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UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
District hopes to expand elementary playground
Convicted sex offender arrested in Prescott
Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
crime and courts
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Janke brings experience to girls basketball team
Olson returns to girls tennis team as coach
Legion Baseball: Spring Valley stays patient in win vs. Plum City
Standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
American Pickers coming to Wisconsin: Seeking collections
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Ryan rezone
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Dohmen permit
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Gerdes permit
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/27/16 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/28/16 Board of Adjustment Committee - Annual Meeting
Gerald V. Leonard, 69
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Josephine M. Carlson, 88
John C. Bang, 91
Brenda L. Dodge, 65
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
May 12, 2015
Warren Petryk column: K-12 Education is the Number One Priority
The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) released the general fund tax revenues for 2014-15 and each year of the 2015-17 biennium. Basically,...
May 12, 2015 - 2:34pm
May 1, 2015
Warren Petryk column: Moving the State Budget in the Right Direction
The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) recently concluded their second week of executive sessions. During these hearings, the members of the Committee...
May 1, 2015 - 10:55am
Kathleen Vinehout column: A Business Owes Nothing in Taxes & Gets a State Check?
“Why doesn’t the press cover what’s happening with refundable tax credits?” I asked the journalist. We were chatting about what I found...
May 1, 2015 - 10:50am
April 17, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
“This is not my cup of tea,” the farmer said quietly as he moved up to the microphone at the Eau Claire budget hearing. “I’m a UW...
April 17, 2015 - 3:15pm
Warren Petryk column: Listening Sessions Completed in the 93rd Assembly District
Friday April 10, I held a series of four listening sessions across the 93rd Assembly District in Prescott, Pepin, Durand and the Town of Washington....
April 17, 2015 - 3:08pm
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
Several bills that I have authored this session received action in the State Legislature recently, including three bills that were signed into...
April 17, 2015 - 3:00pm
April 7, 2015
UW and Business are Powerful Partners for Growth
The Governor’s budget proposal for the University of Wisconsin System has sparked a debate on the role and mission of this world-class institution...
April 7, 2015 - 12:09pm
March 26, 2015
Ron Kind column: We can and must provide better care for our veterans
The problems unearthed at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center have been troubling, and the consequences have been tragic. Although we...
March 26, 2015 - 4:05pm
March 11, 2015
Ron Kind column: Doing More to Keep Wisconsin Railways Safe
We’ve all heard that familiar rumble as trains roll through our local cities and towns. What might surprise you is how much rail transportation...
March 11, 2015 - 11:14am
Warren Petryk column: School Food Safety Legislation
The Assembly Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations held a public hearing and I was privileged to testify in favor of a bill I...
March 11, 2015 - 10:37am
March 4, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
“I’ve heard about the cuts,” the Buffalo County man said. “But this budget spends more. Who’s getting more money?” Folks are concerned about big cuts to the UW; cuts to local schools; scaling back of health programs for the disabled; public radio and TV losing state...
March 4, 2015 - 10:59am
August 14, 2014
Old Cowbelle: School time again
--Ina Murray, columnist So very quickly that time is here again, coming up autumn. Even though it has been about 50 years since I sent anyone off to kindergarten, I still feel it. I get that lonesome feeling that I did when our kids went back to school. Throughout the...
August 14, 2014 - 9:31am
August 7, 2014
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
--Ina Murray A recent request for prayer asked that a friend be added to anyone who had access to a prayer chain. In the past, we have had “prayer chains” in our church, but when our women’s group and most of our “circles” disbanded, our regular prayer chain got...
August 7, 2014 - 10:45am
June 26, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
--Ina Murray Isn’t it funny how sometimes we miss opportunities that are right under our noses, thinking we have to drive a lot of miles and pay a lot of money to find special places. Like the Ellsworth Archery Range, right in our own home town, on the west side of Ellsworth....
June 26, 2014 - 8:11am
June 19, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Staying Put
There are a lot of good people in our world today, people who really care about helping others. A “Staying Put” chapter is being formed in our area with the purpose of providing assistance to those who need help to stay in their own homes as long as possible. Details are being...
June 19, 2014 - 10:58am