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Rabbits need rules too
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
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September 16, 2010
Amber Alert canceled
The two Hudson boys who were subjects of an Amber Alert have been located. According to the Amber Alert information received, the boys have been found. The information was received here at 4:36 p.m. Follow up information will posted here when available.
crime and courts/News
September 16, 2010 - 4:43pm
September 6, 2010
Rural Hager City man, 89, found alive after 3-day search
TRENTON TOWNSHIP -- A missing 89-year-old Pierce County man was found alive Monday after a search party scoured rough and hilly terrain for nearly...
September 6, 2010 - 1:19pm
August 24, 2010
Minnesota couple injured in motorcycle-deer accident outside Prescott
PRESCOTT - A Twin Cities couple was involved in a motorcycle-deer accident Monday evening outside of Prescott. Both are listed in fair condition Tuesday morning at Regions Hospital in St. Paul where they were taken after the accident. The accident took place in Oak Grove Township...
August 24, 2010 - 8:23am
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,...
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...
August 2, 2010 - 9:21pm
August 1, 2010
Man found dead in Mississippi River
A Woodbury, Minn., man died early Sunday morning after he jumped from a dock at the Harbor Bar and drowned, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. Pierce County deputies present at the Hager City, Wis., bar were alerted to the incident at 2:49 a.m. by a male who told...
August 1, 2010 - 2:33pm
July 29, 2010
David Erickson killed in motorcycle accident
David Erickson, the Chief Executive Officer of Erickson Oil Products, Inc. / Freedom Valu Centers based in Hudson, died Wednesday as a result...
July 29, 2010 - 9:49am
July 24, 2010
1 dead after vehicle crashes, burns north of Maiden Rock
MAIDEN ROCK -- The lone occupant of a compact car was killed late Friday night on a remote, hilly road near Maiden Rock when the vehicle left the pavement, went down a steep embankment and burned. Once Lund firefighters arrived and extinguished the fully engulfed car, one person...
July 24, 2010 - 10:23am
April 18, 2010
UPDATE: Minnesota woman killed in Pierce County crash
The passenger on a motorcycle struck by a car late Saturday morning in Western Pierce County died hours after the crash. According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, the operator of the motorcycle, William G. Sobania, 48, of Oakdale, Minn., was traveling north on Hwy. 35...
April 18, 2010 - 8:42pm
December 11, 2009
Dec. 11, 2009: Police search for answers following tavern shooting
A 24-year-old man was hospitalized early Friday after being shot following a skirmish at the Harbor Bar. Pierce County Sheriff's deputies were...
crime and courts/News
December 11, 2009 - 10:25am
December 2, 2009
UPDATE: New budget deficit set at $1.2 billion
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state budget will be $1.2 billion in deficit if lawmakers and Gov.
December 2, 2009 - 10:57am
November 30, 2009
DNR: Trophy buck shot by firearm
The trophy buck allegedly poached by a Cannon Falls, Minn., man was shot with firearm during bow season, a Department of Natural Resources official...
crime and courts/News
November 30, 2009 - 3:14pm
October 15, 2009
The Dunn County Sheriff's Office reports that at 12:23 pm on October 14, 2009 they were notified that the Security Bank in Ridgeland had been robbed. Investigation revealed that a masked suspect entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded money. They robber fled the bank with...
crime and courts/News
October 15, 2009 - 8:24am
July 1, 2009
College program for poor families expands to Eau Claire campus
GREEN BAY -- A program aimed at getting kids from low income families interested in college is expanding. The program exposes kids to college life and mentors them in the hopes they'll return someday as university freshmen. The Phuture Phoenix program began at UW-Green Bay....
July 1, 2009 - 11:21am
Cops can now pull over unbuckled drivers
Starting today, police in Wisconsin will have the power to pull over motorists simply for not wearing their seat belts. Currently, officers can ticket drivers for not being buckled up, but only if they're pulled over for something else first. This new law changes that, and that...
July 1, 2009 - 11:14am