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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are returning to Wisconsin. They plan to film episodes of the hit TV series "American Pickers" throughout the region in October. "American Pickers" is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique picking on the History channel. The show follows Wolfe and Fritz, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America's most valuable antiques. They are always excited to find sizeable, unique collections and learn the interesting stories behind them.
Crowning Achievements will be hosting the ninth annual Pageant and Raffle at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Faith Community Church, 1040 Paperjack Drive, New Richmond.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Center for Dairy Farm Safety will conduct the third annual Dairy Farm Safety Symposium at the World Dairy Expo on Thursday, Oct. 5, in Madison. The symposium is a series of workshops addressing topics related to dairy farm safety. Work-related injuries and fatalities on dairy farms are higher than any other agricultural sector in the United States. The symposium will feature interactive sessions led by national experts designed to assist dairy farm owners, managers and families in making dairy operations a safe place to work and live.
Hero K9 is pleased to announce that an equipment grant has been awarded to the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office for their K-9 Garza. A multi-threat vest will be provided to the agency at no cost, thanks to the generosity and support of Flowing Rivers' sponsoring donation of $950.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will provide an overview of supply chain (contract vendor) opportunities associated with Foxconn Technology Group at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18 at the Cashman Conference Center, WITC-New Richmond campus, 1019 S. Knowles Ave. Tricia Braun, WEDC's chief operating officer, will provide details on Foxconn, its economic
The St. Croix Valley Foundation is accepting applications for their Music Education competitive grant program. Music Education grants support programs that enhance the quality of K-12 music programs for schools located in the St. Croix Valley.
As another school year gets underway across Wisconsin, drivers are asked to keep a sharp eye out for students and school buses. The State Patrols September Law of the Month details state laws designed to protect students as they head to and from school activities.
STILLWATER — Parading bagpipers, a blazing bonfire, pub food, a stilt-walker, and a fire juggling priest will be a few of the highlights at Bagpipes & Bonfires — a Celtic street festival — at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Stillwater on Saturday, Sept. 23. This popular community event is expected to attract more than 500 people, many in kilts and costume, for a party in a large tent in front of the church.
Give blood, get a haircut The American Red Cross is partnering with Sport Clips Haircuts to offer a free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors in September. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.
The American Red Cross is partnering with Sport Clips Haircuts to offer a free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors in September. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.