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Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
Spring Valley Cardinals
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
January 24, 2017
'Music from the Backyard & Front Porch' set for Jan. 25
ELLSWORTH -- Internationally acclaimed musician Lauren Pelon will appear at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the Ellsworth Senior Citizens Center...
Life/arts and entertainment
January 24, 2017 - 1:26pm
January 23, 2017
Taking out the trash: rates change in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH -- The Ellsworth Village Board unanimously approved a garbage removal 1.9 percent “cost of living” price increase at the Jan. 9 meeting. Effective April 1, stickers will no longer be available for residents to purchase for garbage disposal. All residents will be required...
January 23, 2017 - 8:00am
January 22, 2017
Ellsworth wrestling: Panthers sweep quadrangular
ELLSWORTH -- Mike Freund’s heavyweight pin extended the Panthers lead for good. Freund pinned his opponent in 1 minute and 7 seconds to give...
January 22, 2017 - 7:06pm
January 21, 2017
No external jury for puppy mill case
ELLSWORTH -- The man accused of operating a puppy mill out of his rural Elmwood home won’t get an outside jury to hear his case. Pierce County...
News/crime and courts
January 21, 2017 - 8:00am
January 20, 2017
Man accused of assaulting woman with flaming clothes
TOWN OF OAK GROVE -- A Bay City man faces multiple misdemeanor charges after allegedly setting his ex-girlfriend’s belongings on fire and flinging...
News/crime and courts
January 20, 2017 - 3:50pm
January 18, 2017
Prep wrestling: Jan. 18 weekly rankings released
The Wisconsin Wrestling website published its weekly rankings on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Ellsworth, Prescott, and Spring Valley/Elmwood all were...
January 18, 2017 - 3:17pm
January 16, 2017
Area schools close Tuesday, Jan. 17
Many area schools have announced they will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 17 due to icy road conditions. Ellsworth Community School District released this statement at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday: "Ellsworth Community Schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan.17 due to the icy road conditions. Concern...
January 16, 2017 - 9:19pm
Prep wrestling: Complete recap of last week
The Panthers had to make up a dual Tuesday, Jan. 10 after postponing their Dec. 1 dual. Ellsworth earned a 79-0 victory over host St. Croix...
January 16, 2017 - 4:21pm
January 13, 2017
Prep wrestling: Weekly wrestling rankings released
The Wisconsin Wrestling website published its weekly rankings on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Ellsworth, Prescott, and Spring Valley/Elmwood all have...
January 13, 2017 - 3:08pm
Ellsworth man killed in snowmobile vs. SUV crash
An Ellsworth man was killed Thursday, Jan. 12 after the snowmobile he was on collided with an SUV in Prescott. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
January 13, 2017 - 10:20am
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton's career high leads Cards
None of the Cardinals really had an answer for how they only made 3 of their 18 three-point attempts in the first half. Prescott was lured into...
January 13, 2017 - 12:53am
January 12, 2017
5th grade to move into new Ellsworth Elementary School
ELLSWORTH -- The fifth grade will move into the new elementary school in Ellsworth with Kindergarten through fourth grade, decided upon at the Ellsworth School Board meeting Monday, Jan. 9. A poll was taken by district families asking if fifth grade should stay at the middle school...
January 12, 2017 - 11:05am
January 11, 2017
VIDEO: Guard depth leads Spring Valley to victory
ELLSWORTH -- It was like a heavyweight boxing match with whistles. Junior Alex Motley hit a three-pointer to give Ellsworth a 55-52 lead with...
January 11, 2017 - 4:57pm
VIDEO: Another snowy day -- Jan. 11, 2017
ELLSWORTH -- Another snowy morning was expected Wednesday, Jan. 11 in western Wisconsin, with snow tapering off late morning. The National Weather...
January 11, 2017 - 9:50am
January 10, 2017
Ellsworth housing development is a no-go
ELLSWORTH -- A proposed affordable housing project in Ellsworth has come to a grinding halt. Ellsworth Village Board members revealed at the Jan. 9 meeting that Impact Seven, a private nonprofit corporation specializing in economic development, housing development and property management,...
January 10, 2017 - 1:19pm