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Mill rate increase less than expected; elementary school named
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel Energy customers can expect 3 percent rate hikes; fewer voting absentee this year; 12 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
Do you descend from Pierce County pioneers?
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Mary C. Hilden, age 87, of River Falls, WI . died Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the River Falls Area Hospital.
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
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