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December 31, 2017
Derrick Budd dodges fallen treetops along 650th Street in the town of Martell after a tornado struck the area. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Top 10: Rebuilding in wake of tornado
December 31, 2017 - 7:00am
December 12, 2017
Authorities said the driver of this 2006 Buick Lucerne was critically injured after a Monday, Dec. 11, crash in the town of Martell. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Patrol
Update: Teen crash victim ID'd, in critical condition
December 12, 2017 - 9:32am
July 26, 2017
Gov. Walker to give $132 million for transportation
July 26, 2017 - 6:00am
July 2, 2017
Warren Houdek said this barn was built in 1909 and had recently been restored to its former glory. It was destroyed by a tornado Wednesday, June 28. Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Barn was a family legacy
July 2, 2017 - 9:28am
June 30, 2017
Irvin (right) and Evelyn Vanasse said they didn't see the tornado, but saw the storm coming June 28 and quickly ran to the bathroom, the only room with no windows. She sustained only a minor scratch on her finger, but they fear the home is a total loss. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
SV couple survives storm; home moved off its foundation
June 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
June 29, 2017
Becki Lamar took this photo from County Road C and 320th Avenue looking northeast around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. At the time, she said, she didn’t realize there had been a touch down. Photo courtesy of Becki Lamar
Weather service: Tornado that hit Pierce County was EF-1
June 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
June 28, 2017
Town of Martell resident Warren Houdek surveys damage at his 760th Street property after it was struck by a tornado July 28. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
June 28, 2017 - 8:37pm
May 23, 2017
Dana Pruitt stands with a crib and changing table set that he received as separate donations, and two toddler beds he's received. All will be donated to those in need. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
May 23, 2017 - 6:03am
February 10, 2017
Elliot C. Wilkens
Guns and safe go missing in Martell burglary
February 10, 2017 - 11:00am
February 5, 2017
The Iverson Bridge spanning the Rush River in Martell, around 1900. (Photo courtesy of Pierce County Historical Association)
Finding your roots: Martell Township
February 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 3, 2017
Prep girls basketball: Martell leads Spartans past Cardinals
January 3, 2017 - 11:25pm
September 29, 2016
Hank Norderhaug is pictured with one of his many bow deer kills. He and wife Mabel operated a general/sporting goods store in Martell for more than three decades, recently celebrated by their granddaughter Diane Friese. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)play button
WATCH: Hank & Mabel’s store makes a return
September 29, 2016 - 3:38pm
August 8, 2016
Two-vehicle crash sends one woman to hospital
August 8, 2016 - 4:33pm
July 3, 2016
Shifting gears, truck driving school expands to Wisconsin
July 3, 2016 - 10:00am
February 24, 2016
The Town of Martell shop, located directly behind the Martell Schoolhouse on Hwy. 63, has deteriorated to the point town officials feel it needs replacing. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Plan to hike levy for new shop hits snag
February 24, 2016 - 11:12am