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Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prescott wrestling: Sanford wins lone championship for Cardinals at Invite
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Lou Ann Davidson, 62
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
June 11, 2014
Benefit for eight-year-old with brain cancer Saturday
When asked to describe the future, it isn’t weeks or months for Heather Brown and her family. No, the future for her family is whatever...
June 11, 2014 - 11:10am
June 5, 2014
Most admired senior citizen nominees sought
Do you have a very special friend or relative who is over 60 years old? He or she could be one of Pierce County’s most admired senior citizens....
June 5, 2014 - 4:07pm
May 28, 2014
A group of volunteers from English Lutheran Church cleaned up the outside landscape of the Ellsworth Public Library during the church’s Simply...
May 28, 2014 - 10:19am
May 9, 2014
Reunion held at Bendilly's honored Matzek descendants
The Matzek clan gathered recently at Bendilly's Bar in Ellsworth to welcome their cousins -- Ada Hurych from the Czech Republic, and Vlad Jukl...
May 9, 2014 - 4:06pm
April 11, 2014
Olson had seven children, three careers in 91 years
Lorraine Olson’s nine decades of living have featured homes and jobs not far from the Mississippi River where it creates the border between...
April 11, 2014 - 9:43am
March 26, 2014
Benefit for Jesse Nellis Saturday
Last December saw the highest of highs and the lowest of lows for Alisha Salinas. In a span of one week, Salinas found out her and fiancée...
March 26, 2014 - 10:04am
January 30, 2014
Benefit for Roxanne Byers Feb. 8 at Gas-Lite
Years ago, Roxanne Byers had a cough that wouldn’t go away.
January 30, 2014 - 10:22am
January 29, 2014
Cow Belle: Food Odors ... and Winter
How can some foods that taste so good...smell so bad? Like sauerkraut and lutefisk and others. One day I boiled two eggs for my lunch. When I mashed them up and put some chopped onions in it…whew! Then to make matters worse, I steamed some cauliflower in the microwave. The...
January 29, 2014 - 3:07pm
January 21, 2014
Ex-employee, entertainer now resident at care center
Esther Lundgaard has had a full life elsewhere, but not much fuller than where she presently lives—the Ellsworth Care Center.
January 21, 2014 - 9:23am
January 9, 2014
Old Cowbelle: After Christmas "Let Down'?
--Ina Murray Sometimes, after the glitter and glow of the Christmas season, there is a let down feeling…the fun is over, now I am depressed. I used to feel that way. But now that I have “grown up,” I no longer do. I have enjoyed the feeling of anticipation and...
January 9, 2014 - 8:07am
January 6, 2014
Ashes to assets: New business has artistic way to memorialize loved ones
Ron Javner wants to be cremated after he dies. That’s not so unusual.
January 6, 2014 - 9:28am
January 3, 2014
Cow Belle: Old Year, New Year ... Old Friends, New Friends
Isn’t it interesting how the “passing on” of an old friend will bring new friends together because of it? So it is with the loss of nephew and cousin, Greg. Because of Greg’s death, new friends have come into our lives that we didn’t know two years ago. Sitting around...
January 3, 2014 - 12:18pm
December 4, 2013
Old Cowbell: I love Christmas!
I love it, even though it’s different for me now. With so many people in our family, it’s no longer possible for me to do the gift thing. But I do remember how fun it was to “think, think, think,” trying to choose just exactly what each one would like to receive. Parents...
December 4, 2013 - 3:32pm
November 14, 2013
Gift Box program gets Pierce Pepin donation
The Pierce County Gift Box Program is the recipient of a $3,000 donation from Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services, through its Operation Round...
November 14, 2013 - 10:57am
Cow Belle: Caution, writers
Today, I learned that my “publishing company” has done another “odd thing.” The mailman brought me a package from my cousin that contained three of my books she had bought on line. She knew I didn’t have very many of those two, so she bought me two of “Older Than Dirt”...
November 14, 2013 - 10:25am