ closure   entered   on   May   26,   2015,   in   the   amount   of   $115,381.63,   the   Sheriff,   or   Designee,  will  sell  the  described   premises   at   public   auction   as   follows: ORIGINAL   TIME:   January   26,   2016,  at  10:00  a.m. TERMS 1.  10%  down  in  cash  or  money   order  at  the  time  of  sale;Íž  bal-­ ance   due   within   10   days   of   confirmation   of   sale;Íž   failure   to  pay  balance  due  will  result   in   forfeit   of   deposit   to   plain-­ tiff. 2.   Sold   â&#x20AC;&#x153;as   isâ&#x20AC;?   and   subject   to   all   legal   liens   and   encum-­ brances. 3.   Buyer   to   pay   applicable   Wisconsin   Real   Estate   Transfer   Tax   from   the   pro-­ ceeds  of  the  sale. PLACE:   Front   lobby   of   the   Polk   County   Justice   Center,   1005   West   Main   Street,   Balsam   Lake,  WI  54810. PROPERTY   DESCRIPTION:   Lot   Three   (3)   of   Certified   Sur-­ vey  Map  No.  5245  recorded  in   Volume  23  of  Certified  Survey   Maps,  page  152  as  Document   No.   720912,   being   part   of   Lot   Two   (2),   Lot   Three   (3)   and   Outlot   One   (1),   of   Certified   Survey  Map  No.  766  recorded   in  volume  4  of  Certified  Survey   Maps,   Page   11,   located   in   Government   Lot   Seven   (7),   Section   Twenty   (20),   Town-­ ship   Thirty-­Five   (35)   North,   Range   Sixteen   (16)   West,   Town   of   Georgetown,   Polk   County,  Wisconsin. TAX  KEY  NO.:  026-­00864-­0000. PROPERTY  ADDRESS:  2084  A   Bone   Lake   Dr.,   Milltown,   WI   54858. Dated   this   3rd   day   of   Decem-­ ber,  2015. Polk  County  Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s  Office Jack  N.  Zaharopoulos State  Bar  No.  1041503 Attorney  for  Plaintiff 120  North  LaSalle  Street Suite  1140 Chicago,  IL  60602 414-­937-­5992 Pursuant  to  the  Fair  Debt  Col-­ lection   Practices   Act   (15   U.S.C.   Section   1692),   we   are   required   to   state   that   we   are   attempting   to   collect   a   debt   on   our   clientâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   behalf   and   any   information   we   obtain   will   be   used   for   that   pur-­ pose.  >5(?37

