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Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
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Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
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Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
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Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
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NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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
Real Estate Showcase
July 8, 2013
UPDATE: Two hospitalized after Sunday morning incident
Two elderly passengers were injured Sunday morning when a woman lost control of the car she was driving and struck several mailboxes and a tree in Pierce County. Due to a medical condition, Janet K. Wuorenma, 55, Prescott, lost control of her vehicle, injuring a female passenger...
July 8, 2013 - 9:05am
July 6, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Another law signed by Gov. Walker another lawsuit pending
MADISON - A long legal battle may be in store for the state and civil liberty groups. Governor Scott Walker signed a bill yesterday that would require an ultrasound before an abortion. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed a lawsuit in federal...
July 6, 2013 - 9:29am
July 4, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Genoa man killed in tugboat accident on Mississippi River
LA CROSSE - A southwest Wisconsin man was found dead yesterday in a tugboat that crashed over the roller gates of a Mississippi River lock near La Crosse, and tipped over. The body of 22-year-old Tyler Trussoni of Genoa was recovered from the second deck of the Megan Mc-“B,” about...
July 4, 2013 - 9:37am
July 3, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Fourth of July the deadliest day of the year on Minnesota roads
The Fourth of July has become the deadliest day of the year on Minnesota roads. There have been 19 road deaths on Independence Day during the...
News/crime and courts
July 3, 2013 - 9:47am
July 1, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS BRIEFS: St. Louis County authorities looking for driver of hit-and-run crash
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- Saint Louis County authorities are looking for the driver in a one-vehicle crash near Virginia that injured a passenger and killed a dog. Twenty-eight-year-old Aaron Ross of Virginia was hurt in the rollover accident early Saturday and remains hospitalized...
July 1, 2013 - 3:49pm
WISCONSIN STATE NEWS BRIEFS: New charges for inmate who attacked officers at Lincoln County jail
MERRILL - New charges are being considered against a Lincoln County Jail inmate who allegedly attacked three correctional officers. The incident was reported yesterday morning at the jail in Merrill. Officers were called to the cell-block after learning that a 28-year-old Waupun man...
July 1, 2013 - 11:06am
June 19, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover
PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash. Authorities were notified of the accident, said to be just onto the Minnesota side of the crossing, at about 7:50...
June 19, 2013 - 8:01am
June 18, 2013
Ellsworth woman injured in three-car accident Monday night
An Ellsworth woman was injured in a three-car accident Monday night. Craig Borst, 39, Ellsworth, was eastbound on Hwy. 10 in the Town of Trimbelle when he struck a southbound vehicle, operated by Lois Melstrom, 73, when she turned from the westbound lane of 10, southbound across...
June 18, 2013 - 9:53am
June 14, 2013
River Falls teen hurt in car crash
Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured driver as Jonathan R. Meyer. He was driving a...
June 14, 2013 - 9:39am
May 31, 2013
Car-deer crashes pick up in June
Motorists are advised to be on the lookout for deer this time of year as does search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their...
May 31, 2013 - 10:54am
November 23, 2012
Nov. 23, 2012: UPDATE 3: River Falls woman killed in Hwy. 35 crash at Hudson
A 22-year-old River Falls woman lost her life in a one-car crash Friday afternoon on Hwy. 35 in Hudson. Emergency responders found Myrrhia J...
November 23, 2012 - 4:10pm
February 5, 2012
No injuries reported after train derails in Red Wing
A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Red Wing on Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported after 19 empty cars left the tracks...
February 5, 2012 - 2:53pm
February 1, 2012
Two uninjured after ATV goes through Lake Pepin ice
A Wisconsin couple were uninjured after the ATV they were riding on went through the ice on Lake Pepin Sunday morning, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office reported. Gerald Todd, 49, and his wife, both of Fountain City, were riding out to their ice fishing site at about 7:44 a.m....
February 1, 2012 - 10:00am
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
UPDATE: Woman who died on Barn Bluff identified
One person died after falling on Barn Bluff Monday afternoon, the Red Wing Fire Department reported. Mavis Knudson, 75, of Edina, Minn., was hiking on the north trail coming back from the west overlook when she fell shortly before noon. She was pronounced dead at the scene, the...
September 5, 2011 - 4:34pm