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Ellsworth Middle School students who displayed perseverance were chosen as January Students of the Month. They are (front row, from left) Carson Wright, Aiden Murphy, Madison Peterson, Ella Sweere, Tyler Baker, Aneya Brock, Madisyn Holmgren; (back row) Luke Knight, Audrey Farrell, Kayley Bayer, James Waldvogel, Landyn Johnson. Not pictured: Casey Branshaw. Photo courtesy of Kelly Kyllo
Has your family farm or home had continuous family ownership for 100 years or more? You could be eligible to be recognized as a Century Farm/Home or Sesquicentennial Farm/Home at this year's Pierce County Fair and Wisconsin State Fair.
The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for Jan. 31 is Prescott High School freshman Jacob Suchy, who was nominated by Prescott High School social studies/history teacher Jeff Ryan.
These incidents were reported to the Prescott Police Department Jan. 13-20. Arrest Alexander S. DeYoung, 22, Prescott, was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct at 10:26 p.m. Jan. 19 at 1220 St. Croix St. after police were dispatched for a threats complaint. Traffic troubles • Yareli C. Castillo, 34, St. Paul, was cited for operating without a license after police made contact with a vehicle sitting on the side of the road with its flashers on at 5:21 p.m. Jan. 14 at Canton Street and Highway 10. A tow truck was called.
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The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for Jan. 23 is Prescott High School senior Kyra Miller, who was nominated by Prescott High School family and consumer education/health teacher Angie Boles. "Kyra has been an asset to the Early Childhood courses," Boles said. "She is enthusiastic about the subject and does a great job." Parents: Ben and Melissa Miller Community service / outside clubs / activities: I work at New Adventures Learning Center.
The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce is asking the public to help recognize the best that the business community has to offer. The 2019 "Best of" Awards kicked off Friday, Jan. 18, with voting taking place on the chamber's website.
The following incidents were reported to Ellsworth Police Jan. 7-13.
The Ellsworth Community School District will hold three child development screening dates for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds. These are also registration dates for Panther Preschool (4-year-old kindergarten if your child will be 4 by Sept. 1) and regular kindergarten (if your child will be 5 by Sept. 1). Registration and screenings are held at Ellsworth Elementary School. • Jan. 30, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. • March 1, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. • May 1, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Caller cries fowl in Bay City A caller reported a large number of swans Jan. 9 at the park on Lake Pepin in Bay City. The caller feared the birds may be frozen on the ice. A deputy checked the area and found swans and Canada geese gathered in the water, where they were sunning, preening themselves and sleeping. There were no signs of distress. Cock-a-doodle-do-not-disturb