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Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
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Ellsworth Invitational: Hosts earn victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
October 26, 2015
LED streetlight conversion begins in Pierce County
This week Xcel Energy is upgrading streetlights in Ellsworth, Prescott and Hager City to high-efficiency LEDs as part of a massive project to...
October 26, 2015 - 9:16am
October 14, 2015
Drone use addition to policy proposed
An addition to policy about drone usage at school events was presented to the Ellsworth School Board Monday. Superintendent Barry Cain proposed a policy section about the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) be added after the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA)...
October 14, 2015 - 12:43pm
Traffic stop leads to drug bust, three arrests
A tip that a woman sought by authorities in Minnesota was hiding out at a Hager City home led to three arrests and suspected drugs after Pierce...
News/crime and courts
October 14, 2015 - 11:58am
October 12, 2015
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crashes
Two Minnesota men were injured in separate motorcycle crashes Sunday in Pierce County. The first crash was reported just before 4 p.m. on 170th Avenue and Highway 35 in Hager City. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Edward Withuski from Brooklyn...
October 12, 2015 - 8:16am
October 7, 2015
From Svea to Solon Springs
Jason Clifton couldn’t have imagined being ordained anywhere else but Svea Lutheran Church. It’s his home congregation. He was ordained Sunday,...
October 7, 2015 - 1:31pm
September 17, 2015
Three options heard for Ellsworth elementaries
Facility needs were discussed at a public meeting of the Ellsworth School District Tuesday, Sept. 1. The meeting, attended by 68 people, focused on the district’s elementary schools. It was held at Hillcrest Elementary and another similar one occurred at Prairie View Elementary...
September 17, 2015 - 12:34pm
August 26, 2015
Hunter education classes gear up for fall
Hunter education classes will again be sponsored by the Ellsworth Rod and Gun Club and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The classes will continue on seven consecutive Mondays and Tuesdays 7-9 p.m. from Sept. 15-Oct. 6 at the rod and gun clubhouse, east of Ellsworth on...
August 26, 2015 - 2:20pm
August 14, 2015
UPDATE: Hager City crash victim in 'good' condition
A Twin Cities man was airlifted from the scene of a head-on crash Thursday outside Hager City. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said Jacob Connelly, 26, Arden Hills, was flown by North AirCare helicopter following a crash at Highway 35 and County Road V-V in the town of Trenton....
August 14, 2015 - 7:49am
July 1, 2015
Pole plant veteran retires as manager
With 44 years under his belt, Roger Schommer has gone high up the ranks of management at Trinity Meyers Utility Structures LLC in Hager City,...
July 1, 2015 - 4:22pm
June 22, 2015
Update: Hager City man injured in boat fire in 'good' condition
A Hager City man was hospitalized Saturday after his boat caught fire on land. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, Mark Anthony Bradley, 57, was working on his 1988 Celebrity boat at his home when its motor burst into flames. Authorities were called at 5:57...
June 22, 2015 - 8:04am
June 3, 2015
Police release cause of death in Gustafson case
A 20-year-old Hager City man whose body was found April 21 in an Eau Claire pond was intoxicated and died as a result of an accidental fresh...
June 3, 2015 - 3:02pm
May 28, 2015
Join Hiawatha Bank for June Dairy Days
Help Hiawatha National Bank salute local dairy farmers during June Dairy Days. Dairy treats will be served at Hiawatha locations (N1555 770th St., Hager City; and W3532 Hwy. 35, Maiden Rock) on Fridays in June. June 5 -- Cheese curds June 12 -- Milk and cookies June...
May 28, 2015 - 1:39pm
May 22, 2015
Charges filed against Hager City driver in crash
A Hager City woman’s driving behavior was so alarming Wednesday, May 20, that a trailing motorist pulled back in Highway 65 traffic, with his...
May 22, 2015 - 5:50pm
May 1, 2015
No injuries reported in Town of Trenton crash
On Thursday, April 30 at 2:42 p.m. the Pierce County Sheriff's Department Dispatch received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 35...
May 1, 2015 - 11:43am
April 30, 2015
Benefit to be held for Missy Skulski
HAGER CITY -- It has been a tough year for the Skulski family and Melissa (Missy) Skulski is in for the fight of her life. Her faith in God has...
April 30, 2015 - 11:26am