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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
WIAA girls basketball: Third time the charm for Spring Valley
WIAA girls basketball: Haas, Burr too much for Ellsworth
SVE wrestling: Five Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
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
November 4, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cornell couple found safe in Montana
KALISPELL, Mont. - A northwest Wisconsin couple is safe-and-sound, after being missing for six days in the area of Yellowstone National Park. KAJ-TV in Kalispell, Montana said Mark-and-Kristine Wathke of Cornell were found by a rancher around 8:30 this morning. The station said...
November 4, 2013 - 6:39pm
November 1, 2013
Showtime nears, location changes
RIVER FALLS--They came by the hundreds last year to be entertained, fed, play games and shop during the first annual Variety Show and Marketplace...
November 1, 2013 - 12:11pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Students evacuated from burning school bus in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- More than three-dozen central Minnesota students were safely evacuated from a school bus yesterday morning before it was engulfed in flames near Litchfield. \ Officials with the Litchfield School District say the driver detected a "hot smell"in the bus before...
November 1, 2013 - 9:32am
October 30, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Worker killed when garage collapses in Fox Point
FOX POINT - A worker was killed this morning when a residential garage where he was working collapsed in the Milwaukee suburb of Fox Point. Police Chief Thomas Czaja said two people were shoring up the garage, when a worker inside became trapped and died. The second worker, who...
October 30, 2013 - 4:04pm
October 29, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Somerset man found dead in Apple River
SOMERSET - A man found dead in the Apple River in northwest Wisconsin has been identified as 47-year-old Charles Geiger of Somerset. Saint Croix County authorities said kayakers found Geiger's body snagged on a rock in the middle of the river on Sunday. The death remains under...
October 29, 2013 - 11:15am
October 28, 2013
PUC makes wind farm's demise official
RED WING, Minn. -- After years of delays and strong opposition by area residents, a controversial Goodhue County wind farm project has reached its end. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission accepted a request by developer New Era Wind to withdraw a certificate of need extension...
October 28, 2013 - 9:15am
October 25, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker says he needs more time to decide on proposed casino
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker says he'll need another week, and maybe more, before he decides whether to let the Menominee tribe build a casino in Kenosha. Walker was planning to announce his decision today, after meeting with tribal officials and developers from the Hard Rock...
October 25, 2013 - 4:44pm
October 23, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: More than half of state residents approve of ACA
Now that the Affordable Care Act is here, a new poll shows that more half of Wisconsinites support it. The Wisconsin Public Radio-Saint Norbert College survey shows that 54-percent favor Obama-care -- up from 46-percent a year ago, and 41-percent back in 2010. Four-hundred eligible...
October 23, 2013 - 4:50pm
October 22, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: No comment from governor on new investigation
NEW BERLIN - Governor Scott Walker refuses to say whether he, his aides, or his lawyers have been contacted in a newly-reported John Doe investigation into state issues. After an appearance in New Berlin yesterday, the Republican Walker called it a "sidebar issue" -- and he would...
October 22, 2013 - 5:29pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Crane operator dies in work accident in Maplewood
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. - A construction worker is dead after the crane he was operating tipped over at a church in Maplewood yesterday afternoon. Maplewood Police say 34-year-old Cory Lewellin of Ogilvie was killed when the crane tipped on it's side as he tried to move a large beam...
October 22, 2013 - 4:58pm
October 18, 2013
Agency backs CVTC
Kris Flock, along with some of his staff from The Service Agency in Ellsworth, as part of the Independent Insurance Agents of Western Wisconsin...
October 18, 2013 - 10:48am
October 17, 2013
Local businessman named executive-in-residence at UWRF
Shannon Zimmerman River Falls business-owner Shannon Zimmerman, founder and CEO of Sajan, has been named the fall 2013 executive-in-residence by the College of Business and Economics at UW-River Falls. Zimmerman will speak on campus from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in...
October 17, 2013 - 4:10pm
October 15, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Civil lawsuit proceeding against St. Paul priest
ST. PAUL - A woman identified only as Jane Doe 20 is suing a St. Paul priest and professor for alleged sexual abuse the victim says began when she was 13 years old. The civil lawsuit against Reverend Michael Keating of the University of St. Thomas accuses him of "unpermitted,...
October 15, 2013 - 8:48am
October 11, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Whistleblower reports threatening phone call
ST. PAUL - A whistleblower who raised concerns about the Minnesota Department of Human Service's payment practices claims he received a threatening phone call at home -- and, according to his caller I.D., the call was made from his desk at work. State Patrol confirms it's investigating...
October 11, 2013 - 9:05am
October 9, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Eau Claire residents want to legalize bee keeping within city limits
EAU CLAIRE - Over 500 people have signed petitions to legalize bee-keeping in Eau Claire. The practice is not illegal, because the city has no ordinance which either accepts or bans it. Still, an Eau Claire group called "Save the Bees" says urban bee-keeping can help keep the insects...
October 9, 2013 - 4:29pm