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Ezekiel's new visitation pastor eager to get to know parishioners
Walker appoints Knudson St. Croix County sheriff
Eligible blood donors of all types are urgently needed
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Town board member charged with killing neighbor's dog
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Willow River State Park receives rare opportunity
Crunch time for Fish
Fleming to swim at long course championships
Local athletes shed light on the college grind
Hunter education class coming up
She ties up blankets to give back
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Young boy's donations bring charity more than one type of change
St. Croix County Fair officially opens
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RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/26/17 Special Retreat Minutes
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Aug. 2017 Ad hoc Facility Needs Committee Meetings
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/1/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/1/17 Town Board Meeting
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Letters: A thank you for the library; immigrants valuable to economy
Library Notes:Summer is slipping quickly by
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Superintendent's Corner: High School facility under repair
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July 13, 2016
Downburst strikes near Ellsworth Town Hall
Downed trees and minor damage to a structure were reported early Tuesday after storms passed through the Ellsworth area. The National Weather...
July 13, 2016 - 9:55am
June 29, 2016
VIDEO: Milberg found not guilty in vehicular homicide case
ELLSWORTH --Kari Jo Milberg, the Centuria woman at the helm of a 2013 auto crash that killed her daughter and two nieces, was acquitted Wednesday...
News/crime and courts
June 29, 2016 - 5:07pm
June 28, 2016
Milberg trial: Facebook activity, inspections scrutinized on Tuesday
ELLSWORTH -- Kari Milberg’s alleged use of the Facebook messaging app on the day her daughter and two nieces were killed in a car crash led to extensive testimony on Day 2 of testimony at the Centuria woman’s trial. Witnesses on Tuesday included Pierce County sheriff’s deputy...
News/crime and courts
June 28, 2016 - 9:05pm
June 20, 2016
Nominate your favorite Senior Citizen
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR -- Do you have a special friend or relative who is over 60 years old? He or she could be one of Pierce County’s most admired senior citizens. Anyone can make a nomination. No matter what your age, you can nominate your favorite Pierce County senior citizen. Just...
June 20, 2016 - 2:34pm
Fair exhibit deadline approaches
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Fair exhibit entry deadline is at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22 at 4:30 p.m. Remember to turn in entry forms (found on page 13 of the Fair book) to the Pierce County Fair Office at 364 N. Maple – Box 922, Ellsworth, WI 54011. Any forms that are mailed...
June 20, 2016 - 2:31pm
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