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October 14, 2015
Drone use addition to policy proposed
An addition to policy about drone usage at school events was presented to the Ellsworth School Board Monday. Superintendent Barry Cain proposed a policy section about the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) be added after the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA)...
October 14, 2015 - 12:43pm
Train concerns being pursued
An update on measures taken about railroad concerns raised earlier was given to the Maiden Rock Village Board early last week. The village president, Judy Daleiden, met with federal railroad commission representatives from Chicago, the board was told. A 150-foot radius for decibel...
October 14, 2015 - 12:39pm
October 5, 2015
River Falls couple, Prescott man injured in separate crashes
A rural River Falls man and his wife were injured Saturday after the car they were in was rearended by a charter bus. According to a Pierce County Sheriff’s Office new release, Donald Miner, 73, and Mary Miner, 71, were taken by personal vehicle to an area hospital with non-life...
October 5, 2015 - 8:07am
September 30, 2015
Stolen ATVs linked to Minnesota woman
Felony charges were filed this month against a Red Wing woman accused of shuttling stolen ATVs from the Twin Cities to a Maiden Rock property....
News/crime and courts
September 30, 2015 - 12:46pm
September 23, 2015
Community Crust takes its pizza on the road
The Community Crust wood-fired pizza trailer is becoming a familiar sight around Stockholm, Plum City and the surrounding area. Ryan and...
September 23, 2015 - 2:08pm
September 16, 2015
Train concerns await BNSF investigation
Concerns raised earlier about trains carrying hazardous materials and sitting idle on railroad tracks in Maiden Rock were again a topic for the village board Tuesday, Sept. 8. Agreeing last month to contact the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad about sending a representative...
September 16, 2015 - 10:34am
August 12, 2015
Are idling trains a threat to Maiden Rock?
Trains idling within village limits has raised enough concern that the Maiden Rock Village Board decided to invite a Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) representative to discuss the issue in the future. Village President Judy Daleiden suggested the invitation after a presentation...
August 12, 2015 - 1:21pm
August 6, 2015
Fire destroys 2 pole sheds at MR business
Two pole sheds were totally destroyed in a fire reported Friday shortly before 4 p.m. The structure fire was at the Bruce Andrews property, N1345 375th St., Maiden Rock. The sheds were butted up against each other and one was fully engulfed before fire fighters arrived. Both went...
August 6, 2015 - 8:34am
June 10, 2015
Portable food vendor proposal rejected
Thanks to a recommendation from the Maiden Rock planning commission, the village board rejected a portable food vendor proposal at last week’s board meeting. The commission recommended such vendors not be allowed in the historic building district of the village. Potential problems...
June 10, 2015 - 3:24pm
May 28, 2015
Join Hiawatha Bank for June Dairy Days
Help Hiawatha National Bank salute local dairy farmers during June Dairy Days. Dairy treats will be served at Hiawatha locations (N1555 770th St., Hager City; and W3532 Hwy. 35, Maiden Rock) on Fridays in June. June 5 -- Cheese curds June 12 -- Milk and cookies June...
May 28, 2015 - 1:39pm
May 23, 2015
Memorial Day observances scheduled
Memorial Day observance events abound across Pierce County on Monday, May 25. Below is listed a schedule of events. Ellsworth Kinne-Englehart...
May 23, 2015 - 3:31pm
May 13, 2015
Whimsical garden gift shop graces Maiden Rock
MAIDEN ROCK -- The Green Queen is filled with the scent of diffused lavender and gentle music plays softly in the background. Recycled plastic...
May 13, 2015 - 2:59pm
Actions to satisfy DNR handled by MR board
MAIDEN ROCK—Satisfying the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was behind a couple of actions for the Maiden Rock Village Board early last week. The board adopted an ordinance updating cross connection control for the local water and sewer utility. The ordinance, replacing...
May 13, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 30, 2015
Solid as concrete -- fifty years strong
TOWN OF SALEM -- Joe Wieser never dreamed 50 years ago when he moved his family to a peaceful valley in the Town of Salem that his fledgling...
April 30, 2015 - 2:23pm
April 13, 2015
2015 Spring Election Results
The Herald has compiled a list of Election Night results, which are unofficial. Listed below are the most recent results of all contested races...
April 13, 2015 - 8:46am