(Dec.  9,  16,  23) STATE  OF  WISCONSIN CIRCUIT  COURT POLK  COUNTY In  The  Matter  Of  The  Name   Change  Of Michael  Howard  Haaf By:  (Petitioner): Michael  Howard  Haaf Notice  and  Order  for  Name   Change  Hearings Case  No.  15CV417 NOTICE  IS  GIVEN: A   petition   was   filed   asking   to   change   the   name   of   the   person   listed  above: From:  Michael  Howard  Haaf To:  Michael  Howard  Haaf-­ Alseth Birth  Certificate:  Michael   Howard  Haaf IT  IS  ORDERED: This   petition   will   be   heard   in   the  Circuit  Court  of  Polk  County,   State  of  Wisconsin:  Judge  Molly   E.  GaleWyrick,  1005  West  Main   St.,   Balsam   Lake,   WI   54810,   January  8,  2016,  1:15  p.m. If   you   required   reasonable   accommodations   due   to   a   dis-­ ability   to   participate   in   the   court   process,   please   call   715-­485-­ 9299   at   least   ten   (10)   working   days   prior   to   the   scheduled   court   date.   Please   note   that   the   court  does  not  provide  transpor-­ tation. BY  THE  COURT: Molly  E.  GaleWyrick Circuit  Court  Judge   November  30,  2015 >5(?37 (Dec.  9,  16,  23) STATE  OF  WISCONSIN CIRCUIT  COURT POLK  COUNTY Nationstar  Mortgage,  LLC Plaintiff vs. ROBERTA  M.  HORNING,  et  al. Defendant(s) Case  No:    15  CV  145 NOTICE  OF  SHERIFFâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S  SALE PLEASE   TAKE   NOTICE   that   by   virtue   of   a   judgment   of   fore-­ closure   entered   on   August   7,   2015,   in   the   amount   of   $81,715.31   the   Sheriff   will   sell   the  described  premises  at  public   auction  as  follows: TIME:  January  5,  2016,  at  10:00   a.m. TERMS:  By  bidding  at  the  sher-­ iff   sale,   prospective   buyer   is   consenting  to  be  bound  by  the   following  terms: 1.)  10%  down  in  cash  or  mon-­ ey   order   at   the   time   of   sale;Íž   balance   due   within   10   days   of   confirmation   of   sale;Íž   fail-­ ure   to   pay   balance   due   will   result   in   forfeit   of   deposit   to   plaintiff. 2.)   Sold   â&#x20AC;&#x153;as   isâ&#x20AC;?   and   subject   to   all   legal   liens   and   encum-­ brances. 3.)   Plaintiff   opens   bidding   on   the  property,  either  in  person   or   via   fax   and   as   recited   by   the   sheriff   department   in   the   event   that   no   opening   bid   is   offered,   plaintiff   retains   the   right   to   request   the   sale   be   declared   as   invalid   as   the   sale  is  fatally  defective. PLACE:   Polk   County   Justice   Center   at   1005   W.   Main   Street,   Balsam   Lake,   Wiscon-­ sin. DESCRIPTION:   Lot   1   and   the   East   1/2   of   Lot   2,   Block   B,   Minnie   Jensenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   Corrected   First   Addition   to   the   Village   of   Milltown,   Polk   County,   Wis-­ consin.   PROPERTY   ADDRESS:   302   West  Main  Street,  Milltown,  WI   54858. TAX  KEY  NO.:  151-­00005-­0000. Dated   this   4th   day   of   Novem-­ ber,  2015. /s/Sheriff  Peter  M.  Johnson Polk  County  Sheriff Jordan  C.  Staleos J.  Peterman  Legal  Group  Ltd. State  Bar  No.  1085629 165  Bishops  Way,  Suite  100 Brookfield,  WI  53005 262-­790-­5719 Please   go   to   www.jpeterman legalgroup.com  to  obtain  the  bid   for   this   sale.   J.   Peterman   Legal   Group  Ltd.  is  the  creditorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s  attor-­ ney   and   is   attempting   to   collect   a   debt   on   its   behalf.   Any   infor-­ mation  obtained  will  be  used  for   that  purpose.  >5(?37


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The Polk County Conservation, Development, Recreation & Education Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at 9:15 a.m. in the Government Center (County Boardroom), Balsam Lake, Wisconsin, to consider the following district change and other agenda items: JON & SUSAN EVERSON: Agricultural to Commercial located at: 1984 35th Ave., part of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4, Sec. 14/T32N/R18W, Town of Alden, 2.64 acres.   3>5(?37

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NOTICE  OF  VILLAGE  CAUCUS

Notice   is   hereby   given   to   the   electors   of   the   Village   of   Luck,   Polk  County,  that  a  Village  Caucus  will  be  held  at  the  Luck  Vil-­ lage  Hall  on  Wed.,  Jan.  13,  2016,  at  7:15  p.m.  to  nominate  can-­ didates  for  the  offices  of:  Village  Board  Trustees  (3)  to  be  voted   on  at  the  Spring  Election,  April  5,  2016.  Dated:  12/23/2015. Lori  Pardun,  Village  Clerk   3>5(?37

PUBLIC  HEARING  NOTICE VILLAGE  OF  SIREN VILLAGE  HALL 24049  FIRST  AVENUE,  SIREN,  WI  54872 JANUARY  7,  2016,  2:00  P.M.

The  Village  of  Siren  is  holding  a  Public  Hearing  regarding  the   Villageâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s   Community   Development   Block   Grant   for   Public   Facilities  (CDBG-­PF)  grant  program.  This  project  involved  the   water  system  improvements  throughout  the  Village.  The  public   is   invited   to   review   the   program   performance   and   to   express   citizen  views.  The  Agenda  for  the  Public  Hearing  is  as  follows: 1.  Review  of  program  performance. 2.  Citizens  views  on  the  program. 3.  Other  CDBG  issues. Residents   of   the   Village   of   Siren   are   encouraged   to   attend,     3 especially  residents  with  low  to  moderate  incomes. >5(?37 The  meeting  room  is  handicapped  accessible. Persons  needing  additional  accommodations  should  contact   Ann  Peterson,  Village  Clerk  at  715-­349-­2273.

