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Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
Charges: Minn. men plotted bar burglary after Super Bowl
Road weight limits in effect
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA girls basketball: Third time the charm for Spring Valley
WIAA girls basketball: Haas, Burr too much for Ellsworth
SVE wrestling: Five Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
February 17, 2017
Authorities, ambulances called to crash in rural Ellsworth
Authorities responded Friday morning to a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The crash, first reported at about 11:40 a.m., occurred on County...
February 17, 2017 - 1:04pm
February 15, 2017
Two injured in Spring Valley-area crash
Two people were hospitalized Tuesday, Feb. 14, after their vehicles collided at a rural Spring Valley intersection. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
February 15, 2017 - 1:48pm
February 13, 2017
Man, towed by snowmobile, injured in Pierce County while skipping over open water
A Baldwin man was hospitalized Sunday after slamming into ice near open water while being pulled by a snowmobile in rural Spring Valley. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the man was 34-year-old John Polk of Baldwin. He was taken by Spring Valley ambulance to Regions...
February 13, 2017 - 9:24am
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies; education leaders mixed on Walker's lifetime teaching license plan; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The numbers of Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies has skyrocketed in the past decade. State health officials say almost 600 babies were born in 2015 with what's called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome -- a dependence on opioids and other addictive drugs. That's...
February 13, 2017 - 8:44am
January 16, 2017
Man, 30, injured in Pierce County snowmobile crash
A Plum City man was hospitalized after being injured Sunday, Jan. 15 in a snowmobile crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 30-year-old Joshua Larson was taken by ambulance to Luther Hospital in Eau Claire after the crash, reported at 12:02 p.m. in the town of Union. According...
January 16, 2017 - 8:48am
January 13, 2017
Hager City women injured in Highway 35 crash
Two Hager City women were hospitalized Thursday, Jan. 12 after a crash that temporarily closed Highway 35 in the town of Diamond Bluff. The Pierce...
January 13, 2017 - 10:25am
Ellsworth man killed in snowmobile vs. SUV crash
An Ellsworth man was killed Thursday, Jan. 12 after the snowmobile he was on collided with an SUV in Prescott. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
January 13, 2017 - 10:20am
December 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State investigates season's first snowmobile death; new OWI penalties begin Jan. 1; 7 more state news stories
ARBOR VITAE — Wisconsin's first snowmobile death of the winter is still being investigated. Vilas County sheriff's deputies say a 63-year-old man from East Moline, Illinois, died when his machine struck a tree Monday night off a trail near Arbor Vitae where he was part of a group...
December 28, 2016 - 8:52am
November 15, 2016
Baldwin man killed in one-vehicle crash
TOWN OF SALEM -- A 23-year-old Baldwin man was killed Monday night, Nov. 14, after his vehicle struck a tree and started on fire. Pierce County...
November 15, 2016 - 6:22am
November 11, 2016
Authorities: Fatal crash victim, 16, was wearing seat belt
TOWN OF TROY -- Authorities confirmed Friday, Nov. 4 that the Beldenville teenager killed in an October crash on Highway 35 was wearing a seat...
November 11, 2016 - 7:11pm
October 28, 2016
Homicide-by-vehicle charge filed against driver in 2015 Roberts crash
A Wisconsin teenager with two drunken-driving convictions was under the influence of methamphetamine when he fatally struck a Roberts woman in...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2016 - 2:30pm
October 24, 2016
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
A Beldenville girl killed in a crash last week swerved off the road to avoid being struck by another motorist on her cellphone, according to new information released Monday by St. Croix County authorities. The victim, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 16-year-old...
October 24, 2016 - 9:04am
October 18, 2016
UPDATE: Red Wing man ID'd as Highway 10 crash victim
A Red Wing man was hospitalized Tuesday, Oct. 18, after a crash on Highway 10 in the town of Oak Grove. Crews responded at about 10:15 a.m....
October 18, 2016 - 11:44am
October 17, 2016
Ellsworth motorist, 18, injured in crash
An Ellsworth teenager was hospitalized Sunday after the SUV he was driving rearended a semi-trailer in rural Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as 18-year-old Dawson Minder, who was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital with minor injuries....
October 17, 2016 - 8:04am
October 10, 2016
Motorcycle driver injured in Hager City crash
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Saturday after the motorcycle he was driving rearended a pickup truck in Hager City. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 6:06 p.m. to the crash at Highway 63 and 830th Street in the town of Trenton, where 1982 Harley-Davidson had struck...
October 10, 2016 - 7:56am