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Becoming a voice for change: Creating an anti-bullying culture
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Day one in the books
WIAA individual wrestling: Freund can't create own momentum
WIAA individual wrestling: Schlegel on to quarters, underclassmen get valuable experience
WIAA individual wrestling: Bigger stage, less nerves for Sanford
WIAA individual wrestling: Tulip rides out third period
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
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
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
April 9, 2015
Star players: Ryan, Koch, Wolf chosen to play in WFCA All-Star Game
The Wisconsin Football Association’s All-Star Game in Oshkosh on July 18 will feature three players from Pierce County: Prescott’s Garrett...
April 9, 2015 - 11:37am
April 6, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW men's hoops plays for first national title in 74 years
INDIANAPOLIS -- For the first time in 74 years, the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team is in the championship game. All they have to do is beat a Duke team which is playing its best basketball of the season – a Blue Devil team that beat the Badgers by 10 points last...
April 6, 2015 - 8:57am
April 3, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW players resolve to get back at Kentucky for last year's Final Four loss
INDIANAPOLIS -- After last year's one-point loss to Kentucky, Wisconsin players are resolved to win their rematch against the Wildcats in tomorrow night's NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Semifinal. Tip-off is at 7:49 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on TBS. But even...
April 3, 2015 - 8:32am
April 2, 2015
EHS hires Janke and Heller as new football coaches
Ellsworth High School has chosen Jason Janke and Rob Heller as its new football coaches. Janke and Heller will take over for Clair Austin,...
April 2, 2015 - 9:42am
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks get first win over Bulls in four years
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks won their first game over the Chicago Bulls in Milwaukee in over five years, with a 95-91 victory last night....
April 2, 2015 - 9:29am
April 1, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' Opening Day starter Lohse gets final tune-up in spring training
MESA, Ariz. - The Milwaukee Brewers' Opening Day starter will get his final tune-up at Spring Training this afternoon. Right-hander Kyle Lohse will start for the Crew against the Chicago Cubs in an exhibition game. Lohse is 2-0 in Cactus League play with a 1.80 ERA -- numbers...
April 1, 2015 - 9:18am
March 31, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks battered by Hawks 101-88
ATLANTA -- Milwaukee Bucks' coach Jason Kidd said his team was a "no-show" and "didn't play hard enough" in losing at Atlanta last night 101-88. It was the Bucks' 11th straight road defeat, as they reduced their lead to one-and-a-half games for the No. 6 Eastern Conference playoff...
March 31, 2015 - 9:11am
March 30, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Kaminsky named to All-American team
MADISON - University of Wisconsin senior center Frank Kaminsky was the top selection today on the Associated Press All-America college basketball team. The 7-foot Kaminsky was the media's only unanimous first-team choice. Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one vote...
March 30, 2015 - 4:22pm
March 26, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers back out West again for NCAA regionals
LOS ANGELES -- It's almost deja-vu for the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team as it gets ready to play North Carolina tonight in the NCAA Sweet-16 round. For the second year in a row, the Badgers are in the West Regional in southern California -- although it's in Los...
March 26, 2015 - 8:53am
March 25, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: McCarthy reveals Packers' Nelson had hip surgery
PHOENIX -- Green Bay Packers' receiver Jordy Nelson had hip surgery sometime after appearing in his first Pro Bowl in late January. Packers' Head Coach Mike McCarthy was asked about it today at an NFC coaches' media breakfast at the league owners' meetings in Phoenix. A reporter...
March 25, 2015 - 2:39pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Middleton rallies Bucks to win over Miami
MILWAUKEE -- Khris Middleton hit a three-pointer at the final buzzer last night to give the Milwaukee Bucks an 89-88 home victory over Miami. The Bucks came back from 16 points down early in the fourth quarter, ending the game on an 18-3 run in the final six-and-a-half minutes....
March 25, 2015 - 9:04am
March 24, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Watt restructures contract to give Texans more salary cap space
HOUSTON -- After signing a monster contract last year, Wisconsin native J.J. Watt has re-structured his deal so his Houston Texans could have more salary cap room. ESPN says the NFL's reigning defensive player-of-the-year has agreed to convert a $10-million roster bonus into...
March 24, 2015 - 3:07pm
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild edge Maple Leafs 2-1
TORONTO -- Minnesota Wild forward Thomas Vanek's third-period goal held up as the Wild edged the Maple Leafs 2-1 in Toronto last night. Vanek...
March 24, 2015 - 8:50am
March 23, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW takes on North Carolina in Sweet Sixteen
MADISON -- The University of Wisconsin will play in its fourth Sweet-16 round in the last five years in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament. The Badgers, the top seeds in the West, will head out to Los Angeles this week to play North Carolina on Thursday night. Tar...
March 23, 2015 - 4:41pm
March 20, 2015
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Capitals down Wild 3-2
ST. PAUL -- Washington star Alex Ovechkin lit the lamp twice for the Capitals in a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center last night. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored less than a minute after Ovechkin scored his first to make it 2-0 late in the second. Ovechkin's...
March 20, 2015 - 7:11am