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Insurer seeks phone records from Coachman fire
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker comes in fifth in straw poll
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Racine police arrest man wanted for Chicago murder
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Warmer weather finally seeping into state
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Woman will not be institutionalized for threatening to kill a federal judge
crime and courts
Ellsworth wrestlers win state title, SVE takes second
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild give up two goals late in third period, lose to Stars
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UWM tops UWGB in Horizon League semifinals
Cardinal boys' hoops teams loses in sectional final
SVE-Coleman rematch set as Redbirds win semifinal over Riverdale
Dodge puts top pastime to use making shawls
SV native to appear on The Price is Right Monday
Delivering help: Letter carrier comes to aid of bloodied man
St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra hosting concerts
Benefit for Harden next Saturday at The Hub
arts and entertainment
Richard "Dick" R. Proch, 78
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Bernard Grant, 95
Harold F. Ottman, 93
William "Bill" S. Marek, 75
Editorial: Escape winter damage, unethical contractors
Old Cowbelle: Peace; Past, Present, Future
Old Cowbelle: Excitement ... Full Circle
Letter: He was impressed with visiting EHS basketball players
Editorial: Don't become ID theft victim
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/10/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/11/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/11/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/13/14 Plan Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 3/19/14 Hearing - Falde Rezone Request
August 22, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS BRIEFS: State Fair enjoys warm, sunny weather for opening day
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - The 2013 Minnesota State Fair is open for what can only be described as fantastic weather on its first day. Officials...
August 22, 2013 - 3:04pm
Good dogs coming to Hudson Badlands
The Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association is bringing its 28th annual Labor Day stock dog trial to Hudson Aug. 30-Sept. 2. The sheep herding...
life / events
August 22, 2013 - 10:09am
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge. He likes to go to household auctions in the neighborhood and tells a fascinating story of a trip to Cashton. He arrived before the auctioneer and perused the contents for sale. He espied an old cardboard...
life / arts and entertainment
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
MINNESOTA NEWS BRIEFS: State Fair opens today
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - The 2013 Minnesota State Fair gets going today and officials are expecting good weather and attendance. Fair spokeswoman Brienna Schuette says they hope to top last year's attendance total when nearly 1.8 million people attended the Great Minnesota Together....
August 22, 2013 - 7:53am
Funeral today for well-known Somerset resort owner
SOMERSET - Funeral services are today in Somerset for a well-known resort owner in western Wisconsin whose rock band once opened at a Beach Boys concert in Amery. 63-year-old Billy Raleigh Sr. worked since childhood at the family business, River Edge resort on the Apple River...
news / region
August 22, 2013 - 7:24am
August 13, 2013
WISCONSIN STATE NEWS BRIEFS: State Fair draws over a million patrons
WEST ALLIS - The Wisconsin State Fair that ended yesterday attracted its biggest crowds since 1969. Officials said today that about 1,000,012...
August 13, 2013 - 12:46pm
130th Pierce County Fair wraps-up Sunday
The 130th Pierce County Fair concluded Sunday in Ellsworth. Almost picture perfect weather drew large crowds to the fair this year according to Fair Director Ann Webb. She also said there were no incidents or any problems with the newly established "social garden" where fairgoers...
news / region
August 13, 2013 - 12:44pm
Derby winners are Oberg, Posey and Johnson
Nearly 3,100 spectators watched the 46th Annual Ellsworth Funsters Pierce County Fair Demolition Derby Saturday evening at the fair’s grandstand. This year our derby included more than 40 vehicles in three classes: Compact Car Class, Stock Class and a Modified Class. Each...
sports / amateur
August 13, 2013 - 10:33am
August 11, 2013
Shy, quiet girl blossoms into aspiring country singer
When she was growing up, Jessica (Sharlow) Foley spent long hours singing along to the radio. "I never really watched TV," Foley said with a smile. "I would just be in my room with music on, singing along." Foley, a 2007 River Falls High School graduate, has come a long way since...
life / arts and entertainment
August 11, 2013 - 10:57am
Final day of 130th Pierce County Fair upcoming after big Saturday
Organizers of the 130th Pierce County Fair couldn't have asked for better day of weather to draw the large crowds to the Fairgrounds in Ellsworth...
August 11, 2013 - 10:53am
August 10, 2013
Full lots for Friday evening events at Pierce County Fair
The usual big draws for a Friday evening at the Pierce County Fair did so again as the Fairground lots were full and persons sought other parking options around the Fairgrounds in Ellsworth. The annual Pierce County 4-H/FFA Auction along Tractor Pull both went on without being...
August 10, 2013 - 7:33am
Auction, dairy show and tractor pull highlight busy Friday at Pierce County Fair
Day two of the 130th Pierce County Fair in Ellsworth kicks off right away at 9 a.m. with judging in junior beef and horses plus the open class dairy show. The judging takes place a stone's throw from each other in the Arena Barn and the Horse Arena. The Arena Barn will also...
August 10, 2013 - 6:41am
August 9, 2013
Good weather leads to big crowds at Pierce County
One parking lot was full and cars snaked down streets on a sunny Friday afternoon at the Pierce County Fair in Ellsworth.
August 9, 2013 - 6:17pm
August 8, 2013
Pierce County Fair opens today
The Pierce County Fair began its run this morning with good weather throughout today at the Fairgrounds in Ellsworth. Much of the judging...
August 8, 2013 - 4:45pm
August 1, 2013
Linders are naturals with Pierce County sportsmen's club
EL PASO--The people of El Paso know them personally and many others have heard of them. They're Arby and Lin Linder. He has a national chain of restaurants named after him and likewise for her with a number of greenhouses in the Twin Cities, right? No. But the Martell couple will...
life / celebrations
August 1, 2013 - 10:45am