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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth sets school record
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors headed to wrestlebacks
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
February 20, 2017
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
For two years the Healthier Together coalition has collected data and information from Pierce and St. Croix counties in order to determine the...
February 20, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
COLUMN: Are you getting reliable nutrition information?
The internet contains an abundance of nutrition and health information. Social media pages such as Facebook and Twitter have increased our access to instant information through nutrition articles and blogs. The ability to easily swap nutrition knowledge is awesome!
February 1, 2017 - 11:17am
January 10, 2017
Curing dementia the best solution
The goal for the Alzheimer's Association was to find a cure for dementia-related diseases by the year 2020. The organization has recently moved...
January 10, 2017 - 6:00am
December 23, 2016
Obesity numbers up almost 9 percent in Wisconsin
The Pierce County Health Department recently reported Wisconsin’s percentage of obese adults has risen from 30.7 percent to 39.4 percent, with 29.8 percent of Pierce County adults in that group. These percentages show that nearly four out of every 10 adults in Wisconsin and three...
December 23, 2016 - 8:08am
December 1, 2016
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
There’s a beautiful building on your way out of town. Right there on the right. Certainly you’ve seen it, whether it’s in Ellsworth north...
December 1, 2016 - 4:02pm
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
According to a fact sheet highlighting the underfunding of Wisconsin’s facilities compiled by “Leading Age Wisconsin,” the state’s Medicaid...
December 1, 2016 - 2:31pm
November 29, 2016
'You get what you pay for' (part 2): A 'Shining Star' in Plum City
When the director comes to Plum City Care Center for a routine visit, Ruth Hartung, a cook there for 41 years, makes the trip uniquely special....
November 29, 2016 - 1:47pm
November 11, 2016
Compassion, comfort and caring: Veteran finds friend in county nurse
RIVER FALLS -- Freedom isn’t free. The price many veterans paid for America’s freedom far exceeds what most people could fathom. River Falls...
November 11, 2016 - 10:12am
October 17, 2016
Local coats for kids program returns
ELLSWORTH/RIVER FALLS -- The local organization, Basics for Local Kids, is gearing up for the seventh season of collecting and offering winter-wear...
October 17, 2016 - 10:01am
August 10, 2016
West Nile virus confirmed in Pierce County bird
PIERCE COUNTY -- The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Pierce County on July 29 has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus...
August 10, 2016 - 4:40pm
August 2, 2016
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month
Breastfeeding Awareness Month is designed to increase knowledge about the benefits of breastfeeding and the support resources available. It is also a time to recognize breastfeeding mothers as well as those organizations, professionals and volunteers offering support within their...
August 2, 2016 - 1:59pm
July 19, 2016
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Pierce County residents are strongly encouraged to protect themselves with a flu shot before the season arrives. The Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) recently announced that the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), best known as nasal spray, or by the trade name...
July 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 26, 2016
St. Croix Valley Foundation Leaders Forum: building dementia-friendly communities
A half-day forum focusing on making the St. Croix County area dementia friendly will be held from 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at The Phipps Center for the Arts. This forum is designed for elected officials, city administrators, and leaders within the business, education,...
May 26, 2016 - 7:58am
March 14, 2016
If you enjoy horses and people your help is needed
Walk-On Therapeutic Riding Program, 1469 Co. Rd. J, northeast of River Falls, is in need of volunteers to help with their spring classes for...
March 14, 2016 - 3:31pm
February 3, 2016
Health needs assessment needs input
Two public health departments and four hospitals in this area are collaborating on a required community health needs assessment for the first...
February 3, 2016 - 12:23pm