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Wisconsin permanently bans gill nets on Lake Pepin
Gas prices creep down in time for the Fourth; funds deployed for voter ID awareness; Xcel to hand out refunds to Wis. customers; nine more state news stories
Maiden Rock woman found dead at Pierce County crash scene
Bicyclists memorialize fallen paramedics in Ellsworth
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
New trail opens in Kinnickinnic State Park
Legion Baseball: Ellsworth scores three runs in the fifth to defeat LSC
Baseball: High school coaches respond to WIAA pitch rules
SCVBL: Georgakas leads RF to win over Hubbers
Cheese Curd course challenges runners
VIDEO: Cheese Curd Festival 2016
Chickens come home to roost at Abode Gallery’s new “ANIMAL” art show
First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
How country schools shaped America
Rockin’ on the river at Summerfest; mural contest winner announced
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/12/16 Town Board Meeting
PUBLIC NOTICE: Transportation Grant Application - Spring Valley Seniors
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/12/16 Joint Review Board Meeting - re: TID 8
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/6/16 Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Lake City Fed. Bank v. Kathleen E. McNay, et al. Case 16-CV-100
Robert Carl Heppner, 89
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Ronald Ferber, 77
Keith W. Hinz, 84
Jean Johnson, 70
Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
Ron Kind column: Securing the future of Wisconsin Dairy
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit raises questions about clean water protection
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
Real Estate Showcase
August 4, 2011
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...
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...
July 20, 2011 - 9:28am
June 16, 2011
Pierce County Historical Association wants to know about music, music, music
Early in American history, and also here in Pierce County, people entertained themselves with simple things: Pa's fiddle, maybe also an accordion...
June 16, 2011 - 4:20pm
Churn, churn, churn
Rob Cesena shows his daughter Gabby how to churn ice cream at the Octagon House Museum in Hudson. The museum will offer free tours for fathers,...
events / Life
June 16, 2011 - 3:12pm
June 1, 2011
Share Civil War information with PCHA
April of 2011 marked the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the War Between the States--or Civil War. This particular war was fought over...
June 1, 2011 - 10:31am
May 25, 2011
Editorial: A flight to remember; A day to honor
Six years ago a physician assistant working in a small clinic in Ohio decided World War II veterans should have the chance to visit the national memorial dedicated to them. The memorial in Washington, D.C., had been opened in May 2004 with much fanfare. But as he talked to his elderly...
opinion / editorials
May 25, 2011 - 1:18pm
May 23, 2011
Weekend event raises funds to repair old schoolhouse
Most people slow down only a little as they travel Hwy. 63 through the tiny community of Martell. But there'll be something worth stopping for...
education / Life
May 23, 2011 - 10:37am
May 4, 2011
Antique clothing sought by PCHA
The Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) will place an emphasis on its slowly growing collection of clothing--circa 1860-1960--when it...
May 4, 2011 - 3:45pm
April 27, 2011
Share memories of old time radio
Once upon a time, people over maybe 50-years-old listened solely to radio. No television, no stereos, no boom boxes and relatively few short...
April 27, 2011 - 1:02pm
April 13, 2011
Share your memories of The Silver Screen
Where were these movie theatres? Spring Valley--Now the home of the Spring Valley Stagehands Ellsworth--Now the Ellsworth Public Library and...
April 13, 2011 - 1:32pm
April 6, 2011
Who's who in Pierce County?
Folks born in Pierce County have done well in the larger world. Readers are asked to supply the names they know of those who were born and educated...
April 6, 2011 - 3:24pm
March 31, 2011
Fire department histories, photos sought
Municipal fire departments in Pierce County have existed for perhaps 100 to 120 years. Originally, any pumper or such may have been pulled by...
March 31, 2011 - 10:17am
March 23, 2011
PCHA seeks info on old entertainment
Somebody, Shakespeare probably, stated "music hath charms to sooth the savage beast/breast." In the past, folks had many ways to entertain themselves...
March 23, 2011 - 3:00pm