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Pierce County Fair Coordinator Ann Webb says this year’s fair in early August will include a “feed the hungry” theme. “The Pierce County Fair in Ellsworth is stepping up to the challenge, and we want to see if we can bring in more food donations that any other fair in Wisconsin,” Webb said.
By Barry Cain Ellsworth School Superintendent The Ad Hoc Facilities Committe of the Ellworth School District once again met on July 17 to continue its progress in addressing our district’s facility needs. At this meeting, the committee examined updated draft plans associated with the building of one elementary school to house our district’s elementary students up through fifth grade.
Local high school juniors and seniors were among about 130 teens from Wisconsin who participated in the 50th Youth Leadership Congress (YLC) at the UW-River Falls campus on July 10-12.
Wisconsin lawmakers and the governor apparently have a different understanding of the meaning and purpose of a budget than the rest of us. They’ve taken what should be a statement of expenditures and proposals for financing them, and folded in a series of unrelated items that evidently wouldn’t stand on their own. The $70 billion budget package signed by Gov. Scott Walker June 30 has way too many non-money items-so many, it’s hard to get a clear count. The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau originally identified 58 non-fiscal items in the budget proposal.
Hudson author Natalie Buske Thomas, known for her popular Serena Wilcox Mysteries for adult readers, and daughter Cassandra, also an author, will be co-hosting a writing workshop at 6.30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at the Hudson Public Library, 700 First Street, Room 219. The two will be speaking on the topic of “How to Promote Yourself, How to Invest, and How to Make Time.” Cassandra Thomas is an independent cartoonist and a biotechnology student at the UW-River Falls.
Wisconsin Talk and Inferno discussed by Dave Wood, past vice-president of the National Book Critics Circle and former book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire To Brenda and Chuck Catt, Eau Claire, a son, Isaac Bernard , Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Regina Medical Center, Hastings, Minn. Logan Wesley Harris , born Thursday, July 4, 2013, weighing eight pounds, seven ounces, and 20-1/2 inches long, to Shannon Harris and Bryce Harris of Ellsworth.
HUDSON HOSPITAL Noah Terry Edward Barber was born on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, weighing seven pounds nine ounces, and 20 ½ inches long; to Kayla and Tony Barber of Ellsworth.
Tragic accidents happen quickly. Drowning often occurs with many people, including adults, in and around swimming pools and beaches. Recent research by Johnson and Johnson shows 88 percent of children who drowned were under adult supervision, and parents are overconfident about their children’s safety and abilities around water. Because drowning can occur silently and in a matter of seconds, at least one parent or adult should always be a completely focused “Water Watcher,” dedicated to monitoring children playing in the water. Pierce County has the Mississippi and St.
By Dave Newman firstname.lastname@example.org The new Athletic Director/Dean of Students at St. Croix Central is a familiar face. Jeremy Kerg was hired to the new administrative position at St. Croix Central last week. Kerg has served as a high school guidance counselor and assistant football coach at Somerset for the past five years. Kerg and his wife, Christine, have lived in the St. Croix Central School District since 2008 and he has already established working relationships with many members of the school staff. Kerg and St.