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Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix, Pierce counties among state's Top 10 healthiest; slain detective honored at service; 9 more state news stories
Drug sting leads to bust in Hudson
Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Write-ins tout 'a better Bay City'
crime and courts
Prep track: Ellsworth girls win New Richmond Invite
Spring Valley baseball: Cards caged inside
Ellsworth softball: Panthers have tools to compete in MBC
Prescott track and field: Philips focuses on the finest details
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
Spring Valley Cardinals
'It took everything from me': Former drug users talk about their addictions
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Jay Tromberg, 57
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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August 10, 2016
RF man airlifted after rollover crash
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A River Falls man was airlifted to the hospital after rolling his vehicle multiple times during a traffic stop attempt by law enforcement late Tuesday night near Diamond Bluff. A Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy tried to conduct a traffic stop on a southbound...
August 10, 2016 - 9:19am
August 8, 2016
Two-vehicle crash sends one woman to hospital
TOWN OF MARTELL -- A crash Monday morning in the town of Martell near the Red Barn sent an elderly Spring Valley woman to the hospital. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of the two-vehicle crash at about 10:55 a.m. Police determined a southbound vehicle,...
August 8, 2016 - 4:33pm
July 27, 2016
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A 35-year-old Baldwin man was ejected from his motorcycle in the town of Clifton late Tuesday night and taken to Regions Hospital with undisclosed injuries. According the Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies, Joshua William Richie was heading northbound on County...
July 27, 2016 - 8:42am
July 24, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- A Minnesota man died at the scene of a two-vehicle crash in the town of Trimbelle late Sunday afternoon. Michael Edward...
July 24, 2016 - 11:15pm
July 14, 2016
Car catches fire on road in town of River Falls
Crews responded Thursday afternoon to a car fire in rural River Falls. A Pierce County sheriff’s deputy said no one was injured in the fire...
July 14, 2016 - 4:45pm
July 11, 2016
Ellsworth man airlifted after Saturday crash
An Ellsworth man was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital Saturday after the vehicle he was driving slammed into a power pole near River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 24-year-old Geordan D. Godwin. He was taken to River Falls Area Hospital, where...
July 11, 2016 - 12:17pm
July 7, 2016
River Falls teen dies after fiery crash
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A River Falls teen died last night after a fiery crash in the town of Clifton. Tyler James Orpen, 16, was pronounced dead at River Falls Area Hospital after being taken there by ambulance. He is the son of December and Shawn Orpen of River Falls. A 61-year-old St....
July 7, 2016 - 8:10am
July 1, 2016
Maiden Rock woman found dead at Pierce County crash scene
The search for a missing Maiden Rock woman ended Thursday when her body was found in a car at the scene of an apparent crash. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 64-year-old Kathleen J. McCabe. Deputies were alerted to the crash at 11:08 a.m. Thursday on Highway...
July 1, 2016 - 8:03am
June 27, 2016
UPDATE: Missing man found near Woodville
A vulnerable who went missing Monday morning in the town of Kinnickinnic has been found. Authorities said the man, 33-year-old Kou Her, was found around 3 p.m. in rural Woodville. St. Croix County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Scott Knudson said her first went missing near County Road N...
June 27, 2016 - 2:41pm
Hudson teen injured in Clifton accident
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle accident Sunday night in the town of Clifton sent a Hudson teen to the hospital with undisclosed injuries. Police responded to the intersection of County Road F and 770th Avenue at 7:24 p.m. A 2001 Volkswagen Jetta, driven by 18-year-old Massimo V....
June 27, 2016 - 9:07am
Teen falls off moving car, is struck
BAY CITY -- A Bay City teen was struck by the vehicle he had been riding on when he apparently fell off it Friday evening. Cody R. Sullivan, 17, was riding on top of a 1996 Saturn SC at about 5:03 p.m. heading south on Wabash Street in Bay City when he was ejected off the car and...
June 27, 2016 - 8:59am
June 26, 2016
Prescott woman killed in Troy motorcycle crash
TOWN OF TROY -- Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a motorcycle crash that killed a Prescott woman early Saturday morning just south of Hudson. Brooke A. Baker, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the Town of Troy by the St. Croix County Medical Examiner. St. Croix...
June 26, 2016 - 9:36am
June 20, 2016
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 15, 2016
Speeding truck rolls, causes long traffic delay
RIVER FALLS -- It took more than four hours for River Falls emergency crews, police officers and a local towing company to clear the intersection...
June 15, 2016 - 5:10pm
June 13, 2016
Crash injures Maiden Rock girl, 16
A Pierce County teenager was hospitalized Monday morning after a crash near Bay City. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the driver, a 16-year-old...
June 13, 2016 - 12:06pm