Weather Forecast


Some Pierce residents left in the dark by falling limbs but main roads all open


Thursday's rain, followed by heavy wet snow and high winds left at least 170 Pierce-Pepin Electric patrons without power and had county road maintenance crews out in full force Friday morning.

As of 4:50 a.m., Hwy. 63 near Hwy. 29 south of the Red Barn was closed by a downed power line for at time and at last check about 8:30 a.m., cars were being allowed through but no trucks until Xcel crews could get it repaired. At 11 a.m., word was received, the spot was cleared. 

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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