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Strong neighbor support displayed in dog request
Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Village approves selling water to Huppert Utility
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
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
May 9, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Now it's the House's turn to debate medical marijuana
ST. PAUL -- Expect a marathon session when the Minnesota House debates and then votes on a medical marijuana bill later today (Fri pm). Like...
May 9, 2014 - 9:34am
May 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Partisan bickering begins over rural school funding
Wisconsin lawmakers have made it clear they'll have partisan battles over how the state should help its 259 rural school districts over the next...
May 8, 2014 - 9:58am
May 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee County prosecutors appeal court's decision on John Doe case
CHICAGO - Prosecutors took quick action today to try and reinstate their John Doe investigation into alleged illegal campaign activities in the Wisconsin recall elections. The Milwaukee County district attorney's office filed an appeal with the Seventh Circuit federal appellate...
May 7, 2014 - 3:11pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Twin Cities Rainbow grocery stores sold
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee-based Roundy's Incorporated has announced it is selling 18 Rainbow grocery stores in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market to Twin Cities-based Supervalu and Lunds Ten of the Rainbow stores will become Cub stores. And the Rainbow's in Woodbury and Eden Prairie...
May 7, 2014 - 2:58pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Racine man to be sentenced for making bomb threats at work because he wanted Halloween off
RACINE -- A Racine man will be sentenced July 18th for making bomb threats at work because he wanted Halloween off and didn't have the vacation...
News/crime and courts
May 7, 2014 - 9:06am
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Task force recommends rural schools need more state funding
MADISON -- A task force says Wisconsin's rural schools need more state funding, so their students can get the same quality of education as kids...
May 7, 2014 - 8:58am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Senate passes Medical Marijuana bill
ST. PAUL -- Would law enforcement go along with more than one medical marijuana dispensary in the state? That's one of the big questions after...
May 7, 2014 - 8:45am
Pierce Pepin closes appliance business
Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services announced its board of directors and management have determined it’s in the best interest of the cooperative...
May 7, 2014 - 8:43am
May 6, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mall wall collapses in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Investigators are trying to determine what caused a partial building collapse this morning in south Minneapolis. A third story wall under construction collapsed at the Karmel Mall and fell down onto the sidewalk. Minneapolis Police Inspector Todd Loining says...
May 6, 2014 - 3:12pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: New Brighton shooting kills one, injures another
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. - A dispute between neighbors is blamed for a fatal shooting in New Brighton Monday night. The city's public safety...
May 6, 2014 - 9:56am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Lawmakers to decide today whether or not to spend $27 million extra for snow removal costs
State lawmakers will decide today whether to spend 27-million dollars to pay for extra road salt and snow removal costs during the brutal winter....
May 6, 2014 - 9:54am
Ellsworth board member denounces Pierce-Pepin decision to close appliance store
Ellsworth Village Board member Neil Gulbranson sharply criticized last weekend's decision by the Pierce-Pepin electric cooperative to cease selling...
May 6, 2014 - 9:51am
May 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Three die in Madison stabbing
Authorities in Madison have released the names of two women who died in a double-stabbing, and the man suspected of killing them who was shot by police. The Dane County medical examiner's office identified the three this morning as 57-year-old Robin Grossmann and her 34-year-old...
News/crime and courts
May 5, 2014 - 11:19am
May 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Ho-Chunk casino expansion to create 320 jobs
WISCONSIN DELLS - The Ho-Chunk Indian tribe will spend $144-million for improvements at four of its casinos throughout Wisconsin. Various expansions and upgrades are planned at the tribe's two largest gaming houses at Wisconsin Dells and Black River Falls. A hotel, conference...
May 2, 2014 - 3:16pm
Issues raised as Kind meets with constituents
Propane prices, rail safety, student debt, farm policy and obstacles to voting in Wisconsin were among the issues raised when Third District...
May 2, 2014 - 9:38am