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District approved $100K for Fund 46
Land dispute continues, legislation postponed
Librarian by day, princess by night
Dogs from suspected puppy mill will be up for adoption
crime and courts
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
Legion Baseball: Post 204 wins ninth game of summer vs. Shoreview
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
River Falls Days kicks off July 7
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
July 1, 2016
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
FARGO, N.D. - Northland Outdoors Television, the newest venture from one of the upper Midwest’s premier outdoors content brands, will debut...
July 1, 2016 - 3:16pm
Wisconsin permanently bans gill nets on Lake Pepin
LAKE PEPIN -- A state panel last week permanently closed commercial gill-net fishing on Lake Pepin. The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board voted...
July 1, 2016 - 8:18am
May 26, 2016
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Pierce County was once famous for its beekeepers and honey production. Hives around here averaged more than 80 pounds of honey each year. Light...
May 26, 2016 - 9:04am
May 20, 2016
Kayaking the Kinnickinnic
Thrive Women’s Outdoor Adventures, a ministry of Faith Community Church’s women’s ministry, offers a wide variety of outdoor activities...
May 20, 2016 - 11:08am
May 13, 2016
Wild Side: Rush River once produced bushels of big brookies
Brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, are colorful fish and the only stream trout native to Wisconsin. They once thrived in cold streams like the...
May 13, 2016 - 9:25am
April 28, 2016
Arbor Day celebrated with tree donations to area students
ELLSWORTH -- To celebrate Arbor Day – Friday, April 29 -- Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services delivered 871 evergreen tree seedlings to 4th...
April 28, 2016 - 12:23pm
April 27, 2016
Wild Side: April showers bring out flowers in the forest
Recent showers and some mild thunderstorms temporarily delayed the early corn planting around here. I had a reprieve from farm-related work and...
April 27, 2016 - 2:44pm
April 17, 2016
Jurek takes the reins at summer camp
Summer horse camp left an indelible mark on Kelsey Jurek. The experience fostered not just her lifelong love of horses -- an affection she’s...
April 17, 2016 - 11:39am
April 16, 2016
Riverway ranger to discuss National Parks campaign
Conversations of the Valley, a public affairs luncheon series sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Foundation, will continue on Wednesday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. (doors open at 11:15) at the Grand Banquet Center, 301 S. 2nd St., Stillwater. This month’s discussion will...
April 16, 2016 - 3:28am
April 14, 2016
Wild Side: Why go fishing in the fast lane?
Now that it has stopped snowing and the sun is out, my thoughts have turned to springtime and fishing again. There are few things more enjoyable...
April 14, 2016 - 1:37pm
April 7, 2016
DNR announces Habitat Handout Day April 23
Property owners interested in making their land more wildlife-friendly are invited to attend Habitat Handout Day Saturday, April 23, in Baldwin....
April 7, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 31, 2016
Wild Side: Our introduction to the neighborhood
Many moons ago, in the spring of 1976, newlyweds Carol and I moved from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin. I was a long-haired young biologist working for an environmental consulting firm. I had spent a couple years of doing lab work identifying and counting algae, zooplankton and fish larvae...
March 31, 2016 - 2:20pm
March 18, 2016
Wild Side: There’s lots to see in the sea in Belize
Carol and I have been going to Belize on vacations nearly every year since 1990. Belize is a small English-speaking country in Central America...
March 18, 2016 - 1:51pm
March 14, 2016
If you enjoy horses and people your help is needed
Walk-On Therapeutic Riding Program, 1469 Co. Rd. J, northeast of River Falls, is in need of volunteers to help with their spring classes for...
March 14, 2016 - 3:31pm
Learn about Emerald Ash Borer at homeowner seminar
Emerald Ash Borer is a destructive, invasive insect that kills ash trees by feeding in the vascular system of trees. This pest has killed millions...
March 14, 2016 - 10:23am