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Barn fire kills 11 pigs in Trimbelle
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Three SVE seniors all place at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Sanford takes fourth at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
Spring Valley Cardinals
Stagehands bring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' alive
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 3/6/17 Meeting Agenda
AD FOR BIDS: Spring Valley School District, WI - Ext. Concrete & Site Lighting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/4/17 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/8/17 Traffic Safety Commission Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/6/17 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy E. Cudd, 89
Cody James Martin-Skulski, 25
Terrance E."Terry" Shafer, 62
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
February 23, 2017
County denies proposed Oak Grove shooting range
ELLSWORTH -- “Be succinct with your words,” Pierce County Land Management Committee Chair Joe Fetzer said as he opened the Feb. 15 hearing...
February 23, 2017 - 8:22am
February 22, 2017
Strong neighbor support displayed in dog request
Elmwood Village Board Elmwood resident Scott Anderson, along with a number of neighbors, appeared before the Elmwood Village Board at its Feb. 13 meeting to express his desire to own a third dog and go through the process of obtaining a kennel license.
February 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
Village approves selling water to Huppert Utility
Ellsworth Ray Huppert Utility customers may have a light at the end of a long, watery tunnel. The Ellsworth Village Board voted for the village...
February 22, 2017 - 9:43am
February 18, 2017
Playground meeting set to gather ideas
Maiden Rock Village Board Maiden Rock parents are encouraged to attend a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the new village hall to discuss the future of the town's playground. Trustee Steve Pomahatch has taken it upon himself to send notices to area parents. Those interested...
February 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 15, 2017
Challengers dismayed at latest ballot development
Bay City Three Bay City men have filed complaints with the Wisconsin Elections Commission after learning they will not be on the April 4 ballot...
February 15, 2017 - 9:46am
February 8, 2017
Village edges closer to taking over Huppert Water Utility
ELLSWORTH -- The Ellsworth Village Board voted unanimously Monday, Feb. 6, to hire a law firm experienced in dealing with the Public Service Commission to represent the village in preparing a purchase agreement between the village and Ray Huppert Utility, Inc. Boardman & Clark...
February 8, 2017 - 4:19pm
February 7, 2017
Diving into expensive water system repairs
Spring Valley Village Board At its Wednesday, Feb. 1 meeting, the Spring Valley Village Board unanimously voted to hear bids on a new well, water...
February 7, 2017 - 9:36pm
February 2, 2017
Questions arise about school board president authority
SPRING VALLEY -- Not all Spring Valley School Board members were aware of a school board statement made to the media in December supporting a...
February 2, 2017 - 3:50pm
February 1, 2017
New jail facility: Stocking the building for occupancy
Pierce County Board As the opening of the new Pierce County Sheriff's Department/Jail approaches, building supplies are getting stocked in preparation. On Oct. 27, Xcel Energy's Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant provided $53,193 in funding to Pierce County for a new emergency...
February 1, 2017 - 3:32pm
January 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Beloit College leader after threats: ‘Let us reject hate;' UW advises Muslim students not to leave U.S.; and 11 more state news stories
BELOIT -- Beloit College president Scott Bierman tells his campus community, "Let us reject hate together." That's after threats against two students at campus dorm rooms since last Friday. The private school says an anti-Semitic note was slipped past the door of a student's room...
January 31, 2017 - 7:36am
January 30, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State will soon seek Medicaid changes for childless adults; Feds: State ACT exam inadequate for federal accountability; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Childless adults would pay more for Medicaid, take drug tests and have their coverage limited to four years in a request the state will soon make to the Trump administration. State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz tells the Wisconsin State Journal the feds will soon be...
January 30, 2017 - 8:53am
January 23, 2017
Taking out the trash: rates change in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH -- The Ellsworth Village Board unanimously approved a garbage removal 1.9 percent “cost of living” price increase at the Jan. 9 meeting. Effective April 1, stickers will no longer be available for residents to purchase for garbage disposal. All residents will be required...
January 23, 2017 - 8:00am
January 18, 2017
New county-wide mass notification system in play
ELLSWORTH -- As of Jan. 1, Pierce County has a new mass notification system from which to send emergency alerts through several forms of media. Pierce County Emergency Management Director Gary Brown said the county has had a mass notification system for many years, but upgraded to...
January 18, 2017 - 4:14pm
January 17, 2017
Caucus identifies challengers for Bay City board
BAY CITY -- A man involved in a proposed nature trail dispute with the village of Bay City will be on the April 4 ballot for Bay City Village...
January 17, 2017 - 1:50pm
Greater St. Croix Valley Legislative Day set for Feb. 8
MADISON -- Leaders from Dunn, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties will travel to the state capitol in Madison on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for the annual Greater St. Croix Valley Legislative Day.
January 17, 2017 - 7:00am