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Panthers in the Woods

Panthers in the Woods

The Ellsworth Middle School again offered an outdoor education experience to interested students. ...

Plum City students earn Red Cross recognition

Plum City students earn Red Cross recognition

In an effort to engage high school students on the life-saving experience of donating blood, the American Red Cross has initiated dual programs design...

Ellsworth Ambulance Service gets $5,000 donation

Ellsworth Ambulance Service gets $5,000 donation

Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service (EAAS) has accepted a donation of $5,000 from Fairmount Minerals Foundation in support for the purchase of a lifesavi...

UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover

PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash.

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Ellsworth woman injured in three-car accident Monday night

An Ellsworth woman was injured in a three-car accident Monday night.

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Nesbitt's finds sweet spot

When Leah Nesbitt first heard that Kathy Boos was interested in selling Red Wing Confectionery, she said buying the downtown Red Wing business didn’t immediately cross her mind.

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Minnesota man injured in motorcycle accident

A Minnesota man was taken to an area hospital Sunday night when he was ejected from the motorcycle he was riding.

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River Falls teen injured in one-vehicle accident

A 17-year old River Falls teen was injured in a one-vehicle accident just after midnight on Saturday.

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Former Viking to read from his new children's book

Former Viking to read from his new children's book

Alan Page, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota Viking football player, along with his daughter, Kamie Page, will read from their new children’s book "Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky."

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D'Boys to perform during Cheese Curd Festival

D'Boys to perform during Cheese Curd Festival

The musical group D’Boys have one goal in mind when you listen to their performances.

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Olson named Courthouse Security Officer

Olson named Courthouse Security Officer

Within the Pierce County Courthouse one of the biggest challenges for years has been courthouse safety.

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Soldier known for fight against cancer dies

Area News
-- Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Rosemount soldier who became an inspiration to many as he battled terminal cancer for nearly three years, died shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday, according to a post on his Caringbridge site.

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Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23

Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23

The Afton Strawberry fest will be held from from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 in downtown historic Afton, Minn. The family-friendly event includes food, music, art, vendors and a European-style flea market.

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Boat traffic on the St. Croix River blocked this morning

Area News
-- Boat traffic on the Saint Croix River is being blocked this morning, until a broken cable can be fixed on the Stillwater Lift Bridge between Houlton Wisconsin and Stillwater Minnesota.

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Old Cowbelle: Sing something that matters

Old Cowbelle: Sing something that matters

I like music, and most songs, but I like to be able to understand the words. So many singers seem to think that the “louder the better,” even on Idol, to the point of screeching. Uff da!

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Editorial: A June Dairy Month plus

Editorial: A June Dairy Month plus

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson is right when he says the state’s vocational rehabilitation partnership keeps farmers working and supports America’s Dairyland’s agricultural heritage.

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Bombers win key game over Osceola

Bombers win key game over Osceola

Bay City topped Osceola 4-1 at Hortenbach Park Sunday and kept themselves in contention for a division title.

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Featured Staff Blogs

http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/260/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
NASA's LADEE spacecraft crashes into the moon - preliminary mission results
What it may sound like a huge disaster, destroying the $263 million dollar spacecraft was NASA's intention from the start. At 8:59 p.m. CDT April 17, the agency confirmed the probe had impacted the ...
4/19/14 at 4:27 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/263/50/50/ SAM COOK'S OUTDOORS
St. Louis River hustles through Jay Cooke State Park
I figured the St. Louis River would be rolling along well at Jay Cooke State Park just west of Duluth today, so the yellow dog and I went to take a look. We werent disappointed. The river was tumbli...
4/19/14 at 2:20 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1105/50/50/ HEALTH BEAT
What price for peace of mind?
The patient is eight years out from treatment for breast cancer and is doing well, but four times a year she insists on a blood test to check her inflammation levels. The test is pointless and has no...
4/18/14 at 10:54 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/985/50/50/ THE FARM BLEAT
Molly the wonder dog
Ten years ago this month just a short time into my Daily Globe tenure I got behind the wheel of my Chevy Blazer with a niece, a nephew and my Mom and drove westward to the tiny town of Steen. There,...
4/17/14 at 7:55 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/259/50/50/ FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY
Rohrer named general sales manager of WDAY-TV, 970 WDAY Radio
FARGO, N.D. - Joshua Rohrer has been named the general sales manager for WDAY-TV and 970 WDAY Radio, the station announced this week. Rohrer has held several positions with WDAY over the last 11 ye...
4/17/14 at 8:27 AM

Featured Area Voices

http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/261/50/50/ RURAL REFLECTIONS
Time Passages
Times passes for people. Time also passes for the things people build, like buildings and towns. I recently found a couple of websites that not only remind me of times passages but also document it. ...
4/19/14 at 6:40 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1213/50/50/ MUSIC MOVES
The return of (a very "Happy") Loopy Stanley!
Hello all! It's been a long time since I've posted on the blog (long for me at least) but it's been necessary time. Family, Health, and my general Work/Life balance has benefited because of it. But ...
4/17/14 at 12:06 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1210/50/50/ COURAGE IN THE KITCHEN
Lorrie’s Baked Oatmeal
Long before Jerri became my wife, when she was in high school, she had a dog named Inkabelle Susan (a.k.a. Inky). She also had a loving father who got up at dawn and left her a serving of oatmeal on ...
4/17/14 at 11:47 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2363/50/50/ WESTERN WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO
The West Side April 21
April 15, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Dean Kallenbach Senior Regional Manager Wisconsin Public Radio (715)-839-3869 dean.kallenbach@wpr.org Local Housing Market to be Featured on The West...
4/17/14 at 9:38 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1215/50/50/ MS SIMPLICITY
Back To Basics: Organizing Your Photos In A Digital World
  Hi, my name is Melissa and I like to take photos. I have a problem but I am not about to change it. Currently my biggest problem is my phone doesn't have the ability to store all the photos ...
4/15/14 at 9:21 AM