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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Barron man arrested for fatal hit-and-run
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Vehicle breaks through ice on Pelican Lake
Incumbents dominate town boards
Ellsworth Cable TV negotiations at impasse
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater chooses Bullis as new head football coach
PIERCE COUNTY HERALD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - Ellsworth's Matt Peterson, Prescott's Owen Hamilton, Mariah Krings and Annie Pryor
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Jan. 29, 2015
Ellsworth boys hoops team takes another hard loss
Ellsworth, SVE wrestling teams both winners Thursday
Sands gets warm welcome from Sabylund Lutheran
Exhibitions feature regional artists, reception tonight at Phipps
Chippewa Valley Sibshop Feb. 8 in Menomonie
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: More than 2,500 U of M students exposed to measles after student becomes ill
Gathering at library talks social justice
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 1/27/15 Public Hearing - Amend Zoning
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 2/11/15 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2/3/15 Special Meeting of Town Board
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Town Board Meeting
Leslie Robert Long, 86
Leora J. Rawn, 98
Marion E. Robey, 74
Get Out! Deals
crimes and court
August 13, 2013
WISCONSIN STATE NEWS BRIEFS: State Fair draws over a million patrons
WEST ALLIS - The Wisconsin State Fair that ended yesterday attracted its biggest crowds since 1969. Officials said today that about 1,000,012...
August 13, 2013 - 12:46pm
February 10, 2010
Jury awards $23.2 million in malpractice case against Willmar, Minn., clinic, hospital
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A Kandiyohi County jury has awarded $23.2 million to a Paynesville, Minn., family whose daughter is severely handicapped due to complications during her birth in June 2007 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. The verdict was returned Tuesday evening in Kandiyohi...
February 10, 2010 - 4:35pm
January 23, 2010
Swenson enters not guilty plea
ELLSWORTH -- With a new attorney by his side, a Hager City man pleaded not guilty Friday to 11 criminal counts that could put him behind bars...
January 23, 2010 - 4:03pm
December 17, 2009
Deer poacher now charged with perjury
The events of Nov. 15, 2008 are still having a profound effect on Nicholas Thayer to this day. On that day, the 29-year-old Ellsworth native admitted to killing a deer with a gun, which was illegal at that time. For that, he was charged with hunting a deer during closed season and...
December 17, 2009 - 3:05pm
November 24, 2009
Prescott police warn public about skittling
PRESCOTT--Prescott Police Chief Mike R. Bondarenko issued a warning to parents to be aware of "skittling," which is slang for a new form of drug abuse that has become popular among local teenagers. "Skittling" is getting high from ingesting large doses of over-the-counter cold remedies...
November 24, 2009 - 10:50am
November 3, 2009
Hager City man charged with sex crimes
A 39-year-old Hager City man who ran away last year with his high school-age cousin has been accused of sexually assaulting and secretly videotaping family members. Wade Swenson was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court last week with multiple felonies--including second degree sexual...
November 3, 2009 - 10:31am
October 30, 2009
Elmwood woman gets probation for battery case
An Elmwood woman was sentenced Friday in Pierce County Circuit Court to one year probation for substantial battery. Diana L. Carsten, 49, was found guilty of the charge earlier this month in a jury trial. The charge stems from an incident last November at the Long Branch Bar in...
October 30, 2009 - 4:36pm
October 21, 2009
RF teen gets three years probation for police battery
A River Falls teenager was sentenced Tuesday in Pierce County Circuit Court to three years probation for battery and spitting on police officers. Jeramy R. Stuart, 18, 1450 S. Wasson Lane, No. 72, was charged with the two felonies in separate incidents back in July. The battery...
October 21, 2009 - 2:53pm
June 17, 2009
Three already in race for county judge
Although the general election is 10 months away, at least three local lawyers have set their sights on the Pierce County judgeship held for nearly 25 years by Robert Wing. Wing said he won't be a candidate when his current six-year term expires next April. Three lawyers--Joe Boles...
June 17, 2009 - 1:36pm
June 15, 2009
State Supreme Court reprimands Brandt
A Pierce County lawyer has been reprimanded by the Wisconsin Supreme Court and assessed $13,690 for failing to supervise an employee who embezzled $104,000 and for running up five drunk driving convictions. In a 17-page opinion filed last week, the Supreme Court rejected an Office...
June 15, 2009 - 4:35pm