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Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
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 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
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
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
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
June 6, 2012
Maytag repairman to visit Pierce Pepin
Clay Jackson, the Maytag repairman, will make his first appearance in the appliance department at Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services this Friday...
June 6, 2012 - 8:59am
May 18, 2012
Census indexing party May 22 at RFPL
One month since the release of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census, the Community Indexing Project has announced that over 41 million census records...
May 18, 2012 - 2:46pm
May 16, 2012
El Paso fundraiser this Saturday
EL PASO--The El Paso Community Club will hold a fundraiser for the crisis fund this Saturday at the El Paso Bar and Grill (upstairs). Doors will...
May 16, 2012 - 11:16am
May 9, 2012
Account set for Jordan Bloomstrand
An account for Jordan Bloomstrand has been set up at Bank Mutual for ongoing expenses due to his recent brain surgery. Jordan was diagnosed with...
May 9, 2012 - 3:13pm
May 2, 2012
Births (May 2, 2012)
At Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, to Tom and Jenny Borchardt of Menomonie, was born a daughter, Haley Elizabeth, Tuesday, April 10,...
May 2, 2012 - 12:31pm
April 30, 2012
Weir fundraiser at local church May 5
A fundraiser for Niki Weir will be held Saturday, May 5, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Zion Covenant Church, 210 N. Beulah St., Ellsworth. There will...
April 30, 2012 - 10:43am
UPDATE: Cyclist injured in Sunday accident; name released
The driver of a motorcycle was injured Sunday afternoon after he lost control on County Road O just north of Hwy. 35 and crashed in a ditch. Pierce County sheriff's deputy Jean Spletstoser said in a news release that the individual was northbound at 4:59 p.m. when the cycle left...
April 30, 2012 - 8:04am
April 6, 2012
04/06/2012: UPDATE: Pair remain critical following Friday morning crash
Two people are in critical condition following a Friday morning crash on US Highway 63, southwest of Ellsworth. Derek Donley, 18, Prescott,...
April 6, 2012 - 7:57am
March 29, 2012
Ellsworth teen injured in horse riding accident
A 15-year old Ellsworth teen was injured Wednesday night when a horse fell on him. Ronald Durkee, Jr., was riding a horse at N5339 515th St. in the town of Ellsworth when the horse reared up, and fell over backwards, landing on him. The accident happened at approximately 7:04 p.m.,...
March 29, 2012 - 8:50am
March 22, 2012
March 22, 2012: UPDATE: Hammond man doing okay after rough week
Monday marked Glen Nelson's third surgery in a week following a motorcycle crash St. Patrick's Day which left him seriously injured. A family member told the Pierce County Herald Nelson's vitals are stable and doctors hope to start to take him off a ventilator by the middle of this...
March 22, 2012 - 5:00am
March 7, 2012
PCHA asks for photos of old-time farmsteads
First came the barn--with additions made for it--over the years. The herd was small at first, but grew from 10 to 20 to 40 or 60 and later, in more recent years, to several hundred cows. There was the horse barn and maybe a straw barn. This was a lean-to-pole shed covered by the...
March 7, 2012 - 10:17am
February 25, 2012
Rallying 'Idol' votes
Reed Grimm's fate on "American Idol" now rests with viewers. He advanced into the top 24 contestants after Wednesday night's program. Public...
arts and entertainment/News/Life
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 2, 2012
New dairy plant manager has fresh ideas for curds, cream
Michelle Farner, a seasoned cheesemaker with eight years experience at various facilities in the greater Eau Claire area, has joined UW-RF as...
February 2, 2012 - 3:18pm
January 25, 2012
Remodeling project closes Fairview clinic for one day
Fairview Ellsworth Clinic will close for a day--this Friday--for remodeling. The clinic is being closed to facilitate its upgrading and updating....
January 25, 2012 - 12:54pm