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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 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 ...



Fourth quarter PHS honor roll released  Pierce County Herald

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



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Allison Murphy  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for Feb. 27 is Prescott High School senior Allison Murphy, who was nominated by Prescott High School English ...



Prescott welcomes 2 new principals  Pierce County Herald

Sara Dusek was selected as the principal for Malone Elementary, which serves students in. 4-year-old Kindergarten (4K) through second grades. Dusek earned ...



'It's not meant to be sad': Prescott Fairy Wonderland Park to...  River Falls Journal

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 ...



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 ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Carter Strand  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for Feb. 6 is Prescott High School senior Carter Strand, who was nominated by Prescott High School science teacher ...



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.



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Colin Mastel  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for April 17 is Prescott High School freshman Colin Mastel, who was nominated by Prescott High School technology ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Frederick Magee  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for April 10 is Prescott High School junior Frederick "Freddie" Magee, who was nominated by Prescott High School ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Ben Rohl  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week for Nov. 28 is Prescott High School freshman Ben Rohl, who was nominated by language arts teacher Tanya ...



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 ...



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 ...



Photo: Prescott Forensics takes competition by storm  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott High School Forensics team competed at the Baldwin-Woodville forensics invitational on Feb. 2, 2019. The team placed fifth in team sweepstakes ...



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 ...



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 principal announces retirement intentions  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- As the 2017 graduating class throws their caps in the air and begins a new phase in life, their principal will be starting a new adventure of his own.



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 ...



Volleyball: Martell returns to MBC  Pierce County Herald

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 ...



PHS educators named Claes Nobel Educators of Distinction  Pierce County Herald

Steve Peterson and Tracey Budworth, educators at Prescott High School were recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The 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 ...



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 ...



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 Espresso Barn Celebrates its Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening  Signals AZ

The Espresso Barn; Bakery and Collectibles received its first ceremonial dollar from the City of Prescott at its Ribbon Cutting ceremony with The Prescott.



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 ...



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 ...



William Beskar  Chippewa Herald

MENOMONIE — William H. Beskar, 72, of Menomonie passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Oro Valley Hospital in Oro Valley, Ariz.



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 ...



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 ...



Retiring Prescott teachers reflect on careers  Pierce County Herald

Ten Prescott School District teachers are on the district's 2015 retirement list. Elementary Teacher Mary Bjurquist, Middle School Teacher Kelly Busse, ...



Cardinals lean on discipline to carry out the Prescott baseball...  Pierce County Herald

Peter Brookshaw and Joe Roosen were recapping their state championship basketball game while trying to let their new status of state champs sink in in the ...



Old school Vegas in Prescott  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott School's Parent Group's annual fundraiser, "Casino Night," is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at The Old Ptacek's Event Center. This is for all ...



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 ...



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 ...



A night in paradise comes to Prescott  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School juniors and seniors took a break from responsibilities to enjoy a night in paradise at their 2018 prom on Saturday, April 28. The Prescott ...



Dance: Cardinals to spread empowerment in 2018-19 season  Pierce County Herald

After months of nothing but two hour-long practices, the Prescott dance team has returned to where they feel most comfortable: in front of an audience.



2018 Achievements of the Prescott Valley Public Library  Signals AZ

I celebrated my first year as the library director on January 4th. It went by very quickly and seems like I was on a very fast moving rollercoaster. It has been.



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 ...



Walking out in solidarity: Local HS students join nationwide...  Pierce County Herald

High school students around the country are planning school walkouts that will be held on Wednesday, March 14 where students will walk out of their classes in ...



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 ...



Prescott dancers to bring 'fire' and 'passion' to home conference...  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott dance team seniors have been on the road for every conference competition so far in their varsity careers. Freshman year they traveled to Eau ...



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 ...



Kiwanis Student of the Week: Katherine Kusch  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School senior Katherine Kusch is the Jan. 24 Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week. She was nominated by health/family and consumer education ...



Welcome, new staff and teachers  Pierce County Herald

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 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 ...



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 ...



Prescott students celebrate Homecoming: Will play Baldwin-Woodville...  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott school district celebrated homecoming in style, with students and faculty riding in floats around the Intermediate and Elementary school on Sept. 29.



Learning in Lac Du Flambeau  Pierce County Herald

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, ...



GALLERY: Western Wisconsin Conference Competition photos  Pierce County Herald

Prescott, Ellsworth and Spring Valley's dance teams all competed at the Western Wisconsin Conference Competition held at Prescott High School on Saturday, ...



Prepare to laugh as dinner theatre comes to Ridge Top  River Falls Journal

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 ...



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 ...



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," ...



Xavier boys win Division 3 state title  Appleton Post Crescent

Xavier Hawks beat Prescott to win WIAA Division 3 state basketball championship.



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 ...



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 ...



Prescott students gain support from Lac Du Flambeau Tribal C...  Pierce County Herald

The 2017-18 winter sports season may be over, but the school districts of Baldwin-Woodville and Osceola will still be representing their team names of the ...



