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Chamber welcomes Golden Lotus
Spring Valley keeps trimming asbestos removal costs
'Outside archaeologists' dig up a hole lot of history
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Three kayakers missing off of Door County have been found safe
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Attorney General has asked appeals court to continue state's ban on gay marriage
crime and courts
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Twins take three of four from Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers' lead now down to two games with second-place St. Louis in town this weekend
Minnesota and Seattle wrap-up series this evening
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers swept by Phillies, lose fifth straight
Prescott downs Hager City 8-1
Pierce County Fair tickets available
Hastings woman's traditional Icelandic food will be featured on Cooking Channel
Children and gardens the theme this Sunday at Freedom Park
RF Medical Clinic changes name and approach to care
Dietary aide hopes to turn tragedy into lesson on food allergies
arts and entertainment
Eugene J. Theis, 88
Eugene J. St. Ruth, 82
Pamela M. Linse, 65
Erwin Wittwer, 94
Glenn K. "Cannonball" Christenson, 82
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/16/14 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/11/14 Ag. & Extension Education Comm. Meeting
ELLSWORTH AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE: 7/15/14 Operating Committee Meeting
PROBATE ORDER: James J. Miller Estate; Case No. 14-PR-30
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT 7/24/14 Hearing - Ciresi Permit
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
Old Cowbelle: Staying Put
Cow Belle: 125th Anniversary
July 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: More storm damage in Western Wisconsin last night
The western half of Wisconsin had more thunderstorm damage yesterday and last night. Tennis-ball-sized hail fell near Cornell in Chippewa County. Eau Claire had a number of vehicles damaged by hail. Parts of Pepin, Taylor, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon counties also reported...
July 8, 2014 - 9:01am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dry days last week help farmers catch-up with crops
ST. PAUL - Minnesota farmers had 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork last week, the most in nearly a month, according to the USDA's Weekly Crop Report. Drier field conditions allowed many farmers to catch-up with herbicide and fertilizer spraying. Nearly all of Minnesota's corn...
July 8, 2014 - 8:27am
July 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State cheese production up
Wisconsin cheese production has gone up for only the third time in eight months. According to new federal figures, the Badger State made almost 243-million pounds of cheese in May, up by seven-tenths of a percent from the same month a year ago. Wisconsin's increase was smaller...
July 4, 2014 - 8:33am
June 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wolf quota of 156 approved
MILWAUKEE - A statewide wolf-hunting quota of 156 animals was approved today by the state Natural Resources Board at a meeting in Milwaukee. That's down from last year's quota of 251, as wildlife experts seek to continue a gradual reduction in the state's overall wolf population....
June 25, 2014 - 8:02pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Woman found in blanket died of natural causes
ST. PAUL -- Officials say the 39-year-old woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in a wooded area of St. Paul Saturday died of natural causes. Officials found Rahel Nigusse's body near Minnehaha Avenue and St. Paul Police Sergeant Paul Paulos says it appears she had...
June 25, 2014 - 7:49pm
Delighting in dairy
The Pierce County Dairy Promotion Breakfast took place Saturday at Son-Bow Farms just north of Grange Hall on 330th Avenue just off CTH CC.
news / region
June 25, 2014 - 10:11am
June 22, 2014
People line-up for Pierce County Dairy Breakfast
ONO - People didn't mind waiting line on beautiful summer morning for food at this year's Pierce County Dairy Breakfast. The breakfast was held at Son-Bow Farms just north of Grange Hall and Ono Methodist Church on 390th Ave. and CTH. CC. Son-Bow Farms, Inc., includes families...
life / events
June 22, 2014 - 10:48am
June 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State of Emergency declared in three counties
Governor Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency for three counties in the southern part of the state. The declaration comes after the National Weather Service confirmed six tornadoes touchdown in Dane, Green and Grant Counties. The storms also brought damaging winds and...
June 21, 2014 - 10:37am
June 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 28,000 without power after latest storms in southern Wisconsin
Over 28,000 Wisconsin customers were without power close to the noon hour, as another round of heavy thunderstorms rumbled through the southern half of the state. We Energies reported 19,000 customers out as of 11 o'clock, most in Metro Milwaukee. Wisconsin Power-and-Light had...
June 18, 2014 - 4:45pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mankato area soaked after five inches of rain
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Mankato area in south-central Minnesota is soaked after receiving more than five inches of rain overnight. There was water over several roads and mudslides and flooding led to closures on Highways 169 and 66. The National Weather Service reported a 56-mile-per-hour...
June 18, 2014 - 4:06pm
Son-Bow hosts Pierce County dairy breakfast June 21
With a statewide initiative to promote the dairy industry, Pierce County is doing its part in hosting a Dairy Breakfast. Son-Bow Farms, Inc., families of Jay and Kristi Richardson, John Freund, Jeff Coss and Gabe Weix, are hosting Pierce County’s Dairy Breakfast on Saturday,...
life / events
June 18, 2014 - 4:01pm
June 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Storm damage causes state of emergency in Dane County
MADISON - Dane County officials have declared a state-of-emergency in the wake of a reported tornado, strong winds, and torrential rains overnight. Emergency management officials said they received about 350 reports of storm damage by sunrise. Most of the damage was in Verona...
June 17, 2014 - 9:45am
June 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Large-scale northwest Minnesota meth ring busted
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Four suspects in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking operation have been arrested in Beltrami County. Sheriff Phil Hodapp says over the past year investigators collected evidence of a sophisticated drug-smuggling and distribution ring around Bemidji, involving...
June 14, 2014 - 12:19pm
June 13, 2014
Forrest adds Pierce role to St. Croix FSA duties
Nearly 30 years ago, Robert “Bob” Forrest and Linda Paul both worked as program technicians in the St. Croix County office of the Farm Service Agency (FSA), then known as the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS).
news / government
June 13, 2014 - 9:27am
June 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State could be affected by FDA ruling on cheese
Wisconsin could be greatly affected by a federal ruling which said it's not sanitary to use wooden boards for the aging of cheese. The Food-and-Drug Administration recently cited several plants in New York State for using wooden boards, despite state laws which permit them. ...
June 11, 2014 - 4:40pm