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TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
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Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
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July 20, 2015
Crews rescue victim on back channel bridge
A person was rescued Sunday night on the Mississippi River back channel bridge on Highway 63 in the town of Trenton. According to Red Wing police, firefighters responded to a mutual aid request from Pierce County authorities for person stranded under the bridge. Red Wing firefighters...
July 20, 2015 - 8:19am
July 13, 2015
Minnesota man injured in motorcycle crash
A Twin Cities man was injured Saturday after his motorcycle crashed in rural Prescott. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded at 12:31 p.m. for a crash at County Road QQ and 550th Avenue in the town of Oak Grove. Deputies learned driver Mark...
July 13, 2015 - 1:46pm
July 6, 2015
Beldenville man injured in ATV crash
Pierce County sheriff’s deputies said alcohol was likely a factor in a Sunday ATV crash that left a Beldenville man injured. Deputies were called at 12:56 a.m. to an ATV crash on County Road J near Highway 65 in the town of Trimbelle. According to a Pierce County Sheriff’s...
July 6, 2015 - 8:09am
Ellsworth barn goes up in flames
Fireworks or a nearby bonfire were the likely culprits in a barn fire reported Sunday in Ellsworth. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 3:06 a.m. to N4207 710th St. for a report of a barn on fire. Officers arrived to find the barn’s roof in flames; everyone was...
July 6, 2015 - 8:00am
Ellsworth man dies in tractor-related accident
An Ellsworth man died Friday in a tractor-related incident in the town of Salem. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, Travis Anderson, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident on County Road A, just south of Highway 10. Pierce County deputies...
July 6, 2015 - 7:52am
March 4, 2015
Facebook chatting/texting listed as factor in 2013 accident
A 34-year-old Centuria woman was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court Friday, Feb. 27 with three felony counts of homicide by negligent operation/vehicle...
News/crime and courts
March 4, 2015 - 9:56am
February 21, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Madison man arrested for gunfire at blood bank
MADISON - Madison police are holding a 19-year-old man in custody after a shot was fired at Interstate Blood and Plasma Friday afternoon. Aquan Bell is charged with causing injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon. Investigators say it appears that Bell was at the east-side...
February 21, 2015 - 9:45am
February 19, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire kills four-year old in St. Paul
ST. PAUL - Mystery surrounds the death of a four-year-old St. Paul girl who was killed in a fire. Fire officials announced yesterday that they were unable to determine the exact cause of the blaze. NtshiaLiag Yang died earlier this month. The victim's father was able to rescue...
February 19, 2015 - 7:55am
February 5, 2015
Prescott police searching for armed fugitive
PRESCOTT - The Prescott Police Department is searching for an armed fugitive who threatened a Prescott police officer last Saturday night. The fugitive is a male driver of a vehicle which was traveling southbound on Hwy. 35 south of Kinnickinnic St. Around 9:39 p.m., this vehicle...
February 5, 2015 - 8:16am
January 31, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Budget proposal includes $1.3 billion in loans
MADISON - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker reportedly will introduce a plan Tuesday to borrow $1.3 billion dollars to pay for transportation projects needed over the next two years. There is some question about how well his fellow Republican members of the Legislature will react...
January 31, 2015 - 8:59am
January 16, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Teen wanted for Illinois murder arrested at Winona High School
WINONA -- The teen suspect in an Illinois murder was arrested yesterday at Winona High School. Winona Police say a detective with the Maywood, Illinois Police Department called them Wednesday, believing the 16-year-old murder suspect was in town. Local officers searched all...
January 16, 2015 - 3:03pm
December 15, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target lawyers cite wiretapping decision in fight against data breach lawsuit
MINNEAPOLIS -- Millions of Target customers whose personal information was stolen by hackers just before Christmas last year may not get a judgment in their favor if the court sides with corporate lawyers, who are citing a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The high court ruled...
December 15, 2014 - 5:48pm
December 10, 2014
Investigation states Baures died from severe head injuries in FC bar and grill
FOUNTAIN CITY - A waitress died from severe head injuries, after she got caught in a food elevator at a western Wisconsin restaurant. Fountain City Police have completed their investigation into the death of 21-year-old Brooke Baures of Chetek. She was working at the Wing-Dam...
December 10, 2014 - 10:14am
December 7, 2014
Man arrested, sibling hauled to hospital after Saturday crash
An Ellsworth man was arrested for OWI Saturday afternoon, Dec. 6, and his passenger was sent to an area hospital following a one-vehicle crash, east of Ellsworth. Floriberto Perez-Sanchez, age not given, of rural Elmwood -- the passenger in an F-150 Ford pickup -- was transported...
December 7, 2014 - 7:55pm
December 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Chetek woman found dead in Fountain City restaurant
FOUNTAIN CITY - Authorities in western Wisconsin are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a food elevator at a restaurant in Fountain City. An employee found dead in a food elevator at a western Wisconsin restaurant is identified as 21-year-old Brooke...
December 2, 2014 - 4:26pm