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June 14, 2019
Plum City Poppy Poster and essay winners announced
June 14, 2019 - 2:42pm
June 5, 2019
Spring Valley EMS awarded Spring Valley High School student Jordan Arriola (holding plaque) for saving his father’s life at a ceremony May 29. (Front, from left) Susan Christenson, Mel Jorgenson, Jose Garcia (Arriola’s father), Jordan Arriola, Tara Wentlandt, Kari Hayley; (back row) Madison Bryan, Tyler Thiede, Tom Boyer, Brad Jorgenson and Tod Jorgenson. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
16-year-old lifesaver awarded 'Community Hero' by Spring Valley Area EMS
June 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
June 4, 2019
JoAnn Martin is presented the Live Better Community Service Award by Chris
Tackmann, Vice President, Member & Administrative Services, for her volunteer work with Our Neighbors’ Place. Submitted photo
Martin receives Live Better Community Service Award
June 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
June 3, 2019
Most Admired Senior Citizen nominations open
June 3, 2019 - 10:39am
Self-control was the virtue for the month of May at St. Francis Catholic Elementary School in Ellsworth. When we practice self-control, we make ourselves do the right thing. Students awarded Virtue Certificates on May 22 were Ryland Hines, Oskar LaFave, Lane Rohl, Jianna Jean and Evan Beissel. Photo courtesy of St. Francis School
St. Francis students practice self-control
June 3, 2019 - 10:38am
May 29, 2019
The Chip In For Others volunteer group  in Prescott currently consists mostly of middle- and high school-aged girls, but the group agreed they would like the public to feel welcome to join. Pictured (front, from left): Melanie Jones, Vicki Olson, Lili Campfield-Huth, Nina Jones; (back) Maddie Horn, Morgan Chesney, Chloe Rohl and Mabel Rohl. Not pictured: Erica Jennings, Kira Chesney and Aanika Reiff. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Prescott students step up, chip in and welcome others
May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
Barry Jaeger and Dick Andrews fly near Stanton Airfield in the glider they used to win the National Championships held in Albert Lea, Minn., May 12-18.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Video: Minnesota pilots grab national soaring championship
May 29, 2019 - 11:00am
May 28, 2019
A farmer for most of his life, Arnold Roen, a World War II veteran, now enjoys woodworking. Roen made the chair in which he sits. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
WWII veteran: From farming, to war, and back again
May 28, 2019 - 3:15pm
"I have felt really welcomed here. People are really friendly," said Stephanie Tardiff, a transplant from Maine and new manager at Crystal Cave in Spring Valley. Her position at the tourist site has allowed her to use her Earth and Environmental Science degree from Unity College in Maine and work with her major interests. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
From Maine to Wisconsin: New Crystal Cave manager arrives in midst of expansion
May 28, 2019 - 10:00am
May 24, 2019
Nadia Sigler poses in the Madison capitol building with her self portrait, a unique art piece using coffee grounds and pencil, on April 9. Sigler was awarded $1,000 which she said will go toward her tuition. Submitted photo.
With brew she drew: Ellsworth senior wins money for coffee grounds self-portrait
May 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 22, 2019
Jena Heinsch
Kiwanis Student of the Week: Jena Heinsch
May 22, 2019 - 6:00am
May 19, 2019
Army Reservist and Ellsworth High School social studies teacher Ryan Casper holds his 4 1/2-month-old son Raleigh Casper July 19, 2018, the day of departure for a 10-month deployment to Kuwait. This was his sixth deployment in almost 40 years of military experience, but his first time leaving a young child at home. Submitted photo.
Daddy in the Army, Mommy at home: How an Ellsworth couple is coping with a 10-month deployment and a new firstborn
May 19, 2019 - 9:00am
May 18, 2019
"I read a lot when I was a kid and I would write plays and parodies of stuff I would read," Jenica Giese, graduating senior at Ellsworth High School said. Her love for English is taking her on a journey to acquiring a journalism degree after graduation. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Ellsworth senior avoiding regrets, inspiring others in high school after losing peer
May 18, 2019 - 8:00am
May 17, 2019
Andrew Schlee is surrounded by his seven siblings during his first day at Mayo Clinic. “They were all with him the first day of his Mayo Clinic visit and they followed him all the way over to the hospital. They are all very very supportive,” said Andrew’s mother Jessie Schlee. Submitted photo
'We aren't really alone;' RFHS senior Andrew Schlee battling Burkitt Lymphoma
May 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 16, 2019
Ten-year-old Finn Seiple, of Texas, caught a 1-pound, 5-ouncer May 4 at the Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman's Club Trout Fishing Contest on the Rush River. Photo courtesy of Lin Linder
Photos: Gone fishin' for trout
May 16, 2019 - 5:00am