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The St. Croix Valley Chapter of The Prairie Enthusiasts invites the public to explore local prairies during the Prairie Days event on Saturday, Sept. 7, beginning at 9 a.m. “This is the first year The Prairie Enthusiasts has hosted this event and our local St. Croix Valley Chapter is excited to share our love for native grasslands with the public,” Ginny Gaynor, event chair, said. “This endangered ecosystem is our rain forest and they are right in our backyards.” A schedule of the day is below.
England’s Edwardian Era is a fascinating one, indeed. It succeed the staid Victorian era and with the death of Victoria around the turn of the century, her aged son Edward VII ascended the throne and a whole new way of life for the English opened up. Well, not for everybody, but for the upper class, who began to enjoy the wonders of electricity, motor cars and a less morally strict ethos. It’s also known as the age of modernism, when writers like T.S.
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina's Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other's lives. The Dixie Swim is the story of these five unforgettable women—a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever. Performances will be held on Friday-Sunday, Sept. 6-8, and Friday-Saturday, Sept.
“The Heat Is On” might seem like a song more appropriate for the height of the summer season, but with this year’s extreme weather swings, there’s plenty of time left for heat waves.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released preliminary July unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties that show St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 4.3%, which is lower than June’s rate of 4.6% and May’s rate of 4.4%. One year ago, the county’s unemployment rate was estimated at 5.3%. St.
The Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association is bringing its 28th annual Labor Day stock dog trial to Hudson Aug. 30-Sept. 2. The sheep herding competition will feature some of the country’s best stock dogs and dog handlers. The judge is 11-time USBCHA National Champion, Alasdair MacRae of Vichy, Mo. The event is open to the public at Badlands Sno-park, 772 Kinney Road. Hours are Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 80 dogs and handlers from seven states will compete at the Badlands Sheep Dog trial.
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
There was an option for the Ellsworth High School girls golf team, made up of just four freshman and a sophomore, to play a JV schedule this fall. But new head coach Carson Huppert and team members decided that's not what they wished to do for the 2013 season. So the Panthers will plunge ahead, depsite the youth and lack of numbers, to compete in one of the toughest Division 2 golf leagues in the state. "They know it's going to be a learning experience, they're under no illusions of their chances," Huppert said.
PRESCOTT - The late Jaci Kosin will be a part of the second inductee class to the new Wisconsin Association of Cheer and Pom Coaches Hall of Fame. Kosin, who was Prescott High School’s first dance team coach, will be inducted in a ceremony to be held on Nov. 9 at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay. Kosin started the team in 1994 and built the Prescott dance program into a state powerhouse. From their first back-to-back titles in 1996 and 1997, Kosin’s Cardinal squads won state championships from 1999-2005. PHS currently has a streak of 14 titles in a row.
Hudson Hospitals Aubriella Jade Cincotta was born on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, weighing eight pounds, four ounces, and 20.5 inches long, to Jessica Lansing and Frank Cincotta of River Falls.