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The Ellsworth Community School District will hold a child development screening day on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Lindgren Early Learning Center. Times for the screening are 8 a.m. — noon. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn about your child's development in speech/language, gross motor, fine motor and play skills. During the screening your child will participate in a play group where social, communication, motor and early learning skills will be observed. In addition, your child's vision and hearing will be screened by the school nurse.
The following incidents were investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department Sept. 11-18. Stolen batting cage reported The bottom anchoring system for a batting cage was reported stolen from the 100 block of West Grove Street at 5:35 p.m. Sept. 11. The complainant stated the last known sighting was three to four weeks prior. The part stolen was a cable that ran around the whole bottom of batting cage that kept the net in place, plus chains that connected the cable stolen to the posts. Arrests
Prescott Middle School students prepared to kick off a new school year with Cardinal Academy, a service learning and community volunteer program directed by middle school teacher Jean Johnson. Through a grant from the Anne Marie Foundation, Prescott Middle School students took part in three days of activities at the end of August. All three community service projects foster citizenship while engaging students in real world application of language arts skills.
Everyone seems really excited locally about Amazon potentially establishing a second office complex in Minnesota. From where I sit, I was puzzled when I first read that the most successful and powerful online retailer in the country wanted to acquire Whole Foods Market Inc. That actuation prompted me to wonder if there a bigger and broader concern that we all should be concerned with?
The 50th Spring Valley Dam Days was special indeed, with an appearance by the University of Wisconsin Badger Band, flyovers by a Vietnam War-era helicopter, the famous Lions Club hamburgers, of course, and capped off by the coronation of Miss Spring Valley after a one-year program hiatus. The 2017-2018 Miss Spring Valley Leigha Prudlow was crowned Sunday, Sept. 20, along with Princesses Briana Link, Taylor Falde and Karyn Wood. Link was also named Miss Congeniality. Candidate profiles
Ellsworth Middle School students recently had the privilege of meeting Eva Schloss, 88, Holocaust survivor and step sister to Anne Frank. This passionate writer, speaker, and film contributor captivated a group of nearly 400 students and staff in the school's cafeteria on Thursday, Sept. 14.
United Way St. Croix Valley launched its 2017 campaign Sept. 15. The annual fundraising campaign funds local nonprofits, school programs and targeted initiatives serving residents in Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties. This year's campaign theme is "We Fight for Strong Communities," which emphasizes United Way St. Croix Valley's support for the health, education and financial stability of all people within the three-county area.
Agnes Ballering was born to Alfred and Mary Ballering on Dec. 22, 1928. Agnes was the second youngest of 12 children; six boys and six girls. Her family lived in a small home on Milwaukee's west side. Her father worked for International Harvester and her mother was a homemaker. Raising 12 children was a full-time job.
We understand there are some valid concerns about the viability or the sincerity of our intents for the repurposing of the Prairie View School. We would like to address these issues to calm any fears you may have in the hopes there's still time to persuade you to reconsider the demolition of Prairie View School.
The tractor and truck pull did a combined event at the Pierce County Fair to bring double the excitement for spectators to enjoy. Pullers from across Wisconsin and Minnesota entertained the crowd while providing fun and excitement. Many styles and sizes of tractors and trucks competed for the prize money. A show of local tractors and trucks highlighted the evening. Truck pull results 6,000 pound pure stock Curtis Frandrup — 318 Micky Nesseth — 304 5,800 pound improved stock Nick Ecker — 323.8