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Area jobless rates remain low
New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
Help stamp out kids' hunger in Ellsworth
Two GOP lawmakers propose term limits; hunter killed by stray bullet; Arcadia mayor recalled; more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Panthers fall to Osceola after tough second half
Boys Basketball: Cardinals set goals to be more competitive
Sports Scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 24
Boys Basketball: Prescott seeks another state tournament run
Boys Basketball: Prescott’s Hamilton draws Division 1 attention
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
Zion opens collection site for ‘Operation Christmas Child’
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 12/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/7/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF SALEM: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 12/7/15 Town Board Meeting
Margaret Rachel "Arnine" Gavin, 93
Gerald "Jerry" Knippenberg, 89
Joe Menter, 78
Thomas Murphy, 84
Marjorie Ann Hildebrandt, 86
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Ron Kind column: Fighting to improve rail safety
Kathleen Vinehout column: Wisconsin report card provides info on progress, problems
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
Warren Petryk column: Petryk legislation passes the Assembly with bipartisan support
December 18, 2014
Items reported stolen from stored vehicles at Pierce County Fairgrounds
Vehicles stored in buildings at the Pierce County Fairgrounds in Ellsworth were reportedly broken into and items were stolen from them. Ellsworth Village Police Chief Eric Ladwig said that sometime between Dec. 5 and Dec. 15 a suspect or suspects broke into a fairground building...
News / crime and courts
December 18, 2014 - 12:08pm
August 4, 2011
Fun will rain down on uplifting Pierce County Fair Aug. 11-14
Fun will rain down on uplifting fair Aug. 11-14 "Let the fun rain down," as this year's theme says, and everything else is bound to shine during...
August 4, 2011 - 2:07pm
August 18, 2009
Peterson, Traynor get through wet Derby as winners
The compact car division may dominate in this day and age of the Ellsworth Funster Pierce County Fair Demolition Derby. There were nearly 30...
August 18, 2009 - 12:41pm
August 15, 2009
The Fair at Night
News / Life
August 15, 2009 - 1:10am
Letter: All he's asking for is fair trial with his attorney, he says
TO THE EDITOR: In my opinion, based on court records and provable facts, the "justice" system in Pierce County seems interested only in convictions, not the truth. I was in court there for a "Machner Hearing," the first step in obtaining a new trial, based on "ineffective counsel."...
April 15, 2009 - 4:03pm
August 1, 2008
Editorial: 125 years for the fair
This year's Pierce County Fair goers will be treated to a century-and-a-quarter's worth of progress. All of what has been accomplished on the fairgrounds over 125 years wouldn't have been possible without the hard work of dedicated people. There are the contributions of the staff...
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
State Fair starts today in West Allis
The 157th annual Wisconsin State Fair begins today in West Allis. Fair officials and vendors are hoping for a strong turnout despite the economic downturn and declining attendance at other festivals so far this summer. Dave Schmidt of the Wisconsin Bakers Association says gas prices...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Pierce County 4-Hers dominate in llama judging at Chippewa Falls
Pierce County 4-Hers dominated the llama judging at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair in Chippewa Falls earlier this month. Eleven 4-Hers from Pierce had their llamas judged, according to Norris Berg of Ellsworth, who along with his wife Kay are Pierce project leaders. The youths...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Funsters taking demo derby applications
The Ellsworth Funsters are getting ready for the 2008 Pierce County Fair Demo Derby. Derby applications can be picked up at: Scotts Outdoor Store, 300 N. Maple St., Pizza Man, 264 W. Main St., and JoJo's Jewelry and Gifts, 300 N. Maple St., all in Ellsworth. The Demo Derby will...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
County fair tickets now available
Season passes and advance sale ride tickets are now available for the 2008 Pierce County Fair. "Celebrating the 125th Pierce County Fair...Past Memories--Future Dreams" is the 2008 fair theme. The fair runs from Thursday, Aug. 7, through Sunday, Aug.
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Stockholm Art Fair coming on Saturday, July 19
STOCKHOLM -- The 35th annual Stockholm Art Fair will be held Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
July 2, 2008
Pierce County Fair talent show will end with fireworks
For those who dance, sing or play an instrument, the place to be is the Pierce County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The Pierce County Fair Talent Show will start off the evening and will close with fireworks following at dusk. The county fair is seeking amateur entertainers....
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Entry deadline for Pierce County Fair June 20
The Pierce County Fair exhibit entry deadline is Friday, June 20. Remember to turn in entry forms (found on page 11 of the fairbook) to the fair office at 412 W. Kinne St., Ellsworth, WI 54011. Any forms mailed to the office must be postmarked by June 20. The 2008 fairbooks have...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am