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Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
Looking good in the neighborhood: Nursing home needs cosmetic facelift
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Kyra Hayes, 16
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
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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...
News/crime and courts
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
August 23, 2016
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
PRESCOTT -- Gestures of appreciation make the difficult days seem not so tough. This summer the U.S. has experienced tumult in the wake of police...
August 23, 2016 - 10:30am
August 19, 2016
Ellsworth woman charged with threat to officer
ELLSWORTH -- An Ellsworth woman who became upset in the Pierce County Jail lobby after her effort to discuss her eviction with an officer was...
News/crime and courts
August 19, 2016 - 3:25pm
August 18, 2016
After year without, K-9 returns to sheriff’s department
ELLSWORTH -- The K-9 unit is about to become a reality again at the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office. Just a few days after marking the one-year...
August 18, 2016 - 1:39pm
August 1, 2016
Ellsworth PD invites neighbors to ‘National Night Out’
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth Police Department will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 in East End...
August 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
July 22, 2016
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
PRESCOTT -- A group of a dozen or so people met outside the Prescott Police Department last Wednesday to show their support for law enforcement...
July 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 18, 2016
The eye in the sky: Troopers deployed by air for traffic enforcement
WISCONSIN STATE PATROL -- For the most part, the drivers never know what hit them. One moment they’re tailgating the car in front of them or...
June 18, 2016 - 8:00am
May 3, 2016
Gone but not forgotten: Wisconsin Riders honor fallen officer Jackie Ryden
PRESCOTT -- Ten years ago, Prescott police officer Jackie Ryden had a fatal attack while assisting at the scene of a natural gas tank explosion...
May 3, 2016 - 11:09am
April 13, 2016
Local agencies low on state corrections-spending list: New jail won’t mean ‘significant increase’
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 13, 2016 - 10:31am
February 17, 2016
Water patrol officers rescue deer from ice
MISSISSIPPI POOL 4 -- Open water on the Mississippi River’s Pool 4 yields catches all year long.And while most catches come from beneath the...
February 17, 2016 - 4:09pm
December 9, 2015
‘Risk a lot to save a lot:’ Prospective cops press on, despite enrollment drop
RIVER FALLS -- The students came ready to deliver. Dressed in professional business attire, the Chippewa Valley Community Technical College students...
December 9, 2015 - 1:33pm
November 18, 2015
Work-release program fading away? Pierce County preparing shift from Huber
The future of work-release for inmates at the Pierce County Jail appears to be fading as officials, mindful of staffing levels and costs, pursue a more technology-driven path. Pierce County Board members last month approved designs for a new $17.9 million jail to be built along...
News/crime and courts
November 18, 2015 - 11:27am
October 22, 2015
There’s a new DARE officer in town
Pierce County Patrol Sgt. Chad Koranda is the new DARE officer in town, although he’s not new to the sheriff’s department. Koranda took...
October 22, 2015 - 3:16pm