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The eighth annual EHS Homecoming Chili and Soup Feed will take place Sept. 20 at Ellsworth High School Cafetorium beginning at 5 p.m. The chili and soup feed will go until kick-off of the Homecoming football game between Ellsworth and Somerset which begins at 7 p.m. at Fuller-Symes Field. Admission is $5 while children under five can eat for free. All proceeds will benefit the EHS Senior Grad Night Party.
VERONA - The owner of a Madison area golf course says he'll stay open tomorrow, after he got a lot of criticism for a September 11th promotion that he dropped. The Tumbledown Trails course in Verona had golfing discounts for the last two years on 9-11, to help remind folks of the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed three-thousand people. Yesterday, a newspaper ad for the golfing discounts went viral -- and golf course owner Marc Watts brought in a law enforcement officer to provide security. He thought about shutting down the cour
ST. LOUIS - The Milwaukee Brewers are two losses away from a guaranteed season below .500 -- and they hope to avoid getting loss No.
Ellsworth High School's 2013 Homecoming is on Sept. 20 and activities for Homecoming Week have been announced. One big change for this year is in the parade route. The parade will take place on Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. but instead of going down Main St., the parade will depart the high school, going past Hillcrest Elementary and will proceed south on Piety Street ending at the Middle School. Classes and organizations are already working hard on their floats.
SEATTLE - The best team in the WNBA, the Minnesota Lynx is set to play another road game in Seattle tonight. Minnesota is 24-7 on the season and coming off of a win in the Key City on Saturday. They stayed out west and will face the Storm again tonight. Seattle is 15-16 on the season. Tip time tonight is set for 9 p.m. _________________________ The smallest crowd in Target Field history watched the Twins beat the Angels 6-3 last night to snap a ten-game home losing streak. The team announced paid attendance of 21,826, but on TV it looked like there were o
MINNEAPOLIS -- A 17-year-old wanted in the shooting of a two-month-old boy in Minneapolis on Friday has turned himself in. Police say the teen is the baby's uncle and was handling a gun inside the family home when it discharged, striking the infant in the neck. He ran from the scene, and the baby's father originally told police that the baby was hit by a stray bullet outside the home. The teen was taken to a juvenile detention center, and a police spokesperson says they are still in
RIVER FALLS -- The house in River Falls where three young sisters were killed by their father last year will be torn down and the plot sold. Proceeds will benefit the Tri-Angels Playground in River Falls, Wisconsin which is being built in honor of Amara, Sophie and Cecilia. A spokeswoman for Affinity Plus Credit Union, which now owns the home after it was foreclosed, tells the Leader-Telegram newspaper in Eau Claire they worked with the mother of the murdered children, Jessica Schaffhausen, to do the right thing -- and determined that was to donate anything salvageab
Although the data pointed in one direction, the sentiment from the building committee for a new Ellsworth Public Library is to have the facility located in the downtown area. This sentiment was expressed during a presentation on potential new library sites to the Ellsworth Village Board Monday.
SPRING VALLEY - The family of Brody Sotona is asking why the Minnesota State Patrol had to chase a driver who killed him by colliding with his car during the pursuit. The 20-year-old Sotona died in the crash, which occurred at an intersection in downtown Minneapolis. A state trooper reportedly tried to stop Yia Her, 34, of St. Paul on suspicion of speeding and drunken driving about 1 a.m. Her initially stopped his 1997 Nissan Maxima but then drove off.
Both Ellsworth and Elmwood prep volleyball teams were betan in non-conference matches Monday evening. Elmwood lost 3-0 at home to Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran 11-25, 14-25, 19-25. Rachel Schaser had 15 kills for the Lancers and teammate Rebecca Kazemba had five aces. The Raiders drop to 4-8 overall. Ellsworth was beaten 3-0 at River Falls. The Panthers drop to .500 at 6-6 overall. EHS will take on Durand, New Richmond and Prescott in quad meet action tonight in New Richmond starting at 5 p.m. Plum City will also be in action in a quad. meet at Colfax.