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Two candidates take aim at Pierce Treasurer seat
District will buy property to expand playground
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Baseball: Christenson gets his shot as head coach
Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
WATCH: Miss Elmwood 2016 is crowned
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
September 15, 2014
Farming all his life, Matzek eases up at 90
Ask Ralph Matzek what’s the reason for his long life and he credits his parents.
September 15, 2014 - 11:27am
September 3, 2014
Cow Belle: Drawn by the Word
I am the proud owner of a packet of Pastor Paul Oman’s inspirational note cards (via Shannon). I don’t know if I will ever use them, maybe frame them all instead. The designs on mine are “I am the good shepherd,” featuring Jesus with a snowy lamb in his arms, with the three...
September 3, 2014 - 2:55pm
August 28, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Request for prayers
--Ina Murray Maybe this is the reason I was prompted to start a community prayer chain. Because I am in need of prayers too. I do thank all of you who have already promised to pray for me. I am facing serious surgery in a little while, and cannot see ahead to know what the...
August 28, 2014 - 10:09am
August 25, 2014
Hudson’s Beinlich chases world wrestling championship -- at age 56
He’s wrestled since he was 8 years old. He won two state championships in high school and competed against the Big Ten’s best at Michigan...
August 25, 2014 - 10:34am
August 21, 2014
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
--Ina Murray The morning is warming, not hot, just right for sitting on the deck and counting blessings. Relaxing in one of four deck chairs, a gift from a few years ago, complete with glass top table, I sit back and enjoy the privilege of being idle. Guilt washes over me,...
August 21, 2014 - 8:34am
August 7, 2014
Brothers working to enlist NBC's Fallon for wedding gift
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A rural Minnesota pig farm would be the destination for one of America’s most popular entertainers if a Woodbury man and...
Life/arts and entertainment
August 7, 2014 - 9:28am
August 5, 2014
Kinnickinnic State Park offers free kayak class
Kinnickinnic State Park will offer free Learn to Kayak classes statrting on Tuesday Aug. 12. Classes will be held from 4-5 p.m. and meet every...
August 5, 2014 - 7:56am
July 31, 2014
Benefit for Ty Fisher August 9
A benefit will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, for Ty Fisher at the Exile Bar, located off of CTH S.
July 31, 2014 - 9:58am
July 30, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
--Ina Murray, columnist Our Savior’s Church featured a Norwegian/English service last Sunday. It was interesting, even if I couldn’t understand any of the Norwegian part. Cousin Don Olson from Menomonie did the part of the Klokker (Sexton) and Carmen Peterson did the...
July 30, 2014 - 12:56pm
July 21, 2014
Goodwin, Schaar featured at Saturday's walk/run
A veteran of parades and another of the horse community are leading this Saturday’s American Cancer Society (ACS) Walk/Run fundraiser in E...
July 21, 2014 - 3:28pm
July 17, 2014
Old Cowbelle: I am rich!
--Ina Murray, columnist Yes, I am rich. Not in the way most people consider rich, with a huge bank account and posh living conditions. I am rich in other ways. At the moment, I am sitting at my dining room table that is covered with a lavender lunch cloth. A beautiful...
July 17, 2014 - 12:36pm
July 10, 2014
Dietary aide hopes to turn tragedy into lesson on food allergies
Many restaurants and grocery stores now offer a wide range of gluten- and dairy-free products for customers with food sensitivity or a dietary...
July 10, 2014 - 9:34am
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
--Ina Murray, columnist Our thoughts and prayers are following our Mission Trip young people and adults as they leave for Waterloo, Ia., on the 13th. It is wonderful to think about the hundreds of young people willing to go and do! To help those less fortunate...
July 10, 2014 - 8:51am
July 7, 2014
Open house for home
An open house was held Tuesday at The Seasons Assisted Living’s new facility adjacent to the Plum City Care Center.
July 7, 2014 - 10:15am
July 2, 2014
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
It sounds kind of weird for an 87-year-old woman to be connected to Facebook, but let me explain. I have grands and great-grandchildren that I seldom see. Some live far away and some close, but everyone is so busy and their paths go in all directions, so it’s hard to see them...
July 2, 2014 - 2:14pm