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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Prescott Police Commission meets tomorrow night, one of several upcoming gov't meetings

The Prescott Police Commission holds a meeting tomorrow night at City-Library Building 800 N. Borner St, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Commission will be going into closed session from the start of the meeting until its conclusion. Discussed during the closed session will be a complaint against Prescott PD officers and the applications for part-time and full-time officer positions along with the Police Chief.

The Police Commission meeting is one of several government body meetings this week in Prescott. The City Council's Finance Committee met last night to go over the 2019 budget and the Council's Personnel Committee meets this evening while the Council's Industrial and Economic Committee will meet on Thursday. The Prescott School Board will have its monthly meeting on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the PHS Library.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

PHS volleyball team begins regional tournament play on Tuesday

The Prescott High School Volleyball Team opens WIAA Division 2 regional tournament play this week Tuesday, Oct. 16 with a first round match at Rice Lake.

PHS is the No. 9 seed in its sectional half-bracket and faces the No. 8 seeded Warriors, 13-14 overall and 3-3 in the Big River Conference.  Both teams beat Menomonie during the regular season but Rice Lake has wins over Barron and Amery among common opponents, as well as losses to Osceola and No. 1 ranked River Falls.

The Cardinals are 15-20 overall, 3-4 in the Middle Border Conference. They are coming off 3-0 losses to St. Croix Central and River Falls last week.

The winner of this first round match will head to No. 1 seeded and Heart O'North Conference champions Bloomer, 28-5 overall, on Thursday for the regional semifinals at 7 p.m. The regional final is on Saturday, also at 7 p.m.

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