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United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
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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
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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
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June 30, 2017
Elmwood pivots to different police candidate
Allegations of a sordid past led Elmwood village board members to pass on a police officer candidate in favor of a different person to lead the one-person department. Elmwood Village Clerk/Treasurer Amy Wayne said last week the board backed away from police candidate David Hartl after...
June 30, 2017 - 5:30am
May 17, 2017
Watch: Bell tolls for fallen officers in River Falls
RIVER FALLS — Law enforcement officers from three western Wisconsin counties gathered Tuesday to honor those killed in the line of duty. The...
May 17, 2017 - 11:53am
April 13, 2017
Cop-veteran encounters take center stage at St. Croix County training event
HUDSON — Ask questions. Be patient. Diffuse. That is how you approach a veteran in crisis, military servicemen told local law enforcement...
April 13, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 5, 2017
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Donkey bite reported
Donkey bite reportedA deputy was sent Feb. 24 to N8810 650th St. near River Falls for a person whose finger was nearly bitten off by a donkey....
March 5, 2017 - 11:00am
February 19, 2017
Commitment to D.A.R.E. shines in Pierce County
PRESCOTT -- Pierce County’s commitment to Drug Abuse Resistance Education is evident. On Thursday, Feb. 2, Prescott schools hosted D.A.R.E....
February 19, 2017 - 8:00am
February 9, 2017
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Bluffs Bar burglarized; wayward sledders and more
The following incidents were investigated by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office Jan. 30-Feb. 6. Bluffs Bar burglarizedA burglary was reported...
February 9, 2017 - 11:43am
January 5, 2017
Former Pierce HR director dies by suicide
LANGLADE COUNTY -- A former Pierce County human resources director died by suicide last week amidst an investigation for alleged misconduct in...
January 5, 2017 - 3:02pm
January 3, 2017
Top 10 stories of 2016: New county jail, sheriff’s dept. break ground
ELLSWORTH -- After decades of debate and deliberation, Pierce County officials broke ground for a new sheriff’s department and jail facility...
January 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
December 21, 2016
Anti-government man evicted from his foreclosed River Falls home
Early morning Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office carried out orders from the Circuit Court to remove occupants and personal...
December 21, 2016 - 11:32am
December 11, 2016
Shop With a Cop, take 2
ELLSWORTH -- Last year’s inaugural “Shop With a Cop” event was such a resounding success in Pierce County, that it’s back again this...
December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
November 30, 2016
Man had fallen, was injured, then died
The River Falls man who was found dead in the 1600 block of Valley Quail Drive late Monday appears to have bled to death from a wound after falling at home. Police say that a preliminary Ramsey County, Minn., medical examiner's autopsy report indicates the death of Jeffrey Carlson,...
November 30, 2016 - 12:50pm
November 8, 2016
Turn Ellsworth Blue to support officers
SPRING VALLEY, ELLSWORTH -- The death of Rusk County deputy Dan Glaze Oct. 29 spurred a Spring Valley woman into action to paint the town blue....
November 8, 2016 - 9:16am
October 21, 2016
Resignations follow sexual misconduct in Glenwood City, sheriff’s office
ST. CROIX COUNTY -- Separate allegations of sexual misconduct at two St. Croix County law enforcement agencies led to the resignations of three employees in recent months. The most recent resignation came in August, when former Glenwood City police officer Joe Heath stepped down following...
October 21, 2016 - 4:06pm
‘DARE’ing deputy takes on new duties
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County Deputy Allen Wojcik knew when he saw the job posting, it was something he wanted to do: become the newest DARE (Drug...
September 21, 2016 - 3:50pm
September 2, 2016
New Pierce County K-9 receives name, training
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County’s new police dog shall no longer go nameless. The Holland shepherd/German shepherd mix was named Odin after arriving...
September 2, 2016 - 9:32am