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Leon N. Helmer - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

DeForest – Leon N. Helmer, age 85, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at his home, under hospice care.



1 injured in shooting at Prescott High School, officials say  KARK

PRESCOTT, Ark. – One person is reported injured and another in custody after a shooting at Prescott High School Monday morning, says the Hempstead ...



PHS heralds second quarter honor roll students  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School is proud to announce the second quarter honor roll recipients for the 2018-19 school year. Freshmen (A). Flynn Anderson, Amanda ...



'Seussical the Musical' takes the stage in Prescott  Pierce County Herald

Through sleet, storms and subzero temperatures, Prescott students have been warming up the stage to present the spring production, "Seussical The Musical.



Prescott student receives National College Match Scholarship  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School senior Carson Stenroos received an impressive gift in December. After a flurry of research and a grueling submission process in this ...



Prescott announces Top 10 grads of 2019  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School has announced its 2019 Top 10 graduates, listed in alphabetical order. Valedictorian is Madelynne Stites; Salutatorian is Allison Murphy.



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Aiden Russell  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for March 27 is Prescott High School freshman Aiden Russell, who was nominated by Prescott High School teacher ...



Prescott teachers praised for performance and dedication  Pierce County Herald

Tears were shed and applause was granted as Prescott School District teachers and staff were honored for their many years of employment and retirement.



Prescott music students receive honors recognition  Pierce County Herald

Three Prescott music students were recently selected to participate in the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) Honors Band and Choir at the Wisconsin ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Sophia Lebakken  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for Feb. 20 is Prescott High School sophomore Sophia Lebakken, who was nominated by Prescott High School ...



Building for a community, fun and a future: A look into Prescott...  Pierce County Herald

For 39 years Brian Koenig, Prescott High School's technology education teacher, has seen students come into his classroom to learn design, carpentry and ...



Prescott School Board: 4 vie for 2 seats  Pierce County Herald

Prescott School Board has two open board seats. Incumbent Tanya Holub will face off against challengers James (Jim) Reichert, Pat Block and Woodson Lynes.



Prescott students earn awards at conservation speaking contest  Pierce County Herald

Prescott students had a spectacular night at the 2019 Pierce County Conservation and Environmental Awareness Speaking Contest. Seven students from ...



A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building  Pierce County Herald

The day for which many in the Prescott School District have been waiting is almost, finally here. The doors of the new Prescott High School will officially open to ...



Track and field: Cardinals conclude indoor season on high no...  Pierce County Herald

It may have reached 55 degrees in Western Wisconsin on Saturday, March 23, but the Prescott Cardinals' track and field teams were confined to the indoor ...



Prescott High School graduates flip the tassel, look to the future  River Towns

The graduation caps soared in the air to signify another senior class graduating from Prescott High School Saturday, May 25. There were many hugs, tears and ...



Prescott man needs a kidney, wants thousands of others to receive...  Pierce County Herald

About 95,000 people in the United States as of January 2019 are waiting on a list to receive a kidney, according to the U.S. Government Information on Organ ...



Prescott welcomes 2017-18 new staffers  Pierce County Herald

Each year, the Prescott Area Chamber of Commerce and Prescott Kiwanis team up to welcome new staff to the Prescott School District and St. Joseph Parish ...



PMS honors second quarter honor roll students  Pierce County Herald

Prescott Middle School is proud to announce the second quarter honor roll recipients for the 2018-19 school year. Sixth grade. Riley Andersen, Bryn Anderson, ...



'It's not meant to be sad': Prescott Fairy Wonderland Park to...  Pierce County Herald

It is more than a playground being built in Prescott, it is a story. A story of three young children passing away too soon, of a community coming together in ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Morgan Lundeen  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for May 8 is Prescott High School freshman Morgan Lundeen, who was nominated by Prescott High School math ...



Prescott Police: Arrests, traffic and more  Pierce County Herald

These incidents were reported to the Prescott Police Department Dec. 26-Jan. 2. Traffic troubles. • Gerald R. Erickson, 59, Prescott, was cited for speeding after a ...



