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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
Regents formally request lawmakers reduce $300 million cut; Assembly winding up all-night debate; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Notification of unusual event at Prairie Island terminated
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
crime and courts
Prescott, EPC play in regional semifinals tonight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers claim Big Ten title outright after beating Gophers 76-63
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally to beat Capitals 2-1
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
June 8, 2013
Kado reflects on 40 years of teaching
Brenda Kado knew what she wanted to be at an early age. "My sister, neighbors and I would play school when we were little, but they would never let me be the teacher because I was the youngest," she said. "Then, I would mumble to myself, 'You just wait -- when I grow up, I WILL be...
education / life
June 8, 2013 - 7:07am
June 6, 2013
Western Wisconsin All-Star Game to be at Spring Valley
SPRING VALLEY - Several prep boys and girls basketball players from Pierce County will take part in the 24th annual Western Wisconsin All-Star...
June 6, 2013 - 12:17pm
June 5, 2013
Vortherms named new Prescott High School principal
PRESCOTT--Prescott High School students will be greeted by a new principal next fall--and a familiar face. At the May regular meeting, the Prescott School Board accepted the recommendation by Superintendent Roger Hulne to appoint Dave Vortherms to the position recently vacated by...
June 5, 2013 - 10:52am
City of Hudson to allow backyard hens
Maybe it was fate. Monday, June 3, was National Egg Day, the spokespersons for Hudson Urban Chickens said at the start of their presentation to the City Council that evening. Half an hour later, members of the group seeking permission to keep laying hens in their backyards erupted...
news / government
June 5, 2013 - 8:17am
June 4, 2013
Hillcrest holds field day
Hillcrest Elementary School held their annual field day for students, Friday, May 31. Parents were invited to come and watch their children playing the many games. Some of the many games played were: Crabwalk Race, Bag Toss, Cone relay, Raging Water, Tug of War, Egg and Spoon.
education / life
June 4, 2013 - 10:07am
June 3, 2013
Plum City student is essay winner
PLUM CITY--Shyla LaPorte, a fifth grade student from Plum City, is the Pierce County winner of the Agriculture in the Classroom essay contest. Wisconsin fourth and fifth graders were asked to write a 100-to-300 word essay with the theme, "Wisconsin farms help me eat a healthy lunch...
education / life
June 3, 2013 - 10:07am
Chamber announces first medallion clue
The Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce released its first Medallion Clue pertaining to the 12th annual Cheese Curd Festival June 28-30.
June 3, 2013 - 9:42am
June 1, 2013
Ellsworth native completes first film
Cordero Roman has spent the last four years studying how to become a screenwriter in Los Angeles, California. Yet, when given the opportunity to make his first film, Roman decided to use a locale far away from Hollywood: His hometown of Ellsworth. "It gave me an excuse to come home,...
June 1, 2013 - 7:43am
Bike ride, car show coming June 15
Have-a-Heart in River Falls is having a charity Bike Ride and Car Show Saturday, June 15, at the Gas Lite, between Ellsworth and Prescott. Bill...
events / health
June 1, 2013 - 5:38am
May 28, 2013
Two juveniles caught in city-wide thefts throughout Prescott
Prescott Police have apprehended two juveniles responsible for a series of thefts from motor vehicles and criminal damage to property incidents...
May 28, 2013 - 9:59am
Memorial Day march
May 28, 2013 - 9:46am
A milestone step
May 28, 2013 - 9:38am
May 27, 2013
Silent leader, Plum City's Von Holtum strives for big goals
PLUM CITY -- Some leaders hold megaphones or stand atop soapboxes, but for one Plum City High School senior silence is golden. Heather Von Holtum, who walked in the Plum City High School graduation ceremony this weekend, has been called a silent leader by teachers and coaches. "Her...
May 27, 2013 - 8:32am
May 24, 2013
'Taste of Tuscany' benefits Ellsworth schools June 7
A special fundraiser event along the banks of the Rush River will raise money to benefit students in the Ellsworth School District. "A Taste of Tuscany" hosted by the Ellsworth Community School District Foundation is Friday, June 7, at Vino in the Valley in rural Ellsworth. The...
education / life
May 24, 2013 - 11:00am
Chevy plays host
May 24, 2013 - 10:36am