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August 23, 2017
A group of administrators and executive directors from across the state gathered to discuss current health care issues pertinent to their respective facilities with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in Marshfield Monday, Aug. 14. Topics included Medicaid, health care reform, and a public hearing for which Johnson said he would fly a few administrators to Washington D.C.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Larson
A never ending death spiral: SV Health & Rehab faces closure
August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
The final pieces of the John Doar History Trail — most notably the interpretive panels along the route — will be put in place on Saturday, Aug. 26, just prior to the grand opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
John Doar History Trail celebration kicks off Thursday
August 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
The Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center has seen financial challenges escalate over the last six months. Administrator Kevin Larson said it was important for the nursing home to open up lines of dialogue with the community to keep the facility operating. 

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It’s not too late to save SV Health and Rehab Center
August 23, 2017 - 9:30am
August 22, 2017
Tyler Matthews flings some mud on his way to taking first place in the Chain Stock Class during the Pierce County Fair's Demolition Derby on Aug. 12. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Pierce County Fair Demolition Derby results
August 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
August 21, 2017
Lane Duden, 9, of Elmwood takes a part in the horse pull during El Paso Days on Aug. 19. Duden and his horses pulled 3,500 pounds on this pull. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Next stagecoach stop, El Paso
August 21, 2017 - 11:22am
August 17, 2017
The Wisconsin Working Sheep Dog Association's Sheepdog Trials will be held Sept. 1-4, at Badlands Sno-Park in Hudson. Shepherds from the United States and Canada will compete in the event. Photo by Jader-Bug Photography
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sunday’s nearly perfect weather drew a huge crowd to the 30th annual El Paso Days parade last year.. “Horses and their impact on the community” was the theme, evidenced by the number of teams who wound their way through the parade route amidst smiling faces. File photo
Take a stagecoach for El Paso Days
August 17, 2017 - 7:00am
August 16, 2017
Dairy in all its forms was well represented at this year’s Cheese Curd Festival. Especially popular was the milk and cookie pairing event where participants enjoyed flavored milks, such as salted caramel and chocolate, perfectly paired with fresh baked cookies. Photo courtesy of the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce
Triple the attendance leads to Cheese Curd Festival success
August 16, 2017 - 10:00am
August 13, 2017
Who needs a sandbox when you can have a corn box? Landen Nelson (left), 9, Charlee Winterowd, 2, (center), and Jordan Nelson, 11, of Red Wing don't seem to mind! Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
'Butter Than Any Udder Fair' Day 4
August 13, 2017 - 6:37pm
August 12, 2017
Afton Kusilek, 1, of River Falls enjoys a pony ride while at the Pierce County Fair on August 12. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
‘Butter Than Any Udder Fair’ day 3
August 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 11, 2017
Pickles the Clown makes a hat of balloons one lucky lady at the Pierce County Fair on August 11. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
'Butter Than Any Udder Fair' Day 2
August 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Two little girls were screaming with delight as they rode the flying swings at the Pierce County Fair Thursday, Aug. 10. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
'Butter Than Any Udder Fair' — Day 1
August 11, 2017 - 11:10am
August 9, 2017
The Hudson United Methodist Church has made a transition to accommodate the members of its church that have dementia. One way the church has made its services more dementia-friendly is by utilizing the projector screen at the front of the church.

Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Area students sharpen leadership skills at YLC
August 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
Barry and Adele White are the committee leaders for the 4-H food stand. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
Time for fair food: 4-H stand enters 2nd year under new leadership
August 9, 2017 - 10:58am
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