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New staff gear up for new year
UPDATE: Fire destroys pole shed at horse stable
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
Judge agrees to December trial for Nunez
Kuehni to be charged again with homicide, will be released on bail
crime and courts
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Volleyball: Prescott continues high expectations
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen S. Franson, 45
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
Real Estate Showcase
May 5, 2013
Butler invited to speak at church in Madison
MADISON - Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame player LeRoy Butler has been invited to speak at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in Madison next month. Butler's scheduled address at another church was canceled when he went public with support for a gay player in the NBA, Jason Collins....
May 5, 2013 - 10:19am
March 29, 2013
Ellsworth teen commits to South American pilgrimage
While others her age enjoy a break from school this summer, 16-year-old Morgan Hines will still be learning--and helping others. Hines of St....
March 29, 2013 - 9:13am
March 27, 2013
Easter Vigil at Our Savior's Saturday eve
The public is invited to an Easter Vigil Celebration of Light service this Saturday at 7 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, N6450 530th St.,...
March 27, 2013 - 12:50pm
March 21, 2013
Passover Seder at First Covenant March 28
RIVER FALLS--As part of the Holy Week reflections prior to Easter, First Covenant Church of River Falls will host two Seder Experiences at 5:15...
March 21, 2013 - 11:38am
March 14, 2013
Pope Francis' selection well-received in Pierce County area
The selection of Pope Francis to lead the world's Roman Catholics is a welcome development, according to two area priests. Father Bill Matzek of St. Mary's Big River church, between Ellsworth and Prescott, said Thursday he was very pleased with the announcement made the previous...
March 14, 2013 - 3:04pm
January 6, 2013
Madison-based atheist groups threatens to sue Ohio middle school
MADISON - The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation is warning a middle school in southern Ohio about a Jesus portrait hanging in its halls. The local school district's superintendent of schools says he won't remove the picture with an order from the school board or a...
January 6, 2013 - 11:01am
December 24, 2012
U.S. Supreme Court asked to rule on Elmbrook schools graduation case
BROOKFIELD - The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether two Brookfield high schools violated the Constitution, when they held graduation ceremonies in a large church. The Elmbrook School District has filed a petition asking the justices to consider a federal appeals...
December 24, 2012 - 9:15am
December 6, 2012
Drive-through living nativity at First Covenant Dec. 8
First Covenant Church-River Falls, 1374 North Main Street in River Falls, will hold a free drive-through live nativity from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on...
December 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
October 25, 2012
Thursday State News Briefs: Milwaukee native becomes cardinal
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee's Catholic Archbishop has high praise for Wisconsin native James Harvey - the long-time Vatican assistant who's being elevated to cardinal. Pope Benedict XVI said yesterday that six prelates would be elevated in a consistory planned for November 24th. The 63-year-old...
October 25, 2012 - 2:28pm
September 26, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Reckless prayers
Reckless Prayers happen when you ask the Lord to give you something to do FOR HIM. Sometimes, His answers seem reckless too. My reckless prayers...
September 26, 2012 - 9:33am
September 24, 2012
'Retired' pastor comes to Bay City church's rescue
BAY CITY--Pastor Gene Hasselquist professes to love life, so much so he's determined not to let retirement get in its way. Hasselquist had retired...
September 24, 2012 - 8:57am
August 6, 2012
Motive unclear in shooting deaths at Sikh temple
OAK CREEK - Why? That's what everybody wants to know this morning, after a gunman killed six people and injured three others yesterday at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, south of Milwaukee. The gunman died a few minutes later in a shootout with police. One account describes...
August 6, 2012 - 5:57am
August 5, 2012
Washington County church to offer county's first homeless shelter
Denny Farrell was well aware of the homeless population in Washington County. So when three Guardian Angels Catholic Church members who hoped to bring a shelter to the church approached Farrell -- the parish administrator and longtime volunteer with Twin Cities-based homeless organizations...
August 5, 2012 - 12:39pm
July 24, 2012
Brookfield schools found in violation of First Amendement
BROOKFIELD - Two suburban Milwaukee high schools violated the separation of church-and-state when they held their graduation ceremonies in a large church a few years ago. That's what a federal appeals court ruled yesterday. The full Seventh Circuit Court ruled on a 7-3 vote that...
July 24, 2012 - 9:41am
July 23, 2012
July 23, 2012 - 9:48am