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Gunshot incident investigated in River Falls
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Life on the mend: Rescued dogs adapt to new homes
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Ellsworth 16th of 39 at MN Christmas Tournament
Wrestling roundup: Thursday and Friday night results
Christmas Tournament semifinals update
Thursday night hoops: Big nights for Feuker and Yaeger
From a Panther to a Bison: Stuhl commits to NDSU
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
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Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
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Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
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PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 12/20/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 12/18/17 Town Board Meeting
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Lawrence J. Langer Estate; Case No. 17-PR-60
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Larry T. Coddington Estate; Case No. 17-PR-77
Donald D. Hemphill
Francis "Mickey" Traynor
Russell L. Hinshaw
Dennis Larry Johnson
Terry Ward column: Red Wing Bridge work knows no season
Letters to the editor: Children and abuse; Suppression
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
A view from an economist: Use of data
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July 10, 2014
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
--Ina Murray, columnist Our thoughts and prayers are following our Mission Trip young people and adults as they leave for Waterloo, Ia., on the 13th. It is wonderful to think about the hundreds of young people willing to go and do!
July 10, 2014 - 8:51am
July 2, 2014
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
It sounds kind of weird for an 87-year-old woman to be connected to Facebook, but let me explain. I have grands and great-grandchildren that I seldom see. Some live far away and some close, but everyone is so busy and their paths go in all directions, so it’s hard to see them...
July 2, 2014 - 2:14pm
June 26, 2014
Wild Side: Monarchs are in trouble; give them milkweed
--Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Monarchs are the iconic North American summer butterfly; beautiful insects with dark orange, black and white...
June 26, 2014 - 8:21am
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
--Ina Murray Isn’t it funny how sometimes we miss opportunities that are right under our noses, thinking we have to drive a lot of miles and pay a lot of money to find special places. Like the Ellsworth Archery Range, right in our own home town, on the west side of Ellsworth....
June 26, 2014 - 8:11am
June 19, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Staying Put
There are a lot of good people in our world today, people who really care about helping others. A “Staying Put” chapter is being formed in our area with the purpose of providing assistance to those who need help to stay in their own homes as long as possible. Details are being...
June 19, 2014 - 10:58am
June 17, 2014
Cow Belle: 125th Anniversary
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church has been my “Church Home” for the past 65 years, ever since Husband and I and (then) one-year-old Sandy became members. It has been and still is one of the most important facets of our lives. This year, on June 22, Our Savior’s will celebrate...
June 17, 2014 - 3:20pm
June 5, 2014
Old Cowbelle: El Paso, Wisconsin
Five roads all lead downhill and converge to a wide spot in the road that is known as El Paso. It might be just a teeny dot on the map (if it is on the map at all), but this little area is full of surprises! The famous Rush River runs right through it, and its banks are often lined...
June 5, 2014 - 9:26am
May 29, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Storms, Diets and Hugs
--Ina Murray Doesn’t it make you wonder how long we can be so blessed, avoiding the disastrous storms that have been raging all around the states? It seems like there are more and fiercer each year.
May 29, 2014 - 4:49pm
May 22, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Echos
--Ina Murray A few weeks ago I featured a poem I had written about out little dead-end road. Over 50 years ago my Mom, Lillian, also wrote about this little road. It was written when our old farmhouse was the only house on the road.
May 22, 2014 - 8:58am
May 16, 2014
Wild Side: A dangerous fungus among us
By Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Among the most abundant organisms on earth are the fungi. They live in the soil, in plants, in rivers and...
May 16, 2014 - 9:11am
May 15, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Anniversary
Sixty-seven years ago, on May 17, 1947, the love of my life and I were married. Such a simple wedding! I don’t think the whole thing cost more than a hundred dollars! (Today’s weddings cost thousands.) I bought my wedding dress (silk jersey with a square Grecian neckline...
May 15, 2014 - 8:22am
May 7, 2014
Cow Belle: In memory of my mom (Betta) on Mother's Day
Dead End Road Long years ago, the spot I live was once a dead-end road; a little world of solitude, a place where cares unload. With bracken bush and goldenrod, old elms on either side stood tall like guarding sentinels, filling their role with pride. ‘Twas on...
May 7, 2014 - 1:06pm
May 2, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Second Childhood?
--Ina Murray Easter Sunday was again a very special day. The joy of the resurrection, beautiful church service with Easter lilies on every available space in the chancel, their delightful scent filling the air, and a good sermon and hymns of praise. The day was warm...
May 2, 2014 - 8:41am
April 24, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Dinner with Joyce
One Saturday, Sonia and I joined Joyce for dinner (lunch to some of you) at the Spring Valley Health Care Center. The residents are allowed to have an occasional guest for a meal, with pre-planned notice. That day, we had the privilege of eating in the private dining room, which...
April 24, 2014 - 9:17am
April 10, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Easter
--Ina Murray Listening to Rosie’s song, “He bled and died for me; He suffered and cried for me, He hung on the tree for me….that I might live”; again we have a hard time thinking about the very real pain Jesus suffered for us.
April 10, 2014 - 1:23pm