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Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target plans changes to corporate culture
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
November 2, 2009
Baby boy born on sidewalk outside hospital in Eau Claire
A baby was born Sunday just before his mom could enter a hospital in Eau Claire. Kellen Kohl emerged on the sidewalk outside Sacred Heart Hospital. The baby's grandmother drove Tiffanie Kohls in from Stanley but she couldn't hold back as the car pulled up. The grandmother ran...
November 2, 2009 - 9:06am
October 20, 2009
Rollover sends RF teenager to hospital
A rollover accident that prompted a full contingent of emergency responders netted the victim a trip to the hospital -- ahead of a trip to jail. Pierce authorities were advised about noon, Tuesday, of a one-vehicle accident, on State Highway 29 near 650th St., in which an occupant...
October 20, 2009 - 2:00pm
August 14, 2009
Airborne truck lands Ellsworth pair in hospital
An Ellsworth pair was taken to Regions Hospital last week after the truck they were riding in became airborne and struck a tree. Ben Deaton, 23, was driving his 2000 Chevrolet S10 pickup when it abruptly entered the south ditch on 570th Avenue, Thursday night, according to the Pierce...
August 14, 2009 - 8:47am
May 12, 2009
Ellsworth woman transported to hospital after multi-vehicle accident
An Ellsworth woman was transported to River Falls Area Hospital after being involved in a multi-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. Norma Taplin, 75, was northbound on State Highway 65, slowing down to a stop at the construction zone between 770th Ave. and 920th St. when she was...
May 12, 2009 - 3:49pm
February 27, 2009
La Crosse area hospitals among those charging Medicare the least
Hospitals in the La Crosse area charged the nation's fourth-lowest prices to Medicare patients and their government program in 2006. That's according to a study by Dartmouth College. It found that Medicare spending in the La Crosse region totaled $5,800 per person, over $350-dollars...
February 27, 2009 - 9:09am
January 15, 2009
Democrats to move quickly on new hospital tax
Wisconsin legislators could vote as early as mid-February on the proposed new hospital tax that's designed to bring in more federal Medicaid dollars. Republicans stripped the tax from the last two state budgets. But this time, Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says it will be part of...
January 15, 2009 - 9:00am
October 29, 2008
Farm tractor victim discharged
The 67-year-old Beldenville man who was injured in a farm tractor accident late last month has been discharged. Gary Gilbertson was found on the ground next to his farm tractor Sept. 25 in a wooded area off 750th Street in the Town of River Falls. He had been attempting to knock...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Letter: Local food's good medicine for everyone, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Following its mission and Franciscan tradition, Sacred Heart Hospital invests in its community by purchasing local food to support local agriculture. Like other large organizations, however, we've encountered many challenges, such as quantity, transportation, processing,...
opinion / food
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Letter: Senior spotlight not shining on Prescott, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Some 15 years ago, Mary T. Corp. bought our old hospital. It's been empty, except for partial rental to a child care organization that recently moved on. Successful Mary T. runs facilities nationwide. Their vision: "Enhance lives by uniquely blending rental communities,...
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am