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Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
Elmwood chief officer resigns; Sailer’s wants village to support expansion
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Credit card skimmer reported
crime and courts
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Hunter education course taking registration
WIAA boys basketball: Cards road ends at state in defeat
WIAA boys basketball: Prescott was comfortable trailing; Hamilton never wore down; What next?
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
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/28/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 4/5/17 Hearing - Traynor permit (Residence
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 4/5/17 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/24/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
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
Ron Kind column: Answering your questions on the Affordable Care Act
Real Estate Showcase
January 3, 2017
Top 10 stories of 2016: Four districts pass referenda
It’s no secret that local schools are struggling financially thanks to decreases in state funding and revenue cap limits following 1993 formulas....
January 3, 2017 - 2:54pm
December 28, 2016
School board stands behind principal
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley School Board President Peter Coyne released a statement last week regarding a petition and social media page calling for replacements for Spring Valley Middle/High School Principal Gretchen Cipriano and Spring Valley School Board elected members.
December 28, 2016 - 2:44pm
December 27, 2016
New website on village wish list
SPRING VALLEY -- The Spring Valley Village Board is looking at other municipal websites to glean ideas for revamping the Spring Valley webpage. Trustee Rich O’Connell attended a state-hosted seminar, and is convinced a new user friendly and eye-catching website will make a difference....
December 27, 2016 - 2:40pm
December 20, 2016
Pickup rollover sends Spring Valley teen to hospital
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A one-vehicle rollover early Tuesday morning sent a Spring Valley teenager to the hospital. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office...
December 20, 2016 - 11:57am
December 16, 2016
UPDATE: Ellsworth schools will close early
UPDATE: Ellsworth High School and Middle School will close at 1:15 p.m. Friday; the elementary schools will close at 2:15 p.m. The Hillcrest...
December 16, 2016 - 9:34am
December 10, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Prescott, Plum City/Elmwood, and Spring Valley all win
Owen Hamilton and Nick Simon fueled Prescott in a 28-9 run to close out the first half. The Cardinals (3-0 overall, 2-0 MBC) earned a 61-47...
December 10, 2016 - 12:14am
December 9, 2016
Water meter mystery causes headache
SPRING VALLEY -- Installed or not installed? That was the question of the hour about a water meter during a special Spring Valley Village Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in which a resident’s water bill dispute was a source of confusion. Resident Jessica Stangl, who lives near...
December 9, 2016 - 8:07am
December 5, 2016
Prep girls basketball: Spring Valley bounces back; Plum City/Elmwood falls at the buzzer
Spring Valley only allowed three field goals in the first half against Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran. The result was a 32-16 lead at halftime before the Cardinals (3-1) earned a 57-50 victory over the Lancers (3-4) on Monday night at Spring Valley High School. "Happy for our girls...
December 5, 2016 - 10:48pm
Weekend update: Prep boys basketball
The Prescott Cardinals (2-0, 1-0) had a couple of games on their schedule that they knew would serve as measuring sticks for where they were...
December 5, 2016 - 3:29pm
December 3, 2016
Ellsworth Invitational: Hosts earn victory
ELLSWORTH -- The Panthers won the Ellsworth Invitational at Ellsworth High School on Saturday night. With 255.5 points, Ellsworth finished with...
December 3, 2016 - 8:12pm
December 2, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
ELMWOOD -- Tied at 31, senior Anthony Ebensperger fouled out with 9 minutes and 45 seconds left. That moment encapsulated the frustration the...
December 2, 2016 - 4:18pm
December 1, 2016
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
There’s a beautiful building on your way out of town. Right there on the right. Certainly you’ve seen it, whether it’s in Ellsworth north...
December 1, 2016 - 4:02pm
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
According to a fact sheet highlighting the underfunding of Wisconsin’s facilities compiled by “Leading Age Wisconsin,” the state’s Medicaid...
December 1, 2016 - 2:31pm
November 30, 2016
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
SPRING VALLEY -- The Christmas season wouldn’t be complete in Spring Valley without the annual community choir concert ringing in the season....
Life/arts and entertainment
November 30, 2016 - 4:35pm
November 29, 2016
Prep boys basketball: Ellsworth couldn't seize victory; Both Cardinals win
ELLSWORTH -- Winning effort comes in all different shapes and sizes and waves. On Tuesday night, the Panthers had plenty of instances where...
November 29, 2016 - 11:16pm