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Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
Charges: Minn. men plotted bar burglary after Super Bowl
Road weight limits in effect
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA girls basketball: Third time the charm for Spring Valley
WIAA girls basketball: Haas, Burr too much for Ellsworth
SVE wrestling: Five Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
November 21, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
August 29, 2016
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
FARGO—They're in most everyone's wallets, but the next generation of credit and debit cards aren't accepted everywhere—long after...
August 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 11, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reward increased in unsolved Hastings murder
HASTINGS, Minn. -- The reward for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a Hastings man last June has been doubled to more than $20,000. Thirty-four-year-old Jason Reuter was found dead on his front lawn on June 22nd. Crimestoppers is offering an additional...
March 11, 2015 - 6:34pm
February 27, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State has bigger budget surplus than forecast
ST. PAUL - The state has an even bigger expected budget surplus. The latest economic forecast released today shows a $1.87 billion budget surplus for the 2016-17 biennium, nearly double the billion-dollar surplus predicted in the last forecast in November. Adding to the surplus:...
February 27, 2015 - 6:38pm
February 24, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Right-to-Work Bill debated in Senate committee, prostests held
MADISON - An estimated two-thousand union supporters showed up at the State Capitol today for a rally against making Wisconsin a right-to-work...
February 24, 2015 - 4:01pm
February 23, 2015
Ellsworth Chamber gives business, community leader awards
The Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce has announced two businesses have been named 2015 Businesses of the Year.
February 23, 2015 - 9:03am
February 19, 2015
Vineyard’s future in doubt after permit pulled
The future of Valley Vineyard took a serious hit on Feb. 4 when the Pierce County Land Management Committee voted 3-2 to revoke the conditional...
February 19, 2015 - 9:30am
February 18, 2015
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Lawmakers balk at 17 percent raise for troopers
Wisconsin legislative leaders say they'll reject a new contract for state troopers that includes an average pay hike of 17%. The 360-member...
February 18, 2015 - 9:13am
February 17, 2015
Letter from Rep. Petryk: Broadband expansion
There has been an ongoing and focused effort by the state to expand broadband in rural parts of Wisconsin.
February 17, 2015 - 8:37am
February 16, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUDUP: UW officials ask for secrecy on research results
MADISON -- Wisconsin lawmakers are being asked again to let the UW System keep details of its scientific and commercial research secret. Gov....
February 16, 2015 - 9:50am
Volunteers help prepare taxes for elderly
A six-member crew of volunteers arrived at the Pierce County Office Building in Ellsworth Friday to help the area’s elderly prepare their tax...
February 16, 2015 - 9:00am
February 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Congressmen want VA hearing at Tomah
Three Wisconsin congressmen have asked the U.S. House Veterans Affairs panel to hold a hearing in Tomah on reported over-prescriptions and other issues at the city's VA medical center. Democrats Ron Kind of La Crosse and Mark Pocan of Madison, and Menomonee Falls Republican Jim...
February 13, 2015 - 3:47pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Assembly approves making it a crime to track other people by putting GPS devices on their vehicles
The Wisconsin Assembly has voted to make it a crime to track other people by secretly putting G-P-S devices on their vehicles.
February 13, 2015 - 10:18am
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Former Wausau police officer has pleaded innocent to charges of sexual assault
A former Wausau area police officer has pleaded innocent to charges involving the sexual assault of an intoxicated woman.
News/crime and courts
February 13, 2015 - 10:07am
River Falls Area Hospital supports food shelves
River Falls Area Hospital (RFAH), part of Allina Health, presented a $1,000 check to the Hunger Prevention Council of Pierce County on Jan. 23...
February 13, 2015 - 9:22am