Memorial Day observances set for May 27  Pierce County Herald

Harding-Darrington Bay City American Legion and Auxiliary will appear at the following: • 8 a.m. Esdaile Cemetery. • 8:30 a.m. Hartland Methodist Cemetery.



Prescott schools bid farewell to 13 staffers  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- Thirteen Prescott School District employees retired at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. What will they do in retirement? What are their ...



Girls' basketball: Prescott continues to impress  Pierce County Herald

Finding a parking space at Prescott High School was a challenge on Tuesday night. Some filled the parking lot for the the middle school band concert, but many ...



Masonic Lodge will host steak dinners  Pierce County Herald

The Masonic fraternity has been recognized for its philanthropic work for centuries and Northwestern Lodge in Prescott carries on in that tradition. Approximately ...



Girls basketball: Radloff hopes to lead Cardinals to continued...  Pierce County Herald

When Rob Radloff and his family moved to Prescott from Hayward, he intended to watch Cardinal basketball from the stands, solely as a parent and fan.



Dance: Carlson returns to Prescott  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott dance team welcomed family, friends and competitors to Prescott High School for the 2018 Prescott Invite on Saturday, Dec. 8. Among those who ...



More than a mascot: Prescott students contest Native-based m...  Pierce County Herald

Tensions around sports teams using Native-based mascots have been flaring for quite some time now. Professional sports teams such as the Washington ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Emily Nelson  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for Dec. 19 is Prescott High School sophomore Emily Nelson, who was nominated by Prescott High School physical ...



PHS congratulates Class of 2018 top 10 students  Pierce County Herald

Valedictorian. Parents: Chuck and Erin Sanford. College attending: UW-La Crosse. Major: Biomedical Science. Involvements: Football, wrestling, track, National ...



Second quarter honor rollees applauded  Pierce County Herald

The second quarter Prescott High School honor roll accolades for the 2017-2018 school year go to: A honor roll. Freshmen: Tori Benck, Anthony Braun, Grace ...



Great River Road Theatre presents 'The Music Man'  Hastings Star Gazette

The Great River Roads Theatre will perform Meredith Willson's "The Music Man" beginning July 12 in the Prescott High School Auditorium. Judy Johnson has ...



There have been 15 school shootings in the US so far this year  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

Nineteen weeks into 2019, there have already been 15 school shootings in the US in which someone was hurt or killed. They have occurred across the country, ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Corey Kirschbaum  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School senior Corey Kirschbaum is the Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for April 11. He was nominated by business education teacher ...



Superintendents respond to Prescott T-shirt protest  Pierce County Herald

The Osceola and Baldwin-Woodville school districts defended their school mascots in response to Prescott's student-run T-shirt protest that contested Osceola's ...



Prescott Hall of Fame inducts 'inaugural 7'  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- The inductees to the Prescott Hall of Fame all have the honor of being the inaugural class. The Hall of Fame Banquet will be the first of its kind in ...



The last Brookshaw  Pierce County Herald

Tracking down Peter Brookshaw after one of his basketball games was nearly as challenging as holding the All-State point guard to less than 30 points on the ...



Prescott dance working to carry on prominent program legacy  River Towns

It's easy to overlook the Prescott dance team's success; winning has become a regular trend for the dance squad. But that success isn't handed to the team on a ...



Top 10: Prescott hires a new chief after a long search  Pierce County Herald

Editor's note: This story is part of a series looking back at some of the biggest stories of 2018. Find the rest of the series here: Top Ten 2018. When Prescott ...



St. Joseph has fun Friday extravaganza  Pierce County Herald

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 ...



Prescott mayor runs unopposed  Pierce County Herald

The Pierce County Herald sent questionnaires to Prescott Common Council candidates who will be on the April 3 election ballot. In Prescott, incumbent David ...



