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Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
Charges: Minn. men plotted bar burglary after Super Bowl
Road weight limits in effect
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
SVE wrestling: Four Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
PHOTO GALLERY: Ice fishing tourneys draw out anglers
MBC boys basketball: Benson's near triple-double paces Ellsworth
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
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
December 12, 2016
Ag plastics recycling program takes off
ELLSWORTH -- The road leading into the Pierce County Solid Waste Department was lined with trucks and trailers Monday, Dec. 5 as farmers waited...
December 12, 2016 - 8:44am
November 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Stein calls $3.5M recount estimate 'exorbitant'; Pierce, St. Croix among counties seeking disaster aid; 8 more state news stories
MADISON -- Jill Stein says the estimated $3.5 million cost of Wisconsin's presidential recount is "exorbitant." But the Green Party White House candidate says she's committed to paying it, and she'll ask supporters to come up with $2.4 million to cover that fee. The State Elections...
November 29, 2016 - 10:33am
November 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Early ballots returning from Obama-backed counties; UW revokes season tickets, apologizes for noose incident; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of this year's early voters are from counties that helped re-elect Democrat Barack Obama for president in 2012. The state Elections Commission says almost 800,000 state residents have cast absentee ballots as of Monday morning -- and the political news website WisPolitics.com...
November 8, 2016 - 7:43am
November 5, 2016
Seasonal fruits and veggies made into year round products
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- For the past three years, Lisa Mueller has been mixing produce and turning ingredients from her farm into popular recipes...
November 5, 2016 - 10:00am
November 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Saudi student dies after assault at UW-Stout; Trump headed to Eau Claire; 10 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- A UW-Stout junior from Saudi Arabia has died, one day after he was beaten near a pizza place in downtown Menomonie. Police say they're treating the death of 24-year-old Hussain Alnahdi as a homicide, and they're asking for public tips to help find the assailant who was...
November 1, 2016 - 10:19am
October 20, 2016
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
WINNER, S.D. — A Winner High School student injured in a farming accident died Wednesday night, Oct. 20, a day after getting stuck in a...
October 20, 2016 - 12:07pm
October 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Final U.S. Senate debate set; Trump suggests Ryan might have reason for cool support; 10 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A second and final statewide debate will be staged Tuesday night for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate candidates. Republican incumbent Ron Johnson and former Senate Democrat Russ Feingold will square off in a 90 minute forum beginning at 8:30 p.m. from Milwaukee's Marquette Law...
October 18, 2016 - 12:03pm
September 29, 2016
Ron Kind column: Resources to help farmers recover from flooding
On Sept. 28, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced a number of available resources to aid farmers in dealing with the aftermath of last week’s flooding...
September 29, 2016 - 10:22am
September 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
MADISON -- It will soon be against the law in Wisconsin to talk on a hand-held cellphone while driving through a construction zone. Starting Saturday, those who don't stop chatting when passing orange barrels and highway workers can be given a $40 ticket. The only exception is for...
September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm
Farmers urged to sign up for free ag, silage plastic recycling
WESTERN WISCONSIN -- For farmers wondering what to do with used bale wrap, ag/grain bags, bunker covers, oxygen barrier films, used irrigation tape and tubing, greenhouse or hoophouse coverings, fumigation and other cover films, there is a solution. Revolution Plastics will collect...
September 27, 2016 - 11:03am
September 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Wisconsin one of 10 presidential ‘toss up’ states; flash flood watch continues; and 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new poll shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton still has a big lead over Donald Trump for electoral votes, but Wisconsin is one of 10 "toss up" states. The Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll gives Clinton a 46-to-44 percent edge against Republican Donald Trump...
September 7, 2016 - 9:50am
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
August 29, 2016
Wisconsin Farmers Union sends survey on low dairy prices
Dairy farmers across Wisconsin are opening their mailboxes to find an unexpected envelope: “Share your opinion on the low dairy prices!”...
August 29, 2016 - 5:53pm
State could get $13M to fight heroin, opioids; Walker unsure if he'll speak at RNC; Wisconsin boasting nation's top crops; nine more state news stories
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett supports a proposal in the next federal budget to give Wisconsin up to $13 million to fight heroin and prescription drug abuse. Federal and local officials highlighted the subject during a conference call with reporters on Tuesday. President Barack Obama's...
June 29, 2016 - 8:47am
June 27, 2016
Statewide gas prices dip; state's poverty numbers steady; Wisconsin farmer creates milk aimed at solving digestion issues; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's gas prices continue to range about a dime higher than the national average. The automotive group AAA said the average price across the country for a gallon of regular gas is $2.31. It's $2.42 in the Badger state, which is a drop of seven cents from a week...
June 27, 2016 - 7:05am