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Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
District approved $100K for Fund 46
Land dispute continues, legislation postponed
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Janke brings experience to girls basketball team
Olson returns to girls tennis team as coach
Legion Baseball: Spring Valley stays patient in win vs. Plum City
Standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League
Legion Baseball: Post 204 wins ninth game of summer vs. Shoreview
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
American Pickers coming to Wisconsin: Seeking collections
River Falls Days kicks off July 7
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PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Ryan rezone
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Dohmen permit
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Gerdes permit
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/27/16 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/28/16 Board of Adjustment Committee - Annual Meeting
Gerald V. Leonard, 69
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Josephine M. Carlson, 88
John C. Bang, 91
Brenda L. Dodge, 65
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
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
June 25, 2016
Chickens come home to roost at Abode Gallery’s new “ANIMAL” art show
STOCKHOLM -- ”Everybody loves chickens,” said Stockholm animal photographer Barbara O’Brien, stopping by Abode Gallery last week to discuss...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 25, 2016 - 9:00am
December 2, 2014
Stockholm to host Country Christmas Saturday
The Village of Stockholm will be hosting its annual Country Christmas festivities 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6.
Life/arts and entertainment
December 2, 2014 - 11:26am
December 23, 2013
Lighting the way
The story could be straight out of a holiday children’s book. A village resident sits, looking out his window, wondering how he can make evening...
December 23, 2013 - 1:15pm
July 30, 2013
New community film highlights towns along the Great River Road
The Great River Road, voted the prettiest drive/ultimate summer road trip, is celebrating its 75th Anniversary. It is also the backdrop of a...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 30, 2013 - 4:33pm
September 12, 2012
Letter: 'Green Energy' costs taxpayers the green, he says
TO THE EDITOR: This is a list of companies that have failed after receiving billions of your tax dollars since 2008. Amonix Solar - $20 million. Solar Trust of America-bankrupt. Solyndra- $500 million. Bright Source- $1.6 billion. LSP Energy bankrupt 2/2012. Energy Conversion...
September 12, 2012 - 8:31am
January 11, 2012
Letter: Happy holidays for the privileged few taking Mondays off
TO THE EDITOR: For the second Monday in a row, I attempted to go to the bank and the post office; both were closed. Silly me. Christmas and New Year's Day both fell on a Sunday this year. Sunday is a day that most people have off anyway. Why do government employees always seem to...
January 11, 2012 - 9:27am
July 19, 2011
Canines, masters urged to 'high-tail' to Stockholm's Dog Days
STOCKHOLM -- Organizers of an annual dog-friendly festival are inviting area residents to pack the family and family pets and head for Stockholm,...
arts and entertainment/events/Life
July 19, 2011 - 3:18pm
June 15, 2011
Letter: Let's stop petty bickering, work together and play nice, he says
TO THE EDITOR: I have been writing "letters to the editor" for several months now and very much enjoy the debates as well as the opinions of other readers. Although I may not agree with the views of some persons, I would fight to the death for your right to express them. After the...
June 15, 2011 - 2:02pm
February 23, 2011
Letter: Instead of raising property taxes, cut school costs, he says
TO THE EDITOR: I have just read the most outlandish view of the public funding of Ellsworth schools possible. A reader states that we should shore up a broken education system by paying more property taxes. My tax bill states that 51 percent of it goes to our school system. I don't...
February 23, 2011 - 2:01pm
February 16, 2011
Letter: Crisis in Egypt leads to appeal for decision: freedom or dictatorship
TO THE EDITOR: The last couple of weeks, the news has been dominated by the unrest in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East. Egypt's government has been a moderate force in the region for the last 30 some years and has been supported by every U.S. Administration since Ronald ...
February 16, 2011 - 8:31am
December 21, 2010
Letter: Lights out for country if this keeps up, he says
TO THE EDITOR: A light has burnt out in the U.S. Capital building. How many bureaucrats does it take to change a light bulb? It can be done if we can follow these simple steps. 1. Hire a contractor to remove old bulb. 2. Bring in OSHA to ensure that everyone is wearing a hard hat...
December 21, 2010 - 9:31am
Lund Fire opens second station
LUND--The Lund Fire Department has opened a second fire station, located in the Village of Stockholm. Located in the old Stockholm municipal...
September 21, 2010 - 10:02am
August 18, 2010
Larsons a part of Stockholm now as new owners of Spring Street Inn
STOCKHOLM - When Paul and Pam Larson made their initial visit through Stockholm, reenacting the Grand Excursion, they became fans of the small-town...
August 18, 2010 - 9:35am
April 15, 2010
Stockholm looking to enact special tourism tax
STOCKHOLM -- The livelihood of most of the businesses in Stockholm depends on the thousands of tourists who annually visit the village on the Mississippi River. Now Stockholm wants to tax tourists to support the community's infrastructure. Increasing the sales tax from 5.5 to 6...
April 15, 2010 - 10:11am
February 24, 2010
The Scene (Feb. 24)
Wednesday, Feb. 24 Kindergarten Readiness Screening The Ellsworth School District is having a session on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Lindgren Early Learning Center for screening and registration for children attending regular kindergarten (for children five-years-old...
February 24, 2010 - 12:46pm