Dance: Cardinals encouraged by empowerment  Pierce County Herald

The three senior captains of the Prescott dance team are all well aware of what their roles are on the Cardinals dance team. Senior Maddie Horn describes ...



EHS students shine at honors performances  Pierce County Herald

Ellsworth High School choir students who took part in the St. Croix Valley Music Educators Association Honors Choir at New Richmond High School Saturday, ...



Prescott High School grand opening is Monday night  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- The summer was busy for Prescott School District. After voters passed referendums to support a new high school, auditorium and operating ...



A new school year greets 21 new staffers  Pierce County Herald

Malone Elementary principal Deanne Edlefsen and district superintendent Dr. Rick Spicuzza were featured in articles earlier this summer. Two employees ...



Malone Elementary principal retires  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- With a 40 year career in education -- five as a teacher and 35 as an administrator -- Malone Elementary Principal Scott Halverson is proud to have ...



Harbor Bar owner 'lucky' to clean out after flooding every year...  Pierce County Herald

The long-standing riverside Harbor Bar and restaurant just outside of Red Wing, Minn. is no stranger to annual flooding. The bar and restaurant, which also ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Anna Welter  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School sophomore Anna Welter is the Dec. 6 Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week. She was nominated by media specialist Joan Simon, who said ...



First quarter honor roll selected  Pierce County Herald

The first quarter Prescott High School honor roll accolades for the 2017-2018 school year go to: A honor roll. Freshmen: Tori Benck, Anthony Braun, Grace ...



Prescott police reports: Bridge rescue, cocaine-related arrests,...  Pierce County Herald

These incidents were reported to the Prescott Police Department Feb. 12-18. Bridge jump attempt. A suicidal male was brought to safety and transported to a ...



Lack of numbers can't hold back Cardinal track teams (Prescott...  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT - What the Prescott High School track and field teams lack in depth they sure make up in athletic talent, which means they will be a competitive ...



Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River  Detroit Lakes Online

I am sorry I did not have an article for you to read from me last week. I hope you missed me. I am up at Rainy River fishing the last two weeks of the walleye ...



Plum City Homecoming week kicks off Monday  Pierce County Herald

Plum City schools will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 8-12 with dress up days including EPC Pride, Twins and Blue and Gold Day. Daily class competitions such as ...



Daddy in the Army, Mommy at home: How an Ellsworth couple is...  Pierce County Herald

The Caspers' kitchen is a photo album. Each cupboard serves as a large frame for 8.5-by-11-inch printed photographs of a smiling man in an Army uniform.



Prescott football: Time to flip the script  Pierce County Herald

Their drive to improve upon a winless season last year started with an attitude adopted from the other sports that these athletes play. The drive has been ...



Kohl Foundation awards: 191 students, 100 teachers, 16 principals awarded scholarships  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of dollars in scholarships was granted to students, teachers and administrators who have gone above and beyond. The first of the ...



College Basketball: Hamilton to pursue dreams of becoming a ...  Pierce County Herald

2017 Prescott High School graduate and All-State high school basketball player Owen Hamilton announced that he will be transferring from Northern Illinois ...



Watch: Cheese Curd festival crowds from far and wide give positive...  Pierce County Herald

Around 30,000 people flooded the streets of Ellsworth's East End Park, downtown and Broadway Street June 21 and 22 to participate in activities and chow ...



Prescott man loses his life in rainy-night crash  Pierce County Herald

DAKOTA COUNTY, Minn. -- A 20-year-old Prescott man died as a result of a late Thursday afternoon crash on Hwy. 10 at milepost 302 west of the Prescott ...



Somerset woman faces homicide charges in fatal December 2018...  Pierce County Herald

Authorities say a Somerset woman was driving in oncoming traffic for four miles before she fatally struck a 21-year-old motorist, according to charges filed last ...



UPDATE: Prescott man found dead after house fire identified  Pierce County Herald

An elderly man was found dead Friday when firefighters responded to a house fire in Prescott. Prescott Interim Police Chief Rob Funk identified the man as ...



