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Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
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
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
February 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protestors show up at Board of Regents meeting
MADISON - A few dozen protesters showed up at a meeting of the UW Board of Regents in Madison this morning. Some carried signs opposing what they called cuts, layoffs, and privatization as the result of Governor Scott Walker's budget proposals. Walker wants to slash $300-million...
February 6, 2015 - 3:54pm
February 4, 2015
Nesbitt’s donates book to libraries
Oasis Eatery at Nesbitt’s Nursery and Orchard donated 1,000 copies of “Enjoying the Harvest” to the Ellsworth, Prescott and Red Wing libraries...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 4, 2015 - 10:24am
February 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prosecution presents closing arguments in Fitch trial
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The prosecution presented its closing arguments in the Brian Fitch murder trial this (Monday) morning in Stearns County court. Prosecutors recapped the events the day before and the day of the deadly shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick...
February 2, 2015 - 5:32pm
Creamery gets Manufacturer of Year Award nomination
Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, a 450-member dairy cooperative and manufacturer of premium cheddar cheese curds and specialty cheeses, has been...
February 2, 2015 - 9:35am
December 31, 2014
Corn fields transformed
An 80-acre parcel that was only months ago a corn field, has been transformed into the soon-to-open United Natural Foods Inc. distribution center...
December 31, 2014 - 11:11am
December 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: 'White Christmas' likely for parts of northern reaches
SULLIVAN --Northern Wisconsin's best chance for a White Christmas will come Tuesday. The National Weather Service said a snow storm that arrived...
December 23, 2014 - 9:27am
December 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Federal health officials say five people have died, and over two dozen others got sick after eating pre-packaged caramel apples in Wisconsin and nine other states. The numbers of Wisconsin cases were not immediately released. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control said it knew...
December 19, 2014 - 5:06pm
December 16, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Nearly 8,000 turkeys die in SW Minnesota fire
LORAIN TWP., Minn. - Around 7,500 five-week-old turkeys are dead after an overnight fire at the Meyer Turkey Farm in southwestern Minnesota. Round Lake Fire Chief Mike Smith says the barn was fully engulfed when they arrived just before 1 a-m (Tue) and flames were shooting through...
December 16, 2014 - 4:14pm
December 12, 2014
State won't release info on farms which provided raw milk that sickened people in Durand, Racine
DURAND - The head of the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council says it's "outrageous" that officials have not identified two dairy farms that...
December 12, 2014 - 12:30pm
December 9, 2014
Tavern League donates to Food Pantry
The Pierce County Tavern League made a $500 donation to the Pierce County Food Pantry last week.
December 9, 2014 - 11:14am
November 28, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Black Friday shoppers flock to MOA
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Black Friday shoppers came out early to Mall of America with more than 150 stores open on Thanksgiving night. MOA spokeswoman Sarah Schmidt says crowds have been fun and festive and as of midnight about 100,000 people had already come through. Schmidt says...
November 28, 2014 - 4:22pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Deer hunt still safe a one heading into final weekend
Wisconsin's deer hunt continues to be a relatively safe one. The state DNR said today that no shooting-related deaths occurred in the first five days of the nine-day gun season. But two hunters were wounded during that stretch -- one each in La Crosse and Portage counties. ...
November 28, 2014 - 4:19pm
November 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW-Stout administrator killed in auto accident
MENOMONIE - A woman killed in a Wednesday night Interstate crash was an administrator at UW-Stout. The State Patrol said 56-year-old Kay Schnur of Merrillan was driving east on I-94 near Osseo, when her car struck a deer. A semi-truck that was following her escaped the crash...
November 21, 2014 - 7:28pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: WEDC leader may be gone according to report
MADISON - Reed Hall could be on the way out as the head of Wisconsin's job creation agency. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel says it's been told by several Republican sources that Hall will leave after more than two years as the C-E-O of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation....
November 21, 2014 - 9:08am
November 17, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minnesota No. 9 on Forbes business climate list
Minnesota is number nine on Forbes magazine's "Best States For Business 2014" rankings. The writers say the Gopher State cracked the top ten for the second straight year based on a strong economic climate and quality of life. It also cites Minnesota's large companies including...
November 17, 2014 - 4:10pm