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Spring semester public astronomy talks and observatory viewings set
Ellsworth police: Counterfeit bill; Fishing argument
Ellsworth FFA commemorates 80th anniversary
Pierce County sheriff's blotter:
Highway 35 construction will being in spring 2019
crime and courts
Boys basketball: Playoff seedings released
Wrestling: Eight Pierce County wrestlers onto state
Girls basketball: Local teams finish off regular seasons
EPC seniors say goodbye to home court with win
From underdog to alpha dog: top-ranked Sanford has high expectations
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
United Way calls for grant applications
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 2/15/18 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 2/21/18 Meeting Agenda
MEETING CANCELLATION: 2/21/18 Pierce County Solid Waste Mgt Meeting CANCELLED
PIERCE CO. PARKS COMMITTEE: 2/20/18 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/19/18 Plan Comm. Meeting - Arndt CSM
General Store brings people to Grandma's house
Final voting underway for 'Best of' Awards
Local businesses recognized by PCEDC
VIDEO: Special Recognition Award goes to Randy and Susie Most
Maple syrup producer gets 'sweet' award
Place a Business Announcement
James D. Harelson
Vernon and Lucille Kelly
Reverend Robert Charles Landsberger
Ellsworth Fire Department
Bruce M. Weiss
Letters to the editor: Listen to Prescott T-shirt protest; Latest word on Scottie
Country Pastor column: Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another
Viewpoint: Moving broadband forward for Wisconsin
Viewpoint: UW-Madison's commitment to Wisconsin students expands
Viewpoint: Hearing from Wisconsinites
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January 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Why are my property taxes so high?
"I'm paying higher property taxes and I haven't had a raise in years." Sound familiar? You are not alone. Property taxes are a regressive tax — the tax falls harder on those with less means. Property tax bills take a bigger bite out of the paychecks of people who have not received...
January 9, 2018 - 10:12am
January 8, 2018
Wilcox column: Walking among the swamp things
Although we aren't freezing our faces off in Cedar Key, Florida, the northern Gulf Coast is rather chilly for this time of year. Air from the brutally cold north has found its way here. High temperatures are barely into the 60's with colder days forecasted for this week. Water temperatures...
January 8, 2018 - 9:33pm
January 7, 2018
Letter to the editor: Can't keep quiet any longer
Can't keep quiet any longer TO THE EDITOR Just can't keep quiet any longer. I am now entering the tenth decade of my life. I have lived through...
January 7, 2018 - 7:49am
January 6, 2018
A view from an economist: Refugees, immigrants, DACA, and racism
Let's consider the impact of immigrants and refugees. Recently, Pope Francis pleaded for greater global support for immigrants and refugees,...
January 6, 2018 - 1:30pm
January 5, 2018
Viewpoint: The senator's surprise
On Wednesday, Dec. 20 I retrieved my mail, a copy of the PCH newspaper and an envelope from Sen. Kathleen Vinehout. I opened the letter and read "Thank you for contacting me to express your views on an Article V Convention." This shocked me, because I wrote to the senator several...
January 5, 2018 - 9:00pm
December 26, 2017
Dave Beck column: Auntie Q, a beloved family boat
The holiday season is about family, being together, reminiscing, and enjoying what was and what will be. There is no better time to share with...
December 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 24, 2017
Letter to the editor: Boy seeks penpals
I am a student at Cascade Christian Schools, and I am writing a report on the state of Wisconsin. We are responsible for gathering as much information as we can about our state. If any of your readers would like to help me by sending any pictures, postcards, used license plates, facts,...
December 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
Country Pastor: Nativity shed
Four sheets of plywood, a dozen 2-by-4s, some scruffy shake shingles and ten bales of straw; that's all we needed to make a life-size nativity...
December 24, 2017 - 7:49am
December 21, 2017
Column: Endorsement letters are advertisements
Frankly, our opinion pages have been used and some would say abused by campaigns to promote candidates and political events. Many of the letters read like advertisements because they are advertisements. That is why, effective today, RiverTown will charge for letters endorsing candidates....
December 21, 2017 - 10:38am
Tammy Baldwin column: Washington needs to work for Wisconsin, not special interests
This column was written by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
December 21, 2017 - 7:39am
December 17, 2017
Literally Lorna column: Pay attention please!
As the days pass faster and faster to the end of the year, so does our vehicle from one place to the next. Have you ever been in your vehicle...
December 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Viewpoint: Working for Wisconsin veterans
During my recent veterans town hall meetings across Wisconsin, I heard directly from Wisconsin veterans on the need to improve the care and services our veterans are getting from the Department of Veterans Affairs. While many of our veterans like our local VA facilities, the process...
December 17, 2017 - 8:45am
Letters to the editor: A massive give-away to the rich; Broadband funding source untouched
A massive give-away to the rich TO THE EDITOR massive give-away to the richest Americans at the expense of everyone else.
December 17, 2017 - 7:49am
December 13, 2017
Terry Ward column: Red Wing Bridge work knows no season
Winter tends to slow down life in this region, but for observers of the Red Wing Bridge project, you'll notice a steady effort of activity despite...
December 13, 2017 - 7:49am
December 10, 2017
Letters to the editor: Children and abuse; Suppression
I am too young to speak for myself. My dad has abused us. He is so normal in public situations that no one would believe what he does at home....
December 10, 2017 - 8:00pm