The Prescott Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking the public's help in nominating Chamber business, citizen of the year, community organization of the year and educator of the year. The Chamber wants to recognize businesses, organizations and individuals for outstanding contributions to the community. The awards are presented at the annual Chamber dinner, which is being held Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Old Ptacek's Event Center (1449 Orrin Road). Visit the Chamber website at prescottwi.com and follow the link to nominate a worthy business,
Second graders in Mrs. Ruth Robey's class at St. Joseph Parish School in Prescott performed a Thanksgiving play recently. An informative Native American welcome including Pilgrims and members of the Wampahnoag Tribe was the focus of the play. It is nearly 400 years since the 102 Separatists sailed to America on the Mayflower bringing families, prayer and shared beliefs. hey crossed the Atlantic ocean in a journey that took over two months.
Pierce County Economic Development Corporation is launching a research project to identify the county's tourism brand with help from a $13,144 Joint Effort Marketing grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. Data collected from the project will help Pierce County establish a new brand and develop marketing materials to attract travelers to the area.
RIVER FALLS -- The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss multiple improvements to WIS 29 between South Junction County Highway QQ and WIS 65 in Pierce County 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at the River Falls High School located at 818 Cemetery Road, River Falls.
During the month of November at St. Francis Catholic School in Ellsworth, students were recognized for exhibiting the virtue and character trait of attentiveness. To be attentive means to watch and listen carefully. On Wednesday, Nov. 28, students in 4K through fifth grade achieving this prestigious recognition were not only awarded certificates, but had a private lunch with fellow award recipients and Principal Chuck Buckel. Recipients are Hailee Thoner, Kate Rohl, Markus Lorentz, Brielle O'Neil, Ava Acker, Reese Matzek, Atlanta O'Neil and Maggie Pechacek.
St. Nicholas made a special stop to visit students at Ave Maria Academy in Plum City on Thursday, Dec. 6.
History shows the way to topple a country is first attack the media, then the judicial system. It's not rocket science. It's been proven by many leaders for their own gain or ego before. The very thought of a leader to suggest State Own Media to topple media that doesn't agree with the lies and personal agenda of greed and gain in their leadership is so insulting to the intelligence of Americans, I'm speechless. Trump says he wants "my people" to "sit up at attention" like North ...
Spring Valley Elementary fifth graders were asked by art teacher Jalissa Bankston to let their artistic creativity come to life and design program covers for the upcoming holiday concert, which will begin at 1 p.m. Dec. 12. The winning entries came from Ella Peterson, Danika Schmitt, Jonah Secaur, Ella Stangl, Gavin Bisel and Addison Neidermyer.
The Octagon House Museum will begin the holiday tour season with walk-in tours in December on the weekends. Tour hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours start on the hour with the last tour starting at 3 p.m.
The third round of the 2018 Pierce County Herald Hunters Showcase is in! Please don't forget to send us your photos if you haven't yet! Send them to Sarah at email@example.com . Please include name of the hunter, age (if a child), town of residence, area where deer was harvested (general vicinity is fine as we know you don't want to give away your secret spots), number of points and inch spread (if a buck), weight if known and any other details you find interesting.