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Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
Water meter mystery causes headache
Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
crime and courts
Nine-day gun deer hunt season totals detailed
MBC prep wrestling: Panthers win first dual of season; Prescott falls to Somerset
Prep girls basketball: Free throws keep Plum City/Elmwood from staging comeback
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Justin Dale Ogden, 32
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
Audrey Cernohous, 78
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
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
Real Estate Showcase
August 25, 2011
Clifton Hollow champ
Blake Heiman of River Falls won the Clifton Hollow Golf Club Championship Saturday. His tournament win was highlighted by a 1-under-par round...
August 25, 2011 - 11:54am
July 6, 2011
Clifton couple can't believe their beautiful grass, flowers had to be cut down
Paul Tiger and Kim Rogers, W12019 742 Ave. (Gateway Valley development) went before the Clifton Town Board Tuesday night, July 5, to complain that their hand-planted native prairie grasses and flowers in the ditch by their home had been mowed to the ground. Tiger and Rogers said...
July 6, 2011 - 1:16pm
May 12, 2011
Clifton: Man not giving up yet trying to obtain approval for stairway to river
Clifton town resident Peter Fox has tried for three years to come up with a plan for a stairway down to his dock on the St. Croix River that the county will approve for him to build. "The ongoing saga of, 'How do we get to our dock on the St. Croix River?'" Fox called his situation...
May 12, 2011 - 4:03pm
Letter: Start with fiscal responsibility to make it easier, she says
TO THE EDITOR: It's the start of a new year and I'm feeling hopeful. This January, the newly elected Congress has been sworn in, which means Conservatives/Republicans are now the majority in the House of Representatives, and they also have more of a voice in the Senate. No longer...
January 12, 2011 - 9:45am
January 5, 2011
Clifton: Fire bill reverts back to resident's responsibility
A town of Clifton man thought he was off the hook for a $700 fire bill. And he was for a month. But Tuesday night, Jan. 4, the Clifton Town Board reversed last month's decision to cover the bill and said the man would have to pay it after all. Town Board Chairman LeRoy Peterson said...
January 5, 2011 - 4:30pm
December 8, 2010
Rural man says "no" to RF fire bill
Clifton resident Richard Lee told the Town Board at its Dec. 7 meeting he was only doing the right thing by reporting a fire that he couldn't put out in a ditch near his property. As a result, he was miffed to get a bill later in the mail from the fire department for $700. At the...
December 8, 2010 - 4:06pm
October 28, 2010
Take a drive through Spookville
Roman Pechacek's clan is again inviting the community to come see "Spookville" set up on on the farm through Halloween night, Oct. 31. Many...
October 28, 2010 - 2:24am
August 10, 2010
Signs warn of Kinni's long, remote ride
Around midnight on this past July 4th weekend Rob Chambers woke to a faint calling. It was very warm and his cabin windows were open. A barely...
August 10, 2010 - 11:15am
Here's advice, warnings for those exploring Kinni
Like his town of Clifton neighbor Rob Chambers, retired Dayton's cabinet maker Steve Cochrane has rescued stranded Kinnickinnic River travelers....
August 10, 2010 - 8:50am
April 21, 2010
Season begins for Pierce County prep linksters
CLIFTON - The season started for Pierce County's prep golfers last week. And the start was slow. The best showing either Ellsworth or Prescott...
April 21, 2010 - 2:54pm
April 13, 2010
New load limits posted for Clifton Hollow Bridge
TOWN OF CLIFTON--Effective this Friday, the Clifton Hollow Bridge on CTH F, just north of CTH FF, will have new posted load limits. The new restrictions will apply to heavy vehicles, but will not affect standard passenger cars, said Pierce County Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson. A...
April 13, 2010 - 10:18am
April 12, 2010
Clifton: Residents concerned about proposed development
Several residents concerned about the development of the Greg Most property along County Road F turned out for this month's Clifton town board meeting. Board members assured residents that no formal plans are in place. The development, if it comes to fruition, is in the early planning...
April 12, 2010 - 9:37am
March 4, 2010
Letter: Join him in supporting Boles for judge, he asks
TO THE EDITOR: On April 6, we have the important responsibility of electing a new Pierce County Judge. Joe Boles is running for that position. I know Joe to be an honest, conscientious and caring professional. His years of community involvement and constructive interest in education...
March 4, 2010 - 1:24am
March 3, 2010
Clifton: Mobile internet may come to Pierce County
High speed mobile internet may be a reality soon in Pierce County, according to Zoning Specialist Brad Roy of Pierce County's Department of Land Management. Roy appeared before the Clifton Town Board to see if board members would approve of this if the project were to come to fruition. Pierce...
March 3, 2010 - 1:02pm
February 17, 2010
Letter: Amendment needed to clarify free speech right, she says
TO THE EDITOR: We the People... The preamble to the Constitution begins, "We, the people..." The First Amendment states, "Congress shall make no law...abridging the people's freedom of speech..." Nowhere does the word "corporations" occur in these two statements. The recent Supreme...
February 17, 2010 - 8:57am