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Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target plans changes to corporate culture
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
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
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 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
May 7, 2013
Prescott Prom Court 2013
PRESCOTT - Prescott High School's prom court for 2013 includes Queen Brittany Lubich and King Taylor Miller along with the court members Jadine Lee, Jack Geiger, Katy Syverson, Alex Helmer, Emelia Rohl, Matt Holman, Elly Boles and Luke Bridge.
May 7, 2013 - 2:59pm
May 6, 2013
Be aware of Hastings bridge delays this week
HASTINGS--Utility work this Wednesday and Thursday may cause traffic delays on the Hastings (Minn.) bridge, southwest of Prescott. The work will restrict traffic to a single lane in both directions of Minn. Hwy. 61 between Fourth Street and Hwy. 10 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
May 6, 2013 - 10:37am
May 4, 2013
Blacksmith, historian, educator retires after 3-plus decades
Under the spreading chestnut tree, the village smithy stands... If the subject of that famous line from literature happened to be Dan Butt, the growth shading him would likely be the tree of knowledge. Butt has focused on knowledge during a career that's included being an historical...
education / life
May 4, 2013 - 7:30am
May 3, 2013
Plum City Prom Court poses for picture
May 3, 2013 - 5:37pm
Pierce Pepin crews continue to restore power
As of 1:30 p.m., Friday, about 950 Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services (PPCS) members remain without power. About 2,400 members of PPCS lost power following the spring snowstorm that hit late Wednesday night, May 2, toppling trees, power lines and poles. Power outages were widespread...
news / business
May 3, 2013 - 4:21pm
May 2, 2013
"Oliver!" opens May 30
SPRING VALLEY--The Spring Valley Stagehands' Theater Company is preparing for this spring's musical, "Oliver!" Written by Lionel Bart in 1960, it is based on the novel "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens and tells the tale of an orphan boy who escapes his cruel keepers, only to find...
May 2, 2013 - 10:39am
May 1, 2013
Elmwood High School prom court 2013
ELMWOOD - The theme was Country Nights for Elmwood High School's spring prom of 2013. Members of the court are Bryce Bock and Heidi Webb; Colin Arneson and Danielle Martineau; D.J Wheeler and Tessa Olson; Roger Connell and JiHyun Son; Tyler Freyholtz and Leonie Resner.
May 1, 2013 - 4:06pm
Malone student named national winner for current events
PRESCOTT--Malone Elementary School student Walker Lenz was named a National Student Leader by the National Current Events League Thursday during a school assembly in Prescott. Lenz earned the honor by having the top cumulative score nationwide over the 2012-13 year. Gifted and...
education / life
May 1, 2013 - 9:50am
April 30, 2013
Beautiful spring weekend for Spring Valley prom
SPRING VALLEY - Spring Valley High School's 2013 Prom Court had the backdrop of beautiful spring weather Saturday to show off their formal dresses and tuxedos. Members of the prom court are Amanda Miller (last years queen), Jake Bechel (last years king), Emma Gaustad, Kevin Fesenmaier,...
April 30, 2013 - 4:33pm
Final Teacher of Year nominations accepted
The Ellsworth Community School District Foundation is accepting final nominations for the Teacher of the Year award to be given at graduation in May. The award is given each year to a teacher in the school district who has demonstrated an unusual commitment to inspire students to...
education / life
April 30, 2013 - 4:21pm
Ethics fostered by rural upbringing shaped Florness' success
RIVER FALLS --Dan Florness actually had hoped to play euchre with friends the day former Ellsworth High School classmate Paul Solyntjes talked him into attending a career fair at UW-River Falls. Florness remembers having had a great conversation about hockey when the recruiter with...
April 30, 2013 - 10:48am
Greenhouse opens on Jacques farm
PRESCOTT--The Jacques name has been well-known in Pierce County for years, whether for the Jacques Seed Company or the family's research on breeding corn. Julie Jacques is hoping to add on to the legacy as she opened Seven Sisters Greenhouse last month on the grounds of farm number...
April 30, 2013 - 10:44am
Court in session
education / life
April 30, 2013 - 10:39am
April 27, 2013
Prescott High School students laud dual credit to fight college costs
PRESCOTT--Prescott High School Junior Courtney Krenig has a dream of enrolling in medical school and becoming a doctor specializing in sports and athletics-related health. Krenig plans to start out locally, though, at UW-River Falls. Actually, she has already started on her college...
April 27, 2013 - 7:48am
April 26, 2013
Spring Valley High School wins silver from U.S. News, World Report
SPRING VALLEY--Out of the 21,035 schools reviewed for U.S. News and World Report's "Best High Schools in the United States" ranking, 113 Wisconsin schools made this year's list. Spring Valley High School has been named a silver medal winner. There was one gold medal school, 46...
April 26, 2013 - 2:57pm