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PIERCE COUNTY: 6/27/17 Board Meeting Agenda
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NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-125, Jacob Zimdahl
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November 8, 2012
'Operation Afghan Santa' nears completion
Hundreds of boxes will soon be on their way to soldiers in Afghanistan as part of "Operation Afghan Santa." Members of the American Legion Post...
November 8, 2012 - 9:04am
November 4, 2012
New school lunch guidelines leave some kids running on empty
RIVER FALLS - While students in the River Falls School District haven't taken to the halls in protest new student lunch guidelines, some view...
November 4, 2012 - 10:08am
October 31, 2012
Trick-or-treaters discuss the candy they crave most
RED WING, Minn. -- Today is Halloween, which means trick-or-treaters will come calling around dusk. Chances are you've already done some shopping and stocked up on treats for those young witches, warlocks, princesses and rock stars who will ring your doorbell tonight. But the truth...
October 31, 2012 - 10:49am
October 24, 2012
Enjoy an autumn buffet at St. Francis
The St. Francis Altar and Rosary Autumn Buffet will be held Monday, Oct. 29, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Francis Parish Hall, Ellsworth....
October 24, 2012 - 9:19am
October 18, 2012
Homelessness, hunger, persist in River Falls
People on the front lines of River Falls battle with hunger and homelessness agree: Both conditions continue throughout Pierce and St. Croix counties. A group gathered last week to discuss the issues, seek solutions and encourage support of all the entities trying to meet people's...
October 18, 2012 - 9:33am
Drought to force food prices up
MINNEAPOLIS -- The most severe and extensive drought in at least 25 years is seriously affecting both livestock and crop farmers. As a result, Michael Boland, head of the University of Minnesota's Food Industry Center, says you will likely see some of the quickest price increases...
October 18, 2012 - 8:43am
October 10, 2012
Donate food, library will forgive fines
The Ellsworth Public Library will be accepting canned or boxed food items to reduce library fines during October. Each can or boxed item will...
October 10, 2012 - 10:37am
October 9, 2012
Ptacek's celebrates 100 years in Prescott with a world record
PRESCOTT - Prescott is about to become famous for cooking the world's largest bratwurst. A 52-foot, two-inch sausage was grilled up and served...
October 9, 2012 - 11:35am
October 7, 2012
Sunday State News Briefs: House fire kills six-year old boy in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee authorities say a babysitter may have left food unattended on a stove, starting a house fire that left a six year old boy dead. The babysitter and three other children managed to get out safely. The fire apparently started in one house and jumped to a nearby...
October 7, 2012 - 10:43am
October 4, 2012
Production way up at Wisconsin cheese factories
Wisconsin cheese factories were extremely busy in August. Production grew by a whopping 7.93 percent over the same month a year ago - and the...
October 4, 2012 - 1:28am
September 26, 2012
Ptacek's celebrates 100th on Oct. 6, hopes to break brat record
PRESCOTT-- The World Record Academy will be notified after October 6, when Ptacek's IGA grocery store hosts its annual Octoberfest, but this...
September 26, 2012 - 9:55am
September 19, 2012
Red Wing mom finds scissor blades in bag of hamburger buns
RED WING - A mother making sandwiches for her kids found scissor blades in her bag of hamburger buns. Red Wing Police Chief Tim Sletten says the buns were purchased at EconoFoods in Red Wing in the Burnside area of town September 2nd. He says the woman had already given a couple...
September 19, 2012 - 5:28pm
September 18, 2012
Afternoon State News Briefs: Mukwonago students boycott lighter school lunches
MUKWONAGO - One size does not fit all. That's what students in Mukwonago are saying about the nation's new dietary standards for school lunches. Yesterday, 70-percent of the 830 Mukwonago High School students boycotted what their cafeteria was serving - and sales of middle school...
September 18, 2012 - 4:21pm
September 12, 2012
Lake City restaurant getting 'impossible' makeover
LAKE CITY, Minn. -- Say goodbye to the atmosphere you've grown accustomed to at Bronk's Bar and Grill. A crew of construction workers is well on its way to renovating the entire establishment as part of an episode for Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible." The television show,...
September 12, 2012 - 9:35am
Opinion: Think fresh, healthy food
Whether it's the obesity epidemic in this country or just a desire to become healthier, people are seeking ways to eat better. One idea from...
September 12, 2012 - 8:01am