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‘Tis the season for the Leader-Telegram’s annual Holiday Memories essay contest. Readers are invited to submit essays on the recent past or yesteryear.

HMONG NEW YEAR: The Hmong Stout Student Organization will host its 12th annual Hmong New Year celebration Saturday at UW-Stout.

Holiday Bake Sale and Luncheon: The Central Lutheran Church women in Mondovi are holding their annual holiday bake sale and luncheon from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the church, 221 W. Main St., Mondovi.

COMPETITION: Milwaukee School of Engineering students, including Will Berger of Durand, walked away with four trophies at the Associated Schools of Construction Region 3 Conference and Student Competitions in October.

Scholarships valued at more than $812,000 have been awarded to 418 UW-Stout students this year through the Stout University Foundation.

‘Tis the season for the Leader-Telegram’s annual Holiday Memories essay contest. Readers are invited to submit essays on the recent past or yesteryear.

BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Library will hold a Holiday Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, and Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Eau Claire Room at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau Claire St.

‘Tis the season for the Leader-Telegram’s annual Holiday Memories essay contest. Readers are invited to submit essays on the recent past or yesteryear.

SENIOR CLASSES: L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., is holding three classes in December:

‘Tis the season for the Leader-Telegram’s annual Holiday Memories essay contest. Readers are invited to submit essays on the recent past or yesteryear.

An employee of a Black River Falls convenience store was held against her will while money and merchandise were taken from the business on Thursday night, according to police.

MADISON — The state Department of Natural Resources is seeking the public’s help in the case of an adult male shot while deer hunting Sunday in Washburn County on opening weekend of the annual gun deer season, which so far has four hunting incidents.