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UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
Water meter mystery causes headache
crime and courts
Prep wrestling: Two weekends, two Ellsworth championships
Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling: Cardinals are champions in Dells Duals
Prep boys basketball: Prescott, Plum City/Elmwood, and Spring Valley all win
Ellsworth boys basketball: Panthers play cat and mouse game with Saints
Nine-day gun deer hunt season totals detailed
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Justin Dale Ogden, 32
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
Audrey Cernohous, 78
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
December 9, 2015
Maiden Rock Hall story spurs resident response
GUEST COMMENTARY -- “That was rather glib.” B.J. Christofferson was responding to (Maiden Rock village president) Judy Daleiden's remark “Well you elected us” to indicate there was no obligation of the village board to hold a referendum as to whether the board should spend...
December 9, 2015 - 1:44pm
December 2, 2015
Ron Kind column: Keeping our promises to Wisconsin veterans
It is very clear that we have some major pain management, transparency and access to care problems in the VA system. Fixing these problems is...
December 2, 2015 - 2:01pm
March 27, 2014
Letter: Time is running out, so enroll for insurance now
The federal health insurance exchange, called the Health Insurance Marketplace, provides most Wisconsin residents with financial assistance when purchasing insurance. If you are still without health insurance, please take action now! If you don’t purchase insurance by the...
March 27, 2014 - 4:04pm
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