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Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
Referendum projects take center stage
New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
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
February 7, 2015
UPDATE: Fire heavily damages main saw building at Schmitt Timber
SPRING VALLEY -- Firefighters from more than a dozen departments worked into early Saturday morning to control a blaze in a sawing building at Schmitt Timber Co., a large sawmill and wood-processing firm, located about two miles west of Spring Valley. Wayne Schmitt, who operates...
February 7, 2015 - 1:49pm
December 18, 2014
UPDATE: Woodville's CRI up and running; repairs underway on fire-damaged area
WOODVILLE – CRI Recycling, a business that cleans and recycles consumer and industrial oil filters and other materials, is open for business...
December 18, 2014 - 10:48am
March 1, 2014
Plum City, Lund fire departments battle Pepin blaze
PEPIN - The Plum City and Lund fire departments were called on to help fight a fire at a Pepin fishery late Friday afternoon. The fire took place at the Schafer Fishery within the village limits and was reported around 5 p.m. Along with the Plum City and Lund personnel, fire crews...
March 1, 2014 - 10:48am
February 3, 2014
UPDATE: Busy 24 hours for River Falls Fire Department
The Thursday night fire first reported as an old barn was actually an abandoned farmhouse…Nothing of value was stored in the house. The well for the vacated house was still functional and the owners had heat tape around the pressure tank and covered it with straw to keep it from...
February 3, 2014 - 9:35am
January 14, 2014
UPDATE: Fire destroys next-generation Glenhaven complex
GLENWOOD CITY -- A pre-dawn fire Tuesday destroyed a large portion of a $9.7 million building complex under construction, which would have eventually...
January 14, 2014 - 9:04am
October 23, 2013
River Falls firefights deal with night fire
A town of River Falls shed near a two-car garage caught fire Tuesday night, Oct. 22, just before 10 p.m. The River Falls Fire Department...
October 23, 2013 - 12:07pm
September 19, 2013
Burning ban suspended
The burning ban for the city of River Falls and its surrounding townships has been suspended, due to the recent rain. River Falls Fire Chief...
September 19, 2013 - 5:13pm
September 11, 2013
Barn fire east of Prescott brings out multiple units
A barn fire east of Prescott brought out multiple fire department units to the scene Wednesday afternoon.
September 11, 2013 - 4:38pm