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Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
Residents convince city to pay more Lake Street costs
Rabbits need rules too
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
crime and courts
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen S. Franson, 45
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
February 27, 2014
Letter: He was impressed with visiting EHS basketball players
TO THE EDITOR: This is a story I think really needs to be shared. It is also one I hope is a lesson for all young groups of students who are representing not only themselves, but also their school and their community. I am writing this to inform everyone what a class act I...
February 27, 2014 - 1:22pm
February 13, 2014
LETTER: He doesn't feel comfortable deciding about Ellsworth referendum
The $29.45 million school referendum leaves me torn. The need to upgrade current facilities is clear and the planning committee worked hard. A new elementary school would be an asset to Ellsworth. What gives me pause is what the process didn’t do, considering how permanent and...
February 13, 2014 - 10:52am
LETTER: Both Ellsworth School District referendums must pass
I urge Ellsworth District Community members to vote “Yes” on Tuesday, February 18, to pass both the Facilities Referendum and Operating Referendum for the following reasons: Dramatically improved safety and security of our school children Increased flexibility...
February 13, 2014 - 10:46am
November 7, 2013
It’s not her grandma’s library any more, she says
TO THE EDITOR: As I grow older and find myself reminiscing, one of my fondest memories is visiting the public library with my grandma. We would pull open a drawer filled with cards, find a title, write down a bunch of numbers and letters, and then go on a hunt through the stacks...
November 7, 2013 - 12:59pm
October 9, 2013
Letter: Vietnam vet says better late than never
TO THE EDITOR: The year 1968 was not good for me. Spilled some blood. Saw and experienced stuff I wish I hadn’t. Lost some friends. Coming home wasn’t much better. Cursed, screamed and spit at. Never a word of thanks for our service. No heroes were we. I thought I had left...
October 9, 2013 - 1:55pm
Letter: World War II vets denied access to their memorial
TO THE EDITOR: Our World War II vets are in their 80’s and 90’s. They fought and sacrificed in some of the worst battles the world has ever seen. These brave and courageous men went to war and won the battle against evil. These men stormed the beaches of Normandy and fought...
October 9, 2013 - 1:54pm
September 18, 2013
Letter: Wedding party got in on fire department water fights, she says
TO THE EDITOR: So, this happened on Saturday, Sept. 7. What can I say...the people of Prescott know how to have fun. This story begins with a young beautiful bride named Lauren Ptacek and her sweetheart groom Zechariah Bock-”Zech” for short. They had a beautiful, modest Catholic...
September 18, 2013 - 1:07pm
September 12, 2013
Letter: Basics for Local Kids in need of donations, he says
TO THE EDITOR: I would like to reminder your readers that it is time to clean out the coat closet. Please clean out your closets and donate coats, snow pants, boots, gloves/mittens or hats in any size, and drop them off at the collection bins in Ellsworth at Associated Bank,...
September 12, 2013 - 9:38am
September 4, 2013
Letter: Ellsworth residents set example of ‘Small Town Goodness,’ writer says
TO THE EDITOR: Recently, I had the good fortune to meet some of the many good people from the Ellsworth area and would like to share this story with their friends. Around 7 p.m. on Aug. 17, a friend and I stopped for a bite to eat at the Dairy Queen in Ellsworth. When we returned...
September 4, 2013 - 10:53am
August 28, 2013
Letter: Horse rescue worthy of public support for hay need, she says
TO THE EDITOR: I’m writing about an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people, animals and the community this weekend. Refuge Farms Horse Rescue and Sanctuary, on Hwy. 29 east of Spring Valley, needs donations to purchase this winter’s hay supply. The cost of hay...
August 28, 2013 - 1:57pm
August 21, 2013
Letter: Kids got unfair treatment from carnival workers, he says
TO THE EDITOR: This year, I took my three- and five-year-olds to the Pierce County Fair. My kids look forward to all the events every year. However, this year, I found myself consoling my kids because of the unfair treatment they got from Mr. Ed’s carnival workers. In previous...
August 21, 2013 - 12:28pm
Letter: She appreciates summer workers at fairgrounds
TO THE EDITOR: My appreciation goes to all the hard-working school kids that work at the fairgrounds in the summer. They were always busy mowing lawns, picking up branches, trimming trees and getting ready for the fair. They even sweep up sand off the road that runs through the grounds. I...
August 21, 2013 - 12:27pm
July 17, 2013
Letter: Maybe parochial or private school could help kids with drinking problem, he says
TO THE EDITOR: NAMI News: An I.O.O.U. presentation was held at Kinni Falls halfway house in River Falls. C.I.T. was discussed at the business meeting and a committee member was set up for that. Support group will be at 6:30 p.m. at Luther Memorial Church in River Falls on Thursday,...
July 17, 2013 - 1:08pm
July 10, 2013
Letter: Night crawler money box had sentimental value, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Night crawler money box thief: Just to let you know we weren’t in the night crawler business to make money, as you could see, at the price of $1.00 per dozen. I’m sure you needed the money to buy food and clothes, and not foolish things. The money in the box was...
July 10, 2013 - 12:01pm
June 12, 2013
Letter: Organize group, take over courthouse yard, put up community's want, he says
TO THE EDITOR: The stately trees that graced our courthouse have been taken down. Many of you asked the powers that be not to destroy them and hold a public meeting to address the issue. It fell on deaf ears. The injunction filed by someone was denied by the judge whom you elected...
June 12, 2013 - 10:38am