VILLAGE  OF  DRESSER PARTâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;TIME  OFFICE  ASSISTANT

Village   of   Dresser   is   seeking   a   candidate   for   the   position   of   Part-­Time  Office  Assistant.     Desired   qualifications:   An   associate   degree   in   accounting   or   business   and   a   minimum   of   2   yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;   work   experience   in   local   government  and/or  accounting. Candidate   must   be   a   self-­starter   with   strong   work   ethic   and   organizational   skills.   This   position   requires   the   applicant   to   keep   clear,   concise   and   accurate   records.   The   ability   to   work   alone  or  with  minimal  supervision  in  a  small  office  accomplish-­ ing  a  variety  of  tasks  as  directed  by  the  Village  Clerk.     Computer  skills  are  critical  and  must  be  proficient  in  Microsoft   Office.   Position   requires   a   working   knowledge   of   office   pro-­ cedure  and  equipment.  Strong  customer  service  and  excellent   oral  and  written  communication  skills.     20  hours  per  week.  Will  be  eligible  for  Wisconsin  Retirement   Benefits.   Hourly   Wage:   DOQ.   Candidate   must   have   a   valid   driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s  license  and  pass  a  drug  test.     Please   submit   cover   letter,   resume   and   employment   appli-­ cation  by  4  p.m.  on  January  6,  2016,  to  the  Village  of  Dresser,   102  W.  Main  Street,  P.O.  Box  547,  Dresser,  WI  54009,  or  via   email   to:   vod@centurytel.net.   Employment   application   can   be   found   online   at   www.villageofdresser.com   or   at   the   Village   of   Dresser   Municipal   Office.   Any   questions,   please   call   715-­755-­ 2940.   Position   open   until   filled.   The   Village   of   Dresser   is   an   equal  opportunity  employer.        3>5(?37

VILLAGE  OF  DRESSER ACCEPTING  PROPOSALS  FOR  BUILDING   INSPECTION  SERVICES

The   Village   of   Dresser   is   accepting   proposals   for   an   Inde-­ pendent  Contractor  for  Building  Inspection  Services.   Inspector   must   possess   all   Uniform   Dwelling   Code   certifica-­ tions   and   hold   commercial   credentials   in   compliance   with   the   State   of   Wisconsin.   Proposals   should   include:   proof   of   insur-­ ance,   copy   of   State   UDC   and   Commercial   licenses/certifi-­ cations,   current   and   past   municipalities   serving   or   served   and   three  references. Inspector   will   be   expected   to   work   pursuant   to   Municipal   Code,   Chapter   14,   Building   Code.   A   copy   is   available   from   Village  Clerk  or  at  www.villageofdresser.com. Proposals  are  due  in  the  Village  of  Dresser  Municipal  Office by   January   6,   2016.   Proposals   may   be   mailed   to   Village   of   Dresser,   P.O.   Box   547,   Dresser,   WI   54009,   or   emailed   to   vod@centurytel.net.   If   there   are   any   questions,   please   call   1-­ 715-­755-­2940. The  Village  of  Dresser  reserves  the  right  to  reject  any  and  all   proposals. Dated  this  7th  day  of  December  2015. Jodi  A  Gilbert,  Village  Clerk   3>5(?37

