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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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December 10, 2017
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
"Please stop publishing letters about (X). We don't want to read negative opinions in our local newspaper." "When you print people's horrible...
December 10, 2017 - 8:00am
December 5, 2017
A view from an economist: Use of data
I received a phone call from a reader, questioning my use of statistics. I thank him for his call, because in an era of social media on the one...
December 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 4, 2017
Viewpoint: Last week to sign up for health care open enrollment
Many Wisconsinites have asked me if they can still purchase coverage on the health exchange and if there are any affordable plans. The short answer to both questions is yes, but time is running out.
December 4, 2017 - 3:16pm
Viewpoint: Free tuition for two-year and tech colleges means freedom to learn
"Every Wisconsinite should have access to education or training past high school ... To be pursued at whatever point and pace makes sense for individual workers and industries," wrote researchers at the Center on Wisconsin Strategy eight years ago. Long before the current shortage...
December 4, 2017 - 3:15pm
December 3, 2017
Letters to the editor: Air quality regulations could be eliminated
According to the report from the controlling branch of the House and Senate, the new tax code proposed will add over $428 to the national deficit...
December 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 2, 2017
Viewpoint: Federal tax reform would benefit Wisconsin
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan did an outstanding job getting major tax reform legislation approved in his oftentimes divided chamber. His leadership on the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act should be commended. While the Wisconsin State Assembly majority membership is much smaller than the U.S....
December 2, 2017 - 8:45am
November 27, 2017
Confusing health coverage dominates Thanksgiving conversations
"My family conversations over Thanksgiving were all about health care," Mary shared with me. "It's all so confusing." Mary's family is not alone. From recent conversations, I'm betting that health care dominated talk at many Thanksgiving gatherings. Premiums are too high. Young people...
November 27, 2017 - 1:13pm
November 26, 2017
Letters to the editor: Truth edited; Careless to citizens' concerns
This time of year seems to fly by and before we know it, we will be in another new year. This one will seem to grind slowly as midterm politics...
November 26, 2017 - 7:27pm
November 23, 2017
Editorial: Speak up and give thanks
Thanksgiving Day is upon us. Traditions and bountiful feasts aside, Americans dedicate this day to thanking God for what is good here. We place...
November 23, 2017 - 5:29am
November 20, 2017
Viewpoint: The zen of deer hunting
Sitting alone in the fog. Blending in with the grass and trees. Don't move. Just listen. Breathe. "Caaw, caaw caaw." Two crows overhead. One higher, hoarser, more nasal. A young one. Looking for food. They are opportunists. Listen. "Tuk, tuk, tuk tuk, tuk." A wild turkey to the north....
November 20, 2017 - 2:04pm
November 19, 2017
Literally Lorna column: Disrespectful yes, illegal no
I can't seem to stop thinking about this kneeling in the NFL during the national anthem. I love watching football, in particular the NFL. I love how exciting the game is and look forward to Sunday afternoons and Monday nights. It makes me a bit sick to my stomach that these over-paid...
November 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
Letters to the editor: American Education Week; A right to know the truth
President Trump has stated the American people have the right to know the truth on the JFK assassination. The Warren Commission said back then...
November 19, 2017 - 11:00am
November 18, 2017
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
The day was busy. Filled with bills voted on by senators. Bills that, someday, will change people's lives for better or worse. Senators do not often see the faces of those whose lives changed. Bev, Bonnie and Jamie are working to put a face on the lives affected by the actions of...
November 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 12, 2017
Letter: Thankfully, first responders are there
Many thanks to the Red Wing Fire Department, Pierce County Sheriff's Department and my many concerned neighbors and fellow travelers on Wisconsin Highway 35 on Halloween who stopped to render aid after a nearly very serious accident. I was only shaken up and the occupants of the other...
November 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Pastor column: Gratitude changed my life
Gratitude: Seriously, it changed my life! I have to confess: there was a time when I was a bit of a curmudgeon. The graduate school education I had been pursuing at that time — a thing called seminary (that's the grad school many pastors have to attend before being allowed to...
November 12, 2017 - 9:00am