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Wisconsin Farmers Union sends survey on low dairy prices
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
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
Corpse flower set to bloom at UWRF
The strength of a community to be documented in film
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
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PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/7/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/6/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids - TRI Project #14901
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/16/16, Cleary Building Corp., Ellsworth, WI
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen Sue Franson, 45
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
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July 15, 2016
Woman, 65, injured after crash in rural Prescott
A Watertown, Wis., woman was hospitalized Thursday after a rollover crash in rural Prescott. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called at 6:25 p.m. to Highway 35 near 1200th Street in the town of Oak Grove for a crash with a person trapped inside. The driver,...
July 15, 2016 - 9:05am
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 6, 2016
Storms pound Pierce, St. Croix counties; freak deer mishap kills Minnesota motorist; Superior trailer park residents told they must move; eight more state news stories
More than 10,000 electric customers throughout Wisconsin are without power Wednesday morning in the wake of heavy wind storms. Scattered outages remained Wednesday morning in St. Croix and Pierce counties, where storms inundated the area with reports of flash flooding and lightning...
July 6, 2016 - 8:47am
June 14, 2016
Milberg competent for trial, judge decides
ELLSWORTH -- A Pierce County judge ruled last week that an amnesic Centuria woman charged with three counts of vehicular homicide is competent...
News/crime and courts
June 14, 2016 - 9:20am
June 13, 2016
Crash injures Maiden Rock girl, 16
A Pierce County teenager was hospitalized Monday morning after a crash near Bay City. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the driver, a 16-year-old...
June 13, 2016 - 12:06pm
May 18, 2016
Man injured in Spring Valley bicycle crash
A Spring Valley man was hospitalized Tuesday after a bicycle crash. The bicyclist, identified by Spring Valley police as Dean Rambo, was taken to River Falls Area Hospital after the crash, which occurred at about 5 p.m. at S127 McKay Ave. in Spring Valley. Spring Valley Police Chief...
May 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota residents injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Minnesota motorcyclist and his passenger were hospitalized Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the town of Oak Grove that allegedly involved alcohol. The victims, identified by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office as driver Esa Bay, of Newport, Minn., and his passenger,...
April 4, 2016 - 11:23am
March 30, 2016
Man injured after fall from horse in Pierce County
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Tuesday after falling off a horse in rural Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 52-year-old Lance Anderson was transported to River Falls Area Hospital for back injuries -- the severity of which were not disclosed. The...
March 30, 2016 - 1:12pm
March 18, 2016
Funeral set for Christiansen, 23
Funeral arrangements have been set for Marya A. Christiansen, the Hager City woman who was found dead this week after the van she was driving...
March 18, 2016 - 2:16pm
March 17, 2016
Worker burned after explosion in rural St. Croix County
A Minnesota man was severely burned after a fertilizer operation inside a semi-trailer exploded Wednesday in the town of Rush River. The man, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 59-year-old Richard C. Wagner, of Big Lake, Minn., was taken to Regions Hospital...
March 17, 2016 - 12:37pm
March 7, 2016
Authorities: medical emergency preceded Pierce County crash
A 50-year-old motorist sustained minor injuries after his vehicle crashed Saturday morning in rural Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 5:17 a.m. at County Road A and 370th Avenue in the town of Salem, where deputies discovered...
March 7, 2016 - 8:00am
February 29, 2016
Two hospitalized after crash in rural River Falls
Two people were hospitalized Friday after the vehicles they were driving collided on Highway 65 in River Falls. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, River Falls resident Rebecca C. Keller, 63, was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital with undisclosed injuries....
February 29, 2016 - 8:15am
January 25, 2016
Workplace accident suspected in death of Baldwin man
A worker at a Woodville-based business died Friday after a suspected workplace accident. Woodville Police Chief Lori Hetfeld said in a news release that officers were called at 2:27 p.m. to St. Croix Castings for a workplace incident. Baldwin resident Brian Dennis Omann, 41, was pronounced...
January 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
December 22, 2015
Teen rescued from burning car after Pierce County crash
A Woodville teenager whose vehicle was struck head-on Tuesday in rural Pierce County was pulled from her burning car before later being hospitalized. Nadia Lamperta, 18, was taken to Baldwin Area Hospital after a crash reported at 7:40 a.m. on County Road B and 850th Avenue in the...
December 22, 2015 - 2:16pm
Van crashes, overturns with 5 teens inside in Pierce County
One of five teenagers riding in a minivan that crashed and overturned early Tuesday in the town of Oak Grove was hospitalized. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded at 2:10 a.m. to Highway 35 near 468th Avenue for a one-vehicle rollover. Deputies arrived...
December 22, 2015 - 9:15am