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Prescott Community Ed brings awareness to gender identity
Ellsworth woman sentenced to 5 years in prison
Wisconsin roundup: Wis. electric rates some of nation’s highest; more state news stories
Spring semester public astronomy talks and observatory viewings set
Ellsworth police: Counterfeit bill; Fishing argument
crime and courts
Sanford to represent Prescott at state tournament
Merth to Madison, Hofacker's season ends
Boys basketball: Playoff seedings released
Wrestling: Eight Pierce County wrestlers onto state
Girls basketball: Local teams finish off regular seasons
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
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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
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
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
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December 24, 2017
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
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 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 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 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
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
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
November 10, 2017
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
The great jazzman and comedian Jimmy Durante was known for his schnozzola, a huge zucchini of a proboscis. He said "Da nose knows." Despite his...
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
November 5, 2017
Viewpoint: Prescott police, city value honesty and integrity
I can no longer remain silent about the allegations against the Prescott Police Department. I must speak out.
November 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Libraries are for everyone
Inclusivity is a major buzz word in the library world these days. During the Wisconsin Library Association Conference in mid-October, several sessions focused on the topic of diversity, specifically creating a welcoming and inclusive environment in the library. The Wisconsin Department...
November 1, 2017 - 2:45pm