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Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
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Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Photos: Wolves come out clean in sloppy win
Prep girls basketball: Prescott wins a low-scoring affair
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
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
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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
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
January 20, 2016
Crews respond to house fire in town of Trenton
TOWN OF TRENTON -- A home in the process of being remodeled was destroyed by fire early Saturday in rural Hager City.According to the Pierce...
January 20, 2016 - 12:33pm
December 23, 2015
Blaze razes shed in Isabelle
TOWN OF ISABELLE -- A unoccupied detached shed burned to the ground and was deemed a total loss early Wednesday morning in the town of Isabelle. No injuries were reported. Ellsworth Assistant Fire Chief Syd Hardy said firefighters were called to the scene around 12:15 a.m. The shed,...
December 23, 2015 - 12:55pm
November 9, 2015
UPDATE: Pearl Street fire contained to upper levels
River Falls fire units responded to a house fire just before 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5. The blaze was reported by the occupant of 403 N. Pearl...
November 9, 2015 - 8:37am
November 4, 2015
Mother, son displaced after fire
BALDWIN Two people were displaced from their Baldwin apartment last week after fire destroyed the unit. The residents, a woman and her son, were unable to return to the apartment at 830 11th Ave. after the fire, which was first reported at 5:37 p.m. Oct. 28. Hammond-Baldwin-Woodville...
November 4, 2015 - 11:06am
October 14, 2015
Home destroyed in Sunday fire
Fire destroyed a home in Diamond Bluff Sunday afternoon. The Ellsworth Fire Department was called at 1:13 p.m. to W9710 290th Ave., the property...
October 14, 2015 - 11:53am
September 23, 2015
Fire in Beldenville displaces family of four
A Beldenville family of four was displaced after a fire broke out in their basement in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 23. Ellsworth Fire Chief Brent Langer said the fire (at N6426 740th St., home to the Beldenville Flea Market) was contained to the home’s basement....
September 23, 2015 - 3:52pm
August 6, 2015
Fire destroys 2 pole sheds at MR business
Two pole sheds were totally destroyed in a fire reported Friday shortly before 4 p.m. The structure fire was at the Bruce Andrews property, N1345 375th St., Maiden Rock. The sheds were butted up against each other and one was fully engulfed before fire fighters arrived. Both went...
August 6, 2015 - 8:34am
July 22, 2015
UPDATED: Destruction of dairy barn, shed, silo has Baldwin family reconsidering options
BALDWIN -- Ten days after the spontaneous combustion of destroyed their recently updated dairy barn, a nearby shed and a Harvestore silo, the...
July 22, 2015 - 12:59pm
July 10, 2015
UPDATE: Old Martell grocery store fire cause undetermined (+ video)
Fire heavily damaged a vintage Pierce County building -- the former Martell grocery store -- early Thursday evening. Owner Dan Knutson, who...
July 10, 2015 - 10:24am
July 6, 2015
Ellsworth barn goes up in flames
Fireworks or a nearby bonfire were the likely culprits in a barn fire reported Sunday in Ellsworth. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 3:06 a.m. to N4207 710th St. for a report of a barn on fire. Officers arrived to find the barn’s roof in flames; everyone was...
July 6, 2015 - 8:00am
June 22, 2015
Update: Hager City man injured in boat fire in 'good' condition
A Hager City man was hospitalized Saturday after his boat caught fire on land. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, Mark Anthony Bradley, 57, was working on his 1988 Celebrity boat at his home when its motor burst into flames. Authorities were called at 5:57...
June 22, 2015 - 8:04am
June 4, 2015
Smoke damages house in suspicious fire
Extensive smoke damage occurred Sunday in a fire being investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department. Smoke in a house at 161 S. Maple...
June 4, 2015 - 8:31am
April 1, 2015
Fire a reminder of the need to be careful
A brush fire Tuesday mid-afternoon, March 31, in the town of Troy required the joint response of the River Falls and Hudson fire departments...
News/crime and courts
April 1, 2015 - 9:07am
March 27, 2015
One dead in fire at senior living facility
WOODBURY, Minn. -- One person is dead after a fire at a senior living facility early Friday in the Twin Cities suburb of Woodbury. According to Woodbury Public Safety, firefighters responded at 4:18 a.m. and 71 residents were evacuated from one building of Woodbury Senior Living...
March 27, 2015 - 12:04pm
March 12, 2015
Wednesday night fire damages garage
SPRING VALLEY -- A late-night fire Wednesday damaged a garage structure at the Bob & Mary Richardson home, south of Spring Valley. Pierce County sheriff's deputy Allen Wojcik said the dispatch center was alerted to the fire at 10:40 p.m. Firefighters from Spring Valley and Elmwood...
March 12, 2015 - 7:45am