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Barn fire kills 11 pigs in Trimbelle
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Three SVE seniors all place at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Sanford takes fourth at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
Spring Valley Cardinals
Stagehands bring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' alive
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 3/6/17 Meeting Agenda
AD FOR BIDS: Spring Valley School District, WI - Ext. Concrete & Site Lighting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/4/17 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/8/17 Traffic Safety Commission Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/6/17 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy E. Cudd, 89
Cody James Martin-Skulski, 25
Terrance E."Terry" Shafer, 62
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
March 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rochester police investigate shooting, man injured
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Rochester man was shaken up but not hurt early this morning when a bullet struck his vehicle while he was waiting at an intersection. The man told police he had just left the nearby Holiday convenience store and moments later heard three gunshots. Police...
March 2, 2015 - 4:09pm
Big-push capital campaign eyes new county no-kill shelter
After nine years of fundraising, planning and program development -– capped by the debt-free acquisition of a 6.5-acre site in Roberts –-...
March 2, 2015 - 9:11am
February 27, 2015
Arkansaw farmers still deny raw milk made football team sick
DURAND - Two western Wisconsin dairy farmers still deny allegations that their milk made over three dozen students and others sick at a potluck dinner for the Durand High School football team. It was reported a few days ago that Roland and Diana Reed of Pepin County agreed to...
February 27, 2015 - 8:52am
February 26, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Hennepin County Sheriff testifies at U.S. House hearing
WASHINGTON D.C.-- Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek testified before a U.S. House subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security today in Washington D.C. Stanek said Hennepin County is home to 1.2 million people and 425,000 are non-caucasian, including 40,000 Oromo,...
February 26, 2015 - 2:58pm
February 24, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: 'Right to Work' not likely to draw legal fire like Act 10
MILWAUKEE -- Unlike the Act 10 limits on public union bargaining, Wisconsin's right-to-work bill for private companies may not attract as many lawsuits if it's passed. More than a half-dozen suits challenged the legality of Act 10 before the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled it to...
February 24, 2015 - 10:37am
February 18, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Over 100 rare cancer cases reported among former mine workers
A total of 101 cases of mesothelioma have now been identified in former mine workers on the Iron Range. The state Department of Health just...
February 18, 2015 - 8:45am
February 17, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: MNSure audit to be released today
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers get the legislative auditor's report this afternoon on the troubled MNsure health insurance exchange. As the report comes out, Republican Representative Greg Davids of Preston is asking MNsure's CEO why eleven managers received pay raises in 2014...
February 17, 2015 - 8:36am
February 16, 2015
Volunteers help prepare taxes for elderly
A six-member crew of volunteers arrived at the Pierce County Office Building in Ellsworth Friday to help the area’s elderly prepare their tax...
February 16, 2015 - 9:00am
February 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Marquette student diagnosed with meningitis
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee health officials say a Marquette University student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis has been hospitalized. The student’s roommate is said to be getting preventative treatment. Both students live in a campus residence hall. Health officials say bacterial...
February 14, 2015 - 7:42am
February 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Congressmen want VA hearing at Tomah
Three Wisconsin congressmen have asked the U.S. House Veterans Affairs panel to hold a hearing in Tomah on reported over-prescriptions and other issues at the city's VA medical center. Democrats Ron Kind of La Crosse and Mark Pocan of Madison, and Menomonee Falls Republican Jim...
February 13, 2015 - 3:47pm
River Falls Area Hospital supports food shelves
River Falls Area Hospital (RFAH), part of Allina Health, presented a $1,000 check to the Hunger Prevention Council of Pierce County on Jan. 23...
February 13, 2015 - 9:22am
February 12, 2015
Dental pros, students work to ‘Give Kids a Smile’
Occasionally, Heather Moats of Elmwood had to step over to the dental chair and hold the hand of her five-year-old daughter, Olivia, but the...
February 12, 2015 - 9:11am
February 11, 2015
Woman’s training helps others save lives
Crisis situations can be seen every night on television, but not everyone knows what to do if they came across that situation in real life.
February 11, 2015 - 9:54am
Support group help families who lose child at birth
Nickolas Borchardt was born on Sept. 30, 1996, and died 10 hours later.
February 11, 2015 - 9:48am
February 10, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Paul man found dead near Pepin
PEPIN - Authorities in western Wisconsin are trying to find the family of a 35-year-old Minnesota man found dead near a set of railroad tracks. Pepin County sheriff's deputies said the body of Steven Joui Glaze of the Saint Paul area has been taken to the Ramsey County medical...
February 10, 2015 - 4:09pm