Volleyball: Martell returns to MBC  Richmond-News

Sami Martell is returning to the Middle Border Conference, but this time the former Somerset Spartan will be competing as a coach, not a player. Martell, a 2013 ...



Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Domestic incidents  Pierce County Herald

... • Pierce County deputies responded to a physical domestic incident and took a female suspect into custody and to a mental health facility at 11:42 p.m. Dec.



Vista Croix moves forward with development plans; Steamboat...  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- The company developing the former Steamboat Inn site along the river and Hwy. 10 in Prescott hopes to break ground by fall. City officials will ...



Stomach bug: What to know about the norovirus going around  Pierce County Herald

By Dr. Kristi Trussell, assistant medical director of The Urgency Room in Woodbury, Eagan and Vadnais Heights, Minn. Just the word "norovirus" is enough to ...



Wisconsin roundup: Barron County sheriff hoping for Jayme Closs...  Pierce County Herald

The sheriff in Barron County is hoping for a break in the Jayme Closs case this holiday season. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald took to Facebook on Friday to ask that ...



Wisconsin basketball: Owen Hamilton announces intention to transfer to Badgers  Bucky's 5th Quarter

A former in-state recruit returns home, as Northern Illinois center Owen Hamilton announced on Tuesday via Twitter that he intends to transfer and play for the ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Emma Carlson  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School senior Emma Carlson is the Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for April 25. She was nominated by Spanish teacher Maria Haas who ...



Learning in Lac Du Flambeau  River Towns

For the 18th consecutive year a group of Prescott High School Students traveled to the Lac Du Flambeau Indian Reservation to learn about the history, ...



Northern Illinois Transfer Owen Hamilton Commits To Wisconsin Badgers  BT Powerhouse

Former Northern Illinois Center Owen Hamilton announced via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon that he will be leaving the Huskies' program to fulfill his dreams of ...



Welcome, new staff and teachers  River Towns

The Ellsworth Community School District welcomed 26 new teachers and staff Thursday, Aug. 17 with breakfast and an orientation session. The first day of ...



Prescott dance: Fueled by love  Pierce County Herald

At Prescott High School, the dance team embodies love. “Last year I introduced the acronym “F.A.M.I.L.Y.” to the girls standing for "forget about me, I love you," ...



The Pierce County dairy banquet turns 68 | Pierce County  Pierce County Herald

The 68th annual Pierce County Dairy Banquet was held Thursday, Oct. 18 in Elmwood. The night was filled with somber discussion on the state of the dairy ...



16-year-old lifesaver awarded 'Community Hero' by Spring Valley...  Pierce County Herald

It was Spring Valley High School sophomore Jordan Arriola's first time performing CPR in the real world. Arriola had learned CPR when he was a freshman at ...



PHS forensics takes third place  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott High School forensics team placed third out of 12 schools at Baldwin-Woodville High School on Saturday, Feb. 10. A number of PHS students ...



EMS students commended for exhibiting 'honesty'  Pierce County Herald

Ellsworth Middle School April Students of the Month for were honored for exhibiting the character trait of honesty. Pictured are (front, from left) Trinity Roesler, Lily ...



Girls' basketball: Wolves ready for trials ahead  Pierce County Herald

The Elmwood/Plum City girls' basketball program made a huge stride in the 2017-18 season. Last year's Wolves recorded EPC's best record since 2012-13, and ...



Prescott Police: Dog bite, fighting downtown  Pierce County Herald

These incidents were reported to the Prescott Police Department July 17-30. Downtown fight. Tyrone A. Brooks, 31, St. Paul, was cited for disorderly conduct, ...



Prescott native chases big buck dreams  Pierce County Herald

Coulton Seifert is a hometown boy who loves to hunt like many of his peers. But he took his love of hunting and the outdoors to a whole new level, one that even ...



Trap team talks shooting range hopes  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- There's currently a sports team in a Pierce County school that travels more than 18 miles each way to practice. The Prescott High School trap ...



