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Rabbits need rules too
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
August 15, 2011
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
October 9, 2009
Former Marine sentenced for providing flare that started Patrick Cudahy fire
A former Marine will spend his next three Julys in jail for providing the military flare that started a massive fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant near Milwaukee. Joshua Popp, 23, was also put on three years of probation Thursday, and was told to perform 500 hours of community...
October 9, 2009 - 9:00am
July 29, 2009
Plea deal in works for one brother accused of starting meat plant fire
A plea deal is being sought for at least one of two brothers accused of firing the military flare that started the massive fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant. Kurtis and Joshua Popp waived their preliminary hearings Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. And they were ordered...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
July 24, 2009
Two brothers free on bonds after being charged with causing fire at meat plant
Two brothers are free on signature bonds after appearing in court Thursday on charges connected with the July 5 blaze at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant. Kurtis Popp, 25, of Milwaukee and Joshua Popp, 23, of Twentynine Palms, Calif., are both charged with second-degree felony reckless...
July 24, 2009 - 9:00am
July 17, 2009
Military flare shot from a barbecue started meat plant fire
The military flare that started a huge fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant was shot by two brothers at a barbecue on July 5. That's according to their mother, who tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel they were "just being idiots." The paper identified a suspect arrested Wednesday...
July 17, 2009 - 9:00am