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Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
Water meter mystery causes headache
crime and courts
Prep wrestling: Two weekends, two Ellsworth championships
Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling: Cardinals are champions in Dells Duals
Prep boys basketball: Prescott, Plum City/Elmwood, and Spring Valley all win
Ellsworth boys basketball: Panthers play cat and mouse game with Saints
Nine-day gun deer hunt season totals detailed
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Justin Dale Ogden, 32
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
Audrey Cernohous, 78
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
September 3, 2015
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
This summer has been a fine one around here except for some high-intensity rainstorms. Rain has been frequent enough that we haven’t had to...
September 3, 2015 - 2:13pm
March 6, 2015
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
We really enjoyed bird watching in Florida this winter. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a checklist of 255 species of birds observed...
March 6, 2015 - 8:24am
May 9, 2012
Wild Side: Extreme trout fishing in N.C.
Twenty years ago my brother John and his friend Dan Heindl started a Boy Scout troop in Madison Wisconsin to teach boys character and about the...
May 9, 2012 - 3:36pm
March 7, 2012
Wild Side: Migrating birds welcome friends in the south
The Audubon Society has sponsored a Christmas bird count for 112 years. Christmas Bird Count data from all over the country has revealed a northward...
March 7, 2012 - 11:00am
February 15, 2012
Wild Side: A startling view of North America from space
In 1966, the author Stewart Brand lobbied the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to release photos of the Earth from outer...
February 15, 2012 - 10:27am
February 8, 2012
Wild Side: Monumental trees
Orion dancing across the sky on a clear winter night is beautiful. The light from most of the stars in the Orion constellation has travelled...
February 8, 2012 - 9:08am
October 26, 2011
Wildside: October beach bums
I'm not a fan of weddings and funerals, but to maintain domestic tranquillity, we traveled to northern Michigan to attend a wedding of Carol's...
October 26, 2011 - 1:48pm
August 31, 2011
Wild Side: Brook trout thriving in restored Pine Creek
Eastern brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) are the native trout in eastern North America. Brook trout are char, related to lake trout, bull...
August 31, 2011 - 2:46pm
August 3, 2011
Wildside: Seeking refuge by paddling
The recent extremely hot weather has driven many of us to seek refuge on the cool water. The Lower St. Croix River and most northern Wisconsin...
August 3, 2011 - 10:38am
June 15, 2011
Wildside: Uncovering the dirt on dirt
Many years ago, Milo Harpstead, my Soils professor at U.W. Stevens Point, began his lecture by informing us that the thin layer of topsoil that...
June 15, 2011 - 3:23pm
May 25, 2011
Wild Side: Caddisflies excite trout, anglers
Caddisflies are small insects that have fascinating adaptations to life in fresh water. Caddisflies belong to the order Trichoptera, closely...
May 25, 2011 - 3:29pm
April 13, 2011
Wild Side: Spring peeper calling
When the ice melts on the ponds in our valley the frog chorus begins. It's a great sound announcing that spring has arrived. We are serenaded...
April 13, 2011 - 2:11pm
March 17, 2011
Wild Side: Cheeseheads in paradise, again
Belize is a small country in Central America on the Caribbean Sea, bordered on the north by Mexico and on the east and south by Guatemala. Carol...
March 17, 2011 - 2:01pm
March 3, 2011
Wild Side: Restore the St. Croix River by limiting what flows into it
In 1968 Congress passed the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, including its tributary the Nemekagon, was...
March 3, 2011 - 12:30pm
December 9, 2010
Wildside: Are we living in the real world?
Last Friday morning was cold, about 5 °F. I walked down to the pole shed to get a flat tire off our wood-hauling trailer. The air was still...
December 9, 2010 - 12:22pm