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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.
The Prescott Chamber of Commerce will hold a euchre tournament and meat raffle at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12, at The Ridgetop.
The Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce has announced two businesses have been named 2015 Businesses of the Year.
Personnel actions were taken by the Prescott School Board Wednesday.
The state Justice Department says it will most likely appeal a court ruling from yesterday, which upheld the elected state superintendent's rule-making authority. The Fourth District Appellate Court in Madison said it was unconstitutional to give Governor Scott Walker the ability to approve-or-veto administrative rules from the state superintendent, who's independently elected by the voters.
Wisconsin will get a break from the current cold wave -- but it will be short-lived, and you might have to do a little shoveling in exchange for your warmth...