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Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Write-ins tout 'a better Bay City'
Hudson drug arrest follows heroin overdose
Wisconsin roundup: Democrat calls concealed weapons without permits 'irresponsible'; chief justice rebuffs Walker's ethics panel proposal; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Ellsworth softball: Panthers have tools to compete in MBC
Prescott track and field: Philips focuses on the finest details
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Spring Valley Cardinals
'It took everything from me': Former drug users talk about their addictions
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
October 2, 2016
What would Pierce County libraries do with more funding?
ELLSWORTH -- The decision of whether or not to approve a 5 percent funding increase for Pierce County libraries will go to vote Wednesday, Sept....
October 2, 2016 - 10:00am
September 23, 2016
Cardinal pride reigns during Homecoming Week
SPRING VALLEY -- Homecoming week is in full swing at Spring Valley Middle/High School. Tonight the Cardinals take on Durand at 7 p.m. for the...
September 23, 2016 - 8:49am
September 18, 2016
Prescott High School grand opening is Monday night
PRESCOTT -- The summer was busy for Prescott School District. After voters passed referendums to support a new high school, auditorium and operating...
September 18, 2016 - 6:00pm
September 10, 2016
Hunter Education class begins Sept. 12
HAGER CITY -- Anyone interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to attend a Hunter Education Course beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at Prairie View Elementary School, Hager City. The class will meet for seven sessions. A fee of $10 will be charged for the course....
September 10, 2016 - 9:00am
September 5, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
“Who will be my teacher?” my son asked me years ago. For a brief point in time, the teacher was the most important person in his young life....
September 5, 2016 - 12:13pm
UWRF seeks career fair exhibitors
RIVER FALLS -- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is seeking employer involvement for the Fall Career Fair to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 in the University Center on campus. The Career Fair gives students the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers....
September 5, 2016 - 12:05pm
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
August 31, 2016
Tax levy and mill rate increases projected
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth Community School District taxpayers would see an increased total school levy and mill rate in the proposed 2016-2017 budget as presented at the Aug. 29 annual school board meeting. The plan calls for a total school levy of $10,022,338, which would be about $915,000...
August 31, 2016 - 3:09pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office says it has asked the state Health Services agency to investigate reports of medical errors and staffing shortages at the state veterans' nursing home in Waupaca County. The Madison Capital Times says employees at King, along with residents and their relatives,...
August 31, 2016 - 1:01pm
August 29, 2016
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
MADISON-- The Republican lawmaker who represents the state Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County joins Democrats who want a state audit of the facility. Luther Olsen says he also wants to know if another agency should take over the home from state Veterans' Affairs department...
August 29, 2016 - 7:57am
July 19, 2016
Sheila Harsdorf column: Summer is a great time to get reading!
Now that school is out, kids are faced with what to do with their free time and parents are searching for ideas to occupy their children’s...
July 19, 2016 - 1:59pm
July 8, 2016
Report: State prison costs grow five times the rate of school expenses; mixed reviews follow Trump visit with congressional Republicans; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The cost of sending people to prison has gone up five times as fast as the cost of educating children in Wisconsin. The U.S. Education Department said Thursday that the cost of running jails and prisons in the Badger State grew by 351 percent from 1979 through...
July 8, 2016 - 10:04am
June 22, 2016
How country schools shaped America
RIVER FALLS -- For nearly 200 years, country schools were the nation’s most reliable educational institutions, and over 200,000 once dotted...
June 22, 2016 - 2:50pm
June 3, 2016
Scott Walker is all ears in Elmwood
ELMWOOD -- Gov. Scott Walker visited the Elmwood Auditorium Tuesday, May 31 for an invite-only listening session as part of his “2020 Vision...
June 3, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm