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The following incidents were reported to Ellsworth Police May 25-June 3.
Each month, Ellsworth High School staff nominates students they feel are worthy of Student of the Month accolades. The following students were honored in April. Freshmen Shelby Schultz was nominated by Mr. Williams in English. "Shelby is a good student who always works hard." Trenton Watrud was nominated by Mr. Williams in English. "Trenton is a good student who always works hard." Sophomores Molly Magee was nominated by Principal Mark Stoesz. "Molly has 100 percent of her work completed and is doing a great job."
May 20-26 marks the 44th annual celebration of National EMS Week in the United States. Each year, the celebration offers a special time to recognize the crucial role EMS providers play in the community. But even more, it serves as an excellent reminder to say thank you.
For more than 90 years, the American Legion Auxiliary has distributed the memorial poppy to remind Americans that millions of service men and women sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation free. The red poppy will be distributed to the public in Ellsworth on Thursday, May 17, 2018 by Kinne-Englehart Post 204, the Ellsworth American Legion Auxiliary. Auxiliary members ask the public to pause for a moment, pin on a poppy, and wear it with pride.
The following incidents were reported to Ellsworth Police May 7-14.
Prescott High School senior Julia Cleasby is the Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for May 16 and the Prescott Kiwanis National Service Scholarship winner. She is the daughter of Kim and Troy Cleasby.
The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes cheese-lovers and foodies to enjoy the "Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin" at the annual Cheese Curd Festival. With help from a $13,900 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the festival will welcome over 5,000 attendees to sample 2,300 pounds of cheese curds, over 30 craft beers and more than 20 cheese curd food dishes. The 2018 Cheese Curd Festival will take place June 22-23, 2018.
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College welding and power sports students attended the SkillsUSA 45th annual State Leadership and Skills Conference held April 24-25 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. SkillsUSA is an organization serving students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. The Leadership and Skills Conference showcases the best students in state and rewards them for excellence. Industry representative are involved in evaluating the student performance and to keep training relevant to employers' needs.
The following incidents were reported to Ellsworth Police April 30-May 6.
Saturday, May 12 marks the 26th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive. Letter carriers walk and drive through the community every day, often coming face to face with the sad reality for too many, hunger.