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Q and A with Nick Jacobsen and former Prescott FB coach Matt Smith
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Wolves open season with dominant 62-27 win
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Old school Vegas in Prescott
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REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Harold H. Cushman II; Case No. 17-SC-474
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 11/20/17 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 11/16/17 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
PRESCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2018 Spring Election Notice
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 10/2/17 Board Meeting Minutes
Diane M. Schneider
Winona Edna Hendrickson
Ronald A. Anderson
Charlotte Ann Penfold
Francis H. Johnson
Viewpoint: The zen of deer hunting
Literally Lorna column: Disrespectful yes, illegal no
Letters to the editor: American Education Week; A right to know the truth
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Letter: Thankfully, first responders are there
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July 22, 2015
Preserving history in Martell: Committee gets old schoolhouse running
For people like Francine Rudesill, preserving the Old Martell Schoolhouse is about more than just preserving history. The lifetime resident...
July 22, 2015 - 1:56pm
July 10, 2015
UPDATE: Old Martell grocery store fire cause undetermined (+ video)
Fire heavily damaged a vintage Pierce County building -- the former Martell grocery store -- early Thursday evening. Owner Dan Knutson, who...
July 10, 2015 - 10:24am
June 19, 2015
Plum City man injured in town of Martell crash
A Pierce County man was hospitalized Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 63 in the town of Martell. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, 28-year-old Joshua Larson, was on Highway 63 near 850th Avenue at 6:35 a.m. when he lost control...
June 19, 2015 - 11:30am
April 1, 2015
Grass fire threatens house, pole shed
TOWN OF MARTELL -- A grass fire which threatened two buildings was fought by the Ellsworth Fire Department Tuesday, March 31. The fire was reported at 3:04 p.m. at the Dan Burgess property, W5191 810th Ave., Spring Valley. It is believed to have been caused by open burning. At 3:06...
April 1, 2015 - 2:05pm
February 7, 2014
UPDATE: Two-vehicle accident with injuries on Hwy. 63
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident with injuries took place just at 12 p.m. Friday in the Pierce County town of Martell just north of Lawton. Barbara...
February 7, 2014 - 2:06pm
November 21, 2013
Rural couple wonders if graffiti was aimed at them
About three weeks ago as she drove to pick up a friend and then head to an artists’ meeting in St. Paul, Deana Pass saw the symbol on the back of a stop sign. Two weeks later she saw the second one on a stop sign much closer to her town of Martell home. The drawings -- crudely...
November 21, 2013 - 9:35am
August 10, 2013
Two-vehicle accident leads to rollover, injuries
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident led to an injury late Friday afternoon at the north intersection of Hwys. 29 and 63 in Martell Township. A...
August 10, 2013 - 6:02pm
September 7, 2012
Food industry couple takes over Ellsworth area café
TOWN OF GILMAN--A couple with experience in the food industry has added ownership of an eatery to their management roles at a winery and a grocery...
September 7, 2012 - 8:50am
August 30, 2012
Hwy. 63 intersection with CTH.Y described as "bad corner"
Following Saturday's crash at County Road Y and State Highway 63 in Pierce County that killed two Red Wing residents, Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said that intersection will be evaluated for its safety. "Basically that corner is a bad corner," she said. "With County Road Y...
August 30, 2012 - 9:37am
August 29, 2012
Martell School garage sale Saturday
MARTELL--A garage sale will be going on at the Martell School this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This will be the second day of the fundraising...
August 29, 2012 - 10:00am
July 2, 2012
Nelson descendants plan family reunion
The descendants of Andreas and Sonne Nelson, pioneer Norwegian settlers in the Martell area, will celebrate their heritage with a family reunion...
July 2, 2012 - 4:05pm
April 25, 2012
Benefit for breast cancer patient April 28
A benefit event for Sarah Wilson-Freeland will be held this Saturday at the El Paso Bar and Grill, W4277 CTH G, Ellsworth. The event will feature...
April 25, 2012 - 10:38am
February 1, 2012
Letter: So many people gave me comfort while I grieved
I would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and affection my family is still receiving after the loss of my son, Joe Fern. There was a very large turnout at his funeral. What a great tribute it was to Joe and what a wonderful acknowledgement to the kind of person he...
February 1, 2012 - 3:17pm
August 26, 2011
Wow: Same shop, same flowers, same love
In 1946, Ed Hanson bought his wife Betty yellow roses for their wedding at Pearson Florist & Greenhouse in River Falls. On Aug. 17 of 2011, Hanson bought yellow roses from Pearson Florist for his wife for their 65th wedding anniversary. In a world of frequent divorces, Ed and...
August 26, 2011 - 3:00pm
May 9, 2011
Women's expo offers full day of activities
Area women are invited to a day of entertainment, health and financial advice, rich desserts and shopping when a local group holds an Expo Fundraiser...
May 9, 2011 - 4:23pm