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Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Real Estate Showcase
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
Spring is a delightful time to be out in the woods. The sweet smell of wild plum and black cherry flowers fills the air. The spring ephemeral...
May 28, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 13, 2015
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Last Saturday Ken Hensel of River Falls and I went north to fish on Lake Wapogasset in Polk County. “Wapo” is a flowage lake in the Apple...
May 13, 2015 - 2:36pm
May 6, 2015
Trout Contest celebrates 40 years
On Saturday, May 2, the Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman’s Club celebrated its 40th Trout Fishing Contest, held at the Ellsworth Rod and Gun...
May 6, 2015 - 4:32pm
April 29, 2015
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Last Sunday was a fine day in the neighborhood. Despite a cool start in the 40s, the sun came out in a clear blue sky. Walking through our woods...
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 3, 2015
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
I imagine after humans have destroyed much of life on earth that some tough species will survive and continue to thrive without us. Among them...
April 3, 2015 - 10:38am
March 6, 2015
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
We really enjoyed bird watching in Florida this winter. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a checklist of 255 species of birds observed...
March 6, 2015 - 8:24am
February 24, 2015
Ellsworth youth recreation brought under new banner
Recreation opportunities for youth have long existed in Ellsworth, but an organization has now been formed to help coordinate them.
February 24, 2015 - 10:45am
February 20, 2015
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
--Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Aldo Leopold once wrote, “Of what avail are forty freedoms without a blank spot on the map?”...
February 20, 2015 - 10:23am
February 16, 2015
Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
Carol and I are enjoying our stay in Cedar Key, a small town on a group of islands on the Gulf Coast of Florida. After a long drive through the...
February 16, 2015 - 1:40pm
January 8, 2015
Wild Side: A long trip south to the Suwannee River delta
My wife Carol and I take joy in being in wild places. We acknowledge our biophilia; the renowned Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson’s term for humans’...
January 8, 2015 - 10:08am
December 12, 2014
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
We can usually hear rooster pheasants crowing on fall evenings as they fly from standing corn into our prairie to roost for the night. This year...
December 12, 2014 - 10:20am
December 11, 2014
Conference swap between St. Croix Central and Durand awaits WIAA approval
With St. Croix Central’s enrollment steadily growing upward and Durand’s enrollment plummeting, it appears that the two schools could be swapping conferences. Central, which has an enrollment of 387 this year, would be moving into the Middle Border Conference. Durand, with an...
December 11, 2014 - 2:01pm
December 1, 2014
Young man bags his first deer
Jack Decheine, son of Jason and Laura Decheine of River Falls is shown with his very first deer shot on the morning of Friday, Nov. 28, in the...
December 1, 2014 - 9:21am
November 24, 2014
Wild Side: How should we manage novel ecosystems?
Many of us are concerned about how human-induced ecological disturbances are wreaking havoc with life on Earth. These include, but are not limited...
November 24, 2014 - 10:58am
November 11, 2014
Ellsworth Middle School students collect for local food shelf
On Thursday, Oct. 30, Ellsworth Middle School eighth-grade students hosted a volleyball tournament to collect goods for the local food shelf.
November 11, 2014 - 8:49am