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Two candidates take aim at Pierce Treasurer seat
District will buy property to expand playground
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Baseball: Christenson gets his shot as head coach
Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
WATCH: Miss Elmwood 2016 is crowned
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
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
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
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
June 16, 2016
Construction to start on Ellsworth tennis courts
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth will soon have a brand new set of tennis courts at Summit Hill Park. The Ellsworth Village Board approved a bid for the tennis courts during a regular meeting on June 6. The bid includes a total cost of $243,803.40 from Menomonie-based Pember Companies, Inc.,...
June 16, 2016 - 7:21am
May 26, 2016
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Pierce County was once famous for its beekeepers and honey production. Hives around here averaged more than 80 pounds of honey each year. Light...
May 26, 2016 - 9:04am
May 20, 2016
Kayaking the Kinnickinnic
Thrive Women’s Outdoor Adventures, a ministry of Faith Community Church’s women’s ministry, offers a wide variety of outdoor activities...
May 20, 2016 - 11:08am
May 13, 2016
Wild Side: Rush River once produced bushels of big brookies
Brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, are colorful fish and the only stream trout native to Wisconsin. They once thrived in cold streams like the...
May 13, 2016 - 9:25am
May 11, 2016
Ellsworth tennis courts go to bid
ELLSWORTH -- The Village of Ellsworth is now seeking bids for the reconstruction of the Summit Hill Park tennis courts for potential construction this summer. The project, estimated to cost around $250,000, has been in discussion between the village and the Ellsworth Community School...
May 11, 2016 - 10:35am
April 27, 2016
Wild Side: April showers bring out flowers in the forest
Recent showers and some mild thunderstorms temporarily delayed the early corn planting around here. I had a reprieve from farm-related work and...
April 27, 2016 - 2:44pm
April 14, 2016
Wild Side: Why go fishing in the fast lane?
Now that it has stopped snowing and the sun is out, my thoughts have turned to springtime and fishing again. There are few things more enjoyable...
April 14, 2016 - 1:37pm
March 4, 2016
Wild Side: Sweet sign of an early spring
This has been a wimpy winter with less than half of the average number of below zero nights and less than half the average snowfall. We had a...
March 4, 2016 - 12:16pm
February 18, 2016
Wild Side: Wild grapes climb for sunlight
Snowshoeing around our woods recently, I was struck by how many wild grape vines are clambering up into the tree tops. Last summer’s abundant...
February 18, 2016 - 2:29pm
February 5, 2016
Wild Side: Arctic songbirds on winter vacation
A good remedy for seasonal affective disorder, or cabin fever, is to get outside and get some exercise. Volunteers for the Kinnickinnic River...
February 5, 2016 - 1:15pm
January 21, 2016
Wild Side: Prairie enthusiasts restore oak savanna
Many of us enjoy strolling through a park-like setting with scattered trees and grassy ground vegetation. This seems to be a common human predilection....
January 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
January 20, 2016
Plans in works for new tennis courts
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth High School tennis teams have not played a home match in years due to the deteriorating condition of the tennis courts located at Summit Hill Park.However, relief may be on the way. Thanks to a potential grant from the United States Tennis Association (USTA),...
January 20, 2016 - 11:50am
January 10, 2016
Wild Side: Clean, clear, cold and free-flowing
This morning the sky is deep blue, the air calm, and the temperature is well below freezing. Wraiths of water vapor snake up from the Kinnickinnic...
January 10, 2016 - 9:16am
December 25, 2015
Wild Side: Where did I store all that food?
Do you ever wonder where you stored the jar of olives in the pantry, the frozen pheasant in the freezer or the can of sardines in the cupboard?...
December 25, 2015 - 11:04am
November 12, 2015
Wild Side: Many plants still green in November
Last year at this time the polar vortex was bearing down on us. We had three or four inches of snow and temperatures were about 20 degrees below...
November 12, 2015 - 2:22pm