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UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
UPDATED: Walker backs away from changes to open records law but is mum on his role Budget measure’s wording similar to recent documents from governor and DOA
As budget revisions near end, lawmakers back-track on sweeping records closure; more Wisconsin stories
Beldenville man injured in ATV crash
Ellsworth barn goes up in flames
crime and courts
Bay City walk-off victory is setback for Elmwood playoff hopes
Big inning leads to Prescott loss in Miesville
LEGION: Plum City has collection of area players
LEGION: Schedule conflicts hurt Rivermen early
FUGINA: Could Wolves soften memories of losing?
Pole plant veteran retires as manager
In retirement, Shoemaker to still be caregiver--for bears
Raye performs Conroy’s music
Polka Fest dances through 40 years; popular festival may disband
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF SALEM: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF EL PASO: 7/13/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 7/9/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
Dennis Fritz, 88
Travis R. Anderson, 38
Sherry Robbins, 60
Bertil Weberg, 78
Richard Eugene (Chico) Leraaen, 78
Sheila Harsdorf column: Transportation fund facing critical crossroads
Kathleen Vinehout column: Transportation spending: It’s time for a comprehensive audit
Kathleen Vinehout column: State Health Marketplace needed to protect Wisconsinites
Kathleen Vinehout column: Four (not to easy) ways to balance the transportation budget
Kind Column: The American Way
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August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
news / outdoors
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
August 2, 2010
UPDATE (Aug. 2, 2010): Hudson drowning victim identified
One hour after a man disappeared beneath the surface of the St. Croix River Monday evening, he was pulled from the water and rushed to an ambulance where rescuers attempted to resuscitate him. He was later transported to the Hudson Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The...
outdoors / news / accidents
August 2, 2010 - 9:21pm
July 22, 2010
5 p.m. update: Plans announced for show break-down
At 4:30 p.m.Thursday, July 22, organizers of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days issued a statement to vendors, offering guidance on how and when...
July 22, 2010 - 7:27am
July 14, 2010
Storms damage homes, down trees
Strong storms moved through Pierce County shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, damaging several homes and downing trees to leave a handful...
July 14, 2010 - 3:46pm
FTD isn't just for farmers; Events appeal to varied tastes, interests, ages
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 20 and 21; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 22 Where: In Pierce County at the intersection of Hwy. 29 and Pierce County Road E Hosts: Roger and Bev Peterson family Admission: $5 for adults and children...
July 14, 2010 - 11:30am
July 1, 2010
UPDATED: Ellsworth area pair unhurt after twister flips vehicle
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE--Dan Hines and Jessica Lansing were originally going to spend the night of June 25 going to River Falls for supper. Instead,...
July 1, 2010 - 8:09am
Bridge design chosen: It will be the tied-arch
The long wait is almost over. Construction on a new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings should begin this fall, although some preliminary work such...
July 1, 2010 - 8:09am
June 30, 2010
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
May 23, 2010
Diamond Bluff project clears key hurdle
Opponents of a controversial Diamond Bluff sand-hauling operation lost an important battle Wednesday when a key Pierce County panel gave the project its blessing. The Piece County Land Management Committee approved a conditional-use permit for the project, which would offload about...
news / politics
May 23, 2010 - 12:00pm
May 18, 2010
Boles will take the bench early
Pierce County's newly elected judge will take the bench six weeks earlier than usual. Gov. Jim Doyle's office announced Friday that Joe Boles will begin serving June 14 rather than Aug. 1. Robert Wing, who was Pierce County judge for 25 years, retired at the end of April, three...
crime and courts / news
May 18, 2010 - 10:07am
May 8, 2010
Gindt gets Department of Corrections award
Agent Shannon Gindt has been awarded the Department of Corrections (DOC) Credibility Award, for Region 5 covering 17 counties in Wisconsin. To...
crime and courts / news
May 8, 2010 - 7:48am
April 27, 2010
Olson family hosting 'Meet the Candidates' tonight
BALDWIN -- Area residents are invited to meet some of the conservative-leaning candidates running for public office in 2010 at an event hosted by Glenwood City area resident Annette Olson and her family. A "Meet the Candidate" night has been set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 27 at The...
April 27, 2010 - 9:39am
April 1, 2010
Pierce County 'Legacy Farms' program announced
For Pierce County farmers, the Legacy Farms project will become another first-of-its-kind opportunity for 2010 Farm Technology Days. Officers and executive committee members have been very pleased farmers themselves are taking a prominent role in the project. Legacy Farms of Pierce...
April 1, 2010 - 11:14am
3 Elmwood firefighters hurt battling grass fire; 1 still at Regions
WAVERLY -- One Elmwood firefighter was airlifted to Regions Hospital Wednesday evening and two others were transported to River Falls Area Hospital...
April 1, 2010 - 9:30am
May 26, 2009
ADRC shows off its new look
Staff members of the Pierce County Aging and Disability Resource Center can't stop talking about their new offices. "It's been wonderful," said...
news / government
May 26, 2009 - 11:38am