Monday, 24 April 2017 07:25

WEEK OF APRIL 24, 2017

Kaitlyn Gilbertson is a junior at Black River Falls. Softball is her sport! When she's not playing softball, she's active in marching and concert band, playing the flute. She also competes in solo and Ensemble with flute and competes in singing.

Kaitlyn is very active with her church with the high school choir and is a Peer Minister. She's on the Honor Roll, was February's Student of the Month, and even has a part time job!


Friday, 14 April 2017 09:35


Cole is a senior at Kickapoo High School. Cole works hard to excel inside and outside of the class room. He is an instrumental part of his robotics team and is the vice president of his FFA chapter. He is an active youth group member at his local church and he volunteers in many areas of his community. This year, Cole placed 13th out of 120 at cross country sectionals, and has sprinted his way to track and field sectionals the last 2 years. He has received over 20 awards and medals throughout his high school athletic career. When he isn't running the tracks outside, he is owning his grades inside as a 4 year high honor student and member of the national honor society. In addition to the hard work he puts in to his school work and extra-curriculars, Cole also maintains a full time job on his family dairy farm.

Monday, 10 April 2017 06:30

WEEK OF APRIL 10, 2017

Maya Budin is a Senior at Luther High School in Onalaska.  She is a dedicated gymnast and co-captain on the GET Area Co-op team which practices in Galesville. Despite the demanding time commitment of living in Sparta, going to school in Onalaska and attending gymnastics practice in Galesville, Maya is an honor student at Luther and participates in other school activities including Choir and National Honor Society.  During the off-season, Maya trains at AMKM Gymnastics and has competed AAU gymnastics for the last 9 years. Her teachers and coaches all speak highly of her work ethic and commitment to excellence. 

Maya has earned all conference honors in gymnastics all 4 years of high school.  She has also earned all-state honors so far the last three years. In February, she qualified as an individual to the 2017 State Gymnastics Tournament for the second time in her high school career.  She is the only Division 1 gymnast in our area who earned that honor this year.
Monday, 03 April 2017 07:51



Jaxon is a first grader at Rushford Peterson elementary school. He has been apart of the Rushford Peterson youth wrestling team since he was in preschool. While maintaining good grades and amazing friendships with his peers, he has also worked very hard at each one of his wrestling tournaments.  Jaxon has also been an amazing role model to his little brother Jace.