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Body discovered along St. Croix River in Hudson
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Pierce County sheriff's blotter
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers could act on concealed weapons without permits; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
First quarter onslaught too much for E-PC
Cards improve to 5-0 over Boyceville
Panthers lost MBC opener to SCC
Seniors get a victory they can relish
Watch: Big fourth quarter gives Ellsworth homecoming victory
Spring Valley Cardinals
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Art project gives voice to homeless youth
St. Paul's UCC to celebrate 150 years
Pierce County Fair tractor and truck pull winners announced
'Powerful' indie film gets limited run in Red Wing
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/27/17 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/26/17 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: Public Notice- Liquor Lic. App., Papa Tronnio's
PIERCE COUNTY: TAX DEED LAND SALE
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/10/17 Bd Minutes
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Christopher J. (Borst) Nikola, 55
Elvira Elizabeth "Vi" Auchampach, 86
Lawrence J. Langer, 82
Michael J. Hager, 66
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May 31, 2016
Tomah troubles: Report shows flaws in VA watchdog's probe; Memorial planned for Hmong and Lao veterans of Vietnam War; 12 more Wisconsin news briefs
A U.S. Senate panel will hold a hearing in Tomah today (Tuesday) after it reportedly found flaws in the way the Veterans Administration watchdog investigated drug problems at its hospital in Tomah. USA Today obtained the 350-page report from the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee,...
May 31, 2016 - 8:48am
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 25, 2016
UPDATED: Prescott voters approve school spending increase
PRESCOTT -- Prescott School District voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum to exceed revenue limits by $1.46 million, preserving an effort by the administration to permanently bring spending levels back to where they were before massive cuts hit the district in February. By...
May 25, 2016 - 8:53pm
OWI convict who used fish-fry defense gets seven years in prison; La Crosse man charged with 46 calls to 9-1-1 in two hours; 13 more Wisconsin news briefs
FRIENDSHIP -- A 76-year-old man will spend up to seven years in prison for trying to get out of a drunk driving arrest by claiming that the alcohol on his breath was from beer-battered fish. John Przybyla of Friendship has also been sentenced to four years of extended supervision...
May 25, 2016 - 10:47am
May 18, 2016
Court throws out conviction of gun-toting man near Somerset school; Study: State's long-term debt fourth lowest in U.S.; 14 more Wisconsin news briefs
WAUSAU -- A state appeals court has thrown out a loitering ticket against a man walking near a school in St. Croix County while carrying a rifle and a handgun. The Third District appellate court in Wausau ruled Tuesday that 26-year-old Mark Hoffman should have had his case dismissed...
May 18, 2016 - 7:56am
May 17, 2016
Nine-year-old who pleaded for safety dies from gunfire; Johnson blames ‘political hacks’ for attack on his 9/11 remark; 12 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A nine-year-old Milwaukee girl has died after a bullet pierced into her home while she was watching TV. Za'layia Jenkins was the youngster who asked a Milwaukee police captain late last month if she and her fellow officers could keep her safe. Police Chief Ed Flynn said...
May 17, 2016 - 7:38am
May 10, 2016
Ryan: If Trump wants, I won't run GOP convention; Chippewa Valley seeing haze from Canadian wildfire; 14 more Wisconsin news stories
JANESVILLE -- House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said he will step down as a chairman of this summer's Republican National Convention if that's what Donald Trump wants. Ryan told several Wisconsin news outlets Monday that Trump is the GOP nominee, and if he wants somebody else...
May 10, 2016 - 8:30am
May 7, 2016
Pierce County suit seeks costs from Elmwood puppy mill raid
ELLSWORTH -- In a lawsuit filed at the Pierce County Courthouse, county officials are seeking to recover costs associated with an April 22 raid...
May 7, 2016 - 8:53am
April 26, 2016
Police: Prom shooter rode to school on bike, brought rifle; Rep. Kind returns $125,548 to U.S. Treasury; 13 more Wisconsin news briefs
ANTIGO -- Police say Jakob Wagner apparently rode a bicycle to the high school and used a rifle to shoot two students leaving the school prom Saturday night. Antigo Police Chief Eric Roller said the rifle was the only weapon recovered at the scene, and he did not know how long Wagner...
April 26, 2016 - 9:07am
April 20, 2016
Prescott schools further cut programs, staff in wake of February vote
PRESCOTT -- A failed February referendum to increase school spending led to staffing and program reductions Monday, April 11, when Prescott School Board members decided to eliminate teaching and faculty positions, or reduce staff hours and cut subjects outside the core curriculum....
April 20, 2016 - 11:33am
Milwaukee police beating victim arrested again; UW says erasing chancellors’ video was not mistake; 12 more Wisconsin news briefs
A man who received a $2 million settlement after he was kicked and beaten by Milwaukee police officers has been arrested again. WITI TV reported Frank Jude of Wauwatosa is in jail for violating a previous probation after he was arrested Monday on Milwaukee's south side for possessing...
April 20, 2016 - 8:42am
April 19, 2016
Some Wisconsin Trump delegates don't support him; Madison bans city government travel to North Carolina; Nine more Wisconsin news briefs
Six Wisconsin delegates to the Republican National Convention must vote for Donald Trump, but at least some won't like it. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Trump did not do much to get his own supporters chosen as convention delegates so those from the third and seventh congressional...
April 19, 2016 - 10:44am
April 13, 2016
Federal court keeps voter ID in place, considers exceptions; Ex-Menomonie school board president goes to prison; 14 more state news stories
CHICAGO -- Wisconsin's photo ID law for voting will stay in place, but a federal judge has been told to consider exceptions for those who find it hard to obtain IDs. On Tuesday a three-judge panel on the federal appeals court in Chicago told Milwaukee District Judge Lynn Adelman to...
April 13, 2016 - 8:41am
April 12, 2016
Right-to-work appeal may go directly to Supreme Court; Motorist killed after hitting driverless horse and buggy; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- State Attorney General Brad Schimel said he might go directly to the Supreme Court to try to bring back Wisconsin's right-to-work law. Dane County Circuit Judge William Foust threw out the one-year-old measure last Friday, saying the government is taking away union revenues...
April 12, 2016 - 8:33am
April 10, 2016
Local agencies low on state corrections spending list
Two western Wisconsin law enforcement agencies rank near the bottom on a list of per-capita corrections spending, according to a tax watchdog group. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance ranked Pierce County No. 67 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties on per-capita operating spending on corrections....
April 10, 2016 - 11:18am