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The Pierce County Food Pantry needs friendly volunteers to work in the pantry. Duties may include light paperwork, helping pantry customers shop, stocking shelves, light cleaning, food pick-up (drivers) and reception. Help is needed on any of the following shifts: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 3:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays. The Pierce Food Pantry offers a fun and safe environment with meaningful volunteer opportunities. Contact Jeff Bealles at 715-273-2070 or email@example.com for more information.
I heard an old gospel song last week that's been in my head lately. It goes: "I know I've been changed; "I know I've been changed ( oh Lord) "I know I've been changed: "Angels in heaven done signed my name!" In baptism we are given the promise of the Holy Spirit, and with it we are transformed from the sinful children of Adam to the redeemed children of God. We are clothed in righteousness and empowered to work in God's kingdom.
Ellsworth area restaurants are competing in a "Burger Battle" to support the fight against cancer. The seven restaurants involved are Clyde's in Beldenville, The El Paso Bar & Grill in El Paso, Valley Bar & Grill near Prescott, and the following in Ellsworth: Bendilly's, Broz, Gas-Lite and Just Ka's.
The following incidents were investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department Aug. 14-20. Counterfeit bill obtained A counterfeit $50 bill was obtained by police after a Freedom employee reported it to police at 9:42 a.m. Aug. 14. The employee stated they believed it to be received between 1-11 p.m. from the previous day. Police confirmed with Bank Mutual in Ellsworth the bill was most likely counterfeit. Missing Amazon package
Hubert (Hubie) Leonard Bauer was born on Oct. 18, 1924 to John and Bertha (Poeschel) Bauer in Lima Township. He had six sisters, Mary (Schaeffer), Ann (Weissinger), Barb (Dekan), Emma (Bauer), Lucianne (Sabelko) and Veronica (Nielan). He also had one brother, William (Bill). Hubie went to a school located on his father's and a neighbor's property until a tornado came through and destroyed the school and the family barn. He then went to Lima school until the eighth grade when he quit to work the family farm. His dad, brother and he rebuilt the barn making their own cement blocks.
The following incidents were investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department Aug. 7-13. Juvenile scuffle Officers responded to a report of young people playing roughly in the 100 block of Evergreen Estates at 7:48 p.m. Aug. 8. Upon arrival, officers noticed that people from each group were crying with one stating a member of the group was hit with either an apple or a PVC pipe. However, no children were injured. Officers explained to the young people and their parents about avoiding situations like this in the future. Dog bite
Bustling traffic, car-lined streets, buses transporting riders from east to west. Ellsworth residents had to do a double-take the last weekend in June as the village resembled more of a Twin Cities suburb than the usual rural small town.
Prescott residents will have the opportunity to hear about important efficiency updates to the Malone Intermediate and Elementary School buildings at a public hearing Aug. 16. The hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Intermediate School library, 1220 St. Croix St., followed by the regular school board meeting. A second opportunity to learn about these improvements will happen at the school district annual meeting Aug. 30. This meeting will also occur at the Intermediate School library. A presentation outlining improvements, funding costs and savings estimates will be included.
The Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library dedicated their newest Little Free Library at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, east of Ellsworth on Highway 72, on Wednesday, Aug. 2. The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce was there with their ribbon and big scissors to make it official.
A view of Dexter Street, just south of the new Prescott High School, reveals a "diamond" in the rough. In fact, several baseball diamonds are beginning to appear where the Prescott Community Recreation youth sports fields are being developed.