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Pierce County Jail opens
Trial set in case of River Falls-area dog slaying
Wisconsin roundup: Lambeau leap in prices for stadium-area homes; 8 more state news stories
PRESCOTT POLICE: BB guns, unruly motel guests, and more
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to sign $3B incentive package for Foxconn; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Panthers lost MBC opener to SCC
Seniors get a victory they can relish
Watch: Big fourth quarter gives Ellsworth homecoming victory
Cards, Panthers running at front of pack
Panthers hope to 'surf over' the Spartans
Spring Valley Cardinals
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Art project gives voice to homeless youth
St. Paul's UCC to celebrate 150 years
Pierce County Fair tractor and truck pull winners announced
'Powerful' indie film gets limited run in Red Wing
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/27/17 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/26/17 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: Public Notice- Liquor Lic. App., Papa Tronnio's
PIERCE COUNTY: TAX DEED LAND SALE
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/10/17 Bd Minutes
Lawrence J. Langer, 82
Michael J. Hager, 66
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Christopher J. (Borst) Nikola, 55
Elvira Elizabeth "Vi" Auchampach, 86
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
Letter: Why not hear us out about Prairie View?
Foxconn: An Exciting Opportunity for Wisconsin
Viewpoint: When up is down
Viewpoint: Back to school
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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