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K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
Obama returning to Milwaukee for Laborfest; 110 votes missing in state Senate primary recount; 13 more state new items
Two rescued from fiery Hudson crash
St. Croix County committee says stick with administrator
Tribe withholding $25M revenue share from State; recent primary drew fraction of voters; 12 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Hudson’s Beinlich chases world wrestling championship -- at age 56
Raiders hold off Minnetonka in football opener
Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
Jeremy Cook wins Pepper Fest 10K by more than 9 minutes
Raiders open season Friday at home against Minnetonka
Les Izmoore plays last Lakefront Park concert of the summer Thursday evening
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
Tom Brinsko rides across America
Pepper Fest spaghetti, hot-pepper eating champs crowned
2015 Pepper Festival royalty crowned in North Hudson
arts and entertainment
Karl James Butterbrodt, 56
Joseph M. Stephens, 53
Edna Evenson Atwood, 92
Theresa Lund, 68
Alex P. Johnson, 20
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/17/14, Case No. 14-CV-388, Karl Gaines
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 9/11/14, Case No. 14-CV-371, Gifted Tatum-McRaven
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/9/14 Annual Meeting
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Gasoline & Diesel Fuel
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 9/9/14 Public Hearing -Grekoff/ Wolf variance
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
May 31, 2013
Pierce County Fair gearing up with some great acts
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce Fair Coordinator Ann Webb says there are lively and gifted headliners ready to perform at the picnic shelter during this year's Pierce County Fair, Aug. 8-11. Glen Gerard, comic magician, will open the fair on Thursday and Friday. Gerard has performed magic since...
May 31, 2013 - 9:13am
February 23, 2013
Seven Rivertowns area wrestlers claim fifth place at state
MADISON - Seven Rivertowns area wrestlers were able to win their fifth place matches at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament Saturday afternoon at the Kohl Center. In Division 2, Ellsworth's Tristen Mueller (35-23) blanked Evansville/Albany freshman Jordan Meyer (31-9)...
February 23, 2013 - 2:30pm
March 22, 2012
March 22, 2012: UPDATE: Hammond man doing okay after rough week
Monday marked Glen Nelson's third surgery in a week following a motorcycle crash St. Patrick's Day which left him seriously injured. A family member told the Pierce County Herald Nelson's vitals are stable and doctors hope to start to take him off a ventilator by the middle of this...
March 22, 2012 - 5:00am
February 25, 2012
Rallying 'Idol' votes
Reed Grimm's fate on "American Idol" now rests with viewers. He advanced into the top 24 contestants after Wednesday night's program. Public voting will begin Tuesday Feb. 28 -- the same night Ellsworth will hold a party at the high school to both celebrate the local graduate's...
arts and entertainment / news / life
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 2, 2012
New dairy plant manager has fresh ideas for curds, cream
Michelle Farner, a seasoned cheesemaker with eight years experience at various facilities in the greater Eau Claire area, has joined UW-RF as manager of the dairy plant. She replaces Ranee May, who retired recently after nearly 30 years in that role. Farner, a licensed cheesemaker,...
February 2, 2012 - 3:18pm
October 17, 2011
Update: Judge rules brackets for Divisions 3-7 can be released
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin prep football playoff brackets for Divisions 3-7 will be released this evening in ruling issued by court hearing a lawsuit against the WIAA. Judge Kevin Martens granted a temporary injuction that which will allow the brackets for the football playoffs from...
October 17, 2011 - 6:10pm
July 7, 2011
Prescott pounds Ellsworth 12-1
Prescott's position in the St. Croix Valley League is still solid as the Pirates pounded Ellsworth 12-1 in eight innings in a league contest...
July 7, 2011 - 11:18am
May 13, 2011
Shelly Moore: Not running against Harsdorf out of frustration or anger
During a one-on-one interview, 10th Senate District Democratic candidate Shelly Moore said she views her candidacy in the recall election against Sheila Harsdorf as expanding what she does in the classroom. Moore, who teaches English/Drama at Ellsworth High School, said she will reach...
news / politics
May 13, 2011 - 1:04pm
April 1, 2010
Try lacrosse event in Hudson
The Hudson Area Lacrosse Association will host a "Try Lacrosse" event for boys in 3rd-8th grades who reside in River Falls, Ellsworth, New Richmond,...
April 1, 2010 - 10:53am
October 16, 2009
Ellsworth couple adopt dog that was shot and left for dead
An Ellsworth couple adopts a dog which was shot and left for dead in a locked mobile home this summer. A dog that was shot in the face and left to die almost two months ago has now been adopted by a couple in western Wisconsin. A Pierce County sheriff's deputy was checking out...
October 16, 2009 - 9:00am