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Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
crime and courts
Ellsworth Invitational: Hosts earn victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
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Tim M. Blodgett, 76
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
October 24, 2016
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PIERCE COUNTY -- “You don’t want to go there,” are some of the few words spoken during the trailer for the film “This Woods is Cursed.”...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 24, 2016 - 1:52pm
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
A Beldenville girl killed in a crash last week swerved off the road to avoid being struck by another motorist on her cellphone, according to new information released Monday by St. Croix County authorities. The victim, identified by the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office as 16-year-old...
October 24, 2016 - 9:04am
October 20, 2016
Why wait until Nov. 8 to vote?
There's still a third presidential debate and intense campaigning is being waged in battleground states. But many voters have had or seen enough....
October 20, 2016 - 3:18pm
October 18, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Poisonous items? Hunter trespassing? Driver cuts off bus
A man came to the sheriff's office lobby Oct. 10 to show deputies contents of a paper bag. The man, who asked to be anonymous, suspected the...
News/crime and courts
October 18, 2016 - 12:12pm
UPDATE: Red Wing man ID'd as Highway 10 crash victim
A Red Wing man was hospitalized Tuesday, Oct. 18, after a crash on Highway 10 in the town of Oak Grove. Crews responded at about 10:15 a.m....
October 18, 2016 - 11:44am
October 17, 2016
Ellsworth motorist, 18, injured in crash
An Ellsworth teenager was hospitalized Sunday after the SUV he was driving rearended a semi-trailer in rural Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as 18-year-old Dawson Minder, who was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital with minor injuries....
October 17, 2016 - 8:04am
October 8, 2016
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
BAY CITY -- This weekend will be the public’s last chance to see the Pierce County Historical Association’s “Pierce County in War and Peace”...
October 8, 2016 - 8:00am
October 4, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Suicide; poachers; fleeing prowlers; duck hunters confronted
Deputies responded at 6:37 p.m. Oct. 2 to Highway 35 in Prescott for a possible self-inflicted gunshot inside a truck. A man was found dead inside...
News/crime and courts
October 4, 2016 - 4:48pm
Stagnant fund increases don’t fix crumbling roads
ELLSWORTH -- “Some towns are borrowing money for road projects, and some towns are making difficult decisions, having to choose between maintenance...
October 4, 2016 - 2:05pm
October 2, 2016
What would Pierce County libraries do with more funding?
ELLSWORTH -- The decision of whether or not to approve a 5 percent funding increase for Pierce County libraries will go to vote Wednesday, Sept....
October 2, 2016 - 10:00am
September 28, 2016
Grant will fund snowmobile bridge, trail reroute
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A short section of snowmobile trail will be rerouted and a new bridge installed over Lost Creek in the town of El Paso thanks to a large grant. Pierce County parks superintendent Scott Schoepp said the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Trail Grant Program...
September 28, 2016 - 9:14pm
Cell towers given green light by Land Management
Are you ever driving down the winding roads of Pierce County, cursing your lack of cell phone service? That may improve, though how much is hard...
September 28, 2016 - 10:39am
September 26, 2016
Will ‘Just Fix It’ bring relief to Wisconsin motorists?
Wisconsin roads are some the of the worst in the nation. That’s with 71 percent of state roads “in poor (or) mediocre condition” and 14...
September 26, 2016 - 9:55am
September 12, 2016
Man, 46, injured in town of Trimbelle motorcycle crash
A Twin Cities man was hospitalized Saturday after a motorcycle crash in rural Pierce County. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies said 46-year-old Ross A. Sletten was taken by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Wing after a crash reported at 3:29 p.m. on County Road O in the...
September 12, 2016 - 9:21am
September 9, 2016
Fall Clean Sweep set for Sept. 17
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County will provide free disposal of unwanted medications for county households and farms during the county Fall Clean Sweep...
September 9, 2016 - 11:56am