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Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
September 29, 2016
WATCH: Hank & Mabel’s store makes a return
TOWN OF MARTELL -- About 10 people gathered around a picnic table the last weekend in August, reminiscing about the old Hank & Mabel’s...
September 29, 2016 - 3:38pm
August 8, 2016
Two-vehicle crash sends one woman to hospital
TOWN OF MARTELL -- A crash Monday morning in the town of Martell near the Red Barn sent an elderly Spring Valley woman to the hospital. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of the two-vehicle crash at about 10:55 a.m. Police determined a southbound vehicle,...
August 8, 2016 - 4:33pm
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