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Slow road to rural broadband continues
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Late-night Pokemon suspects; tea carrier; no horsing around; batman amuck
New county shop enters design phase
Police Beat: Good behavior a (pot) pipe dream?
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Real Estate Showcase
July 14, 2016
Police: Roberts shooting death ruled suicide, but still under investigation
Authorities were at a home in Roberts for more than 24 hours after a shooting death there that remains under investigation. Roberts Police Chief Aaron McWilliams said officers were dispatched at 1:06 a.m. Tuesday to 11 E. Ida St. for a man with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim...
News/crime and courts
July 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
January 19, 2014
UPDATE: Two suspects charged in Hudson shooting
Three people were injured in a Sunday morning shooting in the parking lot in front of Spirit Seller Liquors in downtown Hudson, and two suspects...
News/crime and courts
January 19, 2014 - 10:32am
April 14, 2010
Sharpshooters hone skills
Winners of the Pierce County 4-H Shooting Sports Shoot Off competition, held in River Falls at the National Guard Armory March 6, show off their...
April 14, 2010 - 12:56pm
March 26, 2010
Left, winners of the Pierce County 4-H Shooting Sports Shoot-Off competition, held in River Falls at the National Guard Armory March 6, show...
March 26, 2010 - 12:26pm
August 18, 2009
Accused shooter of three brothers dies in Eau Claire hospital
The death toll has risen to four in western Wisconsin. Menomonie police report the man accused of killing three brothers at a birthday party has died. Geu Tou Vang died Monday morning at Luther Midelfort Hospital in Eau Claire. Investigators say the 23-year-old man from St. Paul...
August 18, 2009 - 9:00am
August 3, 2009
Wilson couple OK after shot by man posing as St. Croix County deputy
A western Wisconsin man is hospitalized in good condition, after he and his wife were shot by a man posing as a St. Croix County sheriff's deputy. Officials said the invader demanded money and drugs, and they do not believe it was a random incident. Tom Erickson is at a St. Paul...
August 3, 2009 - 9:00am
May 7, 2009
Chippewa County man heads to jail for shooting family pets in front of kids
A Chippewa County man who killed six family pets while kids watched will spend nine months in jail. And a judge told Raymond Knez, 34, of Boyd to perform community service for animals. He pleaded no contest to causing mental harm to children. Authorities said Knez got his gun...
May 7, 2009 - 9:00am
February 18, 2009
Chippewa Falls sailor charged with murder
A sailor from Chippewa Falls is charged with second-degree murder in what he calls the accidental shooting death of his girlfriend in Virginia. Darren Mackie, 22, told authorities he was playing with his weapon in his apartment in Newport News last Thursday and he didn't realize...
February 18, 2009 - 9:26am
January 2, 2009
Rice Lake man dead after shooting wife
A Rice Lake area man died, after shooting at his wife early on New Year's Day. Margaret Krohn told authorities that her husband Gerald, 63, fired a shot at her and she hid in a bathroom where she heard another shot. Authorities later found Gerald Krohn dead in his bedroom with...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
November 19, 2008
Stevens Point police try to figure out shooting that cause school lockdown
Stevens Point Police are trying to get to the bottom of a shooting incident that left a man hospitalized and a nearby school locked down for a time. A 50-year-old man was shot in the head just after 3 p.m. Tuesday near a park close to Stevens Point Area Senior High School. Police...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Accused Marinette County teen shooter not expected in court
It is not expected that the man accused of killing three teens in northeast Wisconsin to appear in court today (Monday). Marinette County District Attorney Brent DeBord says he's still reviewing preliminary evidence against Scott Johnson, 38, of Kingsford, Mich. Johnson was arrested...
August 4, 2008 - 9:00am
June 13, 2008
Local teen shoots four perfect rounds
Sixteen-year-old Andrew Rodewald of rural Hudson accomplished a milestone few trap shooters achieve when he fired a "100 Straight" last Tuesday at the River Falls Sportsmen's Club. Rodewald completed four perfect rounds of 25 each while shooting on the Rodewald Trap team with his...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
April 10, 2008
River Falls, Elmwood men involved in hunting accident
A River Falls man and a man from Elmwood were involved in a hunting accident April 3 which left one of them wounded. Devon Bengtson, 20, River Falls, and Michael Stambaugh, 20, Elmwood, were hunting together on private property just off Dunn County C at around 6 p.m. when the incident...
April 10, 2008 - 12:00am