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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Erickson Oil acquired by CrossAmerica Partners
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Dec. 19, 2014
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Ellsworth boys' basketball team snags first win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' Bulaga questionable for Sunday's game
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Neil C. Jones, 74
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Dorothy Lenore Ottman, 90
Logan Jacob Hinrichs, 14
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August 25, 2014
Town debate: Buy brush chipper, or not?
At its Aug. 18 regular meeting, the River Falls Town Board continued discussing whether buying a brush chipper would be a wise investment. The cost of a new one chipper is $11,500. Resident Mark Leier, W10197 Highway 29, asked how much it would cost to repair the town’s...
news / government
August 25, 2014 - 12:04pm
June 19, 2013
Former Viking to read from his new children's book
Alan Page, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota Viking football player, along with his daughter, Kamie Page, will read from their new children's book "Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky." The reading will be at Cultural Cloth in downtown...
life / arts and entertainment
June 19, 2013 - 12:36pm
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...
news / accidents
June 19, 2013 - 8:01am
June 13, 2013
June is Dairy Month, celebrate with breakfast at Rolling Acres farm
Randy and Lori Larson of LoRan Rolling Acres farm south of Plum City, will be hosting this year's June Dairy Breakfast in Pierce County on Saturday,...
events / food / life
June 13, 2013 - 12:43pm
June 12, 2013
ShopKo Hometown coming to Ellsworth
GREEN BAY -- Today (Tuesday) Shopko announced plans to open five new Shopko Hometown stores. The stores, located in Afton, Wyoming, St. Peter, Minnesota and Winneconne, Ellsworth and Tomahawk, Wisconsin, are expected to open in late fall 2013.
news / business /
June 12, 2013 - 3:30pm
When power fails, lines are down, cell phones jammed, ham radio can save the day
The SCVRA consists of amateur radio operators (or Hams as they are commonly known) from River Falls, Hudson, Baldwin, Hammond, New Richmond,...
June 12, 2013 - 3:12pm
Traynor turns in the keys after 32 years
Over a recent week, Wisconsin State Trooper Bill Traynor conducted what he termed with a grin--his "goodbye tour," stopping at area police departments and a few businesses to say thank you for their support and bid farewell. "I feel good," said Traynor, 53. "I could continue to do...
June 12, 2013 - 10:15am
Crime and Court Roundup: Eight-year-old Fond du Lac boy unharmed after thief steals van with him in it
Police in Fond du Lac are looking for a man who stole a van with an eight-year-old boy in the backseat. The child was dropped off unharmed about a mile south of where the vehicle was stolen. As of late yesterday, police were still looking for both the thief and the vehicle. Holly...
June 12, 2013 - 9:32am
June 11, 2013
Area TU chapter wins grant for Trimbelle restoration
The Hudson-based Kiap-TU-Wish chapter of Trout Unlimited has been awarded a $5,000 Embrace-A-Stream grant to help fund a continuing habitat restoration project on the Trimbelle River, off CTH W, about five miles south of River Falls. The chapter is calling the project "Bring Back...
news / outdoors
June 11, 2013 - 10:21am
June 10, 2013
Join a band, the community band, rehearsals start this week
The St. Croix Valley Community Band rehearsals begins Thursday, June 13, at Hudson Middle School. Open to anyone interested in building community through music, the group rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m. Four concerts are slated throughout the St. Croix Valley...
events / life
June 10, 2013 - 1:22pm
June 6, 2013
UPDATE: Victim in boating accident was New Richmond man
A 40-year-old New Richmond man who served as harbor-master at the Windmill Marina in Afton has been indentified as the individual who died as a result of a boating accident which occurred just before midnight Wednesday, June 5th, upstream from Prescott. David J. Riley, was initially...
news / accidents
June 6, 2013 - 12:56pm
June 5, 2013
Judge says no to new trial in sexual assault civil case
A second trial has been denied in a lawsuit that sought monetary damages from a substitute teacher who sexually abused a 13-year-old Pierce County boy in 2007. In a decision filed May 24, Judge Joseph Boles refused to set aside the jury's decision in the case filed on behalf of the...
June 5, 2013 - 4:16pm
Rock on with Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders; 'Chill on the Hill' starts June 18
Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders will be the first featured performance of this summer's Chill on the Hill free Tuesday concert series presented by UW-River Falls. Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders will perform at 7 p.m.
June 5, 2013 - 3:05pm
First open house at River Bluffs History Center
The year's first open house at the River Bluffs History Center in Bay City, operated by the Pierce County Historical Association will take place this weekend June 8-9, Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Watch for signs on the highway in Bay City pointing the way...
June 5, 2013 - 2:40pm
City of Hudson to allow backyard hens
Maybe it was fate. Monday, June 3, was National Egg Day, the spokespersons for Hudson Urban Chickens said at the start of their presentation to the City Council that evening. Half an hour later, members of the group seeking permission to keep laying hens in their backyards erupted...
news / government
June 5, 2013 - 8:17am