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St. Joseph picks the best soups & stews
VFW honors Patriot's Pen contest winners
Pierce County Blotter: Weather-related accidents, spotlighter warned
'No blueprint' for Pence visit to Hudson; local security costs top $30K
Troy home damaged by fire, one man hospitalized
crime and courts
Girls' basketball: Ellsworth, Elmwood close opening week with losses
Girls' basketball: Proving Prescott's potential
Girls' basketball: Cardinals want more than positivity
Girls' basketball: Wolves ready for trials ahead
Falcon Roundup: Women's hoops splits openers
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
United Way calls for grant applications
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 11/15/18 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE: 11/20/18 Meeting
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 10/1/18 Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: Ordinance No. 669 (E-Cigarettes)
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 12/5/18, Case No. 18-CV-213
Cryotherapy lounge opens in Hudson
Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm
PressEnter closes after more than 20 years
Company turns abandoned sand pit into a solar garden
Drivers reminded to use caution around school buses
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Ruth A. Jung
Roland J. "Rollie" Krogstad
Dale Howard Schumaker
Joan Marilyn Kind
Bill and Jo Steele
Bill and Jo Steele
Bob & Barb Freiberg
George and Jean Grajkowski
Letters to the editor: Recycling of plastics
Country Pastor column: We must exhaust every other option before war
Greg Peters column: The gift
Editorial: Hunt is on, so be on your game
Momma's Always Right column: Acts of kindness
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November 4, 2018
COUNTRY PASTOR: In Christ there is no partisanship!
On a Wednesday at about 9:30 a.m. this past week, I received a text from an old friend who said, "Did you know?! We are going to be honored at half time for our victory at state 20 years ago!" The first thought that ran through my mind was, "What! It's been 20 years already?! Holy...
November 4, 2018 - 8:00am
County Pastor column: Look instead to the Word of God
Three men had walked in, but they weren't supposed to have walked out. As he stood in slack-jawed amazement at what his eyes beheld, he began to think that his senses were simply failing him. Not only was there not now a scent of death in the air, but just a few moments earlier he...
November 4, 2018 - 5:00am
September 8, 2018
Country Pastor column: Famine and harvest
September 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 2, 2018
COUNTRY PASTOR: Your prime directive is to love
Have you ever heard of this wacky, fun and totally sci-fi franchise known as Star Trek? I have a confession. For the longest time, I could not tell other people that I loved Star Trek, Star Wars and all things science fiction related. (And I guess, now you all know. Oh well...) Well,...
September 2, 2018 - 8:00am
August 25, 2018
Country Pastor column: The Bread of Life gives life
Jesus' words in the chapter have reached their pinnacle as he proclaimed not only that he was the Bread of Life, but that this Bread "is my flesh which I will give for the life of the world" [v.51]. And it's this heart of Jesus' discourse that was also the heart of the sharp argument:...
August 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 16, 2018
Country Pastor column: 'Summer' is for 'Sabbath' and Sabbath means to rest
The programming year for most of us pastors has just come to a close. This is also true for most of our ministry partners, as Sunday School classes (for both adults and children), along with most of our other programming, often takes a break for the summer. This isn't a bad thing....
June 16, 2018 - 10:00am
May 5, 2018
Country Pastor column: Reclaiming evangelicalism
Then Paul stood in front of the Areopagus and said, "Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way. For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them an altar with the inscription, 'To an unknown god.' What therefore...
May 5, 2018 - 5:00am
April 28, 2018
Country Pastor column: God is your Good Shepherd
I can't count the number of times I've watched a movie and the extras are all dressed in black while the pastor/priest reads "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death..." [Psalm 23:4, KJV]. So there tends to be a tendency to think of Psalm 23 as the "death psalm."...
April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 26, 2018
Women invited to inspirational speakers
Children throughout our country and world are trafficked and enslaved. What is our role in preventing child trafficking? Amy Hartman will be addressing this topic and will share stories and insights from her own journey which began in the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin and led to the...
March 26, 2018 - 12:02pm
December 24, 2017
Country Pastor: Nativity shed
Four sheets of plywood, a dozen 2-by-4s, some scruffy shake shingles and ten bales of straw; that's all we needed to make a life-size nativity...
December 24, 2017 - 7:49am
August 9, 2017
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
Hudson United Methodist pastor Dawn Jeffers Ramstad said establishing a dementia-friendly community is common sense. Since December 2016, she's...
August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
July 5, 2017
Beatification ceremony in Detroit for Prescott-born Casey
DETROIT — The Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit has announced that the date for the Rev. Solanus Casey beatification ceremony will be Saturday, Nov. 18 at Ford Field. This follows the historic announcement by Pope Francis on May 4 that Casey will be elevated...
July 5, 2017 - 10:30am
May 25, 2017
From Ghana to Plum City
From Ghana to the Vatican to Plum City, Father Joseph Okine-Quartery has been all over the world. Okine-Quartery landed in northwestern Wisconsin...
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 20, 2017
Commemorating 150 years: St. Paul UCC celebration is year-long
On Feb. 24, 1867, 16 German-speaking Ellsworth area residents came together to establish St. Paul's German Evangelical Lutheran Church, now...
May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 18, 2016
COUNTRY PASTOR: The much bigger picture
If you are willing to ignore context, you can find a Bible verse to support just about anything. There are all kinds of crazies out there who will cherry pick a Bible verse to support their personal position. Anyone who has spent any time on the internet knows this to be true. If...
September 18, 2016 - 1:00pm