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NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
April 7, 2016
DNR announces Habitat Handout Day April 23
Property owners interested in making their land more wildlife-friendly are invited to attend Habitat Handout Day Saturday, April 23, in Baldwin....
April 7, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 31, 2016
Wild Side: Our introduction to the neighborhood
Many moons ago, in the spring of 1976, newlyweds Carol and I moved from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin. I was a long-haired young biologist working for an environmental consulting firm. I had spent a couple years of doing lab work identifying and counting algae, zooplankton and fish larvae...
March 31, 2016 - 2:20pm
March 23, 2016
Outdoors: Increased county deer quota is considered
Preliminary antlerless quota raised by 280
March 23, 2016 - 4:17pm
March 18, 2016
Wild Side: There’s lots to see in the sea in Belize
Carol and I have been going to Belize on vacations nearly every year since 1990. Belize is a small English-speaking country in Central America...
March 18, 2016 - 1:51pm
March 9, 2016
Outdoors: Ellsworth deer meeting set for March 17
The Pierce County Deer Advisory Council will meet in Ellsworth on March 17 to discuss preliminary antlerless quota recommendations, permit levels and season structure options for the 2016 deer hunting seasons. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17 at the Ellsworth...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
Outdoors: Hudson Trout Unlimited offers camp scholarship
Young people who enjoy the outdoors have the opportunity to apply for a $250 scholarship from Kiap-Tu-Wish of Hudson for the Wisconsin Trout Unlimited Youth Camp July 14-17 at Pine Lake Camp near Waupaca. All lodging, meals and materials are included with the scholarship. The only...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2016
Wild Side: Sweet sign of an early spring
This has been a wimpy winter with less than half of the average number of below zero nights and less than half the average snowfall. We had a...
March 4, 2016 - 12:16pm
February 18, 2016
Wild Side: Wild grapes climb for sunlight
Snowshoeing around our woods recently, I was struck by how many wild grape vines are clambering up into the tree tops. Last summer’s abundant...
February 18, 2016 - 2:29pm
February 11, 2016
Candlelight ski, hike at Willow River
Willow River Friends group is partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to host a candlelight ski and hike from 6 to 8:30...
February 11, 2016 - 9:32am
February 5, 2016
Wild Side: Arctic songbirds on winter vacation
A good remedy for seasonal affective disorder, or cabin fever, is to get outside and get some exercise. Volunteers for the Kinnickinnic River...
February 5, 2016 - 1:15pm
January 28, 2016
Snowmobile trails close with hopes of more snow
The Pierce County Snowmobile Council closed its trail system on Thursday morning after an 18 day run of being open through the month of January. With an already dwindling snow base and warm temperatures on the horizon, the council made the decision to close Thursday morning at 8 a.m....
January 28, 2016 - 4:22pm
January 21, 2016
Wild Side: Prairie enthusiasts restore oak savanna
Many of us enjoy strolling through a park-like setting with scattered trees and grassy ground vegetation. This seems to be a common human predilection....
January 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
January 10, 2016
Wild Side: Clean, clear, cold and free-flowing
This morning the sky is deep blue, the air calm, and the temperature is well below freezing. Wraiths of water vapor snake up from the Kinnickinnic...
January 10, 2016 - 9:16am
December 25, 2015
Wild Side: Where did I store all that food?
Do you ever wonder where you stored the jar of olives in the pantry, the frozen pheasant in the freezer or the can of sardines in the cupboard?...
December 25, 2015 - 11:04am
December 16, 2015
A county contact to the outdoors
PHS grad Kosin works as county warden
December 16, 2015 - 3:00pm