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Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
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Ellsworth softball: Panthers have tools to compete in MBC
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Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
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Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
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NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
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Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
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EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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September 18, 2016
COUNTRY PASTOR: The much bigger picture
If you are willing to ignore context, you can find a Bible verse to support just about anything. There are all kinds of crazies out there who will cherry pick a Bible verse to support their personal position. Anyone who has spent any time on the internet knows this to be true. If...
September 18, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2016
Pastor finds joy in coffee, nature and his flock
ELLSWORTH -- The new pastor at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ just outside of Ellsworth finds it a bit ironic that he was called to serve...
May 11, 2016 - 10:46am
March 9, 2016
Quarter century in ministry, pastor takes latest challenge
SPRING VALLEY/ELMWOOD -- Encouragement from others led Guy Bergenthal to the ministry. Bergenthal was employed in the Diesel Locomotive industry...
March 9, 2016 - 8:36am
February 17, 2016
Determined not to be, he ended up pastor anyway
PRESCOTT -- In this case, the old saying, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” only applied after intentions headed in a different...
February 17, 2016 - 3:46pm
January 20, 2016
Going where he is led; Prescott graduate travels the globe for mission work
PRESCOTT -- Imagine being far from home in a foreign country, playing guitar and singing in a graveyard on Day of the Dead, surrounded by candles...
January 20, 2016 - 11:26am
January 13, 2016
Pastor’s ex-pilot who’s ready for new flight
ELLSWORTH -- Jeff Smith’s career has taken him in two different directions, but both have brought him closer to heaven. Smith was a C-130 pilot...
January 13, 2016 - 12:29pm
December 29, 2015
Veteran pastor comes out of retirement to serve church
Although he’s the only pastor in his family, two brothers in Pastor Dave Teig’s family have been in kindred professions. Mons Jr. of Minneapolis...
December 29, 2015 - 11:04am
December 16, 2015
Unsettled would-be teacher turns to ministry instead
LUND -- Neil Bonkoski kept having an unsettled feeling he just couldn’t ignore. Bonkoski had already decided on a future career in teaching...
December 16, 2015 - 10:15am
November 24, 2015
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Pastor Jason Roeder describes his ministry as “church in a box.” The pastor who came to Torrent Church in Prescott this summer said he’s...
November 24, 2015 - 8:50am
October 21, 2015
Priest brings wealth of experience to parish
As early as age 6 or 7, Father Eric Awortwe-Dadson realized he was moving toward the priesthood. Consequently, the Ghana, West Africa, native...
October 21, 2015 - 11:16am
October 14, 2015
Coming full circle: New cross built from original church beam
For more than 70 years, a beam from the former Spring Lake Lutheran Church, which was destroyed by tornado June 13, 1930, was waiting to be rediscovered...
October 14, 2015 - 12:08pm
October 7, 2015
From Svea to Solon Springs
Jason Clifton couldn’t have imagined being ordained anywhere else but Svea Lutheran Church. It’s his home congregation. He was ordained Sunday,...
October 7, 2015 - 1:31pm
September 23, 2015
Father Nathan bids farewell to St. Francis
Father Nathan Thainase, priest of St. Francis Catholic Church in Ellsworth, will say goodbye to his parishioners and the community he has grown...
September 23, 2015 - 6:49pm
Sending hats to Texas
Thanks to the hands of a local Ellsworth senior, 65 elementary school students in south Texas will have the opportunity to stay warm this winter...
September 23, 2015 - 2:16pm
September 9, 2015
White got first ‘nudge’ toward being pastor early
Although being a pastor was an idea for Annie White early in her life, it wasn’t always a definite plan. White was in the third year of...
September 9, 2015 - 11:24am