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PLUM CITY -- Each month, the Plum City Care Center picks a resident of the month to highlight. September’s honoree is Harry Bergmark. Bergmark was born Feb. 8, 1921 in Big Hill on the Bergmark family farm. His parents, August and Hulda, took over the family farm from his grandfather, Nils John, who came from Sweden. The farm was purchased in 1877. He attended Big Hill Country School and graduated as valedictorian from Pepin High School.
RIVER FALLS -- The corpse flower at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is entering its blooming cycle and estimated to bloom within 7 to 10 days. The corpse flower previously bloomed three years ago in August 2013 and for the first time in October 2010.
Current affairs TO THE EDITOR The local coffee shops, full of educated advisors, have been addressing the current affairs of the USA. The negative opinions outweigh the positive by a...
Prep Baseball Durand 13, Plum City 0 (5 inn.) Prep softball Durand 21, Elmwood 0
RIVER FALLS - Both the Ellsworth and Elmwood/Plum City prep track and field teams participated in an indoor meet at the Knowles Center Tuesday. EPC had two meet champions. Levi Wolf won the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, six inches.
PRESCOTT – The Prescott High School track and field teams will be younger this season and have new coaches. Steve Peterson will take over the boys’ team for Luke Kjelland,...
RIVER FALLS – Several youth wrestlers from Pierce County will take part in this weekend’s Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Kids Folkstyle State Tournament to be held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. These youth wrestlers qualified for state by finishing in the top two of their respective age and weight classes at a regional meet held in River Falls Saturday, March 21 at River Falls High School. The state qualifiers from Pierce County, both boys and girls in their age and weight divisions are as follows:
MENOMONIE - The Ellsworth High School track and field teams took part in the Blue Devil Open meet held at Johnson Fieldhouse on the campus of UW-Stout Tuesday. The Ellsworth girls' team finished in 13th place out of the 23 teams competing. Scoring points for EHS were Shanelle Borth with a fourth place in the pole vault, clearing a height of 7-6. Teammate Joanne Lanegran finished eighth in the same event.
PRESCOTT - An advance sale of tickets for the WIAA Division 3 boys' basketball regional semifinal game will take place Wednesday starting at noon in the Prescott High School main office. The regional semifinal game will take place Friday evening at Prescott High School starting at 7 p.m. The WIAA has issued out 325 tickets to PHS for an advance ticket sale. The cost of a single ticket is $4. For more information, contact Prescott High School at (715) 262-5389.
Love and festivities were in the air during Valentine Week at the Ellsworth Care Center.