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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sixth child dies from flu in Minnesota
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
Regents formally request lawmakers reduce $300 million cut; Assembly winding up all-night debate; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Notification of unusual event at Prairie Island terminated
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
crime and courts
Prescott, EPC play in regional semifinals tonight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Defending champs looking to repeat at state team wrestling tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers claim Big Ten title outright after beating Gophers 76-63
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally to beat Capitals 2-1
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Roxanne Kay Byers, 52
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
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May 7, 2013
Prescott Prom Court 2013
PRESCOTT - Prescott High School's prom court for 2013 includes Queen Brittany Lubich and King Taylor Miller along with the court members Jadine Lee, Jack Geiger, Katy Syverson, Alex Helmer, Emelia Rohl, Matt Holman, Elly Boles and Luke Bridge.
May 7, 2013 - 2:59pm
Prescott officer credited for saving man's life
PRESCOTT--An emergency response by a Prescott police officer is credited for saving the life of a suicidal man Wednesday, Chief of Police Mike R. Bondarenko announced. Officer Kristopher Stewart was dispatched to a residence in the city at 6:59 a.m. for a report of a 42-year-old...
May 7, 2013 - 10:06am
County track teams compete at New Richmond Relays
NEW RICHMOND - Both Ellsworth and Prescott high school track teams competed in the New Richmond Relays Monday. The meet was originally scheduled...
May 7, 2013 - 5:38am
May 6, 2013
Be aware of Hastings bridge delays this week
HASTINGS--Utility work this Wednesday and Thursday may cause traffic delays on the Hastings (Minn.) bridge, southwest of Prescott. The work will restrict traffic to a single lane in both directions of Minn. Hwy. 61 between Fourth Street and Hwy. 10 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
May 6, 2013 - 10:37am
May 1, 2013
County teams begin golf seasons
DURAND - Ellsworth and Prescott prep golf teams began their seasons Monday at Rolling Greens Golf Course hosted by Durand. EHS had three golfers shots 42s in the nine hole meet and it helped the Panthers finish fourth with a total team score of 174. Those golfers were Chrystian...
May 1, 2013 - 2:13pm
Malone student named national winner for current events
PRESCOTT--Malone Elementary School student Walker Lenz was named a National Student Leader by the National Current Events League Thursday during a school assembly in Prescott. Lenz earned the honor by having the top cumulative score nationwide over the 2012-13 year. Gifted and...
education / life
May 1, 2013 - 9:50am
County prep track and field teams together for meet in at SCC
HAMMOND - Nearly half of the field at Tuesday afternoon's prep track and field meet at St. Croix Central High School came from Pierce County. Ellsworth, Prescott, Spring Valley and Elmwood/Plum City took part in the 10 school-meet. EPC's girls came away with another meet title as...
May 1, 2013 - 2:36am
April 30, 2013
Greenhouse opens on Jacques farm
PRESCOTT--The Jacques name has been well-known in Pierce County for years, whether for the Jacques Seed Company or the family's research on breeding corn. Julie Jacques is hoping to add on to the legacy as she opened Seven Sisters Greenhouse last month on the grounds of farm number...
April 30, 2013 - 10:44am
April 28, 2013
County MBC softball teams finally begin season this week
Both Ellsworth and Prescott's softball teams hope the bad weather, bad fields and bad timing are behind them now as they begin their regular seasons this week. EHS had one its most successful seasons in softball last spring as the Panthers went 15-6 overall and 10-4 in the MBC....
April 28, 2013 - 9:26am
April 27, 2013
Prescott High School students laud dual credit to fight college costs
PRESCOTT--Prescott High School Junior Courtney Krenig has a dream of enrolling in medical school and becoming a doctor specializing in sports and athletics-related health. Krenig plans to start out locally, though, at UW-River Falls. Actually, she has already started on her college...
April 27, 2013 - 7:48am
Ellsworth, Prescott take part in first outdoor meet of season at Ellsworth Invite
This year's Ellsworth Fuller Invitational prep track and field meet was important not just because it was held for the first time in a few years at the EHS track after it had been resurfaced, but also because it was the first outdoor meet of the season for both Ellsworth and Prescott. The...
April 27, 2013 - 6:14am
April 26, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott threat was a hoax, chief says
The supposed texted threat that prompted cancellation of activities in the Prescott School District Thursday evening turns out to have been a hoax, dreamed up by the teenager who first reported it, according to Prescott police. Text messages received by a Prescott teenager Thursday...
April 26, 2013 - 7:24am
April 25, 2013
Lenn named Top Teacher by FOX9
Greg Lenn says he loves what he does and wouldn't trade being a teacher for anything. "The feeling of excitement when (students) get it," he said, about what he enjoys. Lenn has spent the last 18 years as a teacher at Malone Elementary in Prescott and his efforts to improve anyone...
education / life
April 25, 2013 - 4:26pm
Prescott: Chief's notes on recent scams
Two city residents have been defrauded by individuals contacting them by telephone claiming to represent a computer maintenance firm and offering to sell them a computer maintenance contract.
April 25, 2013 - 12:42pm
April 24, 2013
Cernohous Chevrolet scores a goal for area youth hockey
PRESCOTT -- Cernohous Chevrolet, one of 50 Chevrolet dealers from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area that partnered with local youth hockey leagues for the 2012-2013 season, provided the River Falls Youth Hockey Association with equipment donations and a unique pro hockey giveaway sweepstakes...
business / sports
April 24, 2013 - 9:54am