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Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Driver trapped in car after Elmwood rollover
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
Spring Valley board approves number of lots for Red Fox
Myklebust and Livingston-Anderson awarded SARE grants
crime and courts
MBC baseball roundup: Matzek delivers walk off for Ellsworth
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Prep baseball roundup: Spring Valley 10-runs Pepin/Alma
Prep softball roundup: Ellsworth can't keep pace with BW
Prep baseball roundup: Plum City snaps losing streak
Spring Valley Cardinals
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 5/1/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 4/28/17 Town Roads Review
TOWN OF EL PASO: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/3/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 3/14/17 Meeting Minutes
Robert A. Gutting, 66
Marland M. Magee, 81
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Gabriel F. Sallander, 36
Jim Wall, 73
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
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January 14, 2017
No complaints filed formally against SV administration
SPRING VALLEY -- Despite accusations on a petition and social media page aimed at replacing a Spring Valley school administrator and school board members, Spring Valley School District Superintendent Dr. Donald J. Haack said no formal complaints against any of those individuals have...
January 14, 2017 - 8:00am
January 11, 2017
Election filings bring five races so far
PIERCE COUNTY -- The deadline for filing candidacy papers to appear on the Tuesday, April 4 ballot passed at 5 p.m. Jan. 3, with five races developing so far in Pierce County. Filings indicate contests will take place in the villages of Elmwood and Ellsworth, the city of River Falls,...
January 11, 2017 - 9:14am
January 10, 2017
Ellsworth housing development is a no-go
ELLSWORTH -- A proposed affordable housing project in Ellsworth has come to a grinding halt. Ellsworth Village Board members revealed at the Jan. 9 meeting that Impact Seven, a private nonprofit corporation specializing in economic development, housing development and property management,...
January 10, 2017 - 1:19pm
January 3, 2017
Top 10 stories of 2016: New county jail, sheriff’s dept. break ground
ELLSWORTH -- After decades of debate and deliberation, Pierce County officials broke ground for a new sheriff’s department and jail facility...
January 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
Top 10 stories of 2016: Small town politics heat up Bay City
BAY CITY -- The Jan. 11 caucus at Bay City Village Hall will see at least three newcomers hoping to get on the April 4 ballot for village board...
January 3, 2017 - 2:50pm
Top 10 stories of 2016: Scott Walker is all ears in Elmwood
ELMWOOD -- Gov. Scott Walker visited the Elmwood Auditorium Tuesday, May 31 for an invite-only listening session as part of his “2020 Vision...
January 3, 2017 - 2:34pm
Top 10 stories of 2016: Village hall completed despite opposition
MAIDEN ROCK -- The first Maiden Rock Village Board meeting was held in the new village hall in December, but not before months of controversy...
January 3, 2017 - 2:31pm
December 30, 2016
Pierce County, Sheriff’s department agree on deal
ELLSWORTH -- Collective bargaining agreements between the county and the Labor Association of Wisconsin were the main topic of the Tuesday, Dec. 20 Finance & Personnel Committee and Pierce County Board meetings. The board voted unanimously to approve two resolutions for the Sheriff...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
December 27, 2016
New website on village wish list
SPRING VALLEY -- The Spring Valley Village Board is looking at other municipal websites to glean ideas for revamping the Spring Valley webpage. Trustee Rich O’Connell attended a state-hosted seminar, and is convinced a new user friendly and eye-catching website will make a difference....
December 27, 2016 - 2:40pm
December 26, 2016
Citizen journalist requests traffic study
ELMWOOD -- "Elmwood Citizen Journalist" Rick Talford wants a traffic study done on State Highway 72 in Elmwood. He said residents have complained to him about people speeding into town on the state road, putting children in danger waiting at bus stops. Talford has a tumultuous relationship...
December 26, 2016 - 3:01pm
Citizen accuses board of budget misleading; village officials say he ‘doesn’t understand’ budget
ELMWOOD -- Frustration was apparent in trustees and the village clerk at the Dec. 12 Elmwood Village Board meeting as comments ping-ponged between a citizen and the board about the village’s 2017 and 2016 budgets.
December 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
Ellsworth man faces felony child sex assault charges
ELLSWORTH -- A 31-year-old Ellsworth man is facing felony charges of repeated sexual assault of a child and incest in Pierce County Circuit Court....
December 26, 2016 - 11:00am
Residents weary of bridge being out
TOWN OF SALEM -- A standing-room-only crowd complained to the Salem Town Board Tuesday, Dec. 13, about a bridge that has been washed out since...
December 26, 2016 - 8:00am
December 24, 2016
New laptop software will save time for police
PRESCOTT -- Time has always been one of the highest priorities for the Prescott Police Department. Now, thanks to a Prescott City Council decision on Dec. 18, the police will receive a software program to help save time and get officers back out onto the streets helping people. The...
December 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 22, 2016
Chance to speak denied; an alternative trail option
BAY CITY -- Bay City resident David Meixner requested a spot on the Dec. 14 Bay City Village Board agenda. He wanted to present some ideas for...
December 22, 2016 - 2:50pm