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Yvonne DeGross is Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services' Live Better Community Service Award winner. She received the award and a $100 Visa gift card June 20 for her selfless volunteer work on behalf of senior citizens in the Spring Valley community. Since February 2016, DeGross has been providing transportation for elderly citizens every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. She brings them to the senior meals program at Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put.
The following incidents were investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department June 12-19. Sign violation Brem LLC (101 Utility St.) was given a 30-day notice March 7 to remove a non-conforming sign by the Village of Ellsworth. As of June 5, the sign had not been removed. An ordinance violation citation was issued by Building Inspector Galen Seipel. A second citation was issued June 12. Fraud alert
ELLSWORTH -- If you’ve ever attended the Minnesota State Fair, then chances are you’ve visited The Original Deep Fried Cheese Curds booth. Owner Dick Mueller and his family were the first to introduce deep fried cheese curds to the event in 1975. This spring Dick announced his plans to retire and it was hoped that he could pass the business on to his son, Tom, who would continue the tradition at the fair.
Though the weather tried to put a damper on the Maiden Rock Summerfest festivities Saturday, June 17, it couldn't kill the spirit of those celebrating the river town's festival. A silent auction, parade, Jack Harmon chicken dinner, food trucks, kids games, live music and fireworks rounded out the one-day celebration at Maiden Rock Village Park.
For the past two years, the Plum City Youth Sports Fundraising Committee has been hard at work raising money for a new concession stand and bathroom facility to be located at the high school field. The new facility will host concessions, sanitary and handicapped accessible restrooms, and include storage for much of the sporting equipment used by sports teams in the Plum City School District.
A great time was had by all who were at the 21st annual Kiwanis Kids Fishing Contest. The weather was perfect. We had 94 anglers and 46 fish were weighed. This is a fun family outing and we are so proud of its success. The winners were: Adela Weir, first place and Henry Weir, second place — 0-4 year old group; Ava Frank, first place and Miles Hendrickson, second place — 5-8 year old group; Carter Perry, first place and Bryn Anderson, second place — 9-12 year old group; Daniel Borkowski, first place and Parker Olson, second place — 13 and older group.
The following incidents were investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department June 5-12. Fight, short chase leads to two arrests
As a reminder, the annual summer school session begins again June 12 and runs through the month of June. Buses will be transporting students to and from various drop-off/pick-up points around the district in the morning and early afternoons during this session. Areas around the middle school, senior high school and Hillcrest will be busy places with student traffic and ongoing construction projects. Please keep an eye out for the student and bus traffic during these times.
Spring Valley Middle-High School has released the names of its Quarter 4/Semester 2 honor roll students for the 2016-2017 school year. Semester 2 GPA - 4.0 Seniors: Grace Anderson, Tatum Huntress, Grace Larson, Alexandra Lee, Zachary Maier, Kaitlin McGrane and Kaitlyn Schreiber. Juniors: Tessa Cipriano, Julian Davis, Carley Laffin and Kallie Stone. Sophomores: Dylan Bosshart, Madison Jacobson and Madison Maier.
You know them for their squeak when eaten fresh, and the delicious smell of them frying at the state and county fairs. Ellsworth, the Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin, will celebrate the beloved delicacy with a two-day event fitting for even the most die-hard cheese curd lover. This year's 16th annual Cheese Curd Festival takes place Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 in the village's East End Park.