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Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
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
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
September 22, 2009
School lunch menus Sept. 23 - 30
Ellsworth -- includes milk and choice of fruit Wed. -- Meaty Lasagna or Cold Ham and Cheese Sandwich, Tater Tots, Lettuce Salad, Breadsticks Thu. -- Soft Tacos or Chicken Fajitas, Lettuce/Cheese/Tomato, Green Beans, Ice Cream Treat Fri. -- Cheesy Pizza and Nachos with Cheese,...
September 22, 2009 - 2:14pm
September 15, 2009
School lunch menu, Sept. 16 - 23
Ellsworth -- Wed. -- Turkey and Gravy or Peanut Butter and Jelly, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Dinner Roll, Cherry or Apple Pie Thu. -- French Toast Sticks, Sausage Links, Hash Brown Pattie, Apple Juice Fri. -- Pizza Pockets or PB&J, French Fries, Veggies and Dip Mon.-- Chicken...
September 15, 2009 - 2:33pm
September 8, 2009
College students stimulate local economies
All area college students are now in La Crosse, and when they move back, local businesses notice. "This city is a college town and the local businesses that lie within the campus areas, it has a huge effect on all that, a very positive big effect," said Mark Bernadot, owner of Howie's. Bernadot...
September 8, 2009 - 11:32am
May 20, 2009
New effort seeks to allow openly carrying guns near schools
There's a new effort to expand the number of places in Wisconsin where you can openly carry a gun. A group called Operation CarryLand has an online petition urging the Legislature to repeal the law against open weapons near schools. Right now, it's a felony to openly carry a weapon...
May 20, 2009 - 9:22am
February 25, 2009
Committee to hold public hearing on banning Indian mascots and names
The state Assembly's Education Committee will hold a public hearing March 17 on the bill that would ban Indian team names and mascots in Wisconsin public schools. Dozens of names and logos have vanished in recent years, but there are still about 40 of them out there. Under the...
February 25, 2009 - 9:25am
January 7, 2009
Letter: Group asks for response to proposal from school board
TO THE EDITOR: To The Ellsworth Community Schools District (ECSD) Board From The Concerned Citizen Group (CCG): At the regular board meeting, on Dec.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Letter: Time to prioritize school budgets, trim fat, he says
TO THE EDITOR: We have a non-prioritized spending problem in this state. Madison has given us a $5 billion deficit this year. Our school district is approximately $1 million in the hole, maybe more. Regardless of the economy, government and schools keep a negative balance sheet....
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Cash-strapped Milwaukee school district spending high in fringe benefits
Milwaukee school teachers get 61.5 cents in fringe benefits for every dollar in wages. That's much higher than a group of 33 similar school districts and public employers, both in Wisconsin and elsewhere. The Segal consultants of New York unveiled the figures, just as Mayor Tom...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Prescott Schools: Snow Removal
NOTICE FOR BIDS The Prescott School District is seeking bids for snow removal beginning the winter of 2008. Snow must be removed by 6:30 a.m. at the high school, Malone Elementary, the middle school and bus garage. Bids are for a minimum of three years and are due to Roger Hulne,...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Milwaukee school district to consider dissolving
Could you imagine Wisconsin's largest school system going under? It's being talked about in Milwaukee, after the School Board voted 6-3 last night to look into dissolving the district. The surprise vote came after Superintendent Bill Andrekopolous and several board members gave...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
April 7, 2008
Kaler resigning as superintendent at end of year
Dan Kaler is resigning as superintendent of the Ellsworth School District, effective the end of this school year. Kaler confirmed the resignation Monday. He said he'll be making his health a priority. "I think very highly of this district and the people in it," he said. Kaler succeeded...
April 7, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
School districts feeling pinch of higher diesel prices
Lots of Wisconsinites did a double-take when they first saw diesel fuel prices go above $4 a gallon. But school districts and their bus-fleets must live with that hard reality so will taxpayers when the next tax bills come out. Even a small district like Neillsville which has...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Letter: Lobby legislators about inequality in ed funds, she says
TO THE EDITOR: Just say no. This three-word slogan is at the heart of our Ellsworth Educational Survey that community members received this past week in the mail. Please read it carefully--they have taken the time to make the numbers look affordable with the tax increases, but...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am