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Burger Battle champ title goes to Clyde’s Corner
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
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
crime and courts
Volleyball: Panthers start season at Menomonie Sprawl tournament
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
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
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Aug. 24, 2016): Not hard up for news, and grateful for it
EDITORIAL (Aug. 17, 2016): Small gestures add up to big things
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 17, 2016)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 10, 2016)
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October 2, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Day 2 of government shutdown starting to impact state
It's Day-Two of the federal government's partial shutdown, with no end in sight as the two parties stand their ground. For Wisconsin, it has...
October 2, 2013 - 8:13am
October 1, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Rep. Ribble criticizes GOP strategy
WASHINGTON D.C. - A House Republican from northeast Wisconsin calls the federal government shutdown embarrassing and harmful. Reid Ribble of Sherwood said a shutdown is not the correct strategy to hold up Obamacare. In his words, "Two wrongs don't make a right." Still, Ribble...
October 1, 2013 - 3:11pm
September 26, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Selig announces retirement as MLB Commissioner
MILWAUKEE - Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he's stepping down at the end of the 2014 season. The 79-year-old Milwaukee native and former owner of the Brewers officially announced today he will retire in January 2015, when his contract expires. Selig has been...
September 26, 2013 - 3:45pm
September 24, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State lawmakers considering recommendations on roadway farm equipment
MADISON - A study group has sent a report of roadway farm equipment recommendations to the state legislature. The Implements of Husbandry study group prepared the report on farm equipment requirements and safety on Wisconsin roadways. The report includes feedback from several...
September 24, 2013 - 3:43pm
September 21, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: MU President announces resignation
MILWAUKEE - Marquette University president Scott Pilarz is resigning. A University spokesperson say Pilarz notified the Board of Trustees of his decision yesterday, his resignation set for the end of the fall semester. He is reportedly stepping down to pursue work as a priest....
September 21, 2013 - 11:33am
September 19, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Madison armed robbery, chase based on drug deal gone bad
MADISON - Madison police say a robbery that lead to a University of Wisconsin-Madison lock-down was drug related. The robbery occurred before 6:30 p.m. last night. Police say a 19-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by two men… his bag, keys and wallet were taken. Authorities...
September 19, 2013 - 6:42pm
September 12, 2013
New teachers and staff in Prescott
The Prescott School District welcomes new staff members to the education team. New teachers to the district in 2013-2014 are Eric Brown,...
September 12, 2013 - 10:24am
Superintendent: Facilities needs plan close to presentation
Since May 2012, the Ad Hoc Facilities Committee for the Ellsworth School District has been working to develop plans to address the ongoing facility needs of our school district. This committee was developed through a school board goal as a way to involve community members, school...
September 12, 2013 - 10:20am
Nelson pleads guilty in school arson case
A Roberts man has been convicted of one felony charge in the arson of St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts April 30 resulting in immense...
News/crime and courts
September 12, 2013 - 9:38am
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 10, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Verona golf course's 9-11 specials subject to scorn, threats
VERONA - The owner of a Madison area golf course says he'll stay open tomorrow, after he got a lot of criticism for a September 11th promotion that he dropped. The Tumbledown Trails course in Verona had golfing discounts for the last two years on 9-11, to help remind folks of...
September 10, 2013 - 3:08pm
Schedule announced for EHS Homecoming 2013
Ellsworth High School's 2013 Homecoming is on Sept. 20 and activities for Homecoming Week have been announced. One big change for this year...
September 10, 2013 - 2:29pm
September 5, 2013
WISCONSIN STATE NEWS BRIEFS: August fourth-safest on record on Wisconsin roads and highways
In terms of traffic deaths, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation says this past August was the fourth-safest on record. Randy Romanski with the Bureau of Transportation Safety says 63 people died in 61 crashes on Wisconsin roadways, five more than last year. There was also...
September 5, 2013 - 4:37pm
September 4, 2013
STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Southwest half of Wisconsin a high risk for wildfires
The southwest half of Wisconsin has a moderate-to-high risk of wildfires
September 4, 2013 - 9:19am
August 26, 2013
Ellsworth schools welcome 23 new staffers
Twenty-three new Ellsworth School District staffers attended a workshop Thursday in preparation for the 2013-14 school year starting next Tu...
August 26, 2013 - 10:03am