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Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
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VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 1/27/15 Public Hearing - Amend Zoning
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 2/4/15 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/2/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
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Wild Side: Color and action in winter shades of gray
Big flakes of snow came down through the fog Sunday morning. It was the last day of a January thaw. Looking out across the valley, we could see only vague outlines of the trees. Cardinals perched like Christmas ornaments on a red osier dogwood bush next to the bird feeder lent color...
January 27, 2010 - 2:44pm
November 24, 2009
Editorial: Be prepared for winter
Time again to be ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store for Western Wisconsin this winter. Winter conditions can threaten people's safety. Winter storms are considered deceptive because most deaths are indirectly related to the storm, such as traffic accidents, exposure to...
opinion / editorials
November 24, 2009 - 9:42am
February 27, 2009
State gets pounded with ice to the south and heavy snow north
Parts of southern Wisconsin are a massive ice rink, thanks to Thursday's late-winter storm that dumped freezing rain. Meanwhile, the far north is digging out from up to 9.5 inches of new snow. And Door County endured winds up to 56 mph. Gile in Iron County had the most snow Thursday...
February 27, 2009 - 9:00am
February 17, 2009
Icing the competition Winter Carnival Carvers head for Alaska
Imagine a sculpture of two totem poles behind three horses rearing up on their hind legs, with an American Indian woman floating up out of the center, holding a dream catcher. Now, imagine it 24 feet tall and made out of 40,000 pounds of solid ice. Brain freeze setting in yet? Hastings...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
More birds staying in Wisconsin during winter
If you think you're seeing more birds in Wisconsin this winter, you're right. The National Audubon Society says 305 species of birds in North America are spending their winters further north than they did 40 years ago. The purple finch has moved the farthest. Finches that used...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Editorial: Prepare for winter driving
Few are affected by the snow and cold of winter more than motorists. Bitter cold mornings make vehicle engines difficult or even impossible to start. Frosty air results in the need to scrape windshields on transportation left outdoors overnight, along with removing any of nature's...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Historical association tells winter hours
From January to April, the Pierce County Historical Association office at the Ellsworth Village Hall is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 1-4 p.m. However, if weather conditions and highways are in bad driving condition, the office will be closed. Because volunteers operating...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Willow River State Park open for winter activities
Feeling a little supersized after massive doses of holiday delicacies? How about some outdoor fun at Willow River State Park in Hudson to firm up that silhouette? Your choices include Ice fishing, cross country skiing, sledding and winter camping. Trails maps can be snagged at the...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2008
Snow expected in winter that won't leave
It's the winter that won't let go. The National Weather Service says most of Wisconsin will get a mix of snow and rain today (Monday) mainly in the afternoon. Up to an inch could stick to grassy areas in southern Wisconsin. And central areas might get up to 2 inches. Lesser amounts...
April 28, 2008 - 12:00am