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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth sets school record
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Prep boys basketball: Motley's hot hand leads Panthers
WIAA individual wrestling: Day one in the books
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
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Real Estate Showcase
November 10, 2016
Proposed wedding venue plans hit a wall
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A town of El Paso woman and her fiancé want to open a wedding venue on their 26-acre property, but town officials say a better business plan must be presented before they’d consider recommending its approval to the town board. Rita Strauss and Matt LaFond bought...
November 10, 2016 - 9:02pm
November 7, 2016
Dentistry building site intricacies examined
SPRING VALLEY -- Digging in the dirt was the talk of the Spring Valley Village Board meeting Wednesday, Oct. 26. Specifically, the soil at the site of the new Spring Valley Dentistry building. The new building will sit on the site of the former Spring Valley Health & Rehabilitation...
November 7, 2016 - 6:28pm
Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership evident in dairy producer survey
CHIPPEWA FALLS -- Responses to a recent survey sent out by Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) indicate dairy farmers throughout the state are against...
November 7, 2016 - 9:56am
November 4, 2016
Women's Weekend caters to relaxing, learning, creating
STOCKHOLM -- Not all men like to hunt, and not all women like beautiful things. But during the Stockholm Women’s Weekend Nov. 5-6, those who...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 4, 2016 - 10:00am
November 3, 2016
Bay City woman accused of stealing puppy
BAY CITY -- A Bay City woman accused of stealing a puppy from an Ellsworth property appeared in Pierce County Circuit Court last week on one...
News/crime and courts
November 3, 2016 - 9:26am
November 1, 2016
CenturyLink to acquire Level 3 for $25 Billion
LOS ANGELES — Telecommunications company CenturyLink Inc said it would buy Level 3 Communications Inc in a cash-and-stock deal with an equity value of about $24 billion to expand its fiber optic network and high-speed data services for business clients. The combination will...
November 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
The fourth annual signup period begins Nov. 1 for Wisconsinites who want new health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. On Wednesday, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said almost 14 million Americans would most likely sign up -- reflecting what she...
October 20, 2016 - 9:35am
October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Less than half the students taking Wisconsin's latest statewide achievement test showed they were proficient in English, math and science. Almost 383,000 youngsters took the "Forward Exam" this past spring -- and 41 percent of the public and private voucher school students...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
October 14, 2016
Building a playground tastes great!
PRESCOTT -- As the school district settles into a routine after moving students into new learning spaces, the community has rallied to support...
October 14, 2016 - 10:19am
October 12, 2016
Dentist’s office site plan taking shape
SPRING VALLEY -- While the vice-presidential debate was going on, the Spring Valley Village Board trustees had their own debates Tuesday, Oct....
October 12, 2016 - 1:47pm
October 6, 2016
What is the fate of Huppert Water Utility?
ELLSWORTH -- Dar-Ray resident Mike Gutting held up a sediment-soaked, slimy water filter at the Ellsworth Water & Sewer Committee meeting...
October 6, 2016 - 4:08pm
October 4, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
SIDNEY, Neb. — Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc. said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America. The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent...
October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Former daycare worker accused of breaking child's leg
BALDWIN -- St. Croix County prosecutors charged a former Baldwin daycare worker and state officials fined the facility after the woman allegedly...
News/crime and courts
September 20, 2016 - 2:13pm
September 16, 2016
Flood Run organizers threatened MR boycott
MAIDEN ROCK -- Flood Run participants looking for the official Flood Run/Polaris booth in Maiden Rock will have to travel to Pepin this year...
September 16, 2016 - 4:06pm