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Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix, Pierce counties among state's Top 10 healthiest; slain detective honored at service; 9 more state news stories
Drug sting leads to bust in Hudson
Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Write-ins tout 'a better Bay City'
crime and courts
Prep track: Ellsworth girls win New Richmond Invite
Spring Valley baseball: Cards caged inside
Ellsworth softball: Panthers have tools to compete in MBC
Prescott track and field: Philips focuses on the finest details
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
Spring Valley Cardinals
'It took everything from me': Former drug users talk about their addictions
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Jay Tromberg, 57
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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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
June 27, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Greg's Artwork
I just can't let go of Greg yet. I know many people have seen and appreciated his artwork here and there and everywhere. But not everyone has...
June 27, 2012 - 10:03am
June 21, 2012
You can hear the crack of the bat
In one sense, baseball is a game of numbers, numbers involving runs batted in, earned run averages, singles, two-baggers, homers, attendance...
June 21, 2012 - 9:55am
June 20, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Naming the Patio Bar
I love to enter contests, whether there is a prize offered or not. Maybe it's the challenge I like? I did enter the Vino in the Valley contest,...
June 20, 2012 - 10:55am
June 18, 2012
Book Report: Genre readers are going for smut
Extra! Extra! Late breaking news from the publishing industry. And it's not good news. In a recent issue of New York magazine reporter Jessica...
June 18, 2012 - 8:56am
June 13, 2012
Old Cow Belle: Contrasts
It's been fun watching the events surrounding the Queen of England's Jubilee celebrations. I have to admire her. She is such a "lady" and I don't...
June 13, 2012 - 3:59pm
June 7, 2012
Book Report: Guess I didn't know her that well
I was very happy to receive "Walking the Rails," by Ethel Erickson Radner (available at iUniverse.com; barnesandnoble.com or amazon.com, $13.95...
June 7, 2012 - 1:26pm