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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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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2151/50/50/ CAPITOL CHATTER
Lawmakers seek probe into Mankato football coach process
By Don Davis The Minnesota legislative auditor should put a priority on investigating the firing and last week's reinstatement of the Minnesota State University Mankato football coach, two key legisla...
4/24/14 at 12:32 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/260/50/50/ ASTRO BOB
Lyrid meteor shower update / Potential meteor storm coming in May
I confess that I didn't go out to look at this year's Lyrid meteor shower because of other commitments. Seeing Yuri Beletsky's photo makes me I wish I had. Beletsky took the picture - a composite im...
4/23/14 at 11:53 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/263/50/50/ SAM COOK'S OUTDOORS
Law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to be announced Thursday
A Minneapolis attorney has scheduled a news conference at the State Capitol Building in St. Paul tomorrow to announce a law suit against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, according to a n...
4/23/14 at 2:58 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/269/50/50/ WESTERN WISCONSIN SPORTS
Spring sports fans know how to accessorize
It's easy to tell a spring high school sports fan. They're the ones whose car trunks are ready to burst because of all the coats, hats, gloves and boots they carry around to be ready for the unpredict...
4/22/14 at 11:31 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/259/50/50/ FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY
Richardson named publisher of four Rivertown Multimedia newspapers
HASTINGS, Minn. - Chad Richardson recently was named publisher of four Rivertown Multimedia newspapers, including the Hastings Star Gazette, the Woodbury Bulletin, the South Washington County Bull...
4/21/14 at 11:34 AM

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http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/3351/50/50/ FITNESS WITH LISA
Smoothie recipe and more
Summer is almost here!!! Are you ready for shorts, skirts, swimsuits? If not, I'm here to help. In a few short days I am releasing a FREE series called Rock Your Summer Body. You will get nutrition ti...
4/24/14 at 1:30 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/261/50/50/ RURAL REFLECTIONS
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Time Passages...
4/24/14 at 8:53 AM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/2363/50/50/ WESTERN WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO
Spectrum West April 24
April 22, 2014   For Immediate Release Contact: Dean Kallenbach Senior Regional Manager Wisconsin Public Radio (715)-839-3869 dean.kallenbach@wpr.org Poets Laureate to be Featured on Spectru...
4/23/14 at 2:56 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/1648/50/50/ WHAT IN THE WORLD? THE LIFE OF A TRAVEL AGENT
Could This Be Love?
Jamaica......what an amazing adventure! I was able to spend 6 days in Jamaica in March/April and WOW. Is it time to go back?? From the sun to the sand, everything was warm, friendly, and FUN! We were...
4/23/14 at 1:10 PM
http://media.fccinteractive.com/voices/3430/50/50/ HEALTH MATTERS
Do a Salad Makeover
Tired of the same old garden salad for dinner? National Salad Month is the perfect time for a salad makeover. A variety of vegetables and fruits add different nutrients, health-promoting phytonutrient...
4/23/14 at 11:11 AM