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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth sets school record
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors headed to wrestlebacks
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
January 13, 2017
Ellsworth man killed in snowmobile vs. SUV crash
An Ellsworth man was killed Thursday, Jan. 12 after the snowmobile he was on collided with an SUV in Prescott. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
January 13, 2017 - 10:20am
January 11, 2017
UPDATE: Menomonie man airlifted after crash
TOWN OF MARTELL -- Law enforcement officials were rerouting traffic on Highway 63 in the town of Martell at about 1 p.m. Wednesday after scanner...
January 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Election filings bring five races so far
PIERCE COUNTY -- The deadline for filing candidacy papers to appear on the Tuesday, April 4 ballot passed at 5 p.m. Jan. 3, with five races developing so far in Pierce County. Filings indicate contests will take place in the villages of Elmwood and Ellsworth, the city of River Falls,...
January 11, 2017 - 9:14am
January 10, 2017
Curing dementia the best solution
The goal for the Alzheimer's Association was to find a cure for dementia-related diseases by the year 2020. The organization has recently moved...
January 10, 2017 - 6:00am
January 9, 2017
Living with dementia: drawing people out with music
The pain of seeing residents with dementia deteriorate has led to facilities using alternative measures to improve their quality of life. Methods have come a long way. The key to helping people with dementia is to try to create moments of joy (Creating Moments of Joy by Jolene Brackey...
January 9, 2017 - 6:00am
January 8, 2017
Living with dementia: functioning from the heart
As roles reverse, one of the most difficult questions a child can ask as they begin taking care of a parent is what is normal forgetfulness and...
January 8, 2017 - 6:00am
January 5, 2017
Former Pierce HR director dies by suicide
LANGLADE COUNTY -- A former Pierce County human resources director died by suicide last week amidst an investigation for alleged misconduct in...
January 5, 2017 - 3:02pm
January 4, 2017
The unsung heroes of winter
ELMWOOD — While many were enjoying Christmas with their loved ones last week, Pierce County Highway Department employees were out, trying to...
January 4, 2017 - 3:05pm
December 28, 2016
Not just a treasurer: Beastrom set to retire
ELLSWORTH -- Phyllis Beastrom might be one of the hardest working people in Pierce County. She’s a mother, a wife, an organist, a leader among...
December 28, 2016 - 7:33am
December 23, 2016
Obesity numbers up almost 9 percent in Wisconsin
The Pierce County Health Department recently reported Wisconsin’s percentage of obese adults has risen from 30.7 percent to 39.4 percent, with 29.8 percent of Pierce County adults in that group. These percentages show that nearly four out of every 10 adults in Wisconsin and three...
December 23, 2016 - 8:08am
December 21, 2016
Anti-government man evicted from his foreclosed River Falls home
Early morning Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office carried out orders from the Circuit Court to remove occupants and personal...
News/crime and courts
December 21, 2016 - 11:32am
Suspects sought in Pierce County, Red Wing, Woodbury incidents
Wisconsin authorities put out an alert Wednesday for suspects in a credit card scam that allegedly involves Walmart stores from Woodbury to Red...
News/crime and courts
December 21, 2016 - 10:42am
December 12, 2016
Ag plastics recycling program takes off
ELLSWORTH -- The road leading into the Pierce County Solid Waste Department was lined with trucks and trailers Monday, Dec. 5 as farmers waited...
December 12, 2016 - 8:44am
December 11, 2016
Shop With a Cop, take 2
ELLSWORTH -- Last year’s inaugural “Shop With a Cop” event was such a resounding success in Pierce County, that it’s back again this...
December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
Trading vital records for hobby farm life
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Register of Deeds office will soon see a changing of the guard: Vicki Nelson will retire when her term expires...
December 9, 2016 - 7:49am