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Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
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Prescott notches first dual win, Sanford claims 100th career win
Ellsworth basketball: Girls make strides against B-W, boys pull off win over NR
Panthers fight through wrestlers out with the flu
Prescott basketball: Record scoring night for Brookshaw, G-E-T's Wagner drops 51
New club 'angling' to give students outdoors fun
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Old school Vegas in Prescott
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PIERCE COUNTY: 1/23/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 1/23/18 Special Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/19/18 Special Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/4/17 Board Meeting Minutes
'Best of' voting in Ellsworth is about to start
Former admin team takes on executive role at chamber
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
FSA county elections results are in
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Vernon J. Johnson
Bruce Jon Fleming
Rebecca Jane Larson
Donald W. Roberts
Viewpoint: Kicking us when we are down
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Letters to the editor: A cause for hope; Control freak force
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January 29, 2013
Kids' ice fishing contest Feb. 23
On Saturday, Feb. 23, there will be a kids ice fishing contest at Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake from 2-4 p.m. for children ages 6-12. Bait...
January 29, 2013 - 9:21am
May 13, 2012
Opening day trophy
Joe Fox of River Falls got this 22-inch brown trout to fall for a nightcrawler while fishing with his son, Don, and some friends on the banks...
May 13, 2012 - 4:20am
May 9, 2012
Wild Side: Extreme trout fishing in N.C.
Twenty years ago my brother John and his friend Dan Heindl started a Boy Scout troop in Madison Wisconsin to teach boys character and about the...
May 9, 2012 - 3:36pm
October 19, 2011
Florida snowbird nabbed overbagging sunnies in Sawyer County
HAYWARD -- State Conservation Warden Tom Heisler of Winter was already working an overbagging case when he spotted another busy angler on popular Lake Chetac in Sawyer County. "I saw it. There were four fishing lines. The law allows three. And, he was catching a lot of fish," Heisler...
October 19, 2011 - 4:24pm
August 31, 2011
Wild Side: Brook trout thriving in restored Pine Creek
Eastern brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) are the native trout in eastern North America. Brook trout are char, related to lake trout, bull...
August 31, 2011 - 2:46pm
July 20, 2011
Wildside: When flies attack, nobody's safe
Many years ago a friend and I drove from home in Ohio to Wisconsin to look at colleges. Taking advantage of the week off for college exploration...
July 20, 2011 - 10:47am
June 1, 2011
Prescott Kiwanis Club fishing contest Saturday
The Prescott Kiwanis Club is hosting the 15th annual kids fishing contest from 9-11 a.m this Saturday. Registration will be at Mercord Mill...
June 1, 2011 - 12:32pm
May 25, 2011
Wild Side: Caddisflies excite trout, anglers
Caddisflies are small insects that have fascinating adaptations to life in fresh water. Caddisflies belong to the order Trichoptera, closely...
May 25, 2011 - 3:29pm
May 5, 2011
Wild Side: River monster appears again in the St. Croix
With lips only a mother could love and eyes set low in the head, bighead carp are not pretty fish. Bighead carp is an invasive species from...
May 5, 2011 - 8:04am
January 19, 2011
Mississippi River guide seminar and swap meet
HAGER CITY - The first-ever Mississippi River Guide and Fisherman Swap Meet will take place Jan. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bluffs Bar...
January 19, 2011 - 4:20pm
September 24, 2010
Wild Side: Fishing deep on the big lake
It's easy to write superlatives about Lake Superior. Immense, deep, wild, cold, and beautiful are words that readily come to mind. Many people...
September 24, 2010 - 1:22pm
September 15, 2010
Midwest leaders meet with White House officials on Asian carp
WASHINGTON D.C. - Midwest leaders are meeting with White House officials in Washington today, to talk about ways to keep the invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Governors Jennifer Granholm of Michigan and Ted Strickland of Ohio are among the leaders meeting with John Goss,...
September 15, 2010 - 2:15pm
Ice Age Trail to extended through Marathon County
Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail will soon be a little longer, thanks to the help of volunteers in Marathon County. A three-mile stretch of the national...
September 15, 2010 - 8:17am
August 25, 2010
Most fish stories are about size. This one is about color. Back on the morning of June 16, former Pierce County resident Allen Webb, now residing...
August 25, 2010 - 10:45am
August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm