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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avain Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
Regents formally request lawmakers reduce $300 million cut; Assembly winding up all-night debate; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Notification of unusual event at Prairie Island terminated
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
crime and courts
Prescott, EPC play in regional semifinals tonight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers claim Big Ten title outright after beating Gophers 76-63
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally to beat Capitals 2-1
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
September 5, 2012
Another change of plans with Hastings bridge - no closures planned for this weekend
There has been a change of plans with the upcoming move of the main span for the new Hastings bridge. That change means there will be no closure of the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings this weekend. Here is the revised schedule for the project: Early Friday morning, Sept. 7, crews...
September 5, 2012 - 7:57am
August 11, 2010
Pierce County Health department issues health and safety precautions for flood
The Pierce County Public Health Department officials are urging victims of the recent flooding to take the following health and safety precautions. The Department recommends that if you have a private well that has been submerged by flood waters, do not drink the water. Wait until...
news / health
August 11, 2010 - 1:24pm
July 15, 2010
Three arrested in meth bust in Dunn County
Dunn County Sheriff Dennis Smith reports that on July 13, the West Central Drug Task Force and members of the Dunn County Sheriff's Office conducted a Methamphetamine investigation at a residence in the City of Menomonie. The Drug Task Force made arrangements to purchase 1/4 ounce...
crime and courts / news
July 15, 2010 - 2:34pm
July 14, 2010
Pierce County under a tornado warning
The National Weather Service (NWS) in the Twin Cities issued a severe thunderstrom warning for Pierce County until 3:30 p.m. today. The NWS is reporting that at 2:41 p.m., radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado with the most dangerous part of the storm six miles southwest...
July 14, 2010 - 2:39pm
July 13, 2010
Partial to polka
July 13, 2010 - 11:24am
Farmers' market in East End Park okayed
The Ellsworth Village Board Monday signed off on the local chamber of commerce's request to hold a farmer's market in East End Park. Chamber...
July 13, 2010 - 11:13am
Man shoots up house in fear of intruders dressed as clowns
ROBERTS - A 40-year-old man has been taken into custody after he devastated the inside of a house in Roberts with shotgun blasts in an attempt to thwart perceived clown intruders. Sheriff Dennis Hillstead said the man was apparently suffering from some kind of hallucination when...
July 13, 2010 - 11:09am
SAGE partially saved by Ellsworth School Board, Title I favored at PV
Believing the difference in student numbers doesn't outweigh the importance of Title I services there, the Ellsworth School Board voted Monday to eliminate the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) program at Prairie View Elementary School. In taking the action, the board...
news / education
July 13, 2010 - 9:38am
July 12, 2010
UPDATE: Semi spill on Hwy. 63
July 12, 2010 - 2:09pm
FTD visitors invited to use Ellsworth parking
Farm Technology Days (FTD) visitors wanting to avoid the hassle of fighting traffic are invited to park at the Pierce County Fairgrounds in Ellsworth and catch a bus to Tent City. "It'll be like going to the state fair," said Dale Hines, co-chairman of the FTD Parking Committee....
July 12, 2010 - 9:35am
July 10, 2010
Ellsworth area WWII vet gets hero's treatment on honor flight
HAGER CITY--Sixty-five years after being discharged from the Army, Donald R. Johnson of Hager City was part of a tribute to his and fellow World War II veterans' military service last month. Johnson was among those chosen for Honor Flight, a June 19 event which took them to Washington,...
July 10, 2010 - 7:25am
July 9, 2010
Supercross racing is coming to Ellsworth
High-flying, fast-paced dirt bike and ATV racing will be featured as the preview show for this summer's premier event, the Pierce County Fair, on Friday, July 30, at the fairgrounds grandstand in Ellsworth. You will see racers jump 70 foot triples, navigate bermed corners and pound...
July 9, 2010 - 4:38pm
Ellsworth Middle School Principal keeps on taking a new step as educator
Three years ago, Paul Uhren started participating in efforts to design a new middle school for the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau (GET) School District. Uhren, who was the GET Middle School Principal at the time, didn't know then part of that process would preview his future as an educator....
July 9, 2010 - 7:54am
July 8, 2010
Broz's to host an East End party this Saturday night
Although the official permit for the annual East Ellsworth Street Dance was turned down by the Ellsworth Village Board at their meeting last...
July 8, 2010 - 12:08pm
July 6, 2010
Superintendent search begins in Elmwood
The Elmwood School District will be holding multiple meetings tomorrow night (July 7) to aid them in the process of finding their next Superintendent. Dennis Richards from the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) will be conducting separate meetings with members from the...
July 6, 2010 - 1:14pm