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Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
Charges: Minn. men plotted bar burglary after Super Bowl
Road weight limits in effect
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
SVE wrestling: Five Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
PHOTO GALLERY: Ice fishing tourneys draw out anglers
MBC boys basketball: Benson's near triple-double paces Ellsworth
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
January 15, 2014
Knoke's Chocolates buys National Nut Company
The timing was right. Dave Knoke, owner of Knoke’s Chocolates, purchased the National Nut Company in late December. Steve and Gayle Lamke...
January 15, 2014 - 2:47pm
January 13, 2014
Plum City group serves meal
Despite the cold temperatures, nine members of Plum City High School’s National Honor Society and two of the group’s advisers traveled to...
January 13, 2014 - 11:09am
December 25, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Snow greets Christmas travelers in southern Minnesota
Two to four inches of snow has fallen across the southern portion of Minnesota, and the National Weather Service in Chanhassen is warning of slippery roads and sidewalks -- and recommending drivers take their time and leave a little early. Up to an inch more is possible this...
December 25, 2013 - 7:40am
December 24, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Buhl man hurt in snowmobile accident
VIRGINIA, Minn. - A Buhl man is hospitalized in Duluth after suffering serious injuries in a snowmobile crash Monday afternoon on a trail in Virginia. Police say the 32-year-old man was tossed from the machine and struck a power pole. He was transported by helicopter to St....
December 24, 2013 - 3:48pm
December 20, 2013
New Shady Grove owners' paths destined to cross
Bridget Kelly and Shane Pruitt were each employed in other fields previously, but both concluded food service is the industry in which they’re...
December 20, 2013 - 10:55am
December 17, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sen. Cullen recovering from open-heart surgery
JANESVILLE - Wisconsin State Senator Tim Cullen is recovering from open heart surgery. A spokesperson from his office says the 69-year-old Janesville Senator had non-emergency valve replacement surgery on Dec. 5 in Minnesota. Cullen, a Democrat, expects to return to the State Senate...
December 17, 2013 - 4:55pm
December 12, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Willmar police ID dead man found in apartment
WILLMAR, Minn. - Police have identified a man whose body was found in a Willmar apartment Wednesday morning. Captain Jim Felt says the roomate of 22-year-old Tyler Richards found him unconscious and not breathing in his bedroom. The roomate called police and when first responders...
December 12, 2013 - 4:09pm
December 10, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Video tape shows NEW dairy farm employees abusing dairy cows
APPLETON - The maker of DiGiorno frozen pizza has stopped taking milk from a northeast Wisconsin dairy farm where cows were being abused. The...
December 10, 2013 - 4:39pm
December 5, 2013
Oricchios new owners of Snowball's Bar
In a way, although Snowball’s Bar in East Ellsworth has changed ownership, it continues to be part of the family.
December 5, 2013 - 11:20am
November 28, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: U issues crime alert after another abduction attempt
MINNEAPOLIS -- University of Minnesota police are investigating an attempted abduction on campus yesterday. A female student told officers two men tried to force her into a vehicle just after midnight on Wednesday morning as she walked near the intersection of University Avenue...
November 28, 2013 - 7:58am
November 25, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Snowstorm snarls traffic in SE Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE - The first snowfall accumulation in southern Wisconsin is causing quite a mess on Wisconsin roadways. Authorities in Racine and Milwaukee Counties responded to several reports of spinouts and crashes this morning and into the afternoon. A spokesperson for the Wisconsin...
November 25, 2013 - 6:53pm
November 21, 2013
Hospitality industry vet takes over restaurant, bar
An Ellsworth native who’s made the rounds of the hospitality industry is back home operating a local dining establishment.
November 21, 2013 - 4:13pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Minnesota murder suspect refuses to attend court appearance in Arizona
A former Fergus Falls man wanted for murder in Otter Tail County is causing problems for Arizona authorities.
News/crime and courts
November 21, 2013 - 10:04am
November 18, 2013
Buyback collects 181 pounds of Halloween candy
Halloween, kids and candy may go together, but tooth decay and cavities don’t need to follow.
November 18, 2013 - 10:14am
New owner, products, rest is the same at Watkins
Brandon Clare came in “cold” as the owner of Watkins Lockers in Plum City this fall and didn’t even change the name of the business to...
November 18, 2013 - 10:10am