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Strong neighbor support displayed in dog request
Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Village approves selling water to Huppert Utility
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
crime and courts
WIAA girls basketball: Third time the charm for Spring Valley
WIAA girls basketball: Haas, Burr too much for Ellsworth
SVE wrestling: Five Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
February 15, 2017
Prairie View will be demolished; Lindgren sold
Ellsworth School Board The fate of two elementary school buildings in the Ellsworth School District has been decided. At its Feb. 13 meeting,...
February 15, 2017 - 3:05pm
November 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker, Priebus on joining Trump administration; more state election news among 12 state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says there are hints that President Elect Donald Trump wants him for a post in the new administration -- and Time Magazine says Kenosha native Reince Priebus is the "inside favorite" as Trump's chief of staff. But on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee Wednesday morning, Walker...
November 9, 2016 - 1:32pm
October 30, 2016
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Nov. 8 is time to make a choice
PLUM CITY -- As we approach Nov. 8, there are probably many who will be relieved to vote and move on to Nov. 9. Yet, the American Democracy depends...
October 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 8, 2016
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
PLUM CITY -- I have been fortunate in my career to work in some quality K-12 school districts. One of the reasons I decided to come to Plum City...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 26, 2016
Plum City referendum info meeting set for tonight
PLUM CITY -- There are two important questions on the ballot Nov. 8 for the District of Plum City school referendum. There has been some confusion...
September 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 11, 2016
Be informed before making referendum vote choices
Editor's note: This column was written by Plum City School District Superintendent Mary Baier. PLUM CITY -- It is important for the community...
September 11, 2016 - 10:00am
August 22, 2016
Why does Plum City need a referendum?
Editor's note: This column is written by Plum City School District Superintendent Mary Baier to inform readers about the upcoming referendum questions on the Nov. 8 ballot for district voters. The District of Plum City has managed its finances skillfully and efficiently over the past...
August 22, 2016 - 8:38am
August 4, 2016
Low interest rate for new school will save millions
ELLSWORTH -- The new elementary school in Ellsworth has been progressing this summer. The latest step towards construction has been the the securing of financing. On July 21, the bonds for the financing of the school sold at an interest rate of 2.82 percent. A rate of 4 percent was...
August 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 26, 2016
Referendum projects take center stage
SPRING VALLEY -- Facility repair and maintenance referendum projects are well underway in the Spring Valley School District. At the July 5 special school board meeting, a number of bids were accepted: Flat roof replacement and adding insulation at the elementary school (commons area),...
July 26, 2016 - 6:43pm
July 19, 2016
Plum City referendum given green light
PLUM CITY -- Plum City School District voters will have two referendum questions on the Nov. 8 ballot after resolutions were passed Monday night by the Plum City School Board. The board will ask voters two questions: To authorize the school district budget to exceed revenue limits...
July 19, 2016 - 11:08am
June 24, 2016
SUPERINTENDENT SCOOP: Step by step: We rebuild
PRESCOTT -- The following is a column written by Prescott School District Superintendent Dr. Rick Spicuzza. As of June 8, summer has arrived...
June 24, 2016 - 1:49pm
May 25, 2016
UPDATED: Prescott voters approve school spending increase
PRESCOTT -- Prescott School District voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum to exceed revenue limits by $1.46 million, preserving an effort by the administration to permanently bring spending levels back to where they were before massive cuts hit the district in February. By...
May 25, 2016 - 8:53pm
May 11, 2016
School project surveying beginning at new centralized site
ELLSWORTH -- Surveying has begun for the new centralized elementary school project, with a groundbreaking scheduled in late August or September,...
May 11, 2016 - 10:13am
April 20, 2016
Prescott schools further cut programs, staff in wake of February vote
PRESCOTT -- A failed February referendum to increase school spending led to staffing and program reductions Monday, April 11, when Prescott School Board members decided to eliminate teaching and faculty positions, or reduce staff hours and cut subjects outside the core curriculum....
April 20, 2016 - 11:33am
April 13, 2016
SV referendum passes; school improvements coming
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley School District voters on April 5 approved a four-year $800,000 per year facility maintenance and repair referendum by a 862 to 536 margin, setting into motion an infrastructure improvement project that will carry into 2020. The next step, Superintendent...
April 13, 2016 - 10:29am