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Resignations follow sexual misconduct in Glenwood City, sheriff’s office
Owner of Baldwin clinic agrees to more than four years in prison
Prescott Food Pantry eyes new location; application sent back to Planning Commission
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
April 20, 2016
School board finalizes election results
ELLSWORTH -- Recently elected members of the Ellsworth School Board received their oath of office while the district bid farewell to a familiar face at the Monday, April 11 regular meeting. Susan Beck and Doug Peterson were sworn in as returning board members, and newly elected Dana...
April 20, 2016 - 7:53am
April 13, 2016
SV referendum passes; school improvements coming
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley School District voters on April 5 approved a four-year $800,000 per year facility maintenance and repair referendum by a 862 to 536 margin, setting into motion an infrastructure improvement project that will carry into 2020. The next step, Superintendent...
April 13, 2016 - 10:29am
Ellsworth setting up for centralized elementary school
ELLSWORTH -- The school administration here tallied a victory last week during the April 5 referendum, which voters approved by a 2,189 to 1,877...
April 13, 2016 - 10:27am
Federal court keeps voter ID in place, considers exceptions; Ex-Menomonie school board president goes to prison; 14 more state news stories
CHICAGO -- Wisconsin's photo ID law for voting will stay in place, but a federal judge has been told to consider exceptions for those who find it hard to obtain IDs. On Tuesday a three-judge panel on the federal appeals court in Chicago told Milwaukee District Judge Lynn Adelman to...
News/crime and courts
April 13, 2016 - 8:41am
April 6, 2016
Ellsworth, Spring Valley referendums pass
Two Pierce County school districts had referendums on the ballot this election day. The polls are now closed and the unofficial election results...
April 6, 2016 - 4:35pm
GOP closer to brokered convention after Cruz wins Wisconsin; Statewide voter turnout 200,000 higher than expected; six more Wisconsin elections stories
Republicans appear closer to having an historic contested convention thanks to Wisconsinites who gave Ted Cruz a decisive 48% to 35% victory in Tuesday's presidential primary. Democrat Bernie Sanders put a crimp in Hillary Clinton's national delegate lead by winning all but three...
April 6, 2016 - 8:08am
March 24, 2016
In wake of budget cut, UWRF college faces loss of instructors, courses
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at UW-River Falls has managed to cut $1.5 million from its budget — and the effects will be visible come fall semester. Bradley Caskey, dean of the college, said that when the budget for the 2015-2017 biennium was announced last year, CAS aimed...
March 24, 2016 - 10:52am
March 14, 2016
Learn about Emerald Ash Borer at homeowner seminar
Emerald Ash Borer is a destructive, invasive insect that kills ash trees by feeding in the vascular system of trees. This pest has killed millions...
March 14, 2016 - 10:23am
March 10, 2016
Researchers at UWRF study brain stimulation to help those with aphasia
By Katie Galarno, Falon News Service Two UW-River Falls professors are testing whether electrical brain stimulation can improve the communication...
March 10, 2016 - 10:11am
March 9, 2016
Teams put fun in fundraiser with dodgeball tournament
ELLSWORTH -- A-B-C-D may be the start of the alphabet students learn and use in school, but for one night only at Ellsworth High School, those...
March 9, 2016 - 8:19am
February 29, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Budget cuts to education cost all of us
“We hired a great inorganic chemistry professor last year,” Mike, a UW-River Falls chemistry professor, told me. “Unfortunately she’s...
February 29, 2016 - 12:35pm
February 25, 2016
River Falls-grown alfalfa sprouts causing food-borne illnesses, say health officials; 'Sanctuary cities' bill unlikely to pass; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota health and agriculture officials are investigating an outbreak of foodborne illness associated with alfalfa sprouts produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts of River Falls, and urged people not to eat the product. The state health department said there seven cases...
February 25, 2016 - 8:20am
February 19, 2016
Assembly wraps up session: OKs voucher tax relief, mental health funding; Mississippi shipping could being by mid-March; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly has finished its business for the year, which means that no more bills can be introduced or changed by the Senate. The Assembly completed its two-year session after midnight by passing dozens of bills, and senators will consider some of them at their...
February 19, 2016 - 8:12am
February 18, 2016
Cyberbullying – Keeping technology safe for kids
On Monday, Feb. 29, Prescott students and community members will learn about cyberbullying from a leading expert. Thanks to the efforts of Prescott...
February 18, 2016 - 3:30pm
February 17, 2016
Bradley, Kloppenburg win Supreme Court primary; flury of bills passed as Senate winds down; 12 more stories from across Wisconsin
State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley will face JoAnne Kloppenburg in the April 5 general election. Both won Tuesday's primary, as Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Joe Donald was eliminated with 16 percent of almost 250,000 votes cast. Bradley, who was appointed to the post...
February 17, 2016 - 8:40am