Wisconsin residents will be able to nominate and elect local representatives to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and express support or non-support for a range advisory questions on natural resources management issues at the Conservation Congress' spring meetings held in every county of the state at 7 p.m. Monday, April 9. The county meetings are held jointly with the Department of Natural Resources Spring Hearings. The Wisconsin Conservation Congress is a statutorily established advisory group to the State Natural Resources Board.
Preparation and homework are keys to presenting a financing request to your lender for your small business regardless if you have been in business for some time or are just launching your dream venture. Current financial statements and a sound business plan form the foundation along with a good credit score and positive cash flow. Utilize the free resources available to you on the SCORE ( www.score.org ) and Small Business Administration ( www.sba.gov ) websites. The online business planning tool
On Feb. 28 and March 1 2018, Prescott and Ellsworth police departments along with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Police conducted joint Use of Force training. The training used the TI — Technology Interactive System.
Anyone interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to attend a hunter education course beginning March 12, 2018. The course will be held at the Ellsworth Fire South Station, at the Red Wing Airport, starting at 6:30 p.m. The class will meet for six sessions. A fee of $10 will be charged for the course.
"Jack and the Beanstalk" delighted two audiences Thursday, Feb. 22 at St. Francis Catholic School in Ellsworth. The fifth grade class performed the classic with a great deal of humor for their fellow students, teachers, family and friends. Gavin Puhrmann as "Jack" had the audience in stitches with his amazing facial expressions and running technique. "Giant" Sam Hines gained many laughs when he toppled to the ground after the beanstalk he was on got chopped down.
Marlee May Erlandson, who was featured on the cover of last week's Herald, died Feb. 23 surrounded by her family. Marlee's bucket list had included attending a daddy/daughter dance, which had been scheduled prior to her death for Feb. 25 at the Bluffs in Hager City. Though Marlee died before that wish could be fulfilled, the dance was held in her honor. Organizers estimate 175 to 200 people danced the night away, in honor of Marlee May.
GLENWOOD CITY — Hilltopper junior Jacob Schurtz really does not understand what all the fuss is about. "I thought it was an OK picture," he said about a photo his mother entered in a national 4-H art contest. "But I can't figure out why everyone is making such a big deal about it." The photo Schurtz is talking about is one his mother, Carole, submitted to the National 4-H Youth Art Calendar for consideration as one of the pieces of art to be included in the 2018
A committee of local citizens has established the Prescott K-9 Fund with the Prescott Foundation to raise funds for a Prescott police department K-9 unit. Fundraising for this effort began when Police Chief Gary Krutke died last summer. His family asked that, in lieu of sending flowers, memorial contributions be made to a K-9 program memorial fund. Lisa Johnson, committee chair, thanks "those that donated in his honor, helping launch this initiative to bring an important public safety improvement to Prescott."
From 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 Prescott High School is excited to host a course offerings information night for all parents. Parents of students both entering (grade 8) and returning (grades 9-11) to Prescott High School in the fall are especially encouraged to join this event. This will be a great opportunity to learn about Prescott High School's departments, courses, and the class registration process for the 2018-2019 school year.