Cross-Country: Prescott running as part of the pack  Pierce County Herald

Spectators at any cross-country meets involving the Prescott girls team this season may have noticed its tendency to stick together. The varsity team's style of ...



Prepare to laugh as dinner theatre comes to Ridge Top | RiverTowns  River Towns

Prepare to laugh and have a good time as the Great River Road Theatre of Prescott performs "Lie Cheat and Genuflect." Play director Judy Johnson said the ...



Call him Mr. Fair  Pierce County Herald

Jim Geraets is a little uncomfortable by the attention he's been getting lately for his roughly 25 years of unrecognized (until now) Pierce County Fair *service*.



Spring Valley woman facing meth, theft charges  Pierce County Herald

A Spring Valley man reported his daughter to police for allegedly stealing and selling his valuable coins worth more than $12,000 to fund her methamphetamine ...



Prescott police reports: traffic troubles, identity theft  Pierce County Herald

These incidents were reported to the Prescott Police Department March 27-April 13. The police department was delayed in getting reports to the Herald.



Prescott grads 'send it'  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott High School Class of 2018 chose 'Send it' as their class motto, and their principal, Josh Fiege, challenged his now former students to carry their ...



Students ready to dance the night away  Pierce County Herald

Pierce County high school students will be dancing the night away Saturday, April 28, when many area proms are scheduled. Plum City. Plum City High School ...



Ellsworth Funsters put on fifth annual kids' fishing tournam...  Pierce County Herald

Children ages 12 and younger are invited to ice fish 11 a.m. to noon for free on Feb. 23 at Roger Nelson's Pond on County Road A. All fishing gear and some ...



Gallery: Pierce County Herald Hunters Showcase 2018 | Pierce County Herald  Pierce County Herald

The first round of the 2018 Pierce County Herald Hunters Showcase is in! Please don't forget to send us your photos after gun deer hunting. Send them to Sarah ...



'Willy Wonka Jr.' opens Feb. 15 in Hudson  Pierce County Herald

Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka Jr.," with words and music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, adapted for the stage by Bricusse and Timothy A. McDonald, ...



PHOTOS: Caps fly at Cardinals commencement  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School graduates toss their caps in the air after being officially proclaimed graduates Saturday evening, May 27. The class of 2017 motto was ...



St. Francis' November happenings: Virtue awards, indoor picnic  Pierce County Herald

During the month of November at St. Francis Catholic School in Ellsworth, students were recognized for exhibiting the virtue and character trait of attentiveness.



Volunteer's dog finds missing 5-year-old Wisconsin boy  Minneapolis Star Tribune

PRESCOTT, WIS. - Her auburn fur still wet from a cooling break in the Mississippi River, Autumn headed up an embankment and turned hard right on ...



Girls Golf: Prescott hires seasoned coach  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott girls golf team has hired a new coach who is no stranger to working with players at the high school level. Prescott High School was faced with an ...



Track and field: Cardinals leave La Crosse with two fifth-place...  Pierce County Herald

Five Prescott track and field athletes made their way atop the fifth-place step of the WIAA Division 2 State Track and Field Meet's podium on Saturday, June 2, ...



Johnson Dairy will host 2018 Farm-City Day  Pierce County Herald

Bob and Nancy Johnson and family will host the 37th annual St. Croix County Farm-City Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 on their family farm at 1963 ...



Art Owen, Dakota spiritual leader, dies at age 68  Pierce County Herald

When Art Owen, Dakota spiritual leader, addressed the crowd gathered at Barn Bluff on Oct. 16, his voice was positive, filled with hope that the Prairie Island ...



Through their eyes: Why play AAU?  Hastings Star Gazette

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories about the AAU experience for basketball players. Look at your local high school basketball roster. Do a little ...



Salutes for 2nd quarter honor roll  Pierce County Herald

Ellsworth High School students who earned a place on the second quarter honor roll for the 2017-2018 school year are as follows: Seniors. Mitchell Albarado ...



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