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A three-vehicle crash south of Ellsworth Friday resulted in one patient being transported directly to Regions Hospital in St. Paul by Ellsworth EMS. A Chrysler mini-van driven by Joseph Roesler, 31, Hager City, was eastbound on CTH K, when it failed to stop at the stop sign with Hwy. 63, according to Piece County Sheriff's Department deputy Adam Olson. The mini-van then collided broadside with a 2010 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Roger Pulk, 87, Ellsworth, sending that car spinning out of control.
Like they do once or twice every year, retired UW-River Falls agriculture professors Jerry Nolte and Anthony Jilek leave for Nicaragua in January, continuing work and partnerships they started there decades ago. "It's a follow-up visit with the Farmer-to-Farmer program," explained Jilek, adding that the U.S.
A River Falls man is reported in good condition, following a two-car accident Tuesday morning in the Pierce County Town of Trenton. Serena L. Hoisington, 16, Hager City, was northbound on US Highway 63 around 7:08 a.m., when she crossed the centerline and struck a southbound Ford Ranger driven by John Jutie, Jr., 41. The impact caused both vehicles to end up in the ditch, according to Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Bill Stewart. Jutie was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by the Ellsworth Fire Department.
The 25th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Friday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Spring Valley Senior Living and Healthcare Campus. Shop for gifts: crafts, holiday decor and baked goods. All proceeds go to the Resident Council. For more information, contact 715-778-5545 or visit Spring Valley Healthcare
The Prescott Police Department will again collect gifts for donation to needy families this Christmas. Gifts can be left under the Christmas tree in the lobby at the police department at 1601 Pine St. during business hours from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The last day to make donations is Wednesday, Dec. 19. "This is the sixth year that we are asking for donations," said Chief of Police Mike R. Bondarenko. "The response from the community over the years has been absolutely overwhelming.
PLUM CITY -- A Plum City man died Friday, Nov. 30th, as a result of injuries suffered last Wednesday, Nov. 28th, when his vehicle overturned in the town of Union. Luis Garcia, 20, was westbound on 250th Ave., south of Grange Hall, when the vehicle left the roadway around 8:05 a.m., according to Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Adam Olson. Olson said marks on the road indicate the vehicle left the road, Garcia overcorrected, causing the vehicle to slid sideways. The vehicle then entered the opposite ditch, striking trees, rolling down a steep embankment.
A memorial service is planned for Thursday evening in Cottage Grove, Minn., for the man killed in a car- versus semi-truck accident that happened Saturday evening near Prescott Matthew D. Amos, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in Amos' car remained in critical condition Tuesday morning at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Nancy Valois Graves, 22, of St. Paul, was airlifted from the scene to Regions.
ELMWOOD--Air Force Airman Brian R. Tolonen graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. Tolonen is the son of Randi Tolonen of Elmwood. He is a 2011 graduate of Elmwood High School.
SPRING VALLEY - A nine-year-old boy was taken to Regions Hospital Saturday after being shot in the leg. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department reports the accident happened at N7583 110th St., Spring Valley around 1:30 p.m. Investigator Marty Shepler said the boy's 11-year-old brother was unloading a handgun when it accidentally went off. The boy was initially transferred to Mayo-Menomonie Hospital, but later airlifted to Regions Hospital.
Some residents had to be evacuated from their home Monday morning in the town of Trenton as a gas line was struck. Pierce County Sheriff's Department deputies were called to the intersection of 803rd St. and 147th Ave. around 11 a.m. Upon their arrival, they found Larry Spindler, a township worker, was trying to replace a stop sign post that broke off. A tractor with an auger type post hole digger was being used to replace the post. Spindler said he was using the same pre-existing hole to replace the post. As he was using the auger, he struck the natural gas line.