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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
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
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
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
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
November 15, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Assembly wraps-up fall session this morning
MADISON - The Wisconsin State Assembly sent two major bills to Governor Scott Walker during a 12-hour session that ended at 2:10 this morning that included a number of partisan squabbles. The lower house gave final legislative approval to a compromise that limits public access...
November 15, 2013 - 8:34am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Dayton proposes new highway projects
ST. PAUL - Governor Dayton is eyeing ten state highway projects at a cost of $300-million to ease congestion. The governor plans to use money from special borrowing approved by lawmakers last session and conceded to reporters that raising taxes to pay for roads will be a tough...
November 15, 2013 - 8:12am
November 14, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Study indictaes link between gluten and diabetes
ROCHESTER - Mayo Clinic researchers have completed an animal study that seems to show a connection between Type One diabetes and gluten in wheat products. Immunologist Dr. Govin Rajagopalan says the goal of the research was not just to determine if gluten in wheat products leads...
November 14, 2013 - 2:47pm
November 13, 2013
A medieval meet-and-greet
The Ellsworth High School Drama Club presents "Spamalot" this past weekend and this Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Ellsworth High School....
Life/arts and entertainment
November 13, 2013 - 10:35am
November 8, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker says no target date for casino decision
MADISON - Amid expectations of an announcement by the end of the week, Governor Scott Walker says he will not have a target date on a decision for a proposed Kenosha casino. Governor Walker says his administration will spend the appropriate amount of time to make a good decision,...
November 8, 2013 - 4:17pm
New Sylvan Learning Center opens in Ellsworth
The Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce helps to open the new Sylvan Learning Center in Ellsworth with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Center is located...
November 8, 2013 - 11:13am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Grand Rapids man sentenced for stabbing last summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - A Grand Rapids man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for a July stabbing that left the victim seriously injured. Twenty-nine-year-old Joshua Julien pleaded guilty to first-degree assault last month as part of a deal with prosecutors. Julien...
November 8, 2013 - 9:40am
November 7, 2013
Ellsworth schools’ phy ed teachers, Ms. Graber and Ms. Wild, traveled to Waukesha on Oct. 23, where they officially accepted the Wisconsin...
November 7, 2013 - 9:43am
November 6, 2013
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Senate approves bill protecting Indian mascots
A bill making it harder to force Wisconsin public schools to drop Indian team names is on its way to Governor Scott Walker.
November 6, 2013 - 9:49am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: I-35 closed in Chisago County due to fatal crash
The first accumulating snowfall of the season has proven challenging for some drivers. Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash...
November 6, 2013 - 9:36am
November 5, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Election Day in Minnesota, polls open
Voters in a number of Minnesota communities go to the polls today for municipal elections and/or school district referendums. Thirty-six municipalities have elections, including Duluth, Moorhead and most notably Minneapolis, where about three dozen candidates are vying for mayor....
November 5, 2013 - 10:13am
November 4, 2013
EHS football game set for Friday evening
The Ellsworth High School football team's WIAA Level 3 playoff contest vs. Somerset will take place Friday evening at 7 p.m. at Fuller-Symes...
November 4, 2013 - 10:19am
November 3, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sky-diving planes collide over Superior
SUPERIOR - Two sky-diving planes collided at Superior last evening, while divers were conducting a tandem jump. Officials said all nine skydivers were either jumping, or getting ready to jump, when the collision occurred around 6 p.m. The planes were 12,000 feet in the air at...
November 3, 2013 - 8:04am
November 1, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Nearly a million in state have food stamps cut
About 900,000 Wisconsinites will get a reduction in their food stamp benefits, starting today. That's because a funding increase from the 2009 stimulus package expires. The American Reinvestment and Recovery Act added $45-billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...
November 1, 2013 - 10:04am
October 29, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Burke, Walker tied in just released poll
MILWAUKEE - A new Marquette University Law School poll released this afternoon shows that Governor Scott Walker is in a tight race with Democrat Mary Burke. Forty-seven percent of the 800 registered voters surveyed are willing to give the Republican Walker a second term when the...
October 29, 2013 - 4:10pm