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Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
Water meter mystery causes headache
Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Prescott, Plum City/Elmwood, and Spring Valley all win
Ellsworth boys basketball: Panthers play cat and mouse game with Saints
Nine-day gun deer hunt season totals detailed
MBC prep wrestling: Panthers win first dual of season; Prescott falls to Somerset
Prep girls basketball: Free throws keep Plum City/Elmwood from staging comeback
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Justin Dale Ogden, 32
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
Audrey Cernohous, 78
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
October 12, 2016
Dentist’s office site plan taking shape
SPRING VALLEY -- While the vice-presidential debate was going on, the Spring Valley Village Board trustees had their own debates Tuesday, Oct....
October 12, 2016 - 1:47pm
Village prepares annual budget for Nov. 7 vote
ELLSWORTH -- At a recent Finance, Purchasing & Buildings Committee meeting in Ellsworth, members learned the Ellsworth Fire Department levy will increase by approximately 1.3 percent while the ambulance service will try to maintain a 0 percent increase. The village’s increase...
October 12, 2016 - 8:30am
October 10, 2016
County’s F&P tackles potential budget deficit
ELLSWORTH -- During a Sept. 28 special meeting, the Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee learned the county’s 2017 budget was faced...
October 10, 2016 - 10:21am
October 9, 2016
Possible decreased mill rate means lower school district taxes
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley School District property taxpayers will see a decrease in the school district portion of their taxes, if the preliminary estimate holds true. At the Sept. 26 annual meeting, the estimated new mill rate for 2016-17 was purported to be under 10.60. The...
October 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 6, 2016
What is the fate of Huppert Water Utility?
ELLSWORTH -- Dar-Ray resident Mike Gutting held up a sediment-soaked, slimy water filter at the Ellsworth Water & Sewer Committee meeting...
October 6, 2016 - 4:08pm
A watery nightmare frustrates Dar-Ray residents
ELLSWORTH -- Residents in Ellsworth’s Dar-Ray addition and Golf Course Lane just want to be able to flush a toilet, take a shower, do laundry,...
October 6, 2016 - 4:07pm
Building committee urges County Board to move forward with annex options
ELLSWORTH -- The September Pierce County Board of Supervisors meeting Sept. 27 focused on a range of topics, such as Pierce County employee-centric...
October 6, 2016 - 7:53am
October 4, 2016
Stagnant fund increases don’t fix crumbling roads
ELLSWORTH -- “Some towns are borrowing money for road projects, and some towns are making difficult decisions, having to choose between maintenance...
October 4, 2016 - 2:05pm
October 2, 2016
What would Pierce County libraries do with more funding?
ELLSWORTH -- The decision of whether or not to approve a 5 percent funding increase for Pierce County libraries will go to vote Wednesday, Sept....
October 2, 2016 - 10:00am
October 1, 2016
Residents sue village board, clerk in direct legislation case
BAY CITY -- An eminent domain land issue has finally reached the courts by way of a civil suit filed against the village board of Bay City. Pierce County Civil Court records show a petition for “a writ of mandamus” was filed by attorney William J. Mavity on behalf of plaintiffs...
October 1, 2016 - 10:00am
September 28, 2016
Cell towers given green light by Land Management
Are you ever driving down the winding roads of Pierce County, cursing your lack of cell phone service? That may improve, though how much is hard...
September 28, 2016 - 10:39am
September 26, 2016
Will ‘Just Fix It’ bring relief to Wisconsin motorists?
Wisconsin roads are some the of the worst in the nation. That’s with 71 percent of state roads “in poor (or) mediocre condition” and 14...
September 26, 2016 - 9:55am
September 24, 2016
Bottom line: Library needs more money
ELMWOOD -- Elmwood Library Board president Susan Dzubay was blunt when she laid out the Elmwood Public Library’s financial needs to the village...
September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
September 22, 2016
St. Croix County’s wind turbine controversy keeps swirling
TOWNS OF FOREST, CYLON -- For many residents of the towns of Forest and Cylon in northeast St. Croix County, the hopes of slowing down the development...
September 22, 2016 - 3:17pm
September 21, 2016
Huppert Water Utility customers are not happy
ELLSWORTH -- The Sept. 12 Ellsworth Village Board meeting took an interesting turn when a local woman was called out of order after confronting the board about a Huppert Water Utility agenda item while the board was adjourning to closed session. She brought a small glass container...
September 21, 2016 - 3:45pm