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WHEREAS, Claimant, Lakeland Communications Group, LLC., did serve on Polk County on August 12, 2015, two separate claims for damages dated August 6, 2015, as follows: 1. Claim for money damages in the amount of $1,006.21 for repair costs incurred for a cable TV pedestal, allegedly damaged on September 11, 2013, by a county employee while conducting mowing activity within the right of way along County Road I near 164th Street; and 2. Claim for money damages in the amount of $580.00 for repair costs incurred for a cable TV pedestal, allegedly damaged on July 16, 2014, by a county employee while conducting mowing activity within the right of way along State Road 35 and 160th Street. WHEREAS, the Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s insurance company, after conferring with the Highway Commissioner and the Corporation Counsel, has recommended that the Polk County Board of Supervisors disallow the claims by resolution and issue formal notice of disallowance. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Polk County Board of Supervisors disallows the two referenced claims of Lakeland Communications Group, LLC., dated August 6, 2015, and served upon Polk County on August 12, 2015. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution shall constitute a Notice of Disallowance, and that a certified copy of the same shall be served by certified mail, return receipt requested, upon Claimant, Lakeland Communications Group, LLC . BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 893.80(1g), no action or claim may be brought against Polk County or its officers, boards, committees, agents or employees after six months from the date of service of said notice. Funding source: N/A. Funding amount: N/A. Date Reviewed as to Appropriations: N/A. Committee Recommendation as to Appropriation: N/A. Effective date: Upon Passage. Date Submitted to County Board: December 15, 2015. Submitted by: William Johnson. Reviewed and recommended by: Andrea Jerrick on behalf of Dana Frey, County Administrator. Reviewed, recommended and approved as to form by: Jeffrey B. Fuge, Corporation Counsel. At its regular business meeting on December 15, 2015, the Polk County Board of Supervisors considered and acted on the above resolution, Resolution 49-15: Resolution To Disallow Claims Of Lakeland communications Group, LLC, as follows: Adopted by a unanimous vote. William Johnson IV, County Board Chairperson. Attest: Carole Wondra, Polk County Clerk. Chairman Johnson called to the floor, Resolution 49-15, Resolution To Disallow Claims Of Lakeland Communications Group, LLC. Motion (Jepsen/ Schmidt) to approve Resolution 49-15. Corporation Counsel addressed the resolution. Motion to approve Resolution 49-15, carried by unanimous voice vote. Resolution Adopted. Time was given for Supervisor reports. None offered. Motion (Demulling/Nelson) to adjourn. Motion carried by unanimous voice vote. Chairman Johnson declared meeting adjourned 7:30 p.m.

POLK COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DECEMBER 15, 2015 - 6 p.m.

Chairman Johnson called the regular December 15, 2015, meeting of the Polk County Board of Supervisors to order at 6:00 p.m. Chairman Johnson recognized the County Clerk for purposes of receiving evidence of proper notice. The County Clerk stated that the notice of meeting, was properly posted in three public buildings, published in the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s legal newspaper in accordance with Wisconsin Statute Section 985.02 and posted on the county website the week of December 7, 2015. In addition, the Office of the County Clerk distributed on December 3, 2015, copies of such notice of meeting and proposed resolutions to supervisors in accordance with Article 3, Section 2 of the County Board Rules of Order. The County Board received the verbal opinion of Corporation Counsel that the initial advance written meeting notice, posted and published, as described by the County Clerk satisfied the applicable provisions of Wisconsin Open Meetings Law. Chairman Johnson recognized the County Clerk for purposes of taking roll call. Roll call was taken with 13 members present. Craig Moriak was excused from the meeting and Kim Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connell was absent for roll call, but she joined the meeting shortly after. Chairman Johnson led the Pledge of Allegiance. Chairman Johnson asked for a volunteer for a Time of Reflection. None offered. Chairman Johnson called for a motion to approve all points identified in the Consent Agenda, including December 15, 2015, Agenda and November 10, 2015, Minutes of the County Board meeting. Motion (Jepsen/Luke) to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried unanimous by voice vote. Time was given for public comment. None offered. Chairman Johnson introduced John Will, President of WITC, for a presentation on WITC. Chairman Johnson introduced Robin Tibideaux, Deputy Director for WestCAP, for an update on WestCAP. Chairman Johnson introduced Chris Zeman, Regional Director for Senator Ron Johnson, for an update on the happenings in Washington. Time was given for Receipt and Discussion of Committee Reports. None offered. Chairmanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Report was received as presented by Chairman Johnson. Chairman Johnson recognized Administrator Frey for the purposes of receiving the Administratorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Report. Chairman Johnson called for a motion to approve Administratorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s appointments of Gretchen Sampson as Community Services Division Director, Andrea Jerrick as Deputy County Administrator and Maggie Wickre as Director of Department of Administration. Motion (Demulling/Jepsen) to confirm the Administratorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s appointment of Gretchen Sampson as Community Services Division Director; Andrea Jerrick as Deputy County Administrator and Maggie Wickre as Director of Department of Administration. Motion to confirm appointments, carried by unanimous voice vote. Chairman Johnson called for a motion to approve the 2016 Polk County Forest Annual Work Plan. Motion (Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connell/Johansen) to approve the 2016 Polk County Forest Annual Work Plan. Supervisor Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connell and County Forester Jeremy Koslowski addressed the plan. Motion to approve the plan, carried by unanimous voice vote.

