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Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
crime and courts
Ellsworth Invitational: Hosts earn victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
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
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Cynthia Beebe, 64
Tim M. Blodgett, 76
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
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
May 10, 2013
Ellsworth church addition dedication and celebration Sunday, May 19
Nearly a quarter century in discussions, a new addition to St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Ellsworth has become reality, and will be dedicated...
May 10, 2013 - 8:59am
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