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A referendum to include an auditorium when the district builds a new Prescott High School failed by less than 100 votes April 1.
The 2001 Dreamworks film about an ogre and a princess finds its way to the Ellsworth High School stage as students present “Shrek” Nov. 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2 p.m.
The Ellsworth Community School District is finalizing a public survey to be completed over a two-week period beginning approximately Nov. 5.
Voters cannot use the weather as an excuse for staying home tomorrow. The National Weather Service says nobody in Wisconsin will have to trudge through snow-and-ice, with temperatures well above freezing. It's supposed to rain later today and tonight, as a new cold front moves in. Forecasters say there might be a few lingering showers tomorrow morning -- but Election Day is supposed to be a dry day for the most part, with highs ranging from the mid-40's to the low-50's statewide.
A northwest Wisconsin woman is charged with four felonies, for allegedly exchanging gunfire with sheriff's officers in a standoff last week.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota running back Matt Asiata rushed for three touchdowns and a two-point conversion as the Vikings rallied for a 29-26 win over the Redskins at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 268 yards and a TD helping Minnesota improve to 4-and-5 and 2-and-2 at home. Chase Ford hauled in the TD from Bridgewater. Robert Griffin the Third was back on the field for the first time in nearly two months. He threw for 251 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Alfred Morris rushed for 92 yards and a pair of TDs while DeSean J
MINNEAPOLIS -- Protests designed to get the Washington Redskins to change their name continue to get bigger. More than 32-hundred people were outside the University of Minnesota stadium yesterday before kickoff of the game between Washington and the Minnesota Vikings. Similar rallies were held outside the Metrodome last year calling for the team to change its mascot. Owner Dan Snyder has said he will not change the team's name and denies it is a racial s
The N-F-L has moved the start of the Packers' November 16th home game with Philadelphia to 3:25. It was originally scheduled for a noon start -- but Minnesota's game at Chicago will be moved to the noon slot in two weeks. It's all a part of the N-F-L's new "cross-flex" scheduling plan. ______________ The Wisconsin football team moved back into the A-P Top-25 with their 37-nothing win at Rutgers. The Badgers are 25th in the national media poll released yesterday.
The Prescott Area Fire and EMS Association announced Thursday its plan to consolidate the Prescott Ambulance Service with River Falls Emergency Medical Services (EMS) beginning January 1, 2015.
The ninth annual Wine and Wishes fundraiser for St. Francis School will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the St. Francis Parish Hall in Ellsworth.