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Final curtain call on construction
Levee-Bush intersection closes Wednesday
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Hwy 61 to officially re-open, celebration planned
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crime and courts
Girls Tennis: Wingers swept at JM tri
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens take state opener
The Week Ahead: Volleyball, tennis, soccer ready to get underway
Girls Tennis: New coach readies Wingers for season opener
Amateur Baseball: Bears out, Mudhens ready for state
Child Support Awareness Month highlights recent improvements in state
Art, science both examine concepts of truth, value
Answered: Common questions about vaccines, safety
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
Blood shortage prompts calls for life-saving donations
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Wells Fargo Bank vs Jacqueline Miles Mortgage Foreclosure
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Scott
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Curtis Eugene Haller, 90
William Edward Dibble, 70
Darlene Kieffer, 79
Mary Lou 'Doatsie' Catura, 72
Michel R. Barth, 71
Letter: Gettings is sincere, intelligent candidate
Powers: Dive team is asset in water emergencies
Letter: Fresh faith in the future starts with grateful words from a child
Letter: City’s Riverfront Trail wonderful new asset
Letter: League touts open, fair candidate forums
Real Estate Showcase
May 8, 2012
Cookbook author to visit Nesbitt's
Beth Dooley, author of "The Northern Heartland Kitchen," will visit Oasis Eatery & Nesbitt's Nursery, Prescott, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday May 12. Her cookbook presents practical solutions to the challenge of eating locally in the upper Midwest. Celebrating the region's chefs,...
May 8, 2012 - 11:52pm
United Way hopes to halt hunger
Kicking off with a food drive called Stamp Out Hunger to be held next week, area organizations are all set to shine a spotlight on their long-term fight against hunger. For 20 years, Stamp Out Hunger has had letter carriers picking up goods directly from peoples' homes and delivering...
May 8, 2012 - 4:00pm
May 5, 2012
Don't chuck the celery ... make some tasty soup
Any other time, I wouldn't give a second glance to a recipe for celery soup. I use celery when I make a pot of stock, and sometimes I add it...
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 28, 2012
Scones made with a baker's gentle touch
I watched intently as Katie Novotny, owner of St. Paul Classic Cookie Co., dumped dry ingredients into a large metal mixing bowl. She used a...
April 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Daycare teams up with high school students and local hospital to produce healthy garden
Getting your preschoolers to eat their vegetables can sometimes be as tough as getting a good night's sleep in a house with a newborn, but Live...
April 24, 2012 - 9:00am
April 21, 2012
Asparagus with Creamy Chive Drizzle celebrates early spring
When the guy at the checkout asked me if asparagus could hold up to freezing temperatures, I thought he was referring to a malfunctioning refrigerator....
April 21, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
Riverbend Market fundraiser is April 20
The Riverbend Market Cooperative, 417 Main St., will hold a grand opening reception and fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 20 at the St. James Hotel. Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is scheduled to attend, and there will be music, refreshments, a silent auction and...
April 15, 2012 - 7:04pm
April 14, 2012
Go straight for the Avocado Smoothie
I recently attended the annual conference for the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), held in New York this year. Breakfast...
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 7, 2012
Kiwi packs a punch
I watched with intrigue as a young woman at the next table picked up her teaspoon and expertly slid the edge of it between the emerald green...
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Retiree gets help with sweet dream
ELLSWORTH -- A home-based business is what Judy Ortwerth had in mind when she thought about keeping busy in retirement. And Judy's Sweet Treats...
April 6, 2012 - 8:57am
March 31, 2012
I'm on a (spring) roll
Four adults lined both sides of the island in my kitchen on a recent Sunday afternoon. Picking and choosing from an array of brightly colored...
March 31, 2012 - 12:00am
March 24, 2012
Bowl your guests over with Watercress Salad in The Flatbread Bowl
First there was fire. Then there was flatbread. The first hard mixture of hand-ground flour and water was baked in hot ashes or on a stone over...
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Learn how food production can threaten the environment
The Sierra Club's St. Croix Valley Interstate Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday March 27 at the Hudson (Wis.) Library, 700 First St. The program will be a viewing of a 2009 documentary film about the nation's food industry. Discussion after the showing will explore how certain...
March 23, 2012 - 10:55am
March 17, 2012
Raise a pint to St. Patrick's
The words "wine" and "cheese" are quite frequently used together, but St.
March 17, 2012 - 11:00am
Winter meets spring: Pumpkin-Mango Upside-Down Baby Cakes
The month of March is one that always keeps me guessing - is it spring or is it still winter? One day the thermometer may read 2 degrees below...
March 17, 2012 - 12:00am