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Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
Referendum projects take center stage
New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
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
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
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
Real Estate Showcase
April 21, 2010
Rush River clean-up schedule for Saturday
This year's Rush River Clean-up will be held on Saturday, April 24. Volunteers will be gathering at the Ellsworth Rod and Gun Club on Hwy 72. The...
April 21, 2010 - 1:13pm
March 12, 2010
Wildlife officials looking for help to name new islands in Mississippi River
LA CROSSE - Wildlife officials want your help in naming nine new islands on the Mississippi River a few miles south of La Crosse. The U.S....
March 12, 2010 - 9:09am
March 11, 2010
Wild Side: The one that got away
Joe Lewinski drove us through falling snow to the Minneapolis airport early in the morning on Feb. 15. Later that same day we were back again...
March 11, 2010 - 12:55pm
February 25, 2010
Wild Side: Bare bones show in winter
It's often hard to see the forest for the trees in the summer. The shapes of the trees, shrubs and ground vegetation are hidden by the profusion...
February 25, 2010 - 10:56am
January 12, 2010
Wisconsin cranes make it to Florida
Twenty Wisconsin whooping cranes have made it to Florida - and they're getting close to their final winter nesting spots. The baby cranes landed yesterday in Jefferson County Florida. They'll soon break into two groups and fly to a pair of national wildlife refuges, where experts...
January 12, 2010 - 10:19am
December 22, 2009
Indianhead lake placed in Wisconsin Land Trust for preservation
SIREN - A Wisconsin conservation group is protecting its first entire lake in the wilderness. Marjean Hoeft signed a preservation agreement yesterday with the West Wisconsin Land Trust. She has 208 acres about seven miles northeast of Siren. It includes Tucker Lake - a 47-acre body...
December 22, 2009 - 10:33am
August 26, 2009
Guidebook helps visitors appreciate Nugget Lake
PLUM CITY - A new guidebook offers a glimpse into the unique geology of Nugget Lake County Park in Pierce County, along the edge of the last...
August 26, 2009 - 10:46am
June 30, 2009
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 30, 2009 - 7:20am
June 17, 2009
New Web site lists water quality tests for Wisconsin beaches
If you want to know if a beach is safe in parts of Wisconsin, there's a Web site where you can check it out. Counties test dozens of beaches up to four times a week for E-coli bacteria in the water and the results are posted at a Web address we'll give you in a moment. The site...
June 17, 2009 - 9:09am
April 27, 2009
Boaters rejoice; Lake Michigan 9 inches higher
Lake Michigan has been rising for about the last year. The Army Corps of Engineers says the big lake is 9 inches higher than a year ago, but it's still 9 inches below its long term average for April. Lake Michigan's water levels fell deeply for about a decade, until Wisconsin...
April 27, 2009 - 9:24am
April 16, 2009
Controlled burn lights up Spring Valley area
Ribbons of fire wound their way north in a large field at a controlled burn Wednesday evening. The site was on acreage owned by Larry and Diane...
April 16, 2009 - 8:38am
April 10, 2009
DNR grounds its planes and pilots after crash kills a fire-fighting monitor
Wisconsin's natural resource agency is temporarily grounding its 10 airplanes and 11 pilots, after a crash killed a pilot who was tracking a wildfire. Gov. Jim Doyle called Heath Van Handel, 36, of Appleton a courageous, experienced pilot. Witnesses said his plane was circling...
April 10, 2009 - 9:00am
March 13, 2009
Mountain lion spotted last week hasn't been seen again
A mountain lion that ran away after it was almost captured last week in northwest Wisconsin was never seen again. Jim Bishop of the Wisconsin...
March 13, 2009 - 9:00am
June 26, 2008
DNR Board approves purchase that will double size of Buckhorn State Park
A state park between Mauston and Necedah will soon double in size. The Natural Resources Board voted Wednesday to buy 923 acres next to Buckhorn State Park. The land is owned by the Wisconsin River Power Co., and part of it borders the popular Castle Rock Flowage. It will cost...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Harsdorf wants DNR to find out about lake tax
A state senator wants the Department of Natural Resources to find out how many lakeside landowners are taxed on part of the water. Nobody's supposed to be taxed that way because the public owns all lake beds. Wayne Anderson of Frederic in Polk County found out he was being taxed...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am