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November 2013 Students of the Month at Ellsworth High School have been named. Freshmen are: Rory Holt, nominated by Mr. Boigenzahn in world geography for being a hard worker, who always has a positive attitude; and Emma Leonard, nominated by Mr. Nirmaier in Art 1, for being very respectful of fellow students and teachers, and being a very hard worker. Sophomores are: Angela Novek, nominated by Mr. Nirmaier in art, for loving to be challenged in class and continually working hard; and Jessica Grubish, nominated by Mrs.
Pierce County officials recently rolled out another reason for us to behave ourselves—and likewise gave us another reason to expect stellar conduct out of those whom society entrusts to protect and serve. We’re talking about the new “Vievu” or body cameras some sheriff’s deputies have begun wearing to record—ideally—most law enforcement contacts with the public, especially arrests, the issuance of citations and when public contacts become “confrontational, assaultive or enforcement-oriented,” according to the department’s policy. Sheriff Nancy Hove issued a statement the cameras were pur
The Thursday night fire first reported as an old barn was actually an abandoned farmhouse…Nothing of value was stored in the house. The well for the vacated house was still functional and the owners had heat tape around the pressure tank and covered it with straw to keep it from freezing. The fire’s cause was undetermined. The structure was uninsured. *** River Falls firefighters were then kept busy Friday, Jan.
EAU CLAIRE — Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) Board of Trustees. CVTC covers 11 counties in western Wisconsin and has a campus in River Falls. The open board positions include one member who is an elected official and two additional (at large) members. Successful candidates will serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2014. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Monday, March 3. Send applications to Candy Johnson, Chippewa Valley Technical College, 620 W.
How can some foods that taste so good...smell so bad? Like sauerkraut and lutefisk and others. One day I boiled two eggs for my lunch.
Suicide is a topic that comes up regularly and we at the newspaper try to strike a balance between the reporting of a death by suicide, and the feelings and wishes of surviving family members. We have attended seminars and try to keep in mind guidelines published by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. There are many factors that enter into the reporting of a suicide.
Each year the Old Gem Theater, 116 South Knowles Ave., New Richmond, celebrates the last weekend in January with the production of a cock-eyed classic folk tale. This year’s presentation is the audience participation musical “Three Billy Goats Gruff.” It will be performed at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26. Tickets are $11 for adults, $9 for children.
Carloads of strange looking men all dressed up will be spotted in the St. Croix Valley on Feb. 14. The annual Valentine’s Day Singing Valentine project is again provided by the members of the Croix Chordsmen Chorus. Singing Valentine quartets will travel all over the eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin area to serenade lucky recipients on Valentine’s Day. They will sing two songs, and present a rose, box of candy and provide a photo of the event, for a $40 fee.
Every once in a while, the thermometer takes such a tumble it gets everyone’s attention in a hurry. When temperatures outdoors are almost unbearable, it’s important to know what to do. Home Instead Senior Care has the following tips for people over age 65, who account for nearly one-half of all hypothermia deaths. To stay warm: —Keep the thermostat at 65 degrees, at least. Consistently check it to make sure the home is sufficiently warm.
Over 1,100 farmers and agriculturists attended the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s (FB) 94th annual meeting, Dec. 6-9 in Wisconsin Dells. Member delegates set policy to guide the legislative agenda for the state’s largest general farm organization over the next year.