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Home remodeling boom leads to expansion at Abode Interior Design & Homecrafting
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Update: Semi driver hospitalized after Highway 35 crash
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix no-wake zone among high-water river developments; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Spring Valley track: Bosshart honing athleticism, confidence
Prep golf: Leach, Cards take DSC
WIAA D2 softball: Ellsworth singles way to victory
WIAA D3 softball: Prescott advances past Stratford
WIAA D2 track: Ellsworth, Prescott athletes advance to sectionals
Spring Valley Cardinals
From Ghana to Plum City
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
Masonic Lodge hosts meal May 26 in Prescott
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
VILLAGE OF MAIDEN ROCK: For Sale - Playground Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 6/717 Hearing - Ashbach permit
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 4/11/17 Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
Rogjel M. Weber, 55
Gayle A. Korfhage, 76
David J. Gifford, 79
Kenneth P. Schladweiler, 75
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
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Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Viewpoint: See how we're 'powering our community'
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December 15, 2016
Legion and AmericInn project at a standstill
ELLSWORTH -- Things seem to be moving at a snail’s pace for the proposed AmericInn Hotel and American Legion Post 204 projects in Ellsworth’s Crossing Meadows Business Park. Ellsworth Village Board members voted to yet again extend a vacant land offer to purchase for the Legion...
December 15, 2016 - 4:34pm
State Board approves recreation plan despite lawsuit; former juror to be questioned for alleged improper behavior; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Natural Resources Board has voted to allow off road motorcycle riding and model rockets at a nature area, despite a lawsuit to ban those activities. The board voted 7-0 Wednesday for a master plan at the Sauk Prairie State Recreation area, on the site of the...
December 15, 2016 - 9:31am
December 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin plunges into the deep freeze; state bill would require drug tests for certain high school students; and 10 more state news stories
Unlike Tuesday morning, it's above zero everywhere in Wisconsin. But forecasters say the respite won't last long as another round of arctic air pushes its way into the Badger State Wednesday. By Thursday morning, lows are supposed to get down to 15 below with wind chills as cold...
December 14, 2016 - 9:46am
December 13, 2016
Moving into the new village hall
MAIDEN ROCK -- Attendees of the Dec. 5 Maiden Rock Village Board meeting took in the aroma of new drywall, paint, tile grout and fresh adhesive...
December 13, 2016 - 5:49pm
December 9, 2016
Water meter mystery causes headache
SPRING VALLEY -- Installed or not installed? That was the question of the hour about a water meter during a special Spring Valley Village Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in which a resident’s water bill dispute was a source of confusion. Resident Jessica Stangl, who lives near...
December 9, 2016 - 8:07am
December 8, 2016
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
PRESCOTT -- A $100,000 property in the city of Prescott will see an $89 decrease in property taxes, according to the 2017 budget. The mill rate is dropping in every taxing entity except the state of Wisconsin, said city administrator Jayne Brand. Taxes collected in Prescott (for 2016)...
December 8, 2016 - 7:00am
December 6, 2016
Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties
ELLSWORTH -- The presidential recount got underway Thursday in Wisconsin, including Pierce County, where efforts there were estimated to be among...
December 6, 2016 - 11:14am
Oak Grove residents oppose proposed shooting range
TOWN OF OAK GROVE -- One group says “We were here first.” The other group wants to use its land as a place for kids to learn gun safety,...
December 6, 2016 - 9:31am
Oak Grove PC denies shooting range recommendation
TOWN OF OAK GROVE -- The Oak Grove Planning Commission saw another packed house and emotionally charged meeting Nov. 10, where its members unanimously...
December 6, 2016 - 9:30am
December 5, 2016
Lawmaker forum set for Dec. 13 in New Richmond
NEW RICHMOND -- Western Wisconsin’s incoming lawmakers will speak at a New Richmond forum this month. The event, sponsored by the St. Croix Economic Development Corporation, will be from 4:30-6 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Cashman Conference Center on the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s...
December 5, 2016 - 8:00am
December 2, 2016
Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
PIERCE COUNTY -- Wasn’t the election just over? With the Nov. 8 presidential election barely in the past (less than a month) and headlines of recounts still dominating the news, it’s time for local candidates to turn their attention toward Spring 2017 elections. The nomination...
December 2, 2016 - 3:14pm
December 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
OSHKOSH -- After absorbing budget cuts in 10 of the last 12 years, chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System are hoping lawmakers will give them a little more money this time. The system is asking for an additional $42 million from the state. UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca...
December 1, 2016 - 11:06am
November 30, 2016
Local officials brace for Wisconsin recount
The process of recounting every presidential ballot cast in Wisconsin begins this week, including Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Wisconsin's...
November 30, 2016 - 8:53am
November 29, 2016
Judge: Elmwood can’t bar inspection of records
ELLSWORTH -- The village of Elmwood’s police department can’t bar a citizen’s request to inspect reports, a judge ruled last week in Pierce...
November 29, 2016 - 7:32am
November 22, 2016
Pierce County Board approves library funding increase
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County taxpayers will see a slight decrease on the county portion of their property tax bills for 2017 after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the budget at its Nov. 8 meeting. Department heads and standing committees were directed by county administration...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm