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PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
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EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
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Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
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May 18, 2016
Man injured in Spring Valley bicycle crash
A Spring Valley man was hospitalized Tuesday after a bicycle crash. The bicyclist, identified by Spring Valley police as Dean Rambo, was taken to River Falls Area Hospital after the crash, which occurred at about 5 p.m. at S127 McKay Ave. in Spring Valley. Spring Valley Police Chief...
May 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 16, 2016
Clifton crash sends 4 to hospital
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle crash in the town of Clifton late Saturday afternoon sent four people to area hospitals. At about 4:54 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two-vehicle crash with injury on County Road F, south of County Road MM. A green...
May 16, 2016 - 7:39am
Woman strikes parked truck after medical emergency
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A Hudson woman allegedly drove off the road and struck a parked truck at a residence late Sunday afternoon, due to a medical emergency. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one-vehicle accident near W12088 770th Ave. In the town of Clifton at about...
May 16, 2016 - 7:26am
Man airlifted after ATV flipped
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF -- A Diamond Bluff man was airlifted to Regions Hospital Saturday after the ATV he was driving flipped several times. Lance D. Jamison, 40, was taken to Regions about 4:06 p.m. Saturday by North Memorial helicopter with undisclosed injuries. He was in fair condition...
May 16, 2016 - 7:11am
May 12, 2016
Two injured in rural Spring Valley crash
Two men were hospitalized late Wednesday in a Pierce County crash that authorities said involved alcohol. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash at 9:58 p.m. at Highway 29 and County Road BB in the town of Gilman. The drivers of...
May 12, 2016 - 8:58am
May 9, 2016
Man hospitalized after motorcycle strikes guardrail
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- A Minnesota man was hospitalized after his motorcycle struck a guardrail and he was ejected Saturday afternoon. Daniel A. Southerton, 52, of Lakeville, was negotiating a curve on a 2006 Harley Davidson Super Glide while headed northbound on County Road O near...
May 9, 2016 - 7:15am
April 20, 2016
Flood Run crashes injure 2 in Wisconsin; Sheriff’s office estimates attendance at 35,000 riders
Roadside encounters with a bee and a turkey left two motorcyclists hospitalized Saturday during a heavily attended Spring Flood Run. Pierce County...
April 20, 2016 - 11:25am
April 15, 2016
UPDATE: Elmwood man killed in rollover crash identified
TOWN OF WESTON -- A 32-year-old Elmwood man was killed in a one-vehicle roll-over crash at about 12:15 p.m. Thursday in the town of Weston near...
April 15, 2016 - 4:25pm
April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota residents injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Minnesota motorcyclist and his passenger were hospitalized Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the town of Oak Grove that allegedly involved alcohol. The victims, identified by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office as driver Esa Bay, of Newport, Minn., and his passenger,...
April 4, 2016 - 11:23am
March 30, 2016
Man injured after fall from horse in Pierce County
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Tuesday after falling off a horse in rural Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 52-year-old Lance Anderson was transported to River Falls Area Hospital for back injuries -- the severity of which were not disclosed. The...
March 30, 2016 - 1:12pm
March 25, 2016
Hudson man airlifted after Red Wing-area crash
A Hudson man was airlifted after an apparent alcohol-related crash Thursday in the Red Wing area. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the crash victim as 49-year-old Jonathon S. Norman. He was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries. Troopers reported that...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am
March 23, 2016
NTSB releases information from 2015 plane crash; Incident claimed lives of four Hudson-area men
HUDSON -- The airplane crash that claimed four Hudson-area lives last year in Polk County occurred after the plane was seen performing aerobatics, according to a report issued this month by federal investigators. The National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) released factual...
March 23, 2016 - 10:36am
March 18, 2016
Funeral set for Christiansen, 23
Funeral arrangements have been set for Marya A. Christiansen, the Hager City woman who was found dead this week after the van she was driving...
March 18, 2016 - 2:16pm
March 17, 2016
Police say Christiansen missed curve, drove into water
HAGER CITY -- Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said Thursday morning that 23-year-old Marya Christiansen missed a curve in the road and drove...
March 17, 2016 - 2:47pm
Worker burned after explosion in rural St. Croix County
A Minnesota man was severely burned after a fertilizer operation inside a semi-trailer exploded Wednesday in the town of Rush River. The man, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 59-year-old Richard C. Wagner, of Big Lake, Minn., was taken to Regions Hospital...
March 17, 2016 - 12:37pm