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Remaining 400th street bridge demolished
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
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Nation's high court hears St. Croix County case (w/video)
Car crashes into Ellsworth home
crime and courts
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Hunter education course taking registration
WIAA boys basketball: Cards road ends at state in defeat
WIAA boys basketball: Prescott was comfortable trailing; Hamilton never wore down; What next?
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
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PIERCE COUNTY: 3/28/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 4/5/17 Hearing - Traynor permit (Residence
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 4/5/17 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/24/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Henry B. Hince, 70
Barry Anderson, 72
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Lorena M. "Rene" Sailer, 91
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Ron Kind column: Answering your questions on the Affordable Care Act
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 8, 2017)
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April 26, 2013
Two dead in mobile home fire near Lake Holcombe
LAKE HOLCOMBE - A mobile home fire in Chippewa County has killed two people, injured five more and left one person missing. Two bodies were recovered from the fire north of Holcombe and the third is presumed to be dead. The five survivors were flown by helicopter to several hospitals....
April 26, 2013 - 8:23pm
April 25, 2013
Retiring Ellsworth Police Chief started career in law enforcement early
As a police officer in his hometown, Greg Place was not only well acquainted with his "beat," but was following a family precedent. Place said...
April 25, 2013 - 10:51am
April 23, 2013
DNR finds body of missing snowmobiler
Two Wisconsin wardens with the Department of Natural Resources have found the body of a snowmobiler who went missing two months ago. Forty-three year old James Harlan Fentress was riding a snowmobile which broke through the ice February 16th. His body was identified by the Ramsey...
April 23, 2013 - 4:22pm
UPDATE: Snowy I-94 crash results in two fatalities
Two elderly Altoona residents -- Harvey Wick, age 85, and his wife, Ruth Wick, 84 -- have been identified as the individuals who died Monday night when their 1999 Buick ran off I-94 and rolled over an embankment. A passenger, Judy K. Harris, 54, of Spooner, sustained minor injuries. The...
April 23, 2013 - 6:40am
April 21, 2013
UWEC student still missing after falling into Chippewa River
EAU CLAIRE - Two days of searching the Chippewa River have produced no sign of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student David Patrick Rodgers. University police received a report of a man falling into the river from a university footbridge Friday night at about 10:45 p.m. The...
April 21, 2013 - 12:26pm
April 16, 2013
UPDATE: Local runners OK following Boston Marathon bombings
At least eight marathon runners from the New Richmond, Deer Park, Amery and Somerset areas are apparently fine, following two bomb blasts near...
April 16, 2013 - 4:37pm
Extended winter now responsible for death after car crash
NEW RICHMOND - Wisconsin's extended winter has been blamed for at least one death. 61-year-old Yeng Yang of Saint Paul was killed yesterday on an icy county road in far western Wisconsin. Saint Croix County authorities said Yang's car slid sideways on a curve, veered into the oncoming...
April 16, 2013 - 10:06am
April 4, 2013
Illinois man killed in Grant County accident
MT. IDA - A semi-truck driver was killed yesterday in a crash in far southwest Wisconsin. Grant County authorities said 38-year-old Michael Schoenbeck of Grant Park, Illinois lost control of his rig on a curve, and it struck a mailbox and a tree. Officials said Schoenbeck was not...
April 4, 2013 - 12:26pm
March 28, 2013
Car damaged in collision in Ellsworth
Car damaged in collision A two-vehicle collision on N. Maple Street (Hwy. 65) near the west entrance to the Pierce County Fairgrounds in the...
March 28, 2013 - 6:23pm
March 26, 2013
Two western Wisconsin residents die in North Dakota traffic accident
FARGO N.D. - Two western Wisconsin residents died over the weekend, after being hurt in a traffic crash on Wednesday in North Dakota. 22-year-old Kyle Truckey of Thorp in Clark County died on Friday at a hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. 23-year-old Tiffany Przybycien (prizz-bee'-shin)...
March 26, 2013 - 10:29am
March 19, 2013
Pre-dawn fire destroys riverside home near Houlton
HOULTON - Some 70 firefighters from six departments spent several hours early Sunday fighting a house fire in an isolated neighborhood overlooking...
March 19, 2013 - 11:22am
March 14, 2013
UPDATED: Complex clean-up efforts ongoing at site of fatal truck crash into Red Cedar
The difficult and dangerous cleanup of chemicals from the Red Cedar River at Menomonie continued Thursday with cleanup crews making significant...
March 14, 2013 - 4:18pm
March 12, 2013
Jury trial continues in teenager accused of killing his friends in car crash
A jury in Madison will begin its second day of deliberations to determine if a man is guilty of killing four of his friends in a car crash. 19-year-old Victor Benitez is being tried on 17 criminal charges for a one-vehicle mishap in Fitchburg almost 13 months ago. 18-year-old Jose...
March 12, 2013 - 9:56am
March 11, 2013
Pilot makes emergency landing at Red Wing airport
BAY CITY -- A plane unexpectedly landed at Red Wing (Minn.) Regional Airport after engine failure Friday. The three people on board, the pilot and two adult passengers, were safe. To determine what caused the engine to malfunction, "you have to take it apart and see what's wrong...
March 11, 2013 - 11:49am
March 10, 2013
Hager City woman dies in two-car accident Saturday
On Saturday, March 9, at 3:24 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff's Department was notified of a two-vehicle accident on Hwy 63 near 220th Avenue in the town of Trenton. After the initial investigation, it was determined a southbound vehicle driven by Kalea Stewart, 22, of rural Ellsworth...
March 10, 2013 - 12:06pm