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December 9, 2011
Wild Side: Another deer hunt at Foster's End
The usual suspects gathered at Foster's End on Mason Lake near the Flambeau River before the opening day of gun deer season. A picture of the...
sports / outdoors
December 9, 2011 - 12:13pm
November 30, 2011
Korean War battle presentation Dec. 10 at the Woodshed
There will be a documentary/presentation about the Korean War and the Battle for Bunker Hill on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Woodshed...
November 30, 2011 - 1:05pm
November 23, 2011
Letter: She appeals for help with funds to complete renovations
TO THE EDITOR: Dear Pierce County Residents: I have a question to ask.
opinion / letters
November 23, 2011 - 8:07am
October 21, 2011
What's an artist? PCHA asks for names
By definition, the word "artist" has a wide range of meanings. And those meanings do not necessarily apply in the fashion most people might understand....
October 21, 2011 - 1:56pm
September 28, 2011
PCHA Open House Oct. 2
The Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) will host its annual fall open house on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the River Bluffs History Center, W6321 E. Main St., Bay City. Historian Edward G. Langer and fingerstyle guitarist Bill Hammond will be featured. Light refreshments...
September 28, 2011 - 10:56am
August 31, 2011
Scottish Heritage Festival planned
The sixth annual Scottish Heritage Festival will be held from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the First Presbyterian Church of Hudson, 1901 Vine St. Activities include: Bag pipe music at 9:45 a.m.
events / life
August 31, 2011 - 12:53pm
Who were 'nail pounders' who built homes, barns?
Way back when, groups of farmers got together to "raise a barn" or perhaps a house--simple jobs? Not really, but most assuredly a lot faster...
August 31, 2011 - 9:40am
August 24, 2011
Who were those electricians and plumbers, PCHA asks
There's a song whose lyrics run to the following phrase: "You light up my life." Everyone's life. There was electricity in homes in Ellsworth and River Falls--produced by a power plant on the Rush River (near the rod and gun club) and a dam/power source on the Kinnickkinnic River....
August 24, 2011 - 2:59pm
Letter: PCHA appreciates fair assistance, Lawrence project underway, she says
TO THE EDITOR: The Pierce County Historical Association extends sincerest appreciation to local residents who visited us at the Freier School during the county fair. So much help was received in identifying photos in the some-20 notebooks. About 75 percent or better were identified,...
opinion / letters
August 24, 2011 - 10:06am
August 4, 2011
PCHA wants to know about those yellow wheels
Stagecoaches were pulled by a four-horse or six-horse hitch team. These four-wheeled coaches traversed the county on its primitive roads. No...
August 4, 2011 - 3:41pm
Seeding, threshing, custom harvesting once done by hand
Broadcasting. What is that? It is hand-strewn seeds for oats, barley, rye and any other grain crop done by hand. Individuals dropped kernels...
August 4, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 3, 2011
Letter: Quote wasn't left off memorial, he clarifies
TO THE EDITOR: I enjoy reading "From an Old Cow Belle." While Ina Murray revels in her being elderly, she also exhibits a great deal of naivete when she repeats erroneous information that she or someone else sees on the Internet. She did it again this week when her entire column...
opinion / letters
August 3, 2011 - 9:14am
July 27, 2011
Old Cowbelle: Change the Words of History?
Many of you readers my age clearly remember the days of WWII and the announcement made by then-President Franklin Roosevelt on the radio, telling us this: "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941---a date which will live in infamy---the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked." I...
columns / life
July 27, 2011 - 1:13pm
July 20, 2011
PCHA seeks info on transients from the past
Back in the early days of mechanized transportation, there were people who "rode the rails," but they had to watch out for the railroad yard security guys who tried to catch them and throw them off the trains. These transients were called "hobos" and they had camps in known locations--they...
July 20, 2011 - 9:28am