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Prep girls basketball: Prescott wins a low-scoring affair
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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
July 7, 2016
River Falls teen dies after fiery crash
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A River Falls teen died last night after a fiery crash in the town of Clifton. Tyler James Orpen, 16, was pronounced dead at River Falls Area Hospital after being taken there by ambulance. He is the son of December and Shawn Orpen of River Falls. A 61-year-old St....
July 7, 2016 - 8:10am
May 16, 2016
Clifton crash sends 4 to hospital
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle crash in the town of Clifton late Saturday afternoon sent four people to area hospitals. At about 4:54 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two-vehicle crash with injury on County Road F, south of County Road MM. A green...
May 16, 2016 - 7:39am
Woman strikes parked truck after medical emergency
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A Hudson woman allegedly drove off the road and struck a parked truck at a residence late Sunday afternoon, due to a medical emergency. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one-vehicle accident near W12088 770th Ave. In the town of Clifton at about...
May 16, 2016 - 7:26am
UPDATE: Pierce County crash victim in fair condition
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A 29-year-old River Falls woman was hospitalized Tuesday after a crash in rural Prescott. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 7:05 a.m. to County Road QQ and Highway 29 for an auto crash. Molly Sylvander was reportedly ejected from a vehicle at the...
February 16, 2016 - 12:30pm
November 18, 2015
Plans advance for new Clifton Town Hall
Some months back, Clifton began discussing either updating its Town Hall or building new. Concerns include handicapped accessibility, no bathrooms, no office space andlimited storage space. David Cihasty of Architectural Design Group attended the Nov. 3 meeting. He outlined...
November 18, 2015 - 11:22am
June 16, 2014
Two injured in one-car rollover in Clifton Twp.
CLIFTON - A one-car rollover accident was reported in Clifton Township Friday evening on CTH. M near 1060th St. According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department report, a vehicle was traveling westbound on CTH. M when it went off the road into the north side ditch. The vehicle...
June 16, 2014 - 10:14am
July 11, 2013
Proposed winery, minus restaurant, gets town support
After months of heated debate between neighbors and confusion over the exact nature of Bellevinez Winery, the Clifton Town Board voted July 2 to recommend to Pierce County a conditional use permit for the winery, minus the proposed restaurant. The Town Board based its recommendation...
July 11, 2013 - 9:17am
June 7, 2013
Rhino's Foundation gives to cancer stricken families, next event golf tourney at Clifton Hollow
More than 20 years ago, a young man nicknamed Rhino had a physical to join the United States Armed Forces. He was notified that he had failed...
June 7, 2013 - 12:44pm
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.
May 8, 2013 - 1:04pm
August 6, 2012
UPDATE: Amery man mending from construction-site injury
An Amery man working at a home construction site in the Town of Clifton was pinned beneath a hydraulic lift for an hour Friday afternoon before...
August 6, 2012 - 7:27am
November 9, 2011
Letter: Does Prescott, Oak Grove and Clifton need a By-Pass road, he wonders
TO THE EDITOR: The City of Prescott, Townships of Oak Grove and Clifton have reviewed several alternatives on intersecting Hwys. 10, 29, 35 with a North/South corridor (see proposed map at Prescott City Hall) called a By-Pass, which cannot give access to private driveways. WIS DOT...
November 9, 2011 - 11:24am
October 19, 2011
Letter: He shares what he knows about Prescott school employees
TO THE EDITOR: Did you know in the Prescott School District: --Administrators in the district average $90,000 yearly in salary alone. --Administrators in the district average $20,000-30,000 per year in fringe benefits (This includes 100 percent for a family health insurance plan;...
October 19, 2011 - 9:42am
October 8, 2011
Golf fundraiser for Food Shelf on Oct. 15
There will be a Par 3 9-hole golf fundraiser at Clifton Highlands in Prescott (2 club only) on Saturday, Oct. 15, beginning at 3 p.m. $40 includes...
October 8, 2011 - 4:38pm
October 4, 2011
Driver's young passenger seriously hurt in rural River Falls crash
A 48-year-old Hammond man's son was badly injured after the boy was thrown from a 2007 Ford Ranger pickup truck. The Hammond driver was going around a curve when he lost control. The truck went into a ditch and flipped several times. The rollover occurred at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct....
October 4, 2011 - 4:10pm
September 8, 2011
Town resident takes aim at pervasive gunfire
Peggy Steffl came before the Clifton Town Board at this week's regular meeting and accused her neighbors of shooting their guns all the time, creating a racket that shattered the pleasant way of living in the country. "I've told them it's disturbing," Steffl said. "I never would...
September 8, 2011 - 1:20pm