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PIERCE COUNTY: 1/23/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 1/23/18 Special Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/19/18 Special Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/4/17 Board Meeting Minutes
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January 7, 2010
Trial set for Superior man accused of trespassing on his own land
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- A 27-year-old Superior man's trial for trespassing on his own land has been set for April. Jeremy Engelking is charged with trespassing on a construction site and disorderly conduct. He was arrested Dec. 2 after confronting a crew of workers installing a pipeline...
January 7, 2010 - 2:40pm
December 18, 2009
Knapp man charged with felony theft
A Knapp man was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court earlier this month with felony theft. Lawrence J. Paul, 40, stands accused of not completing a building contract. The felony theft is a Class I felony, meaning if Paul was found guilty he would be looking at a maximum $10,000...
December 18, 2009 - 3:21pm
December 10, 2009
Man's death likely medically-related; State shuts down EOS as storm subsides
A 66-year-old rural Ellsworth man who was found dead near a barn outside his residence was probably medically-related, not exposure to the elements as was initially thought Wednesday when authorities were called. Pierce County sheriff's investigator Mike Waltz is withholding the man's...
December 10, 2009 - 10:11am
December 4, 2009
Superior man arrested for trespassing on his own property
A man from Superior has been arrested for trespassing on his own property. Twenty-seven-year-old Jeremy Engelking is due in Douglas County Circuit Court Friday afternoon. He told the Duluth News-Tribune he was deer hunting on Wednesday when crew members who were building a new oil...
December 4, 2009 - 10:01am
November 18, 2009
Authorities ID man who died from ammonia leak
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. - Police have identified two Oklahoma men, one of whom died and the other who was critically injured, after an anhydrous ammonia accident at an industrial plant here. Robert Larry Shue, 31, of Kingfisher, Okla., died while trying to fix a connection problem which...
November 18, 2009 - 9:23am
October 8, 2009
River Falls man charged with sexual assault of child
A River Falls man was charged earlier this month with two counts of first degree sexual assault of a child in Pierce County Circuit Court. Yasser...
October 8, 2009 - 3:44pm
September 17, 2009
Crash injures Plum City man
A Plum City man was injured Thursday when the semitrailer he was driving tipped over on Highway 52 in Rochester. Tracy Miller, 30, was still being evaluated this afternoon by staff at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, a hospital spokeswoman said. The semi tipped over at the bottom...
September 17, 2009 - 3:43pm
September 8, 2009
River Falls man accused of sexual assault
Aaron Yates' 21st birthday is a day he will like to forget. The River Falls resident started Aug. 27 by having drinks with a few friends at a River Falls bar. By lunchtime, he was sitting in a Pierce County Jail, arrested on charges of sexual assault. A day later, he was officially...
September 8, 2009 - 11:26am
August 31, 2009
Minnesota man charged with sexual assault
A Minnesota man was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court last month with two counts of second degree sexual assault. Joshua B. Plan, 28, Rosemount, is looking at a maximum sentence of $100,000 and/or 40 years prison for each count if found guilty. Pierce County Sheriff's Department...
August 31, 2009 - 1:16pm
August 24, 2009
Minnesota man charged with police battery
A Minnesota man was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court earlier this month with police battery after he injured a River Falls officer and...
August 24, 2009 - 4:43pm
August 11, 2009
Prescott man runs into power pole
A Prescott man walked away unharmed Sunday after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a power pole. Ryan M. Fedie, 29, was traveling on CTH E, south of Hwy. 29-35 in the Town of River Falls, when he crashed into the power pole, according to Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Chad...
August 11, 2009 - 11:57am
Man charged with pointing gun
A 54-year-old Bay City man was jailed for aiming a handgun at a couple who stopped at Kwik Trip on South Main Street in River Falls Aug. 2. A...
August 11, 2009 - 11:23am
Local man charged with sexual assault
An Ellsworth man was charged last month with allegedly having sexual intercourse with a child 16 years or older. Corey J. Haase, 22, will have his first court appearance on the charge at 10 a.m. next Monday.
August 11, 2009 - 11:21am
August 10, 2009
Chippewa Falls man killed while lying on a highway
Authorities in Chippewa County are still investigating an incident in which a man was killed by a vehicle while lying on a highway. According to sheriff's deputies, a passerby saw Aaron Bourget, 28, of Boyd in the middle of County Trunk G near Chippewa Falls about 3:30 a.m. Sunday....
August 10, 2009 - 9:00am
August 7, 2009
Hastings man charged with animal cruelty
A Hastings man was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court last month with five misdemeanors from three separate incidents that allegedly occurred...
August 7, 2009 - 1:57pm