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Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
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Real Estate Showcase
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
April 23, 2010
Grass, pine fire threatens Somerset homes
A large grass fire in a tinder-dry stand of pine trees in Somerset was being battled by firefighters Friday afternoon. Dispatchers received...
April 23, 2010 - 1:33pm
April 1, 2010
3 Elmwood firefighters hurt battling grass fire; 1 still at Regions
WAVERLY -- One Elmwood firefighter was airlifted to Regions Hospital Wednesday evening and two others were transported to River Falls Area Hospital...
April 1, 2010 - 9:30am
March 27, 2010
House fire displaces one; town of RF home heavily damaged
An early morning fire Saturday displaced one man and may have killed at least one pet. River Falls firefighters were alerted to the structure...
March 27, 2010 - 7:53am
January 21, 2010
Fire reported at Prairie Island Wednesday
RED WING - Fire broke out today in a non-emergency, non-safeguards diesel unit at Prairie Island nuclear plant. The fire started at 1:17 p.m....
January 21, 2010 - 9:52am
January 4, 2010
Main St. buildings destroyed in Durand fire
DURAND - Three buildings were destroyed in an overnight fire in Durand. The fire reportedly began in the Main Street Cafe and Grill at 11 p.m. Sunday and spread via the roof to Cottage Hill Floral and Frame and to Toni's Interiors building, which completely burned to the ground....
January 4, 2010 - 5:12pm