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Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Free throws keep Plum City/Elmwood from staging comeback
MBC prep wrestling: Panthers win first dual of season; Prescott falls to Somerset
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
December 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
OSHKOSH -- After absorbing budget cuts in 10 of the last 12 years, chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System are hoping lawmakers will give them a little more money this time. The system is asking for an additional $42 million from the state. UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca...
December 1, 2016 - 11:06am
November 11, 2016
Hay baler catches fire in town of River Falls
Crews from River Falls knocked down a fire Friday morning on a farm south of the city. Firefighters were called at about 10:30 a.m. to a hay...
November 11, 2016 - 11:37am
September 19, 2016
Fire damages home in Ellsworth Township
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH — Fire damaged a home on 610th Street in Ellsworth Township Sunday night, Sept. 18. Nobody was injured in the blaze. According...
September 19, 2016 - 1:14pm
September 8, 2016
Truck catches fire in Spring Valley
SPRING VALLEY -- Fire and EMS were dispatched at about 12:50 p.m. Wednesday to a truck fire at W118 N. Second St. in Spring Valley. The truck...
September 8, 2016 - 7:53am
September 6, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW report: Recession's 'long shadow' finally lifts in Wisconsin; U.S. Labor Secretary: Labor Day is more than honoring work; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- "The long shadow of the Great Recession is finally lifting in Wisconsin." Those are the first words in a new report on the state's workforce from the UW Madison Center on Wisconsin Strategy. The liberal think tank says the state's recovery remains "comparatively unimpressive"...
News/crime and courts
September 6, 2016 - 8:50am
September 5, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Mondovi police looking for damaged SUV which totaled 3 vehicles; Sun Prairie man dies in domestic incident; and 10 more state news stories
MONDOVI -- Mondovi police are pretty confident they will find the late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee they're looking for. It should have a lot of damage to its front end. They want to talk to the driver who totaled three parked vehicles at about 1 a.m. Sunday, then drove away from the...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2016 - 10:17am
August 25, 2016
UPDATE: Fire destroys pole shed at horse stable
TOWN OF TRENTON -- A pole shed was deemed a total loss after a fire broke out at Hidden Hills Stable Wednesday shortly after 3 p.m. Ellsworth...
August 25, 2016 - 11:14am
August 18, 2016
Overnight, River Falls area house goes up in flames
Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, River Falls firefighters were sent to a house fire at 653 Tradition Trail in the town of Troy. A neighbor...
August 18, 2016 - 9:46am
July 5, 2016
Fatal crash involved 7 survivors from Wisconsin; watchful resident spots alleged arsonist in action; group seeks federal funds to ship logs; 10 more state news stories
NORTH BRANCH-- Seven Wisconsin residents were involved in a three-vehicle crash in eastern Minnesota that killed a pair of motorcyclists. Forty-four-year-old Mark Lindstrom of Pulaski, his wife Katherine, and three of their children ages 10 to 15 all had non-life threatening injuries...
July 5, 2016 - 8:00am
May 20, 2016
Controlled burn torches nearby RV
TOWN OF OAK GROVE -- A recreational vehicle was deemed a total loss after it caught fire Thursday night. The RV was located at W11336 570th Avenue in the town of Oak Grove, next to where a controlled burn was taking place. The RV apparently caught fire, which was reported at about...
May 20, 2016 - 3:14pm
April 13, 2016
Firefighters battle shed blaze Monday
TOWN OF TRENTON -- Ellsworth Fire responded to a shed fire at N3842 750th St. in the town of Trenton at about 9:20 a.m. Monday morning. The property,...
April 13, 2016 - 10:44am
March 11, 2016
Storage unit blaze ruled accidental
A fire last week that destroyed irreplaceable belongings in numerous storage units at a rural Ellsworth facility was not the result of foul play. Pierce County Sheriff's Office investigator Pete Koch said the cause of the March 5 fire at Cleary Building Co. was ruled accidental. Property...
March 11, 2016 - 10:28am
March 9, 2016
Storage units destroyed in fire: ‘We tried everything’ to save units, fire chief says
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- Renters at a rural Ellsworth storage facility learned the hard way that some treasured items can never be replaced. Personal...
March 9, 2016 - 8:54am
March 7, 2016
Fire destroys structure at Cleary Building Co.
Fire destroyed a storage building on Saturday at a business in rural Ellsworth. The building, owned by Cleary Building Co., was located at W7740...
March 7, 2016 - 7:49am
February 2, 2016
Home’s occupants displaced by fire
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A mother and her two children will have to relocate after a house fire in the Town of El Paso at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. The house,...
February 2, 2016 - 1:46pm