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Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Kenosha police detective admits to planting evidence in homicide case
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man and grandson hospitalized after off-road vehicle breaks through ice
Facebook chatting/texting listed as factor in 2013 accident
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
Ellsworth boys lose close tourney game to Osceola
Second half run eliminates Spring Valley boys' hoops team from regionals
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Two defending state champions win regional boys' basketball games
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Joyce I. Christensen, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
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February 25, 2013
Book Report: The dirt: Even Puritans didn't always come clean
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 17th century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about that fabled place. My interest lies in artistic recreations of a time long past, creations like Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," Arthur Miller's...
columns / life
February 25, 2013 - 3:12pm
February 21, 2013
Book Report: Court documents reveal historical truths
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about that fabled place. My interest lies in artistic recreations of a time long past, creations like Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," Arthur...
columns / life
February 21, 2013 - 9:44am
February 19, 2013
Old Gem presents Holocaust play, begins Feb. 28
NEW RICHMOND -- The Old Gem Theater is presenting the World War II play, "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday,...
February 19, 2013 - 11:54am
February 18, 2013
Local author's collaborative book heads to the 2013 Academy Awards
The collaborative book, Fundamentally Female, written by Reneé Rongen and contributors, is heading to the 2013 Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb....
February 18, 2013 - 1:05pm
February 14, 2013
Casting call for Ozma of Oz
Auditions for "Ozma of Oz: A Tale of Time" will be held at the River Falls High School in the Doris Fuka Auditorium at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, and from 3-5 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. The show is jointly produced by the River Falls Community Theater and the River Falls...
February 14, 2013 - 12:55pm
Book Review: Diary entries sum up tales of rich and famous
"October 27, 1940, Sunday -- Went to chapel all day as usual. Our big meeting next Sunday. Gwilym Rees will be preaching. "October 29, 1940, Tuesday -- Went to school. My feet fit easier into the shoes than they did yesterday, as I have corn remove on and I hope they will succeed....
columns / life
February 14, 2013 - 12:23pm
Opening reception Feb. 15 for new exhibitions
A series of exhibitions featuring mixed media collage by Carol Adleman, Luck; mixed media abstract expressionism by Charles A. Condon, River Falls; soda-fired stoneware by Jude Ryan Reiling, Minneapolis; mixed media sculpture by Mark D. Roberts and Denise Rouleau, Minneapolis; and...
February 14, 2013 - 9:13am
"Comic Book Artist" auditions set at Phipps
The Phipps Children's Theater will hold auditions for area students in grades 7 through 9 for the spring production of "The Adventures of a Comic Book Artist," with book and lyrics by Pat Lydersen, and music by Wendy Woolf, on Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 26 and 28 at 6 p.m. in the...
February 14, 2013 - 9:00am
February 13, 2013
Spring Valley Stagehands needs singing and non-singing performers
SPRING VALLEY--The Spring Valley Stagehands will hold auditions for "Oliver" at the Spring Valley Theater this Sunday from 8-10 p.m., and next Monday and Tuesday, from 6-9 p.m. "Oliver" is the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphan who runs away from an...
February 13, 2013 - 2:51pm
February 7, 2013
Disney's 'Little Mermaid Jr.' opens Feb. 8 at Phipps
The Phipps Children's Theater will produce the area premier of Disney's "The Little Mermaid, Jr.," featuring music by Alan Menken, lyrics by...
February 7, 2013 - 9:14am
Dance Company perform March 15-16
The Phipps Dance Company is preparing for its eighth annual performances on Friday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 16, at 2 p.m....
February 7, 2013 - 9:09am
Book Reviews: Rehashing the infamous rabble-rousers
"Now that science has attained its youth and superstition is in its dotage, the trembling, palsied wreck says to the athlete: 'Let us be friends.' It reminds me of the bargain the cock wished to make with the horse: 'Let us agree not to step on each other's feet.'" --Robert Ingersoll,...
February 7, 2013 - 8:54am
January 31, 2013
Mixed media at Galleries, oil painting classes begin
A series of exhibitions featuring a mixed media installation by Mary Bergs, Minneapolis; mixed media printmaking by CathyJean Clark, Neillsville; oil paintings by Tom McGregor, St. Paul; ceramics by Ursula Hargens, Minneapolis; acrylics on panel by Leslie Pilgrim, Mendota Heights,...
January 31, 2013 - 8:54am
January 24, 2013
'Little Mermaid Jr.' continues to delight audiences everywhere, starts Feb. 8 in Hudson
The Phipps Children's Theater will produce the area premier of Disney's "The Little Mermaid, Jr.," featuring music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and the book by Doug Wright, which is based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen and the Disney film, Feb....
arts and entertainment / life
January 24, 2013 - 1:09pm