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Wisconsin Farmers Union sends survey on low dairy prices
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Corpse flower set to bloom at UWRF
The strength of a community to be documented in film
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/7/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/6/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids - TRI Project #14901
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/16/16, Cleary Building Corp., Ellsworth, WI
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
October 2, 2013
Editorial: Enjoy it while we can
Ask most residents what they like about living in Wisconsin and they’ll say the changing of the seasons. Ask them which season they like best...
October 2, 2013 - 8:34am
September 27, 2013
Editorial: Word of the year: Liability
This year still has a few months to go, but it’s safe to say the word of the year around the Pierce County Courthouse for 2013 is liability. One definition of liability is “legal responsibility.” This year, the county is hearing about and working at protecting itself from responsibility...
September 27, 2013 - 8:04am
September 18, 2013
Editorial: War vote must reflect opinion
When President Obama asked for Congressional approval before taking military action against Syria, we presumed he was asking for approval from the American people. We, the people, are the constituents of U.S. senators and representatives, and therefore their vote on this critical...
September 18, 2013 - 1:05pm
September 11, 2013
Editorial: Keep school safety in mind
Another school year is here and the return of students to their classrooms is getting widespread attention. For example, Gov. Scott Walker joined...
September 11, 2013 - 11:00am
September 4, 2013
Editorial: Plan for retirement, safeguard wealth
The 1930s had its Great Depression and, for the 2000s, it’s been the Great Recession. The time is now to ensure the money to live comfortably...
September 4, 2013 - 10:38am
August 21, 2013
Editorial: Time for tougher OWI laws
State legislators are again considering tougher penalties for drunken drivers (Assembly Bills 69, 70, 71).
August 21, 2013 - 12:25pm
August 14, 2013
Editorial: Keep heads-up in stormy weather
Mother Nature can gently spread her beauty or throw some nasty tricks at earth’s inhabitants. In the event of the latter, the public needs...
August 14, 2013 - 1:14pm
August 9, 2013
Editorial: Growing gardens, grass smart move
In a climate with a relatively short growing season, it’s important to get outdoors whenever possible. One doesn’t need to go far. Locales as close as the back yard offer opportunities to be in touch directly with nature. Gardening has long been known as a great way...
August 9, 2013 - 12:32pm
July 31, 2013
Editorial: Be ready to hit the road
Getting away on a trip doesn’t necessarily mean getting away from the family.
July 31, 2013 - 8:39am
July 24, 2013
Editorial: Limit budget to dollars, sense
Wisconsin lawmakers and the governor apparently have a different understanding of the meaning and purpose of a budget than the rest of us. They’ve taken what should be a statement of expenditures and proposals for financing them, and folded in a series of unrelated items that evidently...
July 24, 2013 - 10:42am
July 17, 2013
Editorial: Swim safely this summer
Tragic accidents happen quickly. Drowning often occurs with many people, including adults, in and around swimming pools and beaches. Recent research by Johnson and Johnson shows 88 percent of children who drowned were under adult supervision, and parents are overconfident about their...
July 17, 2013 - 1:01pm
July 2, 2013
Editorial: 2-party system divides, ails
In Washington, with a Republican-controlled House and a Democrat president, there’s a lockdown. One political observer says the next four years will be one of “stasis” over budget priorities because neither the president nor the House of Representatives have the power to prevail. Thus,...
July 2, 2013 - 10:34am
June 19, 2013
Editorial: Protect computer, mobile devices
Technology has improved the ways people communicate and get information, but it’s also opened new possibilities for those who would take advantage...
June 19, 2013 - 2:06pm
June 12, 2013
Editorial: A June Dairy Month plus
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson is right when he says the state's vocational rehabilitation partnership...
June 12, 2013 - 9:42am
May 29, 2013
Be travel, water safe this summer
Summer is right around the corner. This means increased family travel and fun with the kids. Here are some family travel tips from Traveltips --Pack...
May 29, 2013 - 12:59pm