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The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for April 17 is Prescott High School freshman Colin Mastel, who was nominated by Prescott High School technology teacher BJ McKnight.
Closed cases Jackson L. Hundt, 17, Prescott, was convicted of disorderly conduct, sentenced to one year of probation and fined $443 March 13. A criminal damage to property (as party to a crime) charge was dismissed. The charges resulted from incidents April 22 and between Aug. 24-26 in Prescott.
These incidents were reported to the Prescott Police Department April 1-9. Loaded handgun found Police were called at 10:28 a.m. April 4 to 1000 Eagle Ridge Drive where a loaded handgun was found. The employee / gun owner was terminated. Arrangements were made for the owner to pick up the gun. Traffic troubles • Lance A. Garvey, 35, Hastings, Minn., was cited for speeding after a traffic stop at 2:36 p.m. April 1 at 570th Avenue and Jefferson Street.
Arrests • Valerie R. DeVine, 49, Ellsworth, was arrested at 3:39 p.m. April 1 at 414 Main Street in Ellsworth for a probation hold after showing up for a court hearing allegedly smelling of intoxicants. • Reggie D. Gilbertson, 43, Hudson, was arrested at 6:09 p.m. April 1 at 330th Avenue and 490th Street in Ellsworth after being found slumped over the steering wheel in his vehicle that was in the ditch. No injuries were reported and he was arrested on suspicion of OWI-sixth and probation violation.
DIAMOND BLUFF -- A Pepin man died as a result of a single-vehicle crash Wednesday near Diamond Bluff. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred at 11:57 p.m. April 10 on HIghway 35, two-tenths of a mile north of 375th Avenue in the town of Diamond Bluff.
The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for April 10 is Prescott High School junior Frederick "Freddie" Magee, who was nominated by Prescott High School business education teacher Samantha Martell. "I've had the opportunity to have Freddie in multiple business classes of mine: Marketing, Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship," Martell said. "I choose Freddie because he is a polite and respectful student and puts 110% into everything he does. He is dedicated to doing quality work and puts in the effort to be successful." Parents: Paul and Mirelys Magee
Citations • Taryn Skye-Ann Collins, 20, Ettrick, was cited for speeding in area not posted - 55 miles per hour zone at 12:13 a.m March 25 on County Road E and Highway 35 near Prescott. • Samantha L. Forberg, 20, Ellsworth, was cited for operating without a valid license after a traffic stop at 11:38 p.m. March 25 at Chestnut and Main streets in Ellsworth. • Seth W. Harrison, 19, River Falls, was cited for operating without a valid license and no insurance after a traffic stop at 10:55 a.m. March 26 at 850th Street and Highway 29 near River Falls.
The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for April 3 is Prescott High School senior Patricio Mansfield, who was nominated by Prescott High School teacher Kelly Capps. "Patricio is always super positive and willing to do anything that is asked of him," said Capps. "He is extremely hard-working and kind to other students and staff. I know wherever Patricio's future takes him, he will give 100 percent every time." Parents: Patrick Mansfield and Jessica Mansfield Employment: Ptacek's IGA Hobbies / interests: I like to fix and build stuff.
Unofficial election results as of 9:26 a.m. April 3, 2019.
Prescott's boat launch is closed now, barricading anyone from parking near, loitering or using the space for any recreational purposes. According to a news release from the city, the rising waters at the boat launch pose a dangerous situation. Prescott police will be patrolling the area and enforcing no parking or loitering. The city asks that everyone stay clear of the area until waters recede and barricades are taken down. At this time it is unknown when the boat launch will re-open, but another news release will be issued for notification for re-opening.