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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One in four Wisconsinites have debts reported to collection agencies
UPDATE: Lights are back on in Hudson; crows to blame
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Ventura wins defamation lawsuit
Sailer's brings home top honor from national convention
crime and courts
Matzek to leave Augsburg, return to Ellsworth and coach wrestling
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers look to even series with Rays
Ellsworth Legion team loses in Gopher State League finals
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Former Brewer prospect shuts down old club as Tampa Bay wins 2-1
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Twins open road trip in Kansas City
PCHA asks records of military be shared
RFAH recognized nationally
Eye Mobile to provide vision screening at the Fair
Pepin County Fair this weekend in Arkansaw
Vacation Bible School next week at Prairie View
arts and entertainment
Esther E. Lamon, 94
Duane Hillstead, 73
Dr. Stanley E. Sobottka, 83
Joan M. Grizzle, 60
Richard A. M. Kruger, 70
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/17/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/16/14 REVISED Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 7/24/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/24/14 Board of Adjustment Committee Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/22/14 Personnel Committee Meeting
Old Cowbelle: I am rich!
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
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May 19, 2013
UPDATE: Eau Claire woman airlifted following motorcycle crash
PLUM CITY - A 21-year-old Eau Claire woman was airlifted from the Plum City High School football field late Saturday morning following a motorcycle accident on Hwy. 10, in the town of Union, north of the village. Pierce County sheriff's deputies were advised of the crash, described...
news / accidents
May 19, 2013 - 3:50pm
May 17, 2013
Goliath Challenge set for Saturday
The second annual Goliath Challenge, a 5K obstacle race, is Saturday, May 18, at the Badlands Snopark in Hudson to raise funds for Feed My Starving...
outdoors / life
May 17, 2013 - 7:59am
May 16, 2013
St. Croix parks to have open house, state parks plan free days
St. Croix County will host a County Parks Open House Day Sunday, June 2, for all park visitors. The Open House Day offers free vehicle admission for all visitors into the county's three staffed parks - Glen Hills Park, Troy Beach and Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake. (Additional...
outdoors / life
May 16, 2013 - 10:24am
May 15, 2013
UPDATED(4:20 p.m.) Hotline established for individuals affected by Germann Road fire
GORDON -- The Department of Natural Resources has established a hotline which residents potentially impacted by the Germann Road Fire in Douglas County can call to learn about the status of their homes and property. The phone number, 715-376-4185, will connect residents directly...
news / outdoors
May 15, 2013 - 3:07pm
Area state senator greets Dalai Lama
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) welcomed the Dalai Lama to Wisconsin Tuesday, May 14, during his two-day visit to Madison to give a teaching, take part in a panel discussion at UW-Madison and address a joint session of the State Legislature. Said Harsdorf about the encounter:...
religion / government / education
May 15, 2013 - 11:42am
Hwy. 35 crash results in injury, citation
The commute home to River Falls at the intersection of southbound Hwy. 35 and Radio Road was slowed late Tuesday afternoon, May 14, by a car vs. motorcycle collision. The injured motorcyclist, Michael D. Fisher, Jr., 33, Hammond, was heading south toward River Falls when a 1996 Honda...
news / accidents
May 15, 2013 - 10:01am
May 14, 2013
NGI plea expected in school arson case
The man accused of setting fire to a Roberts school will likely enter a not guilty by reason of insanity plea, said his attorney Monday (May 13). During a brief hearing Monday afternoon, St.
May 14, 2013 - 8:54am
May 13, 2013
UPDATE: I-94 reopened following semi rollover
Authorities reopened eastbound I-94 just east of the Roberts exit about 10 a.m., Monday, just 75 minutes after a semi unit hauling utility poles...
May 13, 2013 - 9:08am
May 9, 2013
Eau Galle campground closed due to storm damage
SPRING VALLEY--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, closed its Highland Ridge Campground at the Eau Galle Dam and Recreation...
May 9, 2013 - 1:53pm
Driver found dead after semi strays off I-94 near Woodville
A truck driver from Redgranite was dead at the scene of a crash Wednesday evening near Woodville after his truck drifted off I-94, ran through a fence and came to rest in a field. The State Patrol identified the driver as Robert H. Groskreutz, 57. Redgranite is a town of 2,100 located...
news / accidents
May 9, 2013 - 7:38am
May 8, 2013
Clifton residents rally to stop winery/restaurant
An outpouring of Clifton town citizens overflowed the Town Board's regular meeting Tuesday, May 7, to argue and petition against a proposed winery and restaurant. Shannon and Angela Zimmerman, W10887 875th Ave., want to open Bellevinez Vineyard & Winery.
news / government
May 8, 2013 - 1:04pm
UPDATED: One injured in motorcycle crash Tuesday evening
A Beldenville man who crashed his motorcycle after hitting a deer was airlifted from the Trimbelle Recreation Area in the town of Trimbelee mid-evening Tuesday. Walter Sorensen, 67, of W7642 CTH J, was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn. about 8:30...
May 8, 2013 - 7:48am
May 2, 2013
SECOND UPDATE: Storm takes out power across area
An unprecedented wet, heavy May snowfall that continues to blanket western Wisconsin cut off power to thousands of homes and closed schools and some roads due to utility wires being downed by broken trees and branches. Municipal workers in Ellsworth said the village had 16 inches...
news / accidents
May 2, 2013 - 9:16am
May 1, 2013
Feds involved in Roberts school fire investigation; $5,000 reward offered for arsonist's arrest
The upper Midwest field office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Wednesday that it is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the arson fire that caused an estimated $1.5 million...
May 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
From the Valley to the Falls: River Falls picks new school superintendent
Jamie Benson, a superintendent for 15 years at River Valley School District near Madison, has tentatively accepted an offer from the River Falls school board to be the local district's next superintendent.
May 1, 2013 - 9:08am