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RESOLUTION 49-15

RESOLUTION TO DISALLOW CLAIMS OF LAKELAND COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, LLC. TO THE HONORABLE SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF THE COUNTY OF POLK: Ladies and Gentlemen:

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GUDZQVOHLJK+HVROGLWIRUMXVW enough to buy the watch for $33. )RURYHU\HDUV,KDYHNHSWWKH watch in the case and box it came in. The last time I wore it was to my dadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memorial service. It lies in my dresser drawer to look at and remember. The words printed on the box are â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Gift RI$/LIHWLPHÂľ About the writer: Meryl Walsten enjoys her country home out by Atlas, sharing it with wildlife and birds. Her spare time is spent traveling, reading, quilting and writing about family history. She hosts many family-and-friends events of music and chili cook-offs in her party shed. Writersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Carousel, a revolving menagerie of pieces for your enjoyment, is created by participants in Carolyn Wedinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Write Right Now WITC Community Education classes in Frederic and Luck.

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Charles â&#x20AC;&#x153;Chuckâ&#x20AC;? J. Hahr Sr. &KDUOHV´&KXFNÂľ-+DKU6URI6LUHQ:LVSDVVHG DZD\SHDFHIXOO\DWKLVKRPHRQ0RQGD\'HF &KXFNZDVERUQ)HEWR-RKQDQG*ODG\V 0F&LPPRQ +DKULQ$XURUD,OO&KXFN grew up in northeast Illinois and atWHQGHG HOHPHQWDU\ VFKRRO LQ %ULVWRO ,OODQGWKHQDWWHQGHGDQGJUDGXDWHG from Yorkville High School in 1956. 2Q-XQH&KXFNZDVXQLWHGLQ PDUULDJHWRKLVSURPGDWHEHVWIULHQG DQGVZHHWKHDUW+D]HO0LWFKHOO 6KRUWO\DIWHUWKHLUXQLRQ&KXFNZDV drafted into the United States Army and served his term in South Korea as DUDGLRRSHUDWRU8SRQKLVUHWXUQKRPH&KXFNZRUNHG DW &DWHUSLOODU 7UDFWRU &RPSDQ\ LQ 0RQWJRPHU\ IRU  \HDUV+HWKHQEHJDQKLVRZQFRPSDQ\& '&RQVWUXFWLRQ,Q&KXFNDQG+D]HOERXJKWWKH%X]],QQ5HVRUWRQ0XGKHQ/DNHLQ6LUHQZKLFKHYHQWXDOO\EHFDPH WKHLUIXOOWLPHUHVLGHQFH%\&KXFNKDGODXQFKHG DQRWKHUFRPSDQ\%XUQHWW&RXQW\5RRĂ&#x20AC;QJ,QKH EHJDQKLVFDUHHULQUHDOHVWDWHDQGLQKHSXUFKDVHG WKH-RKQVRQ5HDO(VWDWH2IĂ&#x20AC;FHLQ6LUHQZKLFKKHRSHUated until his retirement. Chuck was very active in his community throughout his life. He was a longtime member of the Siren Lions &OXE )LVKERZO 8QLWHG 6SRUWVPDQ¡V &OXE DQG 7UDS 5DQJH 6LUHQ $PHULFDQ /HJLRQ /XQG %URZQ 3RVW  /R\DO2UGHURI0RRVH/RGJHDQGWKH6LUHQ8QLWHG 0HWKRGLVW&KXUFK0HQ¡V*URXS ,QOLIH&KXFNHQMR\HGĂ&#x20AC;VKLQJKXQWLQJERZOLQJDQG JROI +H ZDV D PHPEHU RI VHYHUDO OHDJXHV LQFOXGLQJ KRUVHVKRHVDQGSRRO&KXFNORYHGDOOVSRUWVEXWKDGD VSHFLDODIĂ&#x20AC;QLW\IRUEDVHEDOOZKLFKKHSOD\HGDQGFRDFKHG for years. He especially enjoyed spending time with his JUDQGFKLOGUHQZKRPKHORYHGYHU\PXFKDQGZDVH[tremely proud of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and a large community of friends. The memorial service honoring the life of Chuck Hahr 6UZLOOEHFRQGXFWHGDWSPRQ6DWXUGD\-DQ DWWKH6LUHQ8QLWHG0HWKRGLVW&KXUFKZLWK3DVWRU(GGLH &ULVHRIĂ&#x20AC;FLDWLQJ9LVLWDWLRQZLOOEHEHIRUHKDQGIURPQRRQ WRSP7KHUHZLOOEHDOLJKWOXQFKWRIROORZWKHVHUYLFH 3DOOEHDUHUVDUH'HQQLV+DKU-DFN+DKU'RQDOG+DKU 7RP'DQLHODN&KDUOHV+DKU-UDQG-RKQ+DKU+RQRUDU\SDOOEHDUHUVDUH7LPRWK\-DYD-RUGDQ-DYD(WKDQ -DYD-DFRE+DKU/DQFH+DKUDQG'DYLG5LWFKH\$Urangements have been entrusted with Swedberg-Taylor )XQHUDO+RPHVDQG&UHPDWLRQ6HUYLFHVRI*UDQWVEXUJ Siren and Webster. Online condolences may be expressed at swedberg-taylor.com ,QOLHXRIĂ RZHUVDQGSODQWVPHPRULDOGRQDWLRQVPD\ be made on behalf of Chuck for the Siren Ballpark.

