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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson announced that his staff will be available to meet with area residents Friday in Ellsworth. Members of his staff will hold mobile office hours from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Board Room of the Ellsworth Village Hall, 130 N.
Ask most residents what they like about living in Wisconsin and they’ll say the changing of the seasons. Ask them which season they like best and many will say autumn. This year – after heavy spring snows tortured our trees and downed our power lines and summer dragged through week after week of rainless days – fall is especially sweet. Rain seems to come just enough. The days have been warm and the nights cool but not cold. The leaves on green trees are turning red, orange, amber and gold. It’s perfect weather for a long walk along a country road or through a city park or for a bike ride.
The Libertarian Party Pierce announced its inaugural economic literacy event; “Road Signs,” featuring UW-River Falls, Professor of Management Brian Huffman, College of Business and Economics. The event is Sunday, Sept. 29, at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club north of River Falls.
Julie L. Davis, professor of history at the College of St.
By Lori Zierl, Pierce County Family Living Educator Join other parents and caretakers of children in a three-week parenting workshop series entitled, “Raising Your Spirited Child.” The classes will be held on three consecutive Tuesdays beginning Oct. 22 and ending Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sunshine Childcare and Learning Center in Spring Valley. The key word distinguishing spirited children from other children is “more”—more intense, more persistent, more sensitive and more uncomfortable with change.
The Ellsworth High School Class of ‘52 gathered for a reunion on Sept. 6, with the following classmates in attendance: Betty Steiner Trollen, Mary Close Hague, Norma Place Taplin, Marilyn Blomberg Trebus, Audrey Russ Gilbertson, Louetta Thompson Seyffer, Pat Stafford Forsythe, Donna Cobian Walker, Peggy Olson Harrington, Janet Gerdes Arndt, Merle Muhlhausen Sjostrom, Gloria Ecklund Nelson, Nancy Erlandson Nelson, Iris Gibertson Winter, Dennis Nordstrand, Orlando Anderson, Dale Freier, Jim Gutting, Gordon Falkofske, Richard Sather, Wayne Anderson.
River Falls Area Hospital Donnavan Eugene Westerberg was born on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, to Kaytlyn Light and Daniel Westerberg of Ellsworth. Also welcomed by grandparents, Christie Light of Micco, Fla., and Michael Light of Micco, Fla., and Helen Mitchell. Addison Mae Traynor was born on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, to Margie Cady and Jeffrey Traynor of Ellsworth. Regina Medical Center, Hastings, Minn. Gabriella Elizabeth Dravis was born Friday, Sept.
PRESCOTT — Patrons of Borner Farm Farmer’s Market, 1266 Walnut St., will now be able to access fresh fruits and vegetables at the Saturday market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., with their Quest Cards through the end of October. An EBT machine will be on site to accommodate them.
This year still has a few months to go, but it’s safe to say the word of the year around the Pierce County Courthouse for 2013 is liability. One definition of liability is “legal responsibility.” This year, the county is hearing about and working at protecting itself from responsibility should anyone be injured. Let’s start with the jail.
The St. Joseph Fall Festival at 269 Dakota Street South in Prescott will be held this Sunday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a barbecued chicken dinner, country store, live and silent auction, raffles, bingo, children’s games, Packer football raffle, quilts, live music, Connie’s Kitchen and much more. Join in also for a euchre tournament in the gym this Saturday with sign-in at 5 p.m. All are welcome. For more information and directions, go to www.stjosephprescott.com or call (715) 262-5310.