Anyone interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to attend a hunter education course beginning Feb. 26, 2019. The course will be held at the Ellsworth Fire South Station, at the Red Wing Airport, W7138 148th Ave., Bay City. Classes will start at 6:30 p.m. We will meet for six sessions. A fee of $10 will be charged for the course.
The fifth graders of St. Joseph Parish School in Prescott became 11 past presidents and First Ladies to help our school celebrate Presidents' Day. From Andrew Jackson to Jimmy Carter, history came alive in Grade 5! Pictured are (front row, from left) Allie Tibayan, Cadyn Hillebrand, Hannah Schommer, Jake Chesney, Sophia Perez; (back row,) Brooklyn Goehring, Daniel Wiatr, Wyatt Wrisky, Brennen Pagenkopf, Lucas Blair, Cora Olson. Photo courtesy of Judith Huppert
A big thank you to the county and township people that have spent many hours maintaining our roads so we can drive safely. Don and Audrey Gilbertson Ellsworth Wouldn't it be nice TO THE EDITOR In Washington DC both Republicans and Democrats are positioning, politicking and protecting their party.
Discover Wisconsin, the state's leading media brand and tourism TV show, will be shining the spotlight on Hudson in an upcoming episode. "Hudson — Discover Your Story" airs Saturday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. on Fox Sports North. The episode also now available for streaming on Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Smart TV, Apple TV and at discoverwisconsin.com. Co-host Collin Geraghty, a Hudson native, kicks off the show at the St. Croix Marina, and then hops aboard the Grand Duchess for a fajita and margarita dinner cruise with Afton*Hudson Cruise Line.
With a grant of $10,000, the Prescott Foundation joined the Spark the Park campaign to upgrade Firehall Field in Prescott. The project is led by the CAB Company, a volunteer organization that has donated both money and time since 1998 to maintain, upgrade and operate the ball field.
Ave Maria Academy students were able to enjoy the last day of Catholic Schools Week at the Trampoline Park at Action City on Friday, Feb. 1.
"Just look at this beautiful duck!" exclaimed Alvin Bergmark to me last September. In his hand he carried around a now tattered copy of the "Republican Eagle" news story about Jim Caturia and his award winning gadwall duck painting, chosen for the 2019 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp. Alvin carried around the article, sharing it with staff and residents of the Plum City Care Center.
Hats off to the amazing volunteers, parents and alumni of St. Joseph Parish School, who made last week's Fun Friday an awesome celebration during Catholic Schools Week. Students participated in activities ranging from pallet sign and glass painting to STEAM design, cupcake decorating, crafts, basketball, singing. and the ever popular farm animals. Special thanks to some of the Prescott girls and boys varsity basketball players, high school choir singers and the Prescott CHIP-IN group for sharing their talents and expertise. What a fabulous way to learn and have fun!
Ellsworth Elementary January Students of the Month were chosen for exhibiting the character trait of perseverance, which is demonstrating persistence when doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. These students were chosen for their ability to "keep trying and not giving up when things get tough." Photo courtesy of Principal Mary Zimmerman
Maybe when ballyhooing the successful accomplishments of so many of your (chamber) members, you should pull in a pharmacist or two. There is an empty location at Lucas Lane, all set up and ready: maybe even space for a library too. Hopefully the drug distributor will not be McKesson however. From what I have read of those people, their past includes some shady stuff involving opioids and being fined more than once by the FDA. Just a couple random thoughts that do not include the mess in D.C.