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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Every Hand Joined helps the school year start with a spark
DNR asks hunters to pass on radio-collared research bears
Trump last to make state ballot
crime and courts
Volleyball: Lake City regroups, beats St. Charles in five
Cross-Country: Wingers sweep competition at W-K
Boys Soccer: PIZM sneaks by Cotter in OT
Volleyball: Bombers go the distance, knock off Albany
Volleyball: No. 1 K-W victorious in opener
Vikings honor Russ Marshall
Goodhue County farmers at last can call Princess Kay of the Milky Way their own
Helmets prevent severe head injuries
Chamber Golf Tourney gets a rock n' roll beat
Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
arts and entertainment
The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James Albert Weber, age 79 of Cannon Falls, MN died at home on Friday, August 26, 2016 with his family at his side following a six year battle with cancer. He was born on September 2, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN. He attended school in Fletcher, MN, and lat
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Young citizens use contest to express views
Editorial: States taxes bubbling up
Commentary: Taxpayers funded lifesaving drug and guess what happened next
Letter: Kiwanis makes trademark baskets bloom
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
Real Estate Showcase
August 6, 2015
'do unto others
Up until Friday, Rayne Knutson had only gotten her hair trimmed but not cut. When it came time to chop off about a foot of her blond locks,...
August 6, 2015 - 8:00am
July 15, 2015
Issue of dementia raised in homicide
ELLSWORTH — A 66-year-old Ellsworth woman accused of shooting her husband to death and hauling him to the woods was ordered Tuesday to undergo a competency evaluation at a secure state mental facility. Patricia A. Kees, 66, was charged Tuesday with one count of first-degree...
News/crime and courts
July 15, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 7, 2015
Swensen sentenced 16-plus years
ELLSWORTH — The Hager City man who twice fled the state in the face of sex-crime charges is headed to prison. Wade James Swenson was sentenced Wednesday in Pierce County District Court to more than 16 years in prison. The 45-year-old pleaded guilty in February to second-degree...
News/crime and courts
July 7, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 23, 2015
Snoeyenbos sets sights high
ELLSWORTH — Hannah Snoeyenbos sat in a conference room at Ellsworth High School, a stack of books to her right, with only a Spanish final and...
May 23, 2015 - 8:00am
May 15, 2015
Budget woes nearly nix Ellsworth project
ELLSWORTH — The U.S. Highway 10 project and the Piety Street intersection improvement plan proposed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, scheduled to begin in 2016, will be seeing some changes. Those changes will be the subject of a Village of Ellsworth Streets Committee...
May 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
April 22, 2015
Hager City man found dead in Eau Claire
A 20-year-old Hager City man who was a student at UW-Eau Claire was found dead in Putnam Park on Tuesday, April 21. UW-Eau Claire officials...
News/crime and courts
April 22, 2015 - 2:15pm
October 24, 2014
Panthers run away from Northwestern; face Somerset next
A dominant rushing game led Ellsworth to a 21-6 victory over Northwestern in the first round of the WIAA Division 4 playoffs Friday night at...
October 24, 2014 - 10:51pm
August 10, 2014
From cars to karaoke: Saturday Night at the Pierce County Fair
A record number of entries plus the normal huge crowd of spectators were highlights of the Ellsworth Funsters annual Demolition Derby at the...
August 10, 2014 - 11:32am
August 9, 2014
Good weather sets fair up for big weekend
Another year of almost perfect weather has the Pierce County Fair set for a big weekend of attendance. With the forecast for Saturday and...
August 9, 2014 - 8:54am
August 6, 2014
Pierce County Fair pre-fair activities
While the 131st Pierce County Fair doesn't officially open until Thursday, there was plenty going on Wednesday, the "pre-fair" period. There...
August 6, 2014 - 9:13pm
July 21, 2014
UPDATE: 3-vehicle injury crash blamed on mayfly-covered roadway
HAGER CITY -- A Rochester, Minn., woman was transported to a Red Wing hospital with undisclosed injuries late Sunday night after the car in which was a passenger was struck by another that had lost control on pavement made slick by mayflies, Pierce sheriff's deputies reported Monday. Cynthia...
July 21, 2014 - 10:48am
June 11, 2014
Panther nine denied third straight state tournament berth
ALTOONA - Mitch Stalsberg's 16 strikeouts plus no errors on Viroqua's part helped the No. 9 ranked Blackhawks upend No. 3 Ellsworth 2-0 in a...
June 11, 2014 - 11:46am
Panther golfers finish seventh at state meet
MADISON - The Ellsworth High School boys' golf team finished the WIAA State Meet in seventh place in the Division 2 field out of eight teams. The...
June 11, 2014 - 11:06am
June 7, 2014
Schutz’s hit wins regional championship for Ellsworth
HAGER CITY – Ellsworth’s Dennis Schutz blasted a hit into deep centerfield with the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the eighth...
June 7, 2014 - 11:55am
June 3, 2014
Ellsworth boys golf team qualifies for state meet
CUMBERLAND - A lackluster front nine effort was more than made up by a spectacular showing on the back nine by the Ellsworth High School boys'...
June 3, 2014 - 5:20pm