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Becoming a voice for change: Creating an anti-bullying culture
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
County denies proposed Oak Grove shooting range
crime and courts
KNUTESON COLUMN: Coming around on wrestling
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
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
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
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
April 25, 2013
Old Cowbelle: The Boston Marathon
It's hard to understand what goes on in the mind of someone who would set off bombs with the intent to harm people. What kind of "twisted" person...
April 25, 2013 - 7:48am
April 17, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Kids in Church
Last Sunday, I sat in my usual back pew.
April 17, 2013 - 2:02pm
April 11, 2013
Book Report: Another word on former presidents; waxing poetic on the death of a fly
Three American presidents lead off this week's roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries...
April 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 10, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Waiting for Spring
I haven't really minded the winter because I could be indoors most of the time, but I have to admit, it is getting a little old! So I dug out...
April 10, 2013 - 1:05pm
April 4, 2013
Book Report: A new Scandinavian thriller takes the stage
I'm way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I'll...
April 4, 2013 - 4:28pm
Old Cowbelle: After Easter Sunday
The days and weeks before Easter are so filled with significance that it almost feels like "let down" on Easter Monday, but Easter is not over...
April 4, 2013 - 1:01pm
March 27, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Each Easter Sunday
I look into the past and see our small ones, crisp and shiny in home-sewn outfits and polished shoes. I feel the excitement of this Blessed...
March 27, 2013 - 12:54pm
March 22, 2013
Book Report: Indiana, no, make that Wisconsin Jones
When I was a kid in a small Wisconsin grade school, one of my favorite subjects was Wisconsin history, taught to me by my sixth-grade teacher,...
March 22, 2013 - 12:33pm
March 21, 2013
Cow Belle: T.L.'s Favorite Animal
So many funny e-mails come along, it would be fun to share them all.
March 21, 2013 - 10:53am
March 14, 2013
Book Report: Glowing endorsements for new poet
River Falls poet Thomas R. Smith writes that Kristin Laurel's new book of poetry will "burn itself on your memory." Minnesota poet Deborah Keenan...
March 14, 2013 - 9:45am
March 13, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Cars
When I was in grade school (waaaaay back), the greatest rivalry among students was what kind of car their parents drove. Mostly Ford or Chevrolet....
March 13, 2013 - 2:52pm
March 6, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Skiing, then and now
It has been fun following the Gindt family on Facebook, and seeing photos of Brien and Shannon and the three boys, Logen, Landen and Lucas,...
March 6, 2013 - 10:49am
February 27, 2013
Wild Side: Maps help us dream
We look forward to future expeditions, whether it's over the river and through the woods to Grandma's house, a vacation in the tropics, or a...
February 27, 2013 - 2:15pm
February 25, 2013
Book Report: The dirt: Even Puritans didn't always come clean
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 17th century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about...
February 25, 2013 - 3:12pm
February 21, 2013
Book Report: Court documents reveal historical truths
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays...
February 21, 2013 - 9:44am