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Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
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LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
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June 15, 2013
U of M regents approve tuition freeze
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved a two-year tuition freeze yesterday. University president Eric Kaler told the board the freeze, along with an attempt to hold down fees, brings the combined cost for resident undergraduates to the lowest levels in...
June 15, 2013 - 8:01am
June 13, 2013
Retiring Ellsworth teacher changed careers, focused on children
Deb Foy didn't set out to be a teacher, but once she entered the classroom, the skills she learned first proved valuable. As a youth, Foy knew...
June 13, 2013 - 4:01pm
June 12, 2013
Band to kick off Ellsworth's library's concert series
Looking for some wholesome, free, family entertainment this summer? Don't miss the famous Teddy Bear Band performing at the East End Park in...
June 12, 2013 - 12:45pm
June 11, 2013
Danceline cut by Ellsworth School Board
A suggestion to discontinue danceline for the 2013-14 school year was accepted by the Ellsworth School Board Monday. Over the past two years, the interest in danceline has continued to get smaller and the issue of inconsistent commitment has continued, according to information provided...
June 11, 2013 - 9:15am
June 10, 2013
Looking ahead to a bright future
Dreary weather moved the festivities into the gymnasium, but gray skies couldn't dampen spirits Friday night for close to 200 Red Wing High School seniors participating in the school's 138th annual commencement exercise. The crowd was all smiles -- and a few tears -- as parents,...
June 10, 2013 - 9:44am
June 9, 2013
Staff, retirees saluted at school recognition event
Employees stepped into the spotlight at the Ellsworth School District's 26th annual recognition dinner Thursday. Those honored for their service...
June 9, 2013 - 7:26am
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...
June 8, 2013 - 7:07am
Discrimination lawsuit filed against Eau Claire Regis
EAU CLAIRE - A man has filed a discrimination complaint, after he had a job offer rescinded as the new president of the Eau Claire Regis Catholic school system. Tim Nelson says he believes the job offer was pulled because of suspicions that he was gay. Regis announced in early April...
June 8, 2013 - 6:41am
June 7, 2013
Ellsworth educator may not have taught, but for big dose of farming
His father may have been the patient, but Dennis Olson got "cured" of farming while filling in for the ailing head of his family. Today, although...
June 7, 2013 - 9:50am
After 6 decades, Maiden Rock '53 grads go back to school
MAIDEN ROCK--When is it permissible for a graduate of a community school to sleep overnight there? When the school's been converted into a lodging...
June 7, 2013 - 8:16am
June 6, 2013
Afternoon State News Briefs: Regents believe UW officials should have been more transparent with budget
MILWAUKEE - Several members of the UW Board of Regents said university officials should have been more open about the schools' finances. At a meeting today in Milwaukee, several members of the UW's policy-setting committee said legislators might not have reacted so harshly, had...
June 6, 2013 - 4:42pm
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...
June 5, 2013 - 10:52am
A 'historic' accomplishment
Woodbury Middle School seventh grader Peter Blanchfield tried his best to make history on Friday at the National History Bee's 2013 National Champions Blanchfield was one of 425 students from across the United States who were competing for a $1,000 scholarship. During the national...
June 5, 2013 - 10:44am
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...
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...
June 3, 2013 - 10:07am