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Pierce County Herald
Wisconsin Farmers Union sends survey on low dairy prices
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Corpse flower set to bloom at UWRF
The strength of a community to be documented in film
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/7/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/6/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids - TRI Project #14901
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/16/16, Cleary Building Corp., Ellsworth, WI
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
September 19, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Microwave, Life Span?
I wonder what is the average life span of a microwave? Mine finally died at around 20-years-old. Is that average? I didn't know they would...
September 19, 2012 - 8:44am
September 12, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Back to School
In the fall, when the children go back to school, summer is officially over and some of us have a whole new list of "things to worry about." Old...
September 12, 2012 - 8:37am
September 5, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Waking Up
It's always such a miracle when a comatose person finally awakens, after many weeks or months asleep. Even more of a miracle when they gradually...
September 5, 2012 - 8:58am
August 29, 2012
Book Report: This author shines as voice of a community
Novelist Toni Morrison has won the National Book Critics Circle, the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for her fiction. Little wonder. Her...
August 29, 2012 - 3:10pm
Old Cowbelle: Rainbows!
While sorting junk one day, I came across an old album, given to me by the late Eleanor Johnson. Or else someone else gave it to me after she...
August 29, 2012 - 9:17am
August 24, 2012
Book Review: Did she or didn't she: Does it even matter?
Dorothy Parker was born on this day 119 years ago in West End, N.J., just a year after poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, about which Parker said...
August 24, 2012 - 9:44am
August 22, 2012
Old Cow Belle: Gratitude
It has been fun watching the Summer Olympics. The participants represent so much training and perseverance! I get tired thinking about it. They have worked so hard and deserve our pride and respect. Especially when our United States were presented with the gold medals. One thing...
August 22, 2012 - 8:58am
August 17, 2012
Book Report: Remedy/curse: Drug highs and lows
Thomas De Quincy was born on this day in 1785, and would later write an eerie book that captured the romantic imagination, "Confessions of an...
August 17, 2012 - 9:10am
August 16, 2012
Old Cow Belle: Folk Lore
I've been reading a Nora Roberts novel, "Tears of The Moon." The setting is Ireland, "a land of poets and legends and dreamers and rebels." I...
August 16, 2012 - 10:21am
August 1, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Time ... What do we do with it?
Sometimes, in the early evening, when I sit idly on the wooden porch swing, enjoying the "peace" and the glorious sunset...praying some, looking...
August 1, 2012 - 9:48am
July 30, 2012
Book Report: Duluth poet: A blunt, dazzling wordsmith
Normally I write about two books each week -- one national and one regional. This week I'll mention just one because it straddles both categories...
July 30, 2012 - 8:35am
July 25, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Disobedience?
Including the Ten Commandments in our church services is so cool! It's like "getting back to basics." They are always included in one way or...
July 25, 2012 - 2:54pm
July 18, 2012
Old Cowbelle: 'Brain Busy-Ness'
I've read that keeping the brain "busy" could forestall Alzheimer's disease. So, I am frantically doing "brain" things for just that reason....
July 18, 2012 - 9:53am
July 11, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Communication
It's hard, being too sentimental, trying to express personal things to someone because then I get all choked up and want to cry! Uff-Da! So...
July 11, 2012 - 10:04am
June 28, 2012
Book Report: Author revels in fine details
Oh, shucks, thought I. Sara Rath has given up on non-fiction and has taken to penning novels when I received the Spring Green author's "The Waters...
June 28, 2012 - 12:51pm