An Ellsworth woman was injured Thursday night when her vehicle struck a deer and caused her airbags to deploy. Pierce County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the crash at 8:20 p.m. Oct. 18 at Highway 65 and County Road J's south intersection. Sandra A. Mctie, 64, was traveling south on Highway 65 in a 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage when she struck a deer, causing the airbags to deploy. EMS transported Mctie to Mayo Red Wing Hospital for undisclosed injuries. Ellsworth Area Ambulance assisted PCSO on the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the PCSO.
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"The Lost World," a 1925 silent feature film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam, will be accompanied by Dennis James on the Wurlitzer theater pipe organ on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. Explorer Professor Challenger (Wallace Beery) is lambasted in the London press thanks to his claim that living dinosaurs exist in the far reaches of the Amazon.
PEPIN — How does a reclusive, 19th century "lady poet" like Emily Dickinson become the subject of a zany lesbian comedy? It takes a little brazen creativity, a lot of scholarly research, and the inspired casting of SNL comedian Molly Shannon as Dickinson, with Minnesota actress Susan Ziegler as her lover. "Wild Nights with Emily," written and directed by Madeleine Olnek, will screen at the WideSpot Performing Arts Center in Stockholm at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, as part of the 11th annual Flyway Film Festival.
Area farmers and agribusiness people are invited to attend the 68th annual Pierce County Dairy Banquet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Elmwood Auditorium. The banquet is organized by the Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee with support from AgSource/CRI, University of Wisconsin-Extension in Pierce County and area agribusinesses.
With autumn in the air, many parents have been sending children off to school on the bus each morning. Families with younger children are enjoying new routines as well, with the start of programs like Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley's Play & Learn.
Hello Pierce County! The Ellsworth High School has been working hard getting ready for this autumn's musical "The Wizard of Oz!" We know all of our rehearsals spent dancing, singing, blocking and acting are going to come together to create a great production. We are so excited to be able to perform this classic show for all ages.
The Plum City Food Pantry is starting a backpack program and needs cash donations. The backpack program is a partnership between the Plum City schools and the Plum City Food Pantry. Children who receive free or reduced meals at school are eligible for the backpack program and would get a backpack each Friday. This backpack is filled with nutritious, easy-to-prepare food to supplement food on weekends and holidays when kids can't receive school meals.
Dylan Schneider recently represented Plum City Legion Post #365 at Badger Boys State, which is sponsored by the American Legion. Kate Hassing represented Legion Auxiliary Post #365 at Badger Girls State, which is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary.
Thursday, Oct. 4 was the Feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. This feast commemorates the life of the patron saint of animals and the environment. In remembrance of his love for all creatures, St. Joseph Parish School in Prescott had a blessing of the animals.