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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: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
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
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
Karen S. Franson, 45
Lenore Gunderson, 93
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
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November 24, 2015
Charges: man steals Hammond cop's truck, 'torches' it in Minnesota
Jailhouse tips led authorities to a man suspected of stealing a Hammond police officer’s personal vehicle containing his service pistol, badge and other police equipment from a Hudson parking lot. The vehicle, a 2004 Ford pickup truck belonging to officer Christian Loos, was...
News/crime and courts
November 24, 2015 - 4:07pm
July 6, 2015
UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early today. The National...
July 6, 2015 - 9:21am
June 26, 2015
Gunfire stemmed from misunderstanding, deputies say
A warning shot rang out last week in the town of Hammond during an encounter authorities say stemmed from a misunderstanding between a property owner and a city assessor. According to a St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department report, a Hammond man fired off a warning shot with...
News/crime and courts
June 26, 2015 - 9:59am
April 27, 2015
Elmwood man airlifted after motorcycle crash
SPRING VALLEY -- Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash involving two motorcycles at 8:55 p.m. Sunday night in Spring Valley, and an Elmwood man was airlifted to Regions Hospital for his injuries. According to a press release from the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department,...
April 27, 2015 - 7:38am
April 24, 2015
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
The Hammond Arts Alliance presents a themed exhibit “Earth Day/Found Art” Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, at Foster Hall gallery (865...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 24, 2015 - 12:21pm
July 9, 2013
Benefit planned for SCC Coach Mike Fern
A benefit has been announced to help former St. Croix Central baseball and basketball Coach Mike Fern, who is battling brain cancer. The benefit...
July 9, 2013 - 5:46am
September 28, 2012
PetaPalooza this weekend, dogs welcome to compete
The second annual "Petapalooza" is set for Sunday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Warren Township Park, near Roberts. The event is a joint...
September 28, 2012 - 10:10am
September 3, 2012
UPDATE: Baldwin man dies in crash near Hammond
A motorcyclist died as the result of injuries from an accident Sunday night, Sept. 2, near Hammond. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, law enforcement officials were dispatched to the scene along County Road E near 103rd Street at about 10:05 p.m. in St. Croix County. The name...
September 3, 2012 - 12:09pm
March 22, 2012
March 22, 2012: UPDATE: Hammond man doing okay after rough week
Monday marked Glen Nelson's third surgery in a week following a motorcycle crash St. Patrick's Day which left him seriously injured. A family member told the Pierce County Herald Nelson's vitals are stable and doctors hope to start to take him off a ventilator by the middle of this...
March 22, 2012 - 5:00am
January 13, 2012
Hammond art show opens this weekend
Hammond Arts Alliance presents "Begin/End" Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14-15, at Foster Art Vault (basement of Associated Bank). The gallery will...
January 13, 2012 - 10:20am
October 4, 2011
Driver's young passenger seriously hurt in rural River Falls crash
A 48-year-old Hammond man's son was badly injured after the boy was thrown from a 2007 Ford Ranger pickup truck. The Hammond driver was going around a curve when he lost control. The truck went into a ditch and flipped several times. The rollover occurred at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct....
October 4, 2011 - 4:10pm
June 20, 2011
Hammond woman hurt after 'cycle crash
A Hammond woman was transported to Baldwin Area Medical Center Sunday afternooon after the motorcycle she was driving ran onto the shoulder and overturned, ejecting her. Laura Kasel, 36, was taken by Ellsworth Area Ambulance following the 1:18 p.m. crash. The extent of her injuries...
June 20, 2011 - 7:55am
April 8, 2011
Toy tractor enthusiast collects a bit of history
For almost 30 years, Eldon Myer, 70, of Hammond, has been collecting farm history in a miniature way. In the last three decades, Myer has collected...
April 8, 2011 - 8:00am
February 4, 2011
New show at Foster Art Vault in Hammond
The Hammond Arts Alliance presents "Animal" - a theme show at Foster Art Vault, on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 12-13. The artists include Celeste...
arts and entertainment/Life
February 4, 2011 - 9:32am
March 12, 2010
Woman charged with stealing from RF computer business
Charges were filed last week against a Hammond woman accused of stealing $3,705 from a River Falls business while she worked there in early 2009. Kimberly A. Arnold, 27, allegedly made unauthorized debit card charges and wrote unauthorized checks from accounts belonging to Quality...
crime and courts/News/business
March 12, 2010 - 10:53am