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PIERCE COUNTY: 1/23/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 1/23/18 Special Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/19/18 Special Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/4/17 Board Meeting Minutes
Former admin team takes on executive role at chamber
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Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
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November 20, 2017
Viewpoint: The zen of deer hunting
Sitting alone in the fog. Blending in with the grass and trees. Don't move. Just listen. Breathe. "Caaw, caaw caaw." Two crows overhead. One higher, hoarser, more nasal. A young one. Looking for food. They are opportunists. Listen. "Tuk, tuk, tuk tuk, tuk." A wild turkey to the north....
November 20, 2017 - 2:04pm
November 19, 2017
Literally Lorna column: Disrespectful yes, illegal no
I can't seem to stop thinking about this kneeling in the NFL during the national anthem. I love watching football, in particular the NFL. I love how exciting the game is and look forward to Sunday afternoons and Monday nights. It makes me a bit sick to my stomach that these over-paid...
November 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
Letters to the editor: American Education Week; A right to know the truth
President Trump has stated the American people have the right to know the truth on the JFK assassination. The Warren Commission said back then...
November 19, 2017 - 11:00am
November 18, 2017
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
The day was busy. Filled with bills voted on by senators. Bills that, someday, will change people's lives for better or worse. Senators do not often see the faces of those whose lives changed. Bev, Bonnie and Jamie are working to put a face on the lives affected by the actions of...
November 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 12, 2017
Letter: Thankfully, first responders are there
Many thanks to the Red Wing Fire Department, Pierce County Sheriff's Department and my many concerned neighbors and fellow travelers on Wisconsin Highway 35 on Halloween who stopped to render aid after a nearly very serious accident. I was only shaken up and the occupants of the other...
November 12, 2017 - 11:00am
Pastor column: Gratitude changed my life
Gratitude: Seriously, it changed my life! I have to confess: there was a time when I was a bit of a curmudgeon. The graduate school education I had been pursuing at that time — a thing called seminary (that's the grad school many pastors have to attend before being allowed to...
November 12, 2017 - 9:00am
November 11, 2017
Letters to the editor: It's your money; thanks to fire department after crash
It is your money TO THE EDITOR What a surprise! You have an obvious hard core liberal professor who is against a tax cut for every American...
November 11, 2017 - 5:30pm
November 10, 2017
The nose knows: Olfactory perception in animals
The great jazzman and comedian Jimmy Durante was known for his schnozzola, a huge zucchini of a proboscis. He said "Da nose knows." Despite his...
November 10, 2017 - 12:19pm
November 9, 2017
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
You'll go to bed Friday night and wake Saturday as you did today, living in a free land. You can thank every veteran — from those determined...
November 9, 2017 - 10:00pm
November 8, 2017
Viewpoint: Speed and secrecy leaves the public out in the cold
In the past 11 years, I wrote 64 times about the problems of speed and secrecy in the legislative process. However, I never saw a calendar as broad and deep in controversy as the most recent one before the state Senate. For weeks, we heard that the Senate would vote a hodge-podge...
November 8, 2017 - 11:06am
November 5, 2017
Viewpoint: Prescott police, city value honesty and integrity
I can no longer remain silent about the allegations against the Prescott Police Department. I must speak out.
November 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Libraries are for everyone
Inclusivity is a major buzz word in the library world these days. During the Wisconsin Library Association Conference in mid-October, several sessions focused on the topic of diversity, specifically creating a welcoming and inclusive environment in the library. The Wisconsin Department...
November 1, 2017 - 2:45pm
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
As you know, tax "reform" is on the agenda in Congress. Let's consider the impact of the Trump/Republican tax proposal. There are three purposes...
November 1, 2017 - 10:01am
October 31, 2017
Editorial: Please consider the Prairie View proposal
There is a group of determined investors who want to buy Prairie View Elementary School from the Ellsworth Community School District and repurpose it into a senior living facility. To them, it's killing two birds with one stone, as the old saying goes. It would provide housing for...
October 31, 2017 - 10:00am
October 30, 2017
Letters to the editor: Kindness to others actually makes us happier
'War on the EPA' is alarming TO THE EDITOR On Oct. 11, the PBS program Frontline aired "War on the EPA," an alarming documentary focusing on...
October 30, 2017 - 5:09pm