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DON NORDQUIST

The joy of his smile and sound of his laughter left us December 23, 2011. His legacy of faith and the warmth of his love never will. Bring a smile to someone today in Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memory.

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DECEMBER

NOW THRU MONDAY/JANĆ Ĺ&#x2013; Siren â&#x20AC;˘ The Big Bundle Up winter items drop-off at the Lodge, visitsiren.com.

THURSDAY/Ĺ&#x201D;Ĺ&#x2013; Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Bingo at the VFW post, 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY/Ĺ&#x201D;Ĺ&#x2014; Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Christmas dinner at the community center, 11:30 a.m. social, noon dinner. RSVP at 715-268-6605.

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Amery Clam Falls â&#x20AC;˘ Coffee hour at Clam Falls Lutheran Church, 9 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 10 a.m.

St. Croix Falls

Christmas/Advent Church Services

â&#x20AC;˘ The Spirit of the Drum with Don Karsky at Festival Theatre, 10-11 a.m., 715-483-3387, festivaltheatre.org.

MONDAY/Ĺ&#x201D;Ĺ&#x161; Luck â&#x20AC;˘ Polk County genealogy meeting at the museum, 1 p.m.

THURSDAY/Ĺ&#x2022;Ĺ&#x201C; Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Bingo at the VFW post, 6:30 p.m. â&#x20AC;˘ Book sale at the library, 4-7 p.m., 715-268-9340.

Grantsburg â&#x20AC;˘ New Yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Eve party, 10:30 a.m., at the library, 715463-2244.

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SATURDAY/Ĺ&#x201D; Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Book sale at the library, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 715-268-9340.

Danbury â&#x20AC;˘ Rubyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pantry at the town maintenance shop, $20 donation. Open 9:30 a.m., distribution 10-11:30 a.m.

Lewis â&#x20AC;˘ Gospel music at Lewis Methodist Church, 6-9 p.m.

Siren â&#x20AC;˘ Burnett Washburn Amateur Radio Association meeting at the government center, 9 a.m.

SUNDAY/Ĺ&#x2022; Frederic â&#x20AC;˘ RSVP deadline for weight loss seminar at Seventhday Adventist Church beginning Jan. 6, 715-222-7195.

St. Croix Falls â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;&#x153;Downton Abbeyâ&#x20AC;? premiere party at the library, 710 p.m.

MONDAY/Ĺ&#x2013; Clear Lake â&#x20AC;˘ Compassionate Friends, Tri-County Chapter, grief support in death of a child at First Lutheran, 7 p.m., 715-263-2739.

TUESDAY/Ĺ&#x2014; Clam Falls â&#x20AC;˘ Coffee hour at Clam Falls Lutheran Church, 9 a.m.

Osceola â&#x20AC;˘ Military family support group meeting at the community center, 6-7:30 p.m., 715-557-0557.

WEDNESDAY/Ĺ&#x2DC; Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Early-stage Alzheimerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s support group at the community center, 10 a.m., 715-268-6605.

Frederic â&#x20AC;˘ Blood pressure screening at Bremer Bank, 9 a.m.

Luck â&#x20AC;˘ Blood drive at Luck Lutheran Church, 1-7 p.m., redcrossblood.org.

