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crime and courts
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Todd takes runner up in Dunn-St. Croix Conference meet
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
June 18, 2013
Menard sued for sexual harassment in Indiana
EAU CLAIRE - A former business partner is suing Eau Claire billionaire John Menard. Tomisue Hilbert claims that the home improvement magnate pressured her for sex, and later retaliated by firing her husband and filing suits against them and their friends. The 43-year-old Hilbert...
June 18, 2013 - 11:01am
June 15, 2013
Saturday State News Briefs: Man charged with providing heroin used in fatal crash
WAUSAU - Authorities say a Central Wisconsin man is charged with providing heroin used in a fatal crash. The Wausau Daily Herald reports 22-year-old Kyle Kennedy appeared in Marathon County Court to face charges of delivery of heroin, obstruction and bail jumping. Police says the...
June 15, 2013 - 7:46am
June 14, 2013
Chamber releases third curd fest medallion clue
The Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival Medallion Hunt is now underway. Hunt clues will be posted weekly on the festival website and at local banks. Clues will also be posted in area publications. Searchers will compete for 200 Ellsworth dollars and will need to show their festival...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 12, 2013
ShopKo Hometown coming to Ellsworth
GREEN BAY -- Today (Tuesday) Shopko announced plans to open five new Shopko Hometown stores. The stores, located in Afton, Wyoming, St. Peter, Minnesota and Winneconne, Ellsworth and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, are expected to open in late fall 2013.
June 12, 2013 - 3:30pm
Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors
A new shop on Main St. hopes to be featuring local vendors when it opens this October. Funktion Junktion will be moving into the space 2nd Chances...
June 12, 2013 - 2:26pm
June 11, 2013
Former Utica Energy plant near Oshkosh is going up for bids this summer.
OSHKOSH - Want to buy an ethanol plant? The former Utica Energy plant near Oshkosh is going up for bids this summer. The facility stopped making corn-based ethanol last September, as the business got $30-million in debt. Dougherty Funding of Minneapolis filed foreclosure proceedings...
June 11, 2013 - 3:42pm
June 10, 2013
Buena Farrell Photography to hold Open House Wednesday
Buena Farrell Photography will be holding an open house this Wednesday (June 12) to celebrate her five year anniversary. The open house will be from 3-8 p.m., at 368 W. Main St., Ellsworth. There will be drawings for a free session, free prints and a free canvas. Any questions...
June 10, 2013 - 10:51am
Creamery expands retail store
Change is everywhere at the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery. While the 130-year-old year building is undergoing an extensive renovation, one...
June 10, 2013 - 10:02am
Ellsworth Chamber announces second medallion clue
Prelude Celebrate culture while having some fun Learn more of your neighbors and from where they did come Diversity makes us the nation we...
June 10, 2013 - 9:52am
State News Roundup: Chinese company in the works to buy Smithfield Foods
A normally-secretive Chinese company is trying to be unusually open as it seeks to buy the American meat-packing giant Smithfield Foods. Shuanghui...
June 10, 2013 - 9:23am
June 8, 2013
Husco International of Waukesha announces expansion
WAUKESHA - A supplier of engine parts in Waukesha has started a $45-million expansion project that could add 150 new jobs at two plants. Husco International is upgrading its assembly lines and other equipment at its facilities in Waukesha and Whitewater. A lot more of Husco's business...
June 8, 2013 - 6:37am
June 6, 2013
Wisconsin Business Briefs: Oshkosh contractor cited for death at recycling plant
FRANKLIN, Va. - A contractor from Oshkosh has been cited in the death of a worker last fall at a paper recycling plant in Virginia. C.R. Meyer-and-Son of Oshkosh and S-T Tissue of Franklin, Virginia are both challenging citations issued by Virginia's Labor-and-Industry department....
June 6, 2013 - 4:27pm
June 3, 2013
Chamber announces first medallion clue
The Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce released its first Medallion Clue pertaining to the 12th annual Cheese Curd Festival June 28-30.
June 3, 2013 - 9:42am
June 1, 2013
State Business Briefs: FDIC siezes Banks of Wisconsin
KENOSHA - The closing of a bank in southeastern Wisconsin brings the number of bank failures this year to 14. The FDIC seized Banks of Wisconsin yesterday, which is based in Kenosha. The bank with two branches had about $134 million in assets and 128 million dollars in deposits...
June 1, 2013 - 11:17am
May 30, 2013
St. Croix Industries employees find more than just a job
Tracy Green became visibly agitated when talk of the possible closing of St. Croix Industries filled the room. A 28-year-old woman with developmental...
May 30, 2013 - 11:41am