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River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
August 26, 2014
Update: Peterson in 'fair' condition after early morning crash
One driver was airlifted and the other, transported by ground ambulance to area hospitals early Tuesday following a two-vehicle broadside collision on CTH N at 650th Street, east of Beldenville. The more seriously injured of the two men, Daniel Peterson, 60, of Beldenville, was reported...
August 26, 2014 - 3:08pm
August 22, 2014
Thanks to the Auxiliary, sick children will receive Christmas stockings
The Shriner's Women's Auxiliary met at the Ellsworth Masonic Center to create Christmas stockings for the children staying at Shriners Hospitals. ...
Life/arts and entertainment
August 22, 2014 - 9:49am
August 20, 2014
Days Gone By: Matzek reunions
Editor’s Note: Chris Falteisek, former director of liturgy and music at St. Bridget’s, now of Denmark Township, Minn., near Afton Ski, supplied...
August 20, 2014 - 12:06pm
August 12, 2014
Update: Ellsworth man dies of injuries suffered Saturday; driver awaits charges
A 20-year-old Ellsworth man died Sunday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, some 30 hours after he was thrown or fell from a car driven by an alleged drunk driver in the village at 2:42 a.m. Saturday. Nicholas Rhiel of Ellsworth was found unconscious early Saturday on the street in...
August 12, 2014 - 4:05pm
August 11, 2014
Educator, school secretary gives fair office a try
Tammy Pitzen has several reasons why she wanted to be the new secretary for the Pierce County Fair office, a role she assumed in December, succeeding...
August 11, 2014 - 9:36am
August 10, 2014
From cars to karaoke: Saturday Night at the Pierce County Fair
A record number of entries plus the normal huge crowd of spectators were highlights of the Ellsworth Funsters annual Demolition Derby at the...
August 10, 2014 - 11:32am
August 9, 2014
Good weather sets fair up for big weekend
Another year of almost perfect weather has the Pierce County Fair set for a big weekend of attendance. With the forecast for Saturday and...
August 9, 2014 - 8:54am
August 6, 2014
New fair food provides 'smoke and mirrors' experience
Nitro Ice Cream, a new food vendor at the Pierce County Fair this year, uses science to give customers dessert and a show. Its ice cream is made from liquid nitrogen that turns into gas, flash freezes and creates a spectacle before being turned into food. “There’s all kinds...
August 6, 2014 - 9:29pm
Maintenance of Pierce County Fairgrounds more than just routine before 2014 fair
There are always buildings and grounds projects to be done at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. “It’s just part of routine maintenance,”...
August 6, 2014 - 9:21pm
Pierce County Fair pre-fair activities
While the 131st Pierce County Fair doesn't officially open until Thursday, there was plenty going on Wednesday, the "pre-fair" period. There...
August 6, 2014 - 9:13pm
June 18, 2014
Firefighters from four departments, including Ellsworth, were called to a barn fire in the Town of El Paso Wednesday morning.
June 18, 2014 - 11:44am
May 30, 2014
Sen. Vinehout announces re-election bid
ALMA --- Senator Kathleen Vinehout, D-Alma, a former dairy farmer and college professor, announced Thursday she'll seek a third term to represent Wisconsin’s 31st Senate District. “Elections give us an opportunity to have a community conversation about what we want for ourselves,...
May 30, 2014 - 9:32am
May 20, 2014
Sterny pleads guilty to three of 29 theft charges
An Ellsworth woman pled guilty Monday in Pierce County Circuit Court to three of the 29 felony theft charges levelled against her.
News/crime and courts
May 20, 2014 - 12:16pm
May 19, 2014
One injured in semi-car accident east of Ellsworth
A semi-car accident early Friday morning left one injured and sizable damage along US Highway 10, west of Ellsworth.
May 19, 2014 - 9:17am
May 9, 2014
Qualls sentencing hearing moved back to July
Sentencing for William R. Qualls, 47, River Falls, for felony stalking was pushed back to July 7 upon agreement of both attorneys and Judge Joe Boles during a hearing Monday afternoon at the Pierce County Courthouse in Ellsworth. Qualls had pleaded guility to the charge back in...
News/crime and courts
May 9, 2014 - 10:05am