Panthers in the Woods
The Ellsworth Middle School again offered an outdoor education experience to interested students. ...
Plum City students earn Red Cross recognition
In an effort to engage high school students on the life-saving experience of donating blood, the American Red Cross has initiated dual programs design...
An Ellsworth woman was injured in a three-car accident Monday night.RELATED CONTENT
When Leah Nesbitt first heard that Kathy Boos was interested in selling Red Wing Confectionery, she said buying the downtown Red Wing business didn’t immediately cross her mind.RELATED CONTENT
A Minnesota man was taken to an area hospital Sunday night when he was ejected from the motorcycle he was riding.RELATED CONTENT
A 17-year old River Falls teen was injured in a one-vehicle accident just after midnight on Saturday.RELATED CONTENT
Alan Page, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota Viking football player, along with his daughter, Kamie Page, will read from their new children’s book "Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky."RELATED CONTENT
The musical group D’Boys have one goal in mind when you listen to their performances.RELATED CONTENT
Within the Pierce County Courthouse one of the biggest challenges for years has been courthouse safety.RELATED CONTENT
The Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival Medallion Hunt is now underway.RELATED CONTENT
-- Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Rosemount soldier who became an inspiration to many as he battled terminal cancer for nearly three years, died shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, according to a post on his Caringbridge site.
-- Boat traffic on the Saint Croix River is being blocked this morning, until a broken cable can be fixed on the Stillwater Lift Bridge between Houlton Wisconsin and Stillwater Minnesota.
The Afton Strawberry fest will be held from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 in downtown historic Afton, Minn. The family-friendly event includes food, music, art, vendors and a European-style flea market.RELATED CONTENT
-- A former business partner is suing Eau Claire billionaire John Menard. Tomisue Hilbert claims that the home improvement magnate pressured her for sex, and later retaliated by firing her husband and filing suits against them and their friends.
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-- A body was pulled yesterday from the Chippewa River in Eau Claire. Police said canoeists spotted what appeared to be a body near the Short Street Bridge around 5:50 p.m.
-- Republican leaders are still confident that the current version of the new budget is basically the one that will pass both houses this week. The state Assembly is scheduled to start debating the two-year, $68-billion package of spending and new policies. They’re expected to take a break tonight before approving the budget tomorrow.
-- A St. Paul market was raided after several people became ill after using drugs purchased there, and Ramsey County Sheriff's officials say one of the overdoses was fatal.
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson is right when he says the state’s vocational rehabilitation partnership keeps farmers working and supports America’s Dairyland’s agricultural heritage.RELATED CONTENT
I like music, and most songs, but I like to be able to understand the words. So many singers seem to think that the “louder the better,” even on Idol, to the point of screeching. Uff da!RELATED CONTENT
Bay City topped Osceola 4-1 at Hortenbach Park Sunday and kept themselves in contention for a division title.RELATED CONTENT
-- Milwaukee Bucks’ shooting guard Monta Ellis became an unrestricted free agent yesterday, when he decided not to exercise his player option for the final year of his contract.
-- The Minnesota Wild re-signed defenseman Marco Scandella to a two-year contract Monday. Financial terms were not revealed.
-- Desmond Bishop will try to join his former Green Bay teammate Greg Jennings in Minnesota. The Vikings are the linebacker’s first scheduled free-agent visit today, after the Packers cut him yesterday.