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Music school offers financial aid
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Local schools see fewer state dollars while private "voucher" schools win big
Cottage Grove council member could face charges after traffic stop
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: First-day of school around the state
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State Fair on pace to set all-time attendance record
crime and courts
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Lynx even playoff series with Mercury
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers drop out of first place
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Mauer's bat hot, leads Twins to win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers swept in SF, now tied for division lead
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Twins fall to Orioles 3-2
Hiking the valley, author shares tips for finding autumn color and beauty
Hines honored for 40 years of service
Historical storyteller at GRRVLC Friday
Singer, songwriter and super talented
A bit of local at the State Fair
arts and entertainment
Elsie Borst, 94
Marilyn Landry, 82
Nancy J. Pearson, 61
Licole Opdahl, 47
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/8/14 School Board Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/8/14 Personnel Committee Meeting
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 9/8/14 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/8/14 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 9/4/14 Plan Commission Meeting
Old Cowbelle: Request for prayers
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Money & Politics: AG race matchup could be a sizzler
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
February 10, 2012
Special stories and places of St. Croix River area need to be identified
Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting from 9-noon Saturday, March 3, at the River Falls Public Library, to help identify important...
February 10, 2012 - 2:33pm
January 18, 2012
Free Pierce County legal clinic Jan. 24
The State Bar of Wisconsin Volunteer Lawyers Program and the St. Croix Valley Bar Association are sponsoring a free legal clinic on Tuesday,...
January 18, 2012 - 10:12am
Cancer relay teams now being formed
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pierce County in River Falls is now forming teams. The 2012 theme is "Arrrg...Make Cancer Walk...
health / events
January 18, 2012 - 9:06am
January 11, 2012
FSA customers cautioned on fraudulent calls
According to Linda Paul, Executive Director for the Pierce County Farm Service Agency (FSA), many FSA offices have been contacted by producers...
January 11, 2012 - 3:56pm
Bingo begins at county VFW this Friday
The Pierce County VFW will host bingo every Friday evening beginning this week. County VFW members will call the games at the VFW building on the southeast corner of Plum and Spruce streets in Ellsworth (previously the location of the former Ellsworth United Methodist Church). Doors...
January 11, 2012 - 9:55am
Letter: Gift Box donors show there are many caring folks here, she says
TO THE EDITOR: Dear Pierce County- Have you ever wondered if there are any caring folks left? I would like to assure you that there are. Right here in our city and county, many generous folks made the Gift Box Program that serves Pierce County a success. A big appreciation to all...
opinion / letters
January 11, 2012 - 8:19am
December 9, 2011
UPDATED: Renters escape burning home near Plum City
A couple and at least two children escaped their burning home with only minor injuries early Friday. Authorities said flames were coming from the roof of a town of Union home owned by Yvonne Blodgett of Maiden Rock when an emergency responder arrived about 2:45 a.m. The home is...
December 9, 2011 - 7:50am
November 23, 2011
Letter: She appeals for help with funds to complete renovations
TO THE EDITOR: Dear Pierce County Residents: I have a question to ask.
opinion / letters
November 23, 2011 - 8:07am
UPDATED: Injuries claim life of 24-year-old Elmwood man
One of two men injured in a rollover accident early Wednesday, Nov. 23rd, died later in the day at Regions Hospital in St.
November 23, 2011 - 7:53am
November 21, 2011
Learn about restorative justice
The St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program has been serving Pierce and St. Croix Counties since 2001. The program provides the community...
November 21, 2011 - 2:39pm
October 27, 2011
St. Croix and Pierce Counties enjoy lower unemployment rates
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson announced the preliminary September unemployment rates for Wisconsin's...
news / government
October 27, 2011 - 2:05pm
October 26, 2011
Gift Box Program to accept applications beginning Nov. 7
The Gift Box Program is a non-denominational tax deductible service provided through CrossRoad Community Church to meet the needs of people in Pierce County who are in need and find themselves upon hard times during the Christmas holiday season with the purpose of sharing God's love...
religion / family / life
October 26, 2011 - 12:18pm
From the Sheriff: Ways parents can make Halloween safer
1. Choose bright flame retardant costumes or add reflective tape. Carry a flashlight or a glow stick. 2. Plan a route in a familiar neighborhood...
news / family
October 26, 2011 - 10:14am
October 21, 2011
What's an artist? PCHA asks for names
By definition, the word "artist" has a wide range of meanings. And those meanings do not necessarily apply in the fashion most people might understand....
October 21, 2011 - 1:56pm
October 19, 2011
Letter: He was impressed with 4-H Ambassador applicants
TO THE EDITOR: I recently participated in being an interviewer for the Pierce County 4-H Ambassador Program. I have to admit I was greatly surprised on how well these fine applicants were able to articulate their answers to questions of the interviewers. I, having very little to...
opinion / letters
October 19, 2011 - 10:14am