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Prescott Community Ed brings awareness to gender identity
Ellsworth woman sentenced to 5 years in prison
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Ellsworth wrestling: 'We're not done yet.'
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Boys basketball: Playoff seedings released
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Old school Vegas in Prescott
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PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 2/15/18 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 2/21/18 Meeting Agenda
MEETING CANCELLATION: 2/21/18 Pierce County Solid Waste Mgt Meeting CANCELLED
PIERCE CO. PARKS COMMITTEE: 2/20/18 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/19/18 Plan Comm. Meeting - Arndt CSM
General Store brings people to Grandma's house
Final voting underway for 'Best of' Awards
Local businesses recognized by PCEDC
VIDEO: Special Recognition Award goes to Randy and Susie Most
Maple syrup producer gets 'sweet' award
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James D. Harelson
Vernon and Lucille Kelly
Reverend Robert Charles Landsberger
Ellsworth Fire Department
Bruce M. Weiss
Viewpoint: Removing wetland protections needs serious deliberation
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
Letters to the editor: Listen to Prescott T-shirt protest; Latest word on Scottie
Country Pastor column: Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another
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Ellsworth woman sentenced to 5 years in prison
A St. Croix County Circuit Court judge sentenced an Ellsworth woman to a prison term exceeding state recommendations for stealing more than...
12 hours 36 min ago
February 5, 2018
Plea agreement reached in Red Wing murder case
A plea agreement was reached Monday, Feb. 5, in the 2017 shooting death of a 27-year-old man in Red Wing's East End. Charles Deonta Jones, 27,...
February 5, 2018 - 1:15pm
February 2, 2018
Allwine receives life sentence for killing wife, staging suicide
A Cottage Grove man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife following a failed murder-for-hire plot. A Washington County jury...
February 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 1, 2018
Jury convicts Cottage Grove man accused of killing wife
A Cottage Grove man has been convicted of first-degree premeditated murder. Stephen Carl Allwine drugged and shot his wife, Amy Allwine, before...
February 1, 2018 - 11:09am
December 11, 2017
Change in testimony delays Red Wing murder trial
A murder trial scheduled to begin Monday was pushed to February after a witness last week changed their testimony to now say they saw the April...
December 11, 2017 - 2:03pm
June 10, 2013
Minnesota Mother, Daughter In Wisconsin Court On Murder Charges
APPLETON - A Minnesota mother and her daughter are scheduled to enter pleas this afternoon in the 2007 murder of the mother's domestic partner near Appleton, Wisconsin. 54-year-old Dianna Siveny and 34-year-old Kandi Siveny, both from the Twin Cities area, are charged in Outagamie...
June 10, 2013 - 3:33pm
April 25, 2013
Schaffhausen to be sentenced in July
HUDSON - Convicted killer Aaron Schaffhausen will be sentenced next July. He pleaded guilty last month to killing his three daughters in River Falls, but had claimed his mental state meant he wasn't responsible. A jury disagreed. Each of the three counts of first-degree intentional...
April 25, 2013 - 8:36am
April 16, 2013
Prosecution makes closing arguments in Schaffhausen trial
HUDSON - A state prosecutor was making his closing arguments early this afternoon in the Aaron Schaffhausen sanity trial in Saint Croix County. This morning, defense lawyer John Kucinski told the jury that Schaffhausen suffered from a depression that was made stronger by a dependence...
April 16, 2013 - 4:14pm
April 13, 2013
Jurors see graphic photos of Schaffhausen crime scene
Graphics photos of the crime scene where Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters were shown to jurors in a Wisconsin courtroom yesterday. Forensic image specialist Larry Ventura was testifying for the prosecution. He showed the court images of the girls' bodies in their bedrooms...
April 13, 2013 - 2:12pm
April 11, 2013
Witnesses spot Schaffhausen at St. Paul hotel before he drove back to River Falls
HUDSON - Aaron Schaffhausen spent the night at a hotel in downtown Saint Paul, just hours before he drove to River Falls and killed his three young daughters. At his sanity trial yesterday, Holiday Inn employees testified that Schaffhausen was reading on the patio of a pub while...
April 11, 2013 - 10:32am
April 10, 2013
Schaffhausen won't take the stand, defense rests case
HUDSON - The father who admitted to killing his three daughters last summer in River Falls will *not* take the stand in his insanity trial. Thirty-five-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen declined to testify today and told the judge it was his decision. The defense has rested its case....
April 10, 2013 - 12:47pm
April 9, 2013
Psychologist offers theory in Schaffhausen murders
The psychiatrist appointed by the court says Aaron Schaffhausen was sane when he murdered his three little daughters. The clinical psychologist hired by the defense says he was not. Psychiatrist Ralph K. Baker testified Monday, and psychologist J. Reid Meloy took the stand Tuesday...
April 9, 2013 - 3:29pm
April 6, 2013
Security tighened at courthouse for Schaffhausen trial, one arrested
HUDSON - Law enforcement officials say security will be tightened at the St. Croix County courthouse when the Schaffhausen case resumes next Monday. Though they didn't say why, they did confirm that one person was arrested at the courthouse yesterday. People who used to work with...
April 6, 2013 - 10:07am
April 5, 2013
Friday -- Schaffhausen's mental state scrutinized
The defense called experts and a former co-worker from his construction job in North Dakota to testify about Aaron Schaffhausen's battle with...
April 5, 2013 - 1:32pm
April 4, 2013
Jurors watch video of Schaffahusen interrogation
HUDSON -- Jurors saw an emotional Aaron Schaffhausen yesterday when the video footage of his police interrogation was played in the courtroom. Schaffhausen eventually broke down crying and admitted that there was no need for investigators to look for other suspects in the deaths...
April 4, 2013 - 11:29am