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RIVER FALLS – A River Falls High School senior is already making connections in politics, thanks to his participation in the non-partisan Wisconsin Senate Scholars program, designed for high … more
ELLSWORTH – Three student-led community service projects received grants from the Empower Ellsworth program, an annual grant competition hosted by Ellsworth E3 Community Development Corporation … more
PLUM CITY – The Wolf Den, the school-based enterprise at Plum City High School, was among 728 school-based enterprises around the world achieving gold-level certification for the 2023-2024 … more
ELLSWORTH – The audience will be transported to magical Neverland by Ellsworth Middle School drama students Feb. 22-25 in this year’s musical “Peter Pan Jr.” “Peter … more
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a Steward (noun) as a person who manages something that is entrusted to one’s care. This is exactly how we like to refer to our volunteers: they are … more
Sometimes doing good for others is the key to feeling better about one’s own circumstances. Such is the case for an Ellsworth couple who dedicated the holiday season to making people smile. … more
Bay City area farmer Brian Webster had a big heart and loved to help people. He didn’t like being the center of attention, but his family is hoping that by sharing his story, others will be … more
PRESCOTT – One thing is certain: The cast of “Sin, Sex and the CIA” knows how to have fun. And audiences are sure to too when the Great River Road Theatre group takes the stage for … more
ELLSWORTH – Sometimes a seemingly ordinary moment can be a turning point in one’s life. That was the case for Pastor Pete Warren of English Lutheran Church. Warren, who was installed … more
RIVER FALLS – What does it take to be a great dad? On Saturday, Feb. 24, St. Bridget Church in River Falls will host a free, half-day rally that offers answers. The Knights for Dads Rally … more
As your local hometown newspaper, we strive to cover everything in our communities, from outstanding accomplishments to big court cases, from new businesses opening to tragic losses. The good, the … more
ELLSWORTH – After a long search, the stars aligned for the Ellsworth Police Department when Eric Van Nocker decided to apply for the open sergeant position. He was officially sworn in on Nov. … more
RIVER FALLS – University of Wisconsin-River Falls Marketing Communications program students turned a holiday fundraiser into free wigs for people experiencing medical hair loss.  … more
SPRING VALLEY - The Spring Valley Stagehands knocked it out of the park again with their holiday production "Christmas Every Day."  Directed by Liz Erickson, the show ran for two weekends in … more
PRESCOTT – The Great River Road Theatre’s winter production is full of action and intrigue, complete with CIA agents, mysteries and crazy characters. Rehearsals are in full swing for what … more
Paula Green should be called the Queen of Christmas, based on the number of lights in her rural Big River yard. Located at W8944 US Highway 10 between Prescott and Ellsworth, the Green farm is a … more
The community is invited to two remaining free community nights at Light Up the Fair Dec. 15-16 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds (364 N. Maple St., Ellsworth).  Enjoy visits with Santa and … more
Holly Jolly Holiday was held Sunday, Dec. 3 in East End Park, ushering in the holiday season with Santa and Mrs. Claus, carolers, s'mores, sparklers, a live nativity and hot chocolate.  more
10 years ago THE PRESCOTT JOURNAL Nov. 27, 2008 Quote of the Week: “I guess longevity has its rewards.” —Malone Elementary School Principal Dr. Scott Halvorsen, … more
“The little church with the Christmas lights” has a towering spire that’s visible for a long distance, welcoming people to its doors. The spire was built in 1890. TOWN OF … more
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