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February 23, 2018
When Marlee May Erlandson's parents learned Marlee's cancer had spread, they dedcided to make a bucket list of what Marlee would like to do. One of the items on that list was to visit her friends at the daycare. Photo courtesy of Pam Dusbabek from Heart of Life Photography
Family mourns death of ‘Strongest girl in Beldenville’
15 hours 32 min ago
Relay For Life to celebrate 25th anniversary in NR
16 hours 4 min ago
February 22, 2018
As President Dan Davison, left, looks to retire after 40 years with River Falls State Bank, Senior Vice President Todd Schultz will be taking over as the new president. Davison will retire in March. Photo courtesy of Kerri Olson
Davison retiring as River Falls State Bank president
February 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 20, 2018
Benjamin Walz, age 18, of Ellsworth, has earned the Eagle Scout Award, the highest advancement rank within the Boy Scouts of America. Photo courtesy of Randy & Sue Walz
Benjamin Walz earns Eagle Scout Award
February 20, 2018 - 7:49am
February 19, 2018
Healing Hurting Hearts Grief Support Group had its first session at the Senior Gathering Place in Prescott on Feb. 3. They held an initial three sessions and will resume April 3. Pictured (from left) are the women who started this programz: Penny Peterson, Cyndi Cashman, Joann Vaughan and Lisa Benedict. Submitted photo
Healing hurting hearts
February 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
The Rush River Trail Riders held a successful Snow Day event Saturday, Feb. 10 (thanks to Mother Nature’s fresh coating of snow) at their clubhouse. Pictured sitting on their snowmobiles in front of the new snowmobile trail bridge over Lost Creek are the club’s scholarship recipients: (from left) Cole Juen, Anna Schulte, Sophia Cole, Cameron Koplin and Jacob Raechke. Photo courtesy of Rush River Trail Riders
Rush River Trail Riders award scholarships
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
February 16, 2018
Larry Peterson received the Ellsworth Fire Department 2017 Firefighter of the Year. He is a second generation firefighter and started on the department in 1971 when his dad was fire chief; now his son serves on the department with him. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Firefighter of the Year praises entire department for hard work
February 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
February 14, 2018
New Ellsworth Public Library Youth Librarian and Program Coordinator Elise Gregory is shown reading to children at the storytime held Thursdays at 1 p.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Submitted photo
Library offers social experience, not just about reading
February 14, 2018 - 2:30pm
Top Jump Rope for Heart donations (over $500) were raised by Plum City Elementary students Gabby Willgrubs, Abby Kannel, Makala Breunig and Kirsten Hassing. Hassing was the top donator. Missing from photo: Riley Pelzel. Photo courtesy of Sarah Hewitt
PHOTOS: Jumping for a good cause in Plum City
February 14, 2018 - 7:49am
Victoria Auchampach
Kiwanis Student of the Week: Victoria Auchampach
February 14, 2018 - 6:00am
February 13, 2018
Ben Case of Boyceville said his 5.9-ounce bluegill and his perch weren't as big as the Northern he caught last year; he was happy he at least caught something at the Ice Fishing Derby at Lake George on Feb. 10. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Many braved the cold for SV Fishing Derby
February 13, 2018 - 7:15pm
Prescott Foundation awards 3 local grants
February 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 8, 2018
Alex Ewing
Kiwanis Student of the Week: Alex Ewing
February 8, 2018 - 6:54am
February 7, 2018
Steven Lynum will sson be retiring as Spring Valley School District supervisor of buildings and grounds; his last working day will be Feb. 16. Lynum spent 33 years working at the school and said he will greatly miss the people he works with. He is pictured with wife Peggy. Submitted photo
After 3 decades of service, Lynum retires from SV schools
February 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 4, 2018
Brad Jorgenson recently received the 2017 EMS Person Of the Year from the Spring Valley EMS. Submitted photo He is pictured with other EMTS on the Spring Valley EMS, including (from left) Erika Hybben and Wendy Pocock. Submitted photo
Jorgenson awarded SV EMS Person of the Year
February 4, 2018 - 2:45pm
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