THURSDAY/Ĺ&#x2122; Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Bingo at the VFW post, 6:30 p.m.

Dresser â&#x20AC;˘ GriefShare support group meeting at New Life Christian Community, 6:30-8 p.m., griefshare.org, 715-5771431.

Milltown â&#x20AC;˘ Friends of the Library meeting at the library, 6 p.m., 715-825-2313.

SATURDAY/Ĺ&#x201C;Ĺ&#x2DC;

â&#x20AC;˘ Free seminar on care of pets in winter at the community center, 9 a.m., 715-268-6605.

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TUESDAY/Ĺ&#x201C;Ĺ&#x203A;

St. Croix Falls

â&#x20AC;˘ Free bread distribution, every Friday until further notice at Trinity Lutheran Church, 10 a.m.

Falun â&#x20AC;˘ Free bread distribution, every Friday until further notice at Trinity Lutheran Church, 10 a.m.

Grantsburg

â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;&#x153;A Christmas Carolâ&#x20AC;? at Festival Theatre. Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., 715-483-3387, festivaltheatre.org.

FRIDAY/Ĺ&#x201C;

FRIDAY/Ĺ&#x201C;Ĺ&#x2014;

â&#x20AC;˘ Author Carol Ann Bartz book signing at the library, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

SATĆ &SUNĆ /Ĺ&#x201D;Ĺ&#x2DC;&Ĺ&#x201D;Ĺ&#x2122;

JANUARY

Siren â&#x20AC;˘ Northwoods Flyers Experimental Aircraft Assoc. Club meets at the government center, Rm. 165, 7 p.m.

Webster â&#x20AC;˘ Lions & Lioness food distribution at Connections, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 715-866-8151.

FRIDAY/Ĺ&#x161; Balsam Lake â&#x20AC;˘ Poco Penners meeting at the library building, 2 p.m., 715-648-5244, 715-825-5357.

Lewis â&#x20AC;˘ VFW Post 10232 meeting at the hall, 11 a.m.

St. Croix Falls â&#x20AC;˘ Hingepoint meeting for men battling sexual addictions, at River Valley Christian Church, 9 a.m.-noon, 715483-5376.

Webster

Falun

â&#x20AC;˘ Used book sale at the library, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 715-8667697.

â&#x20AC;˘ Free bread distribution, every Friday until further notice at Trinity Lutheran Church, 10 a.m.

MONDAY/Ĺ&#x201C;Ĺ&#x201C;

Frederic â&#x20AC;˘ Head injury support group at the library, 2 p.m.

Grantsburg â&#x20AC;˘ Snowshoe trek at Crex Meadows, 8-10 a.m., 715-4632739, crexmeadows.org.

Grantsburg â&#x20AC;˘ American Legion Post 185 meeting, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY/Ĺ&#x201C;Ĺ&#x2022; Frederic

SATĆ &SUNĆ /Ĺ&#x203A;&Ĺ&#x201C;Ĺ&#x2019;

â&#x20AC;˘ Blood drive at the high school, 9:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m., redcrossblood.org.

Webster

THURSDAY/Ĺ&#x201C;Ĺ&#x2013;

â&#x20AC;˘ Snowmobiling/ATV Safety Class DWWKHĂ&#x20AC;UHKDOOSUHUHJister to areed010@gmail.com.

SATURDAY/Ĺ&#x203A; Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Rubyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pantry at Congregational Church. Doors open 8:30 a.m. Dist. 9 a.m. $20 donation, 715-268-7390.

Grantsburg â&#x20AC;˘ Crex Meadows Nature Photography Club meets at Crex, 10 a.m.-noon, 715-463-2739. â&#x20AC;˘ Snowmobile ride at Crex Meadows, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 715-463-2739, crexmeadows.org.

Amery â&#x20AC;˘ Bingo at the VFW post, 6:30 p.m.

Baldwin â&#x20AC;˘ St. Croix Valley Beekeepers meeting at Peace Lutheran Church, 7 p.m., stcroixbeekeepers.org.

Dresser â&#x20AC;˘ GriefShare support group meeting at New Life Christian Community, 6:30-8 p.m., griefshare.org, 715-5771431.

Grantsburg â&#x20AC;˘ Older Wiser Learning Series at Crex Meadows, 1011 a.m., 715-463-2739, crexmeadows.org.

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