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Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
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
Letter: Not possible to appreciate courthouse beauty behind trees, she says
TO THE EDITOR: To all the devout, vociferous tree lovers in Pierce County: I also love trees; however, I favor the removal of the two trees in front of the courthouse. It was not possible to appreciate the true beauty of the courthouse, as it was "hidden" behind two huge trees. We...
June 12, 2013 - 10:36am