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Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Milk crate snags bear head
Educators take issue with bill to require pre-graduation civics test; DOJ asks judge to toss Abrahamson lawsuit; 8 more Wisconsin stories
Body of missing UW-River Falls student found
UPDATED: Baldwin woman among 4 killed in weekend 'cycle crashes; fifth Barron Co. turkey flock struck by avian flu; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Visitor spending in St. Croix Valley up 5.3 percent YOY
crime and courts
Panthers prevail over Cardinals in baseball showdown
Lady Blue Devils softball fall to Boyceville
Cardinals use big seventh inning to beat Elk Mound, 9-1
Ellsworth softball loses in battle of bats
Blue Devils drops to Boyceville
Enjoy singing? Join River City Chorale
Prom on parade
Benefit to be held for Missy Skulski
A 10-truck salute
Healthy Homes and Garden Gig at Badlands May 16
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 5/12/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 5/7/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 5/12/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 5/12/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2015 Board of Review/ Open Book
Elna Bryan, 95
Ida Holden, 100
John H. Lindstrom, 81
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Ethel L. Swandby, 98
Warren Petryk column: Moving the State Budget in the Right Direction
Kathleen Vinehout column: A Business Owes Nothing in Taxes & Gets a State Check?
Warren Petryk column: Non-Fiscal Policy Items Removed from the Budget
Kathleen Vinehout column: Let’s Debunk a Few Budget Myths
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
Get Out! Deals
May 16, 2012
Groundbreaking set for River Falls Eco Village
The St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity's 18-unit Eco Village now has a 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, "official Gold Shovel Ground Breaking"...
May 16, 2012 - 4:20pm
May 4, 2012
In the trenches
Work on East Cascade Avenue reconstruction project continued this week despite the story weather. While heavy rain set things back some, the project remains ahead of schedule, according to River Falls City Engineer Reid Wronski. The picture above shows construction of a Steam Tunnel...
May 4, 2012 - 1:19pm
February 15, 2012
Oak Grove: Meeting Tuesday on sediment reuse for road
Lametti and Sons, a Minnesota-based construction company, has requested approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to use dredged sediments from the Mississippi River for road construction in the Town of Oak Grove in Pierce County. The material comes from the...
February 15, 2012 - 9:58am
September 28, 2009
Huber family's home revealed in premiere of 'Extreme Makeover'
SOUTH RANGE, Wis.
September 28, 2009 - 8:47am
September 24, 2009
Public to give input on lock, dam build Tuesday
HAGER CITY -- Lock and Dam 3, located around six miles north of Red Wing on the Upper Mississippi River, will soon be under major construction. The Corps of Engineers invites the public to learn more about this upcoming project, ask questions and express any concerns next Tuesday...
September 24, 2009 - 2:19pm
August 25, 2009
Maiden Rock man launches Busy Bee Construction
MAIDEN ROCK -- Jody Werner spent his formative years constructing and designing forts with multiple levels, even installing trap doors on the second floor. Picking a career was an easy call. "I've always been intrigued by construction," he said. "I've always wanted to go into construction...
August 25, 2009 - 3:40pm
August 13, 2009
OSHA cites excavating firm after trench death in New Richmond
Federal safety officials have cited a northwest Wisconsin company after the death of a worker in April. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued five citations yesterday against A-1 Excavating in Bloomer. OSHA investigated after Eugene Hakes, 33, of Cadott was...
August 13, 2009 - 6:00am
July 9, 2009
Legislators seek ways to finance new and improved roads
Wisconsin motorists were spared of a gas tax increase in the new state budget. But it didn't fix the roads and legislators are going back to the drawing board to find ways to raise the needed money. The governor's proposed oil profits' tax would have raised more than $300 million...
July 9, 2009 - 9:00am
March 4, 2009
Federal-funded road construction work to start in May
Construction will begin in May and June on the Wisconsin road projects approved as part of the large federal spending package. The first funds were released Tuesday. The bill that balanced the current state budget last month also listed highway projects for the first $300 million...
March 4, 2009 - 9:00am
November 12, 2008
Editorial: Sign idea benefits cyclists
Earlier this year, motorcyclists gathered in Milwaukee for the 105th Harley-Davidson anniversary. While Pierce County likely doesn't get as many cyclists at one time as the number attending that event, this area often finds itself a haven for bikers. Besides during the spring and...
opinion / accidents
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Questions loom over road construction funds
Wisconsin has enough money to pay for its road work from this summer. But as the federal Highway Trust Fund heads toward a deficit, officials wonder if they can afford future projects - like the $1.8 billion re-building of Interstate-94 that's planned from Milwaukee to the Illinois...
September 11, 2008 - 9:00am