On Wednesday, March 20 the UW-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble 1 will share a concert with the Minnesota Youth Jazz Band and guest artist Lauren Sevian at 7 p.m. in the Doris Fuka Auditorium at River Falls High School. The event is free and open to the public.
Mark your calendars! giveBIG – Day of Giving is coming! giveBIG Day is a 24-hour online fundraiser for non-profits serving the St. Croix Valley. If you are a non-profit interested in registering, the deadline has been extended to March 20, 2019. Visit: www.givebigscv.org to register.
Prescott High School has announced its 2019 Top 10 graduates, listed in alphabetical order. Valedictorian is Madelynne Stites; Salutatorian is Allison Murphy Sydney Benck Parents: Eugene & Andrea Benck College: UW-Madison Major: Business Mackenzie Carey Parents: Steve & Barb Carey College: St. Mary's Major: Pre-Sonography Morgan Chesney Parents: Chris & Mary Chesney College: Puget Sound Major: Entrepreneur Karin Geerdes Parents: John & Cynthia Geerdes College: Undecided
Plum City Middle/High School has named its second quarter honor roll recipients. They are as follows: A honor roll 12th grade: Paige Benson, Robert Brunner, Noah Gansluckner, Mikaili Kannel, Olivia Miller, Justin Nunez, McKenzie Raethke, Owen Sternecker and Mackenzie Wieser. 11th grade: Owen Bartsh, Hannah Batho, Dalton Binkowski, Mikinzie Ingli, Zackory Phillips, Keagan Phillips, Vanessa Seipel and Hannah White. 10th grade: Annaliese Fenter, Elijah Gansluckner, Hunter Joslyn, KayLee Krogstad, Kyle Malles and Natalie Mark.
Two weeks ago I spent the first part of the week at Madison, Wisconsin's capitol. I had the pleasure of meeting with a Wisconsin Public Television reporter, a magazine owner, our area's senator and other influential dignitaries. I'm not sure if it is a compliment or a concern when people meet you and say,"I've heard of you." Maybe it's an age thing, saying one's mind and not being too concerned about being politically correct.
On Thursday, Feb.21, Plum City Middle School Forensics students participated in Level I and II meets at Assumption in Durand. All students earned top marks
The fourth through sixth graders at St. Joseph Parish School held their annual Science Expo on Friday, March 1. Traditionally, the fourth graders work on their project with little help from parents and then in fifth grade, students work completely on their own to do their projects. The sixth graders take the concept of science a step further and create their own invention or innovation. This year, they had to pitch their idea to the "sharks" in our own version of the Shark Tank show.
Ellsworth Elementary School February Students of the Month were honored for showing the character trait of courage. Courage is the ability or willingness to do something even though it is difficult or frightening. These students were described by their teachers with words such as: determined, brave, an upstander, doesn't give up. Congratulations to our Student of the Month Winners! You represent EES well. Photo courtesy of Mary Zimmerman
Findings from the Alzheimer's Association 2019 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released March 5 show that, despite a strong belief among seniors and primary care physicians that brief cognitive assessments are important, only half of seniors are being assessed for thinking and memory issues, and much fewer receive routine assessments.
This paragraph was taken from the Village of Ellsworth website. "Snow Removal" The owner or occupant of any lot or parcel shall each day remove all snow and ice which may have fallen or accumulated upon the sidewalk in front of such of such lot or parcel; provided, when ice has so formed that it cannot be removed, the owner or occupant shall keep the same sprinkled with a material which will prevent the sidewalk from being dangerous to pedestrians."