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Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
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?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
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
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Real Estate Showcase
December 9, 2015
There’s hope in the form of ‘Tank’
It has been a rough 10 years, but hope may be on the horizon for the Jamison family in the form of a 3-year-old chocolate Labrador named “Tank.”...
December 9, 2015 - 12:11pm
November 18, 2015
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
Law enforcement agencies across Pierce County have banded together to bring “Shop with a Cop” to local children for the first time ever....
November 18, 2015 - 11:36am
November 2, 2015
The Mitten Tree - Give the gift of warmth during November
This holiday season, WESTconsin Credit Union will host The Mitten Tree campaign—a Kindness Counts initiative. Each office will display The...
November 2, 2015 - 12:44pm
October 21, 2015
A spooky spectacle: Ellsworth family decks out yard as fun tradition
With Halloween less than two weeks away, spooky decorations adorn yards across the county. One in particular stands out in Ellsworth: the Streich...
October 21, 2015 - 11:53am
BLK collecting coats for kids
Basics for Local Kids is back for the sixth season of giving coats to local kids and they need your help. They are asking you to gather your...
October 21, 2015 - 8:58am
September 23, 2015
Spring Valley Dam Days delights
Spring Valley Dam Days 2015 was held Sept. 18-20. Following is a photo gallery of Dam Days festivities, including the Miss Spring Valley...
September 23, 2015 - 3:23pm
Community Crust takes its pizza on the road
The Community Crust wood-fired pizza trailer is becoming a familiar sight around Stockholm, Plum City and the surrounding area. Ryan and...
September 23, 2015 - 2:08pm
August 21, 2015
River Falls, get ready, playtime is here
Children poured into the new Tri-Angels Playground Saturday, Aug. 15 at Hoffman Park, after a ribbon-cutting and a grand opening celebration. As...
August 21, 2015 - 12:47pm
July 23, 2015
New study may hint CWD is transferable to humans; 3 arrested in Tomah V.A. drug sting; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A recent health study could have more Wisconsin deer hunters testing their animals for chronic wasting disease this year. For the first time, scientists say there's a possible health link between humans and the venison they eat from deer infected with the fatal brain disease. Earlier...
July 23, 2015 - 1:15pm
June 24, 2015
Get your groove on as Cheese Curd festivities kick off Friday
Ellsworth’s 14th annual Cheese Curd Festival gets underway in East End Park this upcoming weekend, with festivities kicking off Friday, June...
June 24, 2015 - 2:12pm
June 9, 2015
Sen. Harsdorf: Walker's highway borrowing plan 'not sustainable'; manhunt ongoing near Eau Claire for kidnap suspect; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- It appears that Wisconsin lawmakers could settle for a half-billion dollar reduction in state highway projects for the next two years. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the 19 majority Republicans in the state Senate appear to be gravitating toward the $500 million...
June 9, 2015 - 9:08am
May 14, 2015
Dog adoption is Saturday
CoCo’s Heart Dog Rescue is staging an adoption event at Angel’s Pet World, 105 Second St., downtown Hudson from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,...
May 14, 2015 - 2:09pm
May 13, 2015
DA won’t charge white Madison officer who killed biracial suspect; Rodgers wins $50,000 in ‘Jeopardy’ celebrity match; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Madison's police chief says he's confident we'll see a "different sort of outcome" in the days following the decision not to charge white Officer Matt Kenny in the shooting death of biracial suspect Tony Robinson. Chief Mike Koval said he hopes protests will remain peaceful...
May 13, 2015 - 9:27am
May 7, 2015
A reason to celebrate
Eight-year-old Aiden Murphy became somewhat famous in the Ellsworth Community School District two years ago for his motto “Brain tumors fear...
May 7, 2015 - 3:21pm
April 16, 2015
Saddling up for donkey hoops
Donkey Basketball was a hit on Friday, April 10 at Ellsworth High School as part of the FFA National Ag Day Cookout and Appreciation Night cookout. ...
April 16, 2015 - 11:18am