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December 22, 2017
The Ellsworth Ambulance Service has been facing a shortage of EMTs for more than 10 years and is always looking for new people to volunteer their time to be part of this vital community service. Pictured are (from left): Advance EMT Joe Link, EMT Samantha Lutscher, Paramedic Matt Simpson, and Ellsworth EMS Director Dan Morth. File photo
Communities could suffer if EMT shortage continues
December 22, 2017 - 7:00am
December 6, 2017
Health briefs: Small-group training classes offered in New Richmond; Lifeguards, swim instructors needed at Hudson YMCA
December 6, 2017 - 6:24am
December 5, 2017
Tobacco companies to begin showing court-mandated anti-smoking ads
December 5, 2017 - 3:16pm
November 21, 2017
Gwen Verchota
Q and A: How to avoid getting sick traveling for the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 10:36pm
Sledding injuries — such as broken arms, back injuries and concussions — are common at the The Urgency Room, according to Dr. Carolyn McClain. She recommends choosing snowy, not icy hills and to make sure the hill is free of obstacles like jumps, bumps, rocks, poles or trees before beginning sledding. Stock photo
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
November 8, 2017
Jack Hines of Hines Auction Service in Ellsworth auctioneered the event. Photo by Kathy Helgeson
Hospital foundation event raises more than $65K
November 8, 2017 - 2:32pm
Amy Viellieux is presented the Live Better Community Service Award by Chris Tackmann, Pierce Pepin’s vice president of member and administrative services, for her volunteer work through St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice and Narcotics Anonymous. Photo courtesy of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services
Viellieux presented Live Better Community Service Award
November 8, 2017 - 9:00am
November 7, 2017
Ron Schmidt
The line of neglect: Foster Care in Pierce County
November 7, 2017 - 8:00am
October 27, 2017
Minnesota Public Radio presenter John Moe speaks at the Make It OK Community Conversation at Stillwater Middle School on Oct. 12. Submitted photo
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 26, 2017
Rotarians (from left) Chris Blasius, Linda Yde, Gorden Hedahl, Heather Logelin and Terry McKay pose Oct. 19, 2017, outside Ezekiel Lutheran Church in River Falls, Wis. Rotary Clubs around the world observed End Polio Day held Oct. 24. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
October 26, 2017 - 8:39pm
United Way St. Croix Valley continues support of the Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties
October 26, 2017 - 1:38pm
October 24, 2017
Community invited to Virtual Dementia Tour in Hudson
October 24, 2017 - 8:54am
October 19, 2017
Stable Relations program coordinator Bridget McConnell with her horse Bubba. Photo courtesy Bridget McConnell
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
October 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
October 13, 2017
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Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
October 13, 2017 - 7:08am
October 9, 2017
The story quilt, made by Barb Rivard’s cousin, made the trip to Mexico. A little piece of home so far away can make a difference. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Stem cells hold the key to a better life for MS patient
October 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
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