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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State Fair on pace to set all-time attendance record
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: President Obama in Milwaukee on Labor Day
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Shots fired near football game in Medford, crowd evacuated
Wisconsin ‘west coast’ eatery puts healthy Door County spin on Friday night favorite
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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
Rowing the Mighty Mississippi
Singer, songwriter and super talented
A bit of local at the State Fair
Party pals in El Paso
arts and entertainment
Elsie Borst, 94
Marilyn Landry, 82
Licole Opdahl, 47
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
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 OAK GROVE: 9/11/14 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?
June 19, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover
PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash. Authorities were notified of the accident, said to be just onto the Minnesota side of the crossing, at about 7:50...
news / accidents
June 19, 2013 - 8:01am
June 13, 2013
Prescott man sentenced for false statement to bank
MADISON --John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that James Wazlawik, 48, Prescott, Wisconsin, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman to one day in jail, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for...
June 13, 2013 - 10:39am
June 12, 2013
All things highway
All things highway was the topic during the Prescott Kiwanis meeting May 30, as Pierce County Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson talked about the department to those in attendance at United Church of Christ. Johnson briefly mentioned his background, stating he was a Hastings (Minn.)...
June 12, 2013 - 10:22am
June 5, 2013
Vortherms named new Prescott High School principal
PRESCOTT--Prescott High School students will be greeted by a new principal next fall--and a familiar face. At the May regular meeting, the Prescott School Board accepted the recommendation by Superintendent Roger Hulne to appoint Dave Vortherms to the position recently vacated by...
June 5, 2013 - 10:52am
Prescott man robbed at knifepoint in Newport
NEWPORT - Police say a man was robbed at knifepoint last week after he went to a secluded area of Newport to meet another male for sex. Police...
June 5, 2013 - 10:48am
May 31, 2013
Junior golf program aims at life skills mission
A locally community-driven partnership is underway with the goal of introducing life skills and healthy habits to young people through the game of golf. The First Tee is on a mission to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs building character, instilling...
news / education
May 31, 2013 - 9:41am
May 30, 2013
Panthers get past Prescott 4-1, win regional title
HAGER CITY - Only one of these two state finalists from last year was going to leave Brown Field still alive in the WIAA Division 2 regional baseball tournament. And that turned out to be Ellsworth in a 4-1 decision over Pierce County rival Prescott Wednesday. Ellsworth jumped ahead...
May 30, 2013 - 6:34am
May 28, 2013
Two juveniles caught in city-wide thefts throughout Prescott
Prescott Police have apprehended two juveniles responsible for a series of thefts from motor vehicles and criminal damage to property incidents...
May 28, 2013 - 9:59am
May 25, 2013
Prescott Police announce 'significant' drug seizure
Prescott Police seized one-and-one-half pounds of marijuana Thursday, May 23, Chief of Police Mike R. Bondarenko announced. The marijuana was packaged in two large and one small plastic bags. It was seized as part of an ongoing investigation into drug activity by city police. It...
May 25, 2013 - 7:02am
May 24, 2013
Chevy plays host
May 24, 2013 - 10:36am
Prescott wins sectional title in boys track
BLOOMER - Sam Smith and Cole Hauenstein won sectional titles both individually and as members of the 1600-meter relay team, which lifted the Prescott High School boys track and field team to its firs boys sectional championship since 1974 Thursday at the WIAA Division 2 Bloomer Sectional. Samith...
May 24, 2013 - 6:36am
May 23, 2013
Former Prescott police officers honored
The Prescott Police Department bid farewell to two longtime patrol officers during the City Council meeting on May 13. Mayor Mark Huber and Chief...
May 23, 2013 - 10:09am
May 22, 2013
Pierce County Athlete of the Week - Prescott's Sam Smith
Prescott's Sam Smith won three titles at last week's Middle Border Conference Track and Field Meet held at Ellsworth. Smith swept all the sprint races, winning the 100, 200 and 400-meter dashes.
May 22, 2013 - 6:25am
May 21, 2013
Prescott native performs at Kennedy Center Sunday
A Prescott native will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Memorial Day weekend. Peter Durow will perform with the U.S. Air Force Symphony Orchestra Sunday, May 26, as part of the National Memorial Day Choral Festival.
May 21, 2013 - 12:06pm
Boys champs galore from county at SCC regional track meet
HAMMOND - While the top four qualify for sectionals, there were will be many Pierce County boys' prep track and field athletes heading to the...
May 21, 2013 - 1:10am