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MMS Lego League going to state
Elmwood looks to save money by refinancing Village debt
Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
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Prescott notches first dual win, Sanford claims 100th career win
Ellsworth basketball: Girls make strides against B-W, boys pull off win over NR
Panthers fight through wrestlers out with the flu
Prescott basketball: Record scoring night for Brookshaw, G-E-T's Wagner drops 51
New club 'angling' to give students outdoors fun
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
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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
'Best of' voting in Ellsworth is about to start
Former admin team takes on executive role at chamber
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
FSA county elections results are in
Place a Business Announcement
Rebecca Jane Larson
Donald W. Roberts
Vernon J. Johnson
Bruce Jon Fleming
Viewpoint: Kicking us when we are down
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Letters to the editor: A cause for hope; Control freak force
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January 21, 2018
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
It's been awhile since I wrote a column, and one of my resolutions in the new year is to connect with our readers more, now that I have my feet under me a bit more solidly since becoming regional editor (at least I think I do!) One way of doing that is helping people get to know...
January 21, 2018 - 4:15pm
January 13, 2018
Outdoor Happenings: The Deer Dilemma
Over the last four decades, animal populations have expanded and contracted depending on how well that particular animal could modify its behavior...
January 13, 2018 - 6:11pm
January 11, 2018
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Last year during the 2016-2017 flu season, hospitalizations from influenza increased almost 143 percent over the previous season. The flu can...
January 11, 2018 - 8:18pm
January 8, 2018
Wilcox column: Walking among the swamp things
Although we aren't freezing our faces off in Cedar Key, Florida, the northern Gulf Coast is rather chilly for this time of year. Air from the brutally cold north has found its way here. High temperatures are barely into the 60's with colder days forecasted for this week. Water temperatures...
January 8, 2018 - 9:33pm
January 6, 2018
A view from an economist: Refugees, immigrants, DACA, and racism
Let's consider the impact of immigrants and refugees. Recently, Pope Francis pleaded for greater global support for immigrants and refugees,...
January 6, 2018 - 1:30pm
January 5, 2018
Viewpoint: The senator's surprise
On Wednesday, Dec. 20 I retrieved my mail, a copy of the PCH newspaper and an envelope from Sen. Kathleen Vinehout. I opened the letter and read "Thank you for contacting me to express your views on an Article V Convention." This shocked me, because I wrote to the senator several...
January 5, 2018 - 9:00pm
December 26, 2017
Dave Beck column: Auntie Q, a beloved family boat
The holiday season is about family, being together, reminiscing, and enjoying what was and what will be. There is no better time to share with...
December 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
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
December 21, 2017
Column: Endorsement letters are advertisements
Frankly, our opinion pages have been used and some would say abused by campaigns to promote candidates and political events. Many of the letters read like advertisements because they are advertisements. That is why, effective today, RiverTown will charge for letters endorsing candidates....
December 21, 2017 - 10:38am
Tammy Baldwin column: Washington needs to work for Wisconsin, not special interests
This column was written by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
December 21, 2017 - 7:39am
December 17, 2017
Literally Lorna column: Pay attention please!
As the days pass faster and faster to the end of the year, so does our vehicle from one place to the next. Have you ever been in your vehicle...
December 17, 2017 - 3:00pm
Viewpoint: Working for Wisconsin veterans
During my recent veterans town hall meetings across Wisconsin, I heard directly from Wisconsin veterans on the need to improve the care and services our veterans are getting from the Department of Veterans Affairs. While many of our veterans like our local VA facilities, the process...
December 17, 2017 - 8:45am
December 13, 2017
Terry Ward column: Red Wing Bridge work knows no season
Winter tends to slow down life in this region, but for observers of the Red Wing Bridge project, you'll notice a steady effort of activity despite...
December 13, 2017 - 7:49am
December 5, 2017
A view from an economist: Use of data
I received a phone call from a reader, questioning my use of statistics. I thank him for his call, because in an era of social media on the one...
December 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 2, 2017
Viewpoint: Federal tax reform would benefit Wisconsin
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan did an outstanding job getting major tax reform legislation approved in his oftentimes divided chamber. His leadership on the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act should be commended. While the Wisconsin State Assembly majority membership is much smaller than the U.S....
December 2, 2017 - 8:45am