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River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
New staff gear up for new year
crime and courts
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen S. Franson, 45
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
July 26, 2016
New county shop enters design phase
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A new Pierce County Highway Department shop in the town of El Paso has reached the design phase, confirmed Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson. The new shop and salt shed will be located on 6 acres at the intersection of County road CC and 450th Avenue. It will combine...
July 26, 2016 - 12:20pm
July 22, 2016
Land dispute continues, legislation postponed
BAY CITY -- On Wednesday, July 13, the Bay City Village Board met to discuss seasonal issues facing the village as well an on-going land dispute with private resident David Meixner. A direct legislation request was on this month’s agenda regarding the dispute. The agenda item was...
July 22, 2016 - 11:17am
July 20, 2016
Shovels break ground for new village hall
MAIDEN ROCK -- A groundbreaking ceremony took place Thursday, July 14 at the village-owned playground site on County Road S in Maiden Rock for...
July 20, 2016 - 1:41pm
July 13, 2016
Ellsworth board rejects Crossing Meadows land offer
New roof project approved for Ellsworth fire
July 13, 2016 - 1:20pm
Gov. Walker cabinet visits Maiden Rock
Representatives from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) made a trip to Maiden Rock on Monday as part of the Governor...
July 13, 2016 - 8:00am
July 12, 2016
Village attorney advises board to go eminent domain route
BAY CITY -- Bay City Village attorney Robert Loberg had quite a bit to say at the June 15 meeting about a Direct Legislation petition submitted to the village by Bay City resident Kent Carlson on behalf of a contingent of Bay City voters. According to Loberg, the request filed with...
July 12, 2016 - 9:00am
July 9, 2016
Questions linger around future of courthouse security
ELLSWORTH -- The new Pierce County jail project is raising questions about the future of security within the courthouse building in Ellsworth. When the new $18 million facility opens and the sheriff’s department moves, court proceedings will still happen in the 111-year-old historic...
July 9, 2016 - 9:00am
July 8, 2016
County board making changes to employee time off
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Board of Supervisors last week took its first steps in altering county employees' paid time off and costs associated with doctor visits and pharmacy co-pays, despite minority concerns for the employees' wallets. In an effort to comply with federal regulations,...
July 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
Pittman appointed to 2-year County Board term
PIERCE COUNTY -- Melvin Pittman, a longtime former Pierce County Board member, officially rejoined the committee June 28 after being appointed...
July 8, 2016 - 8:41am
July 4, 2016
County employees facing time off changes
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County employees paid time off and sick leave is being altered under a proposal which may cost taxpayers more, but save them from issues down the road with federal tax collectors. The resolution, hoping to strike a balance between federal requirements and employee...
July 4, 2016 - 10:00am
July 1, 2016
Wisconsin permanently bans gill nets on Lake Pepin
LAKE PEPIN -- A state panel last week permanently closed commercial gill-net fishing on Lake Pepin. The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board voted...
July 1, 2016 - 8:18am
June 30, 2016
Village claim of property hits technicality snag
BAY CITY -- An ongoing eminent domain land dispute in Bay City has taken an interesting twist, though if it means anything significant is still...
June 30, 2016 - 9:44am
June 24, 2016
City of Prescott won’t buy Steamboat Inn lot
PRESCOTT -- Prescott City Council members last week shot down an idea of purchasing the old Steamboat Inn property to turn it into a park -- a proposal outlined by a group of residents who believe a park would help drive economic development along the St. Croix riverfront. In a letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:44pm
June 23, 2016
Dozens protest Governor Walker’s invitation-only listening session in Pepin
PEPIN -- More than 40 people stood outside Pepin Village Hall Monday in hopes of attending a listening session with Gov. Scott Walker, only to...
June 23, 2016 - 2:29pm
June 21, 2016
Elmwood plans treatment plant open house
ELMWOOD -- The public is invited to an open house at the Elmwood wastewater treatment plant 1-5 p.m. Friday, June 24 where tours of the new facility will be given. Representatives from the DNR, Staab Construction, Foth Engineering and Elmwood Public Works will be hand to answer questions....
June 21, 2016 - 10:49am