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Bottom line: Library needs more money
RF on path to add swinging bridge to national list of historic places
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
Is the West Coast of WI the new Door County?
crime and courts
Prescott soaked 34-0 in Homecoming loss
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Panthers play hard, but lose to SCC
Elmwood improves to 8-9 on the season after going 2-1 last week
Cardinals vplleyball sweeps Durand
Prescott Homecoming takes the stage
Ellsworth shares Homecoming event roster
Cardinal pride reigns during Homecoming Week
Tackling Alzheimer’s in memory of grandpa
Prescott Hall of Fame inducts ‘inaugural 7’
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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/28/16 Special Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF TRENTON: 9/29/16 Special Meeting - Transportation Issues
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 9/22/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/27/16 Board Meeting Agenda
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Kay L. Beder, 49
Virginia Ruth Lecheler, 86
Jean Marie Peterson, 65
John J. "Jack" Klecker, 79
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
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December 1, 2015
Overnight semi crash closes Highway 65 in rural River Falls
The main artery connecting River Falls with Ellsworth was shut down for more than two hours overnight Monday after a semi-trailer crash. The crash did not result in any injuries to the driver, but did leave Highway 65 closed from 11:52 p.m. Monday until 2:22 a.m. Tuesday. According...
December 1, 2015 - 7:59am
November 24, 2015
Wisconsin deer harvest up 15%; Drunk driver suspected in death of Amish man; 11 more state news stories
Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season is off to a much better start than a year ago. The Department of Natural Resources says 119,495 deer were taken in the opening weekend of the nine-day hunt. That's 15.5% more than in 2014. The statewide buck harvest was up almost 13%, while the...
November 24, 2015 - 9:21am
Wilson man injured in Pierce County crash
Pierce County authorities said alcohol was likely a factor in a crash last weekend that left a St. Croix County man injured. According to a Pierce County Sheriff’s Office news release, deputies were called at 12:47 a.m. Saturday to a report of a vehicle in a ditch on Highway...
November 24, 2015 - 8:53am
November 9, 2015
UPDATE: passengers ID'd in Roberts crash
A River Falls woman was killed and three others were injured Sunday afternoon in a head-on collision on Highway 65 in Roberts. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office identified the deceased as 61-year-old Bonny J. Britton. She was pronounced dead on the scene by the St. Croix County...
November 9, 2015 - 11:16am
October 28, 2015
Possible road rage crash sends one to hospital
A possible road rage incident Tuesday in the Town of Ellsworth sent one man to the hospital after his car went in the ditch. Pierce County...
October 28, 2015 - 8:31am
October 14, 2015
Home destroyed in Sunday fire
Fire destroyed a home in Diamond Bluff Sunday afternoon. The Ellsworth Fire Department was called at 1:13 p.m. to W9710 290th Ave., the property...
October 14, 2015 - 11:53am
October 12, 2015
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crashes
Two Minnesota men were injured in separate motorcycle crashes Sunday in Pierce County. The first crash was reported just before 4 p.m. on 170th Avenue and Highway 35 in Hager City. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Edward Withuski from Brooklyn...
October 12, 2015 - 8:16am
October 5, 2015
River Falls couple, Prescott man injured in separate crashes
A rural River Falls man and his wife were injured Saturday after the car they were in was rearended by a charter bus. According to a Pierce County Sheriff’s Office new release, Donald Miner, 73, and Mary Miner, 71, were taken by personal vehicle to an area hospital with non-life...
October 5, 2015 - 8:07am
October 1, 2015
UPDATE: Identity of victim in Wednesday's collision released
Eugene H. Sempf, 73, was the man who died Wednesday morning after a dump truck struck his pickup truck in the town of Glenwood. Online court records show Sempf's address as 1418 Red Hawk Ct. in New Richmond. Sempf apparently failed to stop or pulled from a stop sign on 130th Avenue...
October 1, 2015 - 8:32am
September 21, 2015
Minnesota motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
A Minnesota woman was hospitalized Saturday after the motorcycle she was on crashed into a ditch in the town of Salem. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, 42-year-old St. Paul Park resident Jodi L. Anderson was injured in a crash reported at 5:55 p.m. Saturday,...
September 21, 2015 - 8:00am
September 14, 2015
Spring Valley woman among 3 injured in Friday crash
A Spring Valley woman was one of three people hospitalized Friday after a two-vehicle crash on the St. Croix-Dunn county line that allegedly involved alcohol. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, troopers responded at 8:59 p.m. to a crash on Highway 29 near County Road PP...
September 14, 2015 - 9:03am
September 4, 2015
Motorcycle rider injured in rural Spring Valley crash
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Thursday after his motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck in rural Spring Valley. According to The Pierce...
September 4, 2015 - 10:52am
August 26, 2015
Two from Prescott injured in town of Troy crash
Alcohol was believed to be a factor in a Thursday crash in the town of Troy that left four people hospitalized -- two of whom were seriously...
August 26, 2015 - 2:06pm
August 19, 2015
Lightning strike forces Pierce County to re-route 911 calls
A neighboring county has stepped up to handle 911 calls after a lightning strike temporarily disabled services in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that St. Croix County has been handling 911 calls since late Monday after a lightning strike on...
August 19, 2015 - 8:53am