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Wisconsin permanently bans gill nets on Lake Pepin
Maiden Rock woman found dead at Pierce County crash scene
Bicyclists memorialize fallen paramedics in Ellsworth
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New trail opens in Kinnickinnic State Park
Legion Baseball: Ellsworth scores three runs in the fifth to defeat LSC
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First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
How country schools shaped America
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PIERCE COUNTY: 7/8/16 Ag. & Extension Education Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 7/20/16 Hearing - Sludge Disposal Permit
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 7/11/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/11/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
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Ronald Ferber, 77
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Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
Ron Kind column: Securing the future of Wisconsin Dairy
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit raises questions about clean water protection
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
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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...
News / accidents
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,...
opinion / editorials / Food
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
July 15, 2009
Cudahy mayor furious that military flare started meat plant fire
The mayor of Cudahy says he's furious that someone started the fire that ravaged the Patrick Cudahy meat plant, even if it was an accident. Officials said Tuesday that a military flare exploded before landing on the plant's roof July 5. It was fired east of the plant. And it started...
July 15, 2009 - 9:14am
July 8, 2009
Severe smoke damages Plum City home
PLUM CITY - No one was injured when a fire broke out Monday night, severely damaging a Plum City home. The fire occurred at the house next to Grange Hall Auto, located near the intersection of US Highway 10 and County Highway CC. Plum City Fire Chief Jamey King said the fire started...
July 8, 2009 - 3:42pm
May 21, 2009
Cause of fatal Trempealeau County fire classified 'undetermined'
We'll never know what caused a fire that killed three people at an old hotel in downtown Independence in February. The state fire marshal's office says the official cause is listed as undetermined. Two Justice Department investigators said the blaze probably started near an entry...
May 21, 2009 - 8:28am