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Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prescott wrestling: Sanford wins lone championship for Cardinals at Invite
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Lou Ann Davidson, 62
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
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October 29, 2010
Supreme Court Justice tells lawyers people-of-laws can also be people-of-faith
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a Catholic lawyers' group in Green Bay yesterday that people-of-laws can also be people-of-faith. Scalia said Christians have historically been ridiculed and sometimes killed because of their faith. But he cited several points of reference...
October 29, 2010 - 9:34am
A Madison group that supports the separation of church-and-state loses a court battle in Denver
A Madison group that supports the separation of church-and-state lost a court battle in Denver yesterday. A district judge said Colorado Governor Bill Ritter did not violate the constitution when he issued a proclamation for the National Day of Prayer. Madison's Freedom from Religion...
October 29, 2010 - 9:21am
October 19, 2010
Hastings minister endorses political candidates during sermon Sunday
HASTINGS - He spoke his mind and the Rev. Brad Brandon of Berean Bible Church is ready to do it again. At the church's regular Sunday morning worship service, Brandon offered his political endorsements, mostly Republican and conservative, for the upcoming Nov. 2 elections. It is...
October 19, 2010 - 12:42pm
April 7, 2010
Family in gospel concert at church Sunday
SPRING VALLEY--A Gospel Concert will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Wilson this Sunday at 7 p.m. The concert will be presented by the Haining Family of Fergus Falls, Minn. The family has been bringing their gospel music to audiences all over the Upper Midwest and ...
April 7, 2010 - 11:18am
January 29, 2010
Ellsworth church backs Haiti relief effort after quake
With the parents of a pastor and his wife who've long ministered in Haiti among their congregation, the members of Crossroad Community Church...
January 29, 2010 - 3:05pm
January 14, 2010
First call brings new pastor to Ellsworth area churches
Pastor Mary Eide described her pursuit of the ministry as "kind of a surprise." Eide said she was having a conversation with a seminary student...
January 14, 2010 - 4:52pm
His government, then God called new Ellsworth priest
His government, then God called Witucki By Bill Kirk It was while Father Roy Witucki was previously in government service that a couple of...
January 14, 2010 - 3:02pm
January 5, 2010
Old Cow Belle: 'Earth' Day?
I have read that many people become depressed when Christmas is past. Maybe it's a "let down" following the anticipation and the rush of preparations? They might feel that Christmas is over. But we shouldn't say "Christmas is over"....it's never over. It is really a beginning...the...
January 5, 2010 - 12:42pm
December 17, 2009
New archbishop attacks pro-abortion Catholic group
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee's newly-appointed Catholic archbishop has condemned a church group that promotes access to emergency contraceptives. The Young Catholics for Choice are helping a Wausau family planning clinic with a statewide campaign this month to urge more access to the morning-after-pill....
December 17, 2009 - 9:15am
November 30, 2009
Bail set at $500K for man suspected in church assault
November 30, 2009 - 2:21pm
November 27, 2009
Minnesota man charged after alleged assault in church
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, of Bemidji, Minn., is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, third-degree assault, aggravated robbery and theft for allegedly beating and robbing a 73-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon at...
November 27, 2009 - 1:19pm
November 25, 2009
Minnesota man arrested for assault, robbery at church
WILLMAR -- A 61-year-old Bemidji, Minn., man has been arrested on charges of assault and robbery for allegedly robbing a woman Tuesday afternoon at Crow River Lutheran Church . According to Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, deputies were dispatched to the rural Belgrade church...
November 25, 2009 - 11:36am
November 12, 2009
After two-plus decades, Ellsworth priest's moving on
Father Tom Donaldson may be retiring after 22 years at St. Francis Parish in Ellsworth, but he's not resigning from the priesthood. "I could...
November 12, 2009 - 1:34pm
November 5, 2009
Ministry took Ellsworth interim Associate Pastor Peterson around the world
For someone who knew early on she wanted to serve God, but was unsure exactly how, Valerie Peterson's ministry has turned out better than she...
November 5, 2009 - 4:07pm
October 23, 2009
Pierce County program keeps area's needy families in mind at holidays
In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, organizers of an annual area program are about to solicit support for those in need. The 2009 Pierce...
October 23, 2009 - 11:24am