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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. Sunday
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
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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September 16, 2016
Medical condition contributes to truck crash
TOWN OF TRENTON -- An unknown medical condition may have caused a Minnesota man to lose control of his truck and crash into a ditch Thursday, Sept. 15. Police were called to the one-vehicle accident at 1:50 p.m. near the intersection of Highways 35 and 63 in the town of Trenton. Glen...
September 16, 2016 - 11:32am
September 12, 2016
Man, 46, injured in town of Trimbelle motorcycle crash
A Twin Cities man was hospitalized Saturday after a motorcycle crash in rural Pierce County. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies said 46-year-old Ross A. Sletten was taken by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Wing after a crash reported at 3:29 p.m. on County Road O in the...
September 12, 2016 - 9:21am
September 8, 2016
Truck catches fire in Spring Valley
SPRING VALLEY -- Fire and EMS were dispatched at about 12:50 p.m. Wednesday to a truck fire at W118 N. Second St. in Spring Valley. The truck...
September 8, 2016 - 7:53am
September 7, 2016
Ellsworth man trapped in Jeep after rollover
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS -- An Ellsworth man was trapped in his vehicle after it rolled several times early Wednesday morning on Highway 65. Gary...
September 7, 2016 - 11:44am
August 26, 2016
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF — A Hager City man was airlifted early Friday morning after his vehicle rolled several times near Diamond Bluff. Police...
August 26, 2016 - 9:35am
August 22, 2016
One-vehicle crash sends Plum City woman to hospital
TOWN OF UNION -- A rural Plum City woman’s vehicle vaulted over a private driveway, sending her to the hospital Tuesday morning. Pierce County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident on County Road S in the town of Union about 1.25 miles west of 370th Avenue at...
August 22, 2016 - 5:57pm
August 17, 2016
Hudson man extricated from car after being rear-ended by semi
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- A Hudson man had to be extricated from his vehicle after being rear-ended by a semi in the town of Trimbelle Tuesday night. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office responded to the two-vehicle crash at 7:37 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy. 65 and 650th Avenue between...
August 17, 2016 - 12:35pm
August 10, 2016
Faulty wiring may have sparked early morning blaze
River Falls firefighters were called to a house fire at 3:22 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at W10415 860th Ave., town of River Falls. Jeanne M. Johnson, 47, had been up getting ready for work when she smelled smoke, according to River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody. “She found...
August 10, 2016 - 10:16am
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