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River Falls Journal
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
One more time: Sirens to blare
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
October 17, 2012
Winter coat giveaway for local kids, donations needed
The Basics for Local Kids program is giving away winter-wear items to local kids ages 0-18-years-old. Gently used and new coats, boots, snow...
October 17, 2012 - 1:29pm
September 25, 2012
UPDATE: Elmwood man injured in rollover near El Paso
EL PASO - An Elmwood man was injured Tuesday afternoon when the car he was driving entered the ditch and rolled. Steven J. Traynor, 60, was...
September 25, 2012 - 6:29pm
Sept. 25, 2012: UPDATE: Ellsworth woman released from Regions Hospital
Two people were transported to area hospitals early Tuesday following a rollover accident that closed U.S. Hwy. 10 for a time. Brian Shilts,...
September 25, 2012 - 7:53am
August 26, 2012
UPDATE: Victims in Saturday night colllison were both Red Wing residents
A 30-year-old woman and 22-year-old man -- both from Red Wing, Minn. -- were identified Sunday as those who died in a head-on crash and subsequent fire that occurred late Saturday night on Highway 63 near the Pierce-St. Croix county line. Traci Lee Nannette Hardy, 30, and Scott Mikael...
August 26, 2012 - 6:28am
August 22, 2012
Pierce Legal Clinic set for Aug. 28
The State Bar of Wisconsin Volunteer Lawyers Program and the St. Croix Valley Bar Association are sponsoring a free legal clinic to provide general...
August 22, 2012 - 12:49pm
August 16, 2012
Fire, smoke damages home northwest of Ellsworth
The Ellsworth Fire Department was called to the Beverly J. Prichard property, N6102 740th Ave., Ellsworth, shortly after 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Information...
August 16, 2012 - 8:40pm
August 12, 2012
Pierce County teams win WBA playoff openers, Ellsworth plays River Falls today
Pierce County's St. Croix Valley League teams all won their first Wisconsin Baseball Association Saturday afternoon. At Osceola's Okey Park,...
August 12, 2012 - 8:15am
July 25, 2012
Lift accident benefit planned July 29
A benefit for Troy Langer will be held at Clyde's Corner in Beldenville this Sunday, July 29, from 2-6 p.m. On May 16, Langer, 33, of Ellsworth,...
July 25, 2012 - 2:39pm
July 24, 2012
Fairgrounds hosts motocross event Friday
High-flying, fast paced dirt bike and ATV racing will be featured as the preview show for this summer's premier event, the Pierce County Fair...
arts and entertainment/News
July 24, 2012 - 9:42am
July 23, 2012
Benefit planned for Jordan Bloomstrand
A benefit has been planned on Saturday, July 28, for Jordan Bloomstrand of Ellsworth, to help cover his medical expenses. Last year, at age...
July 23, 2012 - 9:02am
July 18, 2012
All kids are welcome to enter their biggest and best gardening project
The St. Croix Valley Master Gardener Association will again sponsor a "fun" contest for youth at the Pierce County Fair, to be held Aug. 9-12...
July 18, 2012 - 10:10am
July 2, 2012
Nelson descendants plan family reunion
The descendants of Andreas and Sonne Nelson, pioneer Norwegian settlers in the Martell area, will celebrate their heritage with a family reunion...
July 2, 2012 - 4:05pm
June 26, 2012
Longtime supervisor, El Paso clerk Lloyd Yanisch dies
A longtime Pierce County Board Supervisor and Town of El Paso Clerk has died. Lloyd E. Yanisch suffered a heart attack and died Saturday. He was 93. Yanisch served as town clerk for El Paso from 1965-2001 and as a Pierce County Board Supervisor from 1983-2000. On the occasion of...
June 26, 2012 - 9:05am
June 18, 2012
Four injured in Sunday morning crash near Bay City
BAY CITY -- One person was airlifted and three others transported by ambulance to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center following a two-vehicle crash near Bay City at 11:35 a.m., Sunday. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said that vehicles driven by Audrey Burgess of Ellsworth and...
June 18, 2012 - 8:21am
June 8, 2012
State Supreme Court denies Rowan's request her constitutional rights were violated
The State Supreme Court said it was okay for law enforcement officers to search a western Wisconsin woman's body, her car and her home for weapons anytime, even for no reason. The order applies to Tally Rowan, 36, of Ellsworth, as part of her extended supervision after she was convicted...
June 8, 2012 - 5:00pm