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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 sets school record
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Prep boys basketball: Motley's hot hand leads Panthers
WIAA individual wrestling: Day one in the books
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
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Real Estate Showcase
January 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man charged in UW-Stout student's death; temps plunge to minus-26 in state; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE — Dunn County prosecutors filed murder charges against a Minnesota man suspected in the death of a Saudi Arabian man studying at UW-Stout. UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer confirmed Friday in a news release that Minneapolis resident Cullen M. Osburn was charged with murder...
January 13, 2017 - 11:09am
January 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Meth use in Wisconsin matches heroin, report says; feds call food-stamp drug testing plan illegal; 8 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin officials have done a lot in recent years to fight the state's growing problem with heroin. But a new study shows that methamphetamine use has grown so quickly, it's on par with heroin. The FBI and the state Justice Department estimates that meth usage in...
January 12, 2017 - 10:38am
January 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker proposes tuition cuts; Baldwin takes aim at Trump cabinet picks; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker has been known to drop surprises in his annual State of the State addresses to the Legislature. On Tuesday, the...
January 11, 2017 - 10:08am
VIDEO: Another snowy day -- Jan. 11, 2017
ELLSWORTH -- Another snowy morning was expected Wednesday, Jan. 11 in western Wisconsin, with snow tapering off late morning. The National Weather...
January 11, 2017 - 9:50am
January 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Storm makes for slow western Wisconsin commute; Madison faculty take aim at DNR's climate change stance; 8 more state news stories
RIVER FALLS — Slow driving was the name of the game Tuesday morning in western Wisconsin. After a storm dropped about an inch of snow over...
January 10, 2017 - 10:02am
January 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Judges, prosecutors seek pay raises; lawmaker offers Blue Lives Matter bill; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Judges are not the only ones in Wisconsin's court system asking for pay raises. State Attorney General Brad Schimel says he's asking...
January 9, 2017 - 9:12am
January 7, 2017
Elmwood library director resigns
ELMWOOD -- It didn’t take long to notice how loved Elmwood Public Library Director Misty Price was after stepping in the door.Multiple patrons...
January 7, 2017 - 7:00am
January 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says 6-year-olds should be workforce-minded; kidnapping allegations include homemade Taser, sealed box; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker says the State of the State address he'll deliver on Tuesday will focus on workforce development as the state's top priority. The Republican Walker gave a preview to the state Bankers Association in Madison on Thursday -- and he said kids as young as...
January 6, 2017 - 8:41am
January 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Recount costs will be lower than estimated; charges filed after child found out in cold; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — The actual cost of the presidential election recount in Wisconsin is expected to be about $1.8 million, nearly half of the estimated...
January 5, 2017 - 9:00am
January 4, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: License fee increases for anglers, hunters eyed; state GOP lawmakers say they won't rush things; 7 more state news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is proposing raising hunting and fishing fees or linking the fees to inflation as options...
January 4, 2017 - 9:12am
January 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State biz leaders warm to Trump presidency; UW-Stout makes breakthrough honeybee discovery; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Almost eight of every 10 leaders of Wisconsin businesses say a Donald Trump presidency will be good for commerce. That's according to a survey of 270 state business leaders, commissioned by the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. The state's largest business group says...
January 3, 2017 - 12:16pm
January 2, 2017
Residents can now recycle #5 plastics
ELLSWORTH -- In the past, the Pierce County Solid Waste Department/Recycling Facility has asked residents to recycle only #1 and #2 plastic containers. Recycling technology is constantly changing and upgrading. County staff reviews recycling markets often to see what’s emerging...
January 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
River Falls arrest follows discovery of vulnerable girl
A vulnerable teen was found safe and a man was arrested Saturday in River Falls after a search for the girl by authorities. According to a joint...
January 2, 2017 - 10:41am
December 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Bidding farewell to a warm, wet 2016; oversight at vets' home could hinge on appointment; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin is about to finish one of its warmest and wettest years. The National Weather Service says 2016 is the fourth warmest on record in...
December 30, 2016 - 8:07am
December 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Study estimates billions from tolls, but with caveats; 4 Amish schoolhouse shootings confirmed; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin can collect $14 billion to $41 billion from tolls on interstate highways from 2020 through 2050. But a newly released consultant's report also says it would cost up to$400 million to install the tolling system -- and it would need federal approval that's far...
December 29, 2016 - 9:16am