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Ellsworth Middle School May Students of the Month were honored for having a positive attitude. Pictured are (front, from left: Ryker Tieman-Hoyer, Cramer Ekholm, Riley Maher, Gen Cady, Isabel Billeter; (second row)Prisila Perez-Mendez, Holly Hufnagle, Ciara Roberson, Michael St. Clair, Coryann Jahnke, Ava Brookshaw; not pictured: Julie Anderson and Clive Brookshaw. Photo courtesy of Kelly Kyllo
The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for May 22 is Prescott High School senior Jena Heinsch, who was nominated by Prescott High School Counselor Steve Peterson. "Jena was chosen for the 2019 Prescott Kiwanis Scholarship," Peterson said. "This scholarship recognizes students for outstanding service to the community. Thank you for all you have done for our school district and the community, Jena! Good luck to you on your future endeavors!" Parent(s): Bob & Bobbie Heinsch
A Maiden Rock man had to be extricated from a vehicle and flown by medical helicopter to a hospital after a single-vehicle rollover crash Friday in the town of Trenton. At about 4:05 a.m. May 17, 2 the Pierce County Sheriff's Office was notified of a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 35 near 77 th Street in Hager City. The driver, 57-year-old Bruce Spitzack, was traveling northbound on State Highway 35 in a
A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned an indictment Thursday, May 13 for a Maiden Rock man. Eric Kurrelmeyer, 31, is charged with two counts of producing child pornography, one count of distributing child pornography, and one count of possessing child pornography.
On May 4, 2019, the Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman's Club held its 44th annual Trout Fishing Contest at the Ellsworth Rod & Gun Club. The weather turned out great, but the fish didn't like it so much. Close to 50 trout were brought in.
The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for May 15 is Prescott High School senior Alyssa Riley, who was nominated by Prescott High School teacher Megan Hare. "Alyssa is very friendly and out-going, both in and out of the classroom," Hare said. "She is a hard worker and is always willing to help others." Parent(s): Angela Geister Hobbies / interests: Watching movies, singing and dancing. Future plans: Undecided
Lifesaving efforts Deputies responded for a male who was found on the ground not breathing and without a pulse at N4908 1180th St. in Prescott at 10:23 p.m. May 3. Lifesaving efforts were attempted and the male was later pronounced deceased on scene. Fraud and theft reports • A complainant stated she received a Facebook message that was a fraud at 4:50 p.m. April 29 at an 870th Street residence near Ellsworth but did not give out any personal information.
The following incidents were reported to Ellsworth Police April 29-May 5. Accidents • A minor two-vehicle crash occurred at 3:14 p.m. April 29 in the Family Dollar parking lot between Yvonne Marklevitz, 71, Hager City, and Casondra Hamann, 29, Ellsworth. Marklevitz was backing out of a parking stall when she backed into Hamann's driver's side front bumper/front quarter panel wheel well. Hamann was sitting in her vehicle at the time. Minor damage resulted.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is temporarily closing its two Western Wisconsin parks due to high water levels and flooding. These parks include the Eau Galle Dam and Recreation Area, located in Spring Valley, and Blackhawk Park, located in De Soto. Corps staff also closed three Mississippi River landings due to high river stages. They include Bad Axe and Jay's landings in Wisconsin and Millstone Landing in Minnesota. The Corps will reopen the park and landings as conditions allow.
The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for May 8 is Prescott High School freshman Morgan Lundeen, who was nominated by Prescott High School math teacher Jenna Kadlec. "Morgan is a fantastic student who not only has the motivation to do well, but also has that passion for learning," Kadlec said. "Instead of just getting her homework done, she is constantly asking questions and piecing together the bigger picture. She seeks out the 'why' in what we are doing in the math classroom." Parents: Charles and Dana Lundeen Employment: Muddy Waters