Careers take center stage at Manufacturing Show  Pierce County Herald

It was a big moment for Cole Pelzel of Spring Valley. The high school senior sat at a table on a raised platform in a room full of people and signed a commitment ...



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, ...



Prom on parade  Pierce County Herald

Carter Schutz and Hannah Sjostrom were crowned Prom King and Prom Queen at Ellsworth's Junior Prom Grand March on Saturday, April 25 at the high school.



Falcon Briefs: Matsushima named WIAC Co-Scholar-Athlete  Hudson Star Observer

Senior Eddie Matsushima headlines a list of five Falcons named to 2018-19 All-WIAC Men's Hockey teams last week by the conference coaches. Matsushima ...



Igou new vice principal, athletic director at Prescott High ...  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT--Kyle Igou is starting the next stage of his career in education with the Prescott School District. Formerly a teacher and coach with the River Falls ...



The life of a riverboat captain  Pierce County Herald

Growing up by the St. Croix River fostered one gentleman's love of the river and inspired him to work on a towboat when he got older. Prescott native Tom Struve ...



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 ...



Collecting moments: Freshman photographer sees things differently  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT -- "It's better to collect moments than things." That's the philosophy of 15-year-old Prescott High School freshman and budding photographer Riley ...



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 ...



Prescott High School second in team forensics  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT--The Prescott High School forensics team competed at the Baldwin-Woodville High School Forensic Invitational. Out of a field of 14 schools, PHS ...



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 ...



Grant Enables PVPL Funding to Provide WiFi Hotspot Checkouts  Guy Roginson

PRESCOTT VALLEY-The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, has awarded a $4285.71 grant to the Prescott ...



New Richmond school district, St. Mary's welcomes new staff  Richmond-News

The New Richmond School District will add 18 new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2016-17 school year. St. Mary Catholic School will also add ...



Prescott High School 2014 Prom Court  Pierce County Herald

Other members of the prom court were Clay Seifert, Jack Farrell, Michael Brookshaw, Charlie Brookshaw, Olivia Simon, Alexi Schommer, Bailey Johnson and ...



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 ...



Prescott teacher gets Kohl Award  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT--Jason Canfield, Prescott High School Band Director, joined a prestigious group of honored teachers when he was selected as a 2014 Herb Kohl ...



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 ...



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 ...



Prep girls basketball: Prescott defeats Spring Valley; Panthers...  Pierce County Herald

SPRING VALLEY -- If you looked down to mark your program when Spring Valley junior Tessa Cipriano scored to cut the Prescott lead to five points with 7 ...



Two Cardinal classes spread their wings and fly  Pierce County Herald

Spring Valley High School Class of 2016 celebrated its commencement ceremony Saturday, May 28. The Class Flower is the red-tipped white rose; the Class ...



Prescott High School speakers place second  Pierce County Herald

The Prescott Forensics Team competed at the Menomonie High School Forensics Invitational on Feb. 8. The team took home second place in a field of 14 ...



Johnson now doing what he loves with Night Owl Media  Pierce County Herald

PRESCOTT – Nick Johnson was working for Securian Financial when he decided he wanted a different career path. The 2003 Prescott High School graduate ...



Prescott's Westerberg qualifies for state girls golf meet  Pierce County Herald

CUMBERLAND - Megan Westerberg became Prescott High school's first-ever qualifier for the WIAA State Girls' Golf Meet. Westerberg shot an 18-hole 91 on the ...



Prescott Chamber holds annual dinner  Pierce County Herald

RIVER FALLS – The Old West was the theme for the Prescott Chamber of Commerce 36th annual dinner Wednesday night at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club. Chamber ...



Prescott volleyball team wins Amery Invitational, Valley third  Pierce County Herald

PHS went a perfect 6-0 in pool play against Hayward, Chetek-Weyerhaeuser and Webster. Prescott then downed Spring Valley in the tournament semifinals ...



Gobble gobble: Spring Turkey Hunting in Pierce  Pierce County Herald

Brad Cain shot his bird April 30 near Beldenville. It weighed 23 pounds and had a 10-inch bear and 1-inch spurs. (Submitted photo) 1 / 16. Eleven-year-old ...



Prescott players, coaches take part in WFCA All-Star Game  Pierce County Herald

Prescott High School football coaches Matt Smith and Jay Bartsch along with players Alex Helmer and Tate Nahorniak took part in the annual Wisconsin ...



Co-op sponsors students to Youth Leadership Conference  Pierce County Herald

Local high school juniors and seniors were among about 130 teens from Wisconsin who participated in the 50th Youth Leadership Congress (YLC) at the ...



Here come the new teachers  River Falls Journal

Hometown: River Falls. Teaching position: Math at RFHS. College: University of Northwestern, St. Paul and UW-River Falls. Family: I am the son of Blaine and ...



Goeltz family tries to bring good from awful event  Hudson Star Observer

Spunky and outgoing. Adventurous. Fun-loving and outspoken. A cheerleader and a dancer. An explorer and outdoors lover. A fashionista. Beautiful.



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