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Ellsworth police: Counterfeit bill; Fishing argument
Ellsworth FFA commemorates 80th anniversary
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Highway 35 construction will being in spring 2019
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Wrestling: Eight Pierce County wrestlers onto state
Girls basketball: Local teams finish off regular seasons
EPC seniors say goodbye to home court with win
From underdog to alpha dog: top-ranked Sanford has high expectations
Boys basketball: Baier's 37 lifts EPC over Colfax
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Old school Vegas in Prescott
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Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
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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
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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
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Country Pastor column: Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another
Viewpoint: Moving broadband forward for Wisconsin
Viewpoint: UW-Madison's commitment to Wisconsin students expands
Viewpoint: Hearing from Wisconsinites
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crime and courts
November 22, 2012
Prosecutors say Schaffhausen's motive was to hurt ex-wife
HUDSON - Prosecutors say Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters in order to hurt his ex-wife. The revelation at a court hearing yesterday is the first time a motive has been suggested for the July triple-murder in River Falls. Eleven year old Amara, eight year old Sophie...
November 22, 2012 - 4:46am
November 13, 2012
River Falls man pleads no contest in killing friend last June
HUDSON - A River Falls man has pleaded no contest to shooting a friend to death in June of last year. 27-year-old Anthony Velure struck a plea deal, and he was convicted on a Saint Croix County charge of homicide by a dangerous weapon or explosive. A sentencing date has not been...
November 13, 2012 - 7:27am
November 4, 2012
No criminal charges to follow fatal stabbing
The man arrested, jailed and later released after the stabbing death of 22-year-old Dylan Barry July 6 in an apartment at 233 W. Cascade Ave., River Falls, won't be charged with homicide. Pierce County District Attorney John O'Boyle explained his legal decision last week by releasing...
November 4, 2012 - 7:40am
November 3, 2012
Appeals court upholds Reeverts' 12th OWI
In a decision released Tuesday, the District III Court of Appeals affirmed a Pierce County man's 12th drunken driving conviction. In his appeal, Ronald Scott Reeverts, 46, Beldenville, claimed the deputy did not have grounds to stop him on the road, and he was unreasonably detained...
November 3, 2012 - 7:37am
Saturday State News Briefs: Judge rules case agains four Milwaukee policemen can proceed
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee County judge has ruled prosecutors have enough evidence for the case against four Milwaukee police officers to proceed. Judge Jeffrey Wagner head about three hours of testimony yesterday from a detective who recounting secret testimony given by nine alleged...
November 3, 2012 - 7:07am
November 1, 2012
Hundred people bring pets to Wausau courthouse during animal cruelty trial
WAUSAU - About 100 people brought their pets to the courthouse in Wausau yesterday - the same day a woman appeared in court for the torturing-and-death of her boyfriend's dog. The case of 20-year-old Sean Janas of Wausau has attracted international publicity. Prosecutors said she...
November 1, 2012 - 8:47am
October 30, 2012
Onalaska man goes to jail for heroin overdose death
LA CROSSE - A La Crosse area man will spend four years in prison for providing the heroin that killed a 22-year-old man last November. Kyle Smith of Onalaska had pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and possessing heroin with the intent to deliver. He was sentenced yesterday. Bradley...
October 30, 2012 - 4:01pm
Schaffhausen's trial date set for April 1, 2013
HUDSON - A St. Croix County Circuit judge has scheduled an April trial date for the North Dakota man accused of killing his three young daughters. Aaron Schaffhausen's three week trial is to start April 1st. River Falls police found the bodies of 11 year old Amara, eight year old...
October 30, 2012 - 11:58am
October 25, 2012
Minnesota man due back in La Crosse court in murder case
LA CROSSE - A Minnesota man is due back in court today on charges that he killed a La Crosse man and his son while robbing the father's camera store. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 39-year-old Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota - and a judge will decide whether there's enough evidence...
October 25, 2012 - 2:02pm
October 23, 2012
Eau Claire man faces murder charge for stabbing in fight
EAU CLAIRE - A 20-year-old Eau Claire man is awaiting a possible homicide charge, in connection with stabbing death during a fight. 17-year-old Bobby Vue was killed early yesterday in an apartment building in Eau Claire. Police were initially told that a large brawl was taking place...
October 23, 2012 - 12:09pm
October 21, 2012
Cabin burglar sentenced to four years
BAYFIELD - One of two men convicted of burglarizing dozens of summer homes and cabins will spend four years in prison. Eugene John Grahn was found guilty of playing a role in break-ins of at least 24 homes in northern Wisconsin last winter and spring. His co-conspirator was convicted...
October 21, 2012 - 12:40pm
October 20, 2012
Bond set at two million for suspect in La Crosse photography armed robbery
LA CROSSE - A two million dollar cash bond has been set for a Minnesota man charged with shooting 56 year old Paul Petras and his 19 year old son A.J. to death. Jeffrey Lepsch made an initial court appearance yesterday in La Crosse. The double murder happened at May's Photo, 425...
October 20, 2012 - 9:58am
October 16, 2012
Barron DA defends seriousness of rape case referred to in Assemblyman's controversial remarks
RICE LAKE - The Barron County district attorney is defending the seriousness of a high school sex case that got a state legislator in trouble....
October 16, 2012 - 8:45am
October 13, 2012
Jury finds former Walker aide guilty of embezzlement
MILWAUKEE - A jury finds a former member of the Milwaukee County Veterans Service Commission of skimming more than $51,000 from bank deposits and making unapproved withdrawals from bank accounts for the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Sixty-two year old Kevin Kavanaugh of Cudahy...
October 13, 2012 - 9:20am
September 24, 2012
Crime and Court Roundup: Danbury couple facing child neglect charges turned themselves in
A northwest Wisconsin couple charged in the death of their three-year-old daughter turned themselves in yesterday. 42-year-old Thomas Williams...
September 24, 2012 - 9:36am