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Pierce County Herald
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
January 9, 2013
UPDATE: House fire in town of Martell sends one to hospital
Ellsworth firefighters were dispatched to a house in the town of Martell mid-morning Wednesday. Fire Chief Brent Langer said while deceiving...
January 9, 2013 - 12:15pm
November 13, 2012
UPDATE 2: Tuesday night fire destroys River Falls' Kennedy Street home
A single-family home on Kennedy Street on River Falls' southwest side was left burned and uninhabitable, according to River Falls Fire Chief...
November 13, 2012 - 8:10pm
July 17, 2012
Garbage truck catches on fire
A Waste Management garbage truck caught fire in Hager City at about 12:15 p.m. today. The truck was from Hastings and was passing through Hager...
July 17, 2012 - 1:21pm
April 9, 2012
Barn fire brings out three departments Monday evening
A Monday evening fire claimed a barn, said to be empty of livestock, on property owned by Thomas and Holly Kaeder, N4883, CTH OO, a mile south of Hwy. 10, rural Hager City. Ellsworth firefighters were alerted around 7:15 p.m. after fire was reported near a silo that was spreading...
April 9, 2012 - 8:11pm
January 14, 2012
Fire destroys Red Wing, Minn., home
Frozen hose nozzles and slippery conditions hampered firefighters' efforts Saturday as a Red Wing home was a total loss. Red Wing Fire Department sent three engines shortly after midnight to 407 Green St. Arriving within four minutes of the call, firefighters and paramedics found...
January 14, 2012 - 8:35am
December 9, 2011
UPDATED: Renters escape burning home near Plum City
A couple and at least two children escaped their burning home with only minor injuries early Friday. Authorities said flames were coming from...
December 9, 2011 - 7:50am
November 15, 2011
UPDATED: Fire destroys farm granary, equipment
River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson and a press release from the Pierce County Sheriff's Department confirm that pole-shed-style farm building...
November 15, 2011 - 5:16pm
October 13, 2011
Fire destroys house in Town of River Falls
Fire destroyed a house in the southeast part of the Town of River Falls Thursday evening. Fire fighters were called to a residence fronting...
October 13, 2011 - 6:50pm
September 15, 2011
Fire destroys Rohl barn outside Ellsworth
At around 6:20 p.m. a fire was reported at the Donald L. Rohl residence at N4701 CTH. DD in the town of Ellsworth. The structure was consumed...
September 15, 2011 - 8:29pm
Fire badly damages home outside Ellsworth
The Dawn McPherson home at N4175 610th Ave. in the town of Ellsworth was badly damaged by a fire Monday evening. Authorities received a call...
August 15, 2011 - 11:35pm
March 31, 2011
Occupants identified, helped after East Ellsworth home fire
The occupants of a house destroyed by fire early Thursday morning on Hwy.
March 31, 2011 - 7:31am
February 25, 2011
Six left homeless after rural Knapp fire
MENOMONIE -- A family of six lost their home early Thursday in a fire fought by six departments until late morning. Menomonie firefighters were summoned by homeowners Randy and Denise Kiesow at 4:36 a.m. when they detected smoke after awakening to start the day. The Kiesows and their...
February 25, 2011 - 3:46am
January 14, 2011
Man, child escape burning house
A St. Croix County man and his five-year-old daughter were injured Thursday when they jumped from a second story window as fire engulfed their home. Joe Koscinski was in fair condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul as of late Friday afternoon. His daughter Alex, 5, is hospitalized...
January 14, 2011 - 4:59pm
June 30, 2010
Editorial: Avoid outdoor grill fires
With the arrival of warmer weather, there's a whole lot of outdoor grilling going on. Although outdoor chefs' focus tends to be on what's cooking,...
June 30, 2010 - 9:56am
May 26, 2010
Forest fire put out northeast of Durand
DURAND - Firefighters from Menomonie and Durand put out a forest fire northeast of Durand in southeastern Dunn County late Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. The fire took place around 90th Ave. Crews were called to the scene around 9:30 p.m. The last units did not leave the...
May 26, 2010 - 7:31am