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District approved $100K for Fund 46
Land dispute continues, legislation postponed
Librarian by day, princess by night
Dogs from suspected puppy mill will be up for adoption
crime and courts
Janke brings experience to girls basketball team
Olson returns to girls tennis team as coach
Legion Baseball: Spring Valley stays patient in win vs. Plum City
Standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League
Legion Baseball: Post 204 wins ninth game of summer vs. Shoreview
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
American Pickers coming to Wisconsin: Seeking collections
River Falls Days kicks off July 7
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Ryan rezone
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Dohmen permit
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Gerdes permit
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/27/16 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/28/16 Board of Adjustment Committee - Annual Meeting
Gerald V. Leonard, 69
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Josephine M. Carlson, 88
John C. Bang, 91
Brenda L. Dodge, 65
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
July 3, 2016
Shifting gears, truck driving school expands to Wisconsin
TOWN OF MARTELL -- Hoping to target aspiring Wisconsin truckers, Interstate Truck Driving School, based in South St. Paul, is looking to expand its course offerings to a new site in the Town of Martell near the intersection of U.S. Highway 63 and state Highway 29. An existing building...
July 3, 2016 - 10:00am
February 24, 2016
Plan to hike levy for new shop hits snag
TOWN OF MARTELL -- There won’t be any increase in the Town of Martell tax levy for 2016 (beginning in 2017) for the purpose of building a new...
February 24, 2016 - 11:12am
October 14, 2015
Cell towers will be built in Martell, Salem
Two new cellphone towers will be constructed in Pierce County, land management director Andy Pichotta confirmed: one in Salem and one in Martell. The Salem tower is to be located in Section 5, T25N, R16W. Access to the site, which is owned by the David Gilles Trust, will be off...
October 14, 2015 - 12:51pm
September 9, 2015
Height exemptions for cell towers granted: Facilities proposed in Salem and Martell
A request from Verizon Wireless for height exemptions on two proposed communication service facilities -- one in the Town of Salem and the other in the Town of Martell -- was granted by the Pierce County Land Management Committee Wednesday. The proposal calls for these cell phone...
September 9, 2015 - 11:10am
July 22, 2015
Preserving history in Martell: Committee gets old schoolhouse running
For people like Francine Rudesill, preserving the Old Martell Schoolhouse is about more than just preserving history. The lifetime resident...
July 22, 2015 - 1:56pm
July 10, 2015
UPDATE: Old Martell grocery store fire cause undetermined (+ video)
Fire heavily damaged a vintage Pierce County building -- the former Martell grocery store -- early Thursday evening. Owner Dan Knutson, who...
July 10, 2015 - 10:24am
June 19, 2015
Plum City man injured in town of Martell crash
A Pierce County man was hospitalized Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 63 in the town of Martell. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the victim, 28-year-old Joshua Larson, was on Highway 63 near 850th Avenue at 6:35 a.m. when he lost control...
June 19, 2015 - 11:30am
April 1, 2015
Grass fire threatens house, pole shed
TOWN OF MARTELL -- A grass fire which threatened two buildings was fought by the Ellsworth Fire Department Tuesday, March 31. The fire was reported at 3:04 p.m. at the Dan Burgess property, W5191 810th Ave., Spring Valley. It is believed to have been caused by open burning. At 3:06...
April 1, 2015 - 2:05pm
February 7, 2014
UPDATE: Two-vehicle accident with injuries on Hwy. 63
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident with injuries took place just at 12 p.m. Friday in the Pierce County town of Martell just north of Lawton. Barbara...
February 7, 2014 - 2:06pm
November 21, 2013
Rural couple wonders if graffiti was aimed at them
About three weeks ago as she drove to pick up a friend and then head to an artists’ meeting in St. Paul, Deana Pass saw the symbol on the back of a stop sign. Two weeks later she saw the second one on a stop sign much closer to her town of Martell home. The drawings -- crudely...
November 21, 2013 - 9:35am
August 10, 2013
Two-vehicle accident leads to rollover, injuries
MARTELL - A two-vehicle accident led to an injury late Friday afternoon at the north intersection of Hwys. 29 and 63 in Martell Township. A...
August 10, 2013 - 6:02pm
September 7, 2012
Food industry couple takes over Ellsworth area café
TOWN OF GILMAN--A couple with experience in the food industry has added ownership of an eatery to their management roles at a winery and a grocery...
September 7, 2012 - 8:50am
August 30, 2012
Hwy. 63 intersection with CTH.Y described as "bad corner"
Following Saturday's crash at County Road Y and State Highway 63 in Pierce County that killed two Red Wing residents, Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said that intersection will be evaluated for its safety. "Basically that corner is a bad corner," she said. "With County Road Y...
August 30, 2012 - 9:37am
August 29, 2012
Martell School garage sale Saturday
MARTELL--A garage sale will be going on at the Martell School this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This will be the second day of the fundraising...
August 29, 2012 - 10:00am
July 2, 2012
Nelson descendants plan family reunion
The descendants of Andreas and Sonne Nelson, pioneer Norwegian settlers in the Martell area, will celebrate their heritage with a family reunion...
July 2, 2012 - 4:05pm