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Arrests follow interrupted burglary in town of Kinnickinnic
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WisDOT warns: Crashes with deer likely to be high again this season
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RFHS grad running for his life and loving it
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
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
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
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TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
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
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Kenneth L. Lodahl, 77
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
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Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
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Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
June 20, 2016
Human services leader Schmidt injured in motorcycle crash
Pierce County’s director of human services was seriously injured last week in a motorcycle crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office reported...
June 20, 2016 - 7:43am
June 11, 2016
Meet your hosts for the Pierce County Dairy Breakfast
ELLSWORTH -- With a statewide initiative to promote the dairy industry in June, Pierce County is doing its part by hosting a “Dairy Breakfast...
June 11, 2016 - 10:00am
June 8, 2016
Team Trenten rallies to support Prescott boy
They are all on Team Trenten. No matter what. Trenten Williamson’s mother Jeri Schommer, his father Michael Williamson and his siblings MaKenna...
June 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 6, 2016
Pierce County Dairy Breakfast will be June 18
ELLSWORTH -- With a statewide initiative to promote the dairy industry, Pierce County is doing its part in hosting a Dairy Breakfast. The 2016...
June 6, 2016 - 2:44pm
May 26, 2016
'Going for the Gold at the Pierce County Fair' this year’s theme
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County Fair Manager Ann Webb announces that in the spirit of the 2016 summer Olympic Games, the 2016 theme of the Pierce...
May 26, 2016 - 3:46pm
April 2, 2016
Two-year window requested for Pierce County-wide broadband access
ELLSWORTH -- “We’re coming to the end of our term. This is as fine of a county board as I’ve ever served on,” said Pierce County Board Chairman Jeff Holst at the March 22 meeting. “I’ve really appreciated the hard work you’ve put forth. It’s been a privilege.” There...
April 2, 2016 - 6:00am
March 11, 2016
Storage unit blaze ruled accidental
A fire last week that destroyed irreplaceable belongings in numerous storage units at a rural Ellsworth facility was not the result of foul play. Pierce County Sheriff's Office investigator Pete Koch said the cause of the March 5 fire at Cleary Building Co. was ruled accidental. Property...
March 11, 2016 - 10:28am
March 7, 2016
Fire destroys structure at Cleary Building Co.
Fire destroyed a storage building on Saturday at a business in rural Ellsworth. The building, owned by Cleary Building Co., was located at W7740...
March 7, 2016 - 7:49am
February 13, 2016
UPDATE: Fire victim Alice Merta succumbs to injuries suffered in Town of River Falls fire
Alice Merta, the individual injured in a residential fire late Friday morning in the Town of River Falls, died of her injuries about 8 p.m.,...
February 13, 2016 - 6:45am
December 17, 2015
Falling temps turn road slick, causing multiple crashes around region
A little early evening precipitation and falling temperatures Wednesday turned water to ice on stretches of I-94 and surrounding county roads. Emergency personnel responded to two injury accidents within an hour -- one just east of Roberts and a second in the Baldwin area. Meanwhile,...
December 17, 2015 - 8:09am
October 12, 2015
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crashes
Two Minnesota men were injured in separate motorcycle crashes Sunday in Pierce County. The first crash was reported just before 4 p.m. on 170th Avenue and Highway 35 in Hager City. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Edward Withuski from Brooklyn...
October 12, 2015 - 8:16am
September 15, 2015
Oath Keepers founder to speak in Ellsworth
Stewart Rhodes of Oath Keepers will be speaking at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Ellsworth High School, 323 West Hillcrest St. Stewart is...
September 15, 2015 - 11:28am
September 2, 2015
Man charged in alleged Saturday night attack: Kirkland facing multiple felonies
UPDATE: An Ellsworth man has been charged in Pierce County Circuit Court with multiple felonies in connection with an alleged attack on a female...
News/crime and courts
September 2, 2015 - 9:22am
August 27, 2015
Homicide suspect ruled incompetent
The rural Ellsworth woman accused of gunning down her husband and dragging his body away from their home was ruled incompetent to stand trial....
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2015 - 12:51pm
August 19, 2015
Lightning strike forces Pierce County to re-route 911 calls
A neighboring county has stepped up to handle 911 calls after a lightning strike temporarily disabled services in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that St. Croix County has been handling 911 calls since late Monday after a lightning strike on...
August 19, 2015 - 8:53am