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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
March 30, 2016
Questions remain about county broadband
For a portion of Pierce County’s rural residents, fast broadband internet access is nothing but a dream. Large swaths of the county, particularly in rural areas, are left with slow fixed internet access or none at all. Many homeowners have been teased recently by news of federal...
March 30, 2016 - 9:47am
Who’s running for school board?
As the April 5 election draws near, Pierce County school districts will elect members to their school boards. While the number of candidates...
March 30, 2016 - 9:15am
March 23, 2016
Pierce County Board election is April 5
When Pierce County voters go to the polls April 5, there will be contests for only two of the 17 seats on the County Board of Supervisors and...
March 23, 2016 - 11:43am
March 17, 2016
St. Paddy's Day citizenship paves way to candidacy for Irish prosecutor
Rory O’Sullivan said he’s not sure if it was the luck of the Irish or just a coincidence that he’s becoming an American citizen on St....
March 17, 2016 - 11:47am
March 15, 2016
6 a.m. UPDATE -- Family seeks volunteers to search for missing Hager City woman
The family of missing Hager City woman Marya Christiansen is planning informational meetings today at the Red Wing American Legion (218 W. Fourth...
March 15, 2016 - 6:29am
March 7, 2016
Authorities: medical emergency preceded Pierce County crash
A 50-year-old motorist sustained minor injuries after his vehicle crashed Saturday morning in rural Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 5:17 a.m. at County Road A and 370th Avenue in the town of Salem, where deputies discovered...
March 7, 2016 - 8:00am
February 29, 2016
Two hospitalized after crash in rural River Falls
Two people were hospitalized Friday after the vehicles they were driving collided on Highway 65 in River Falls. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, River Falls resident Rebecca C. Keller, 63, was taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital with undisclosed injuries....
February 29, 2016 - 8:15am
February 24, 2016
Team effort mainstreams kids with multiple needs
In the spirit of “it takes a village to raise a child,” Pierce County is applying a team approach to keep youths with multiple and persistent...
February 24, 2016 - 2:42pm
February 17, 2016
Water patrol officers rescue deer from ice
MISSISSIPPI POOL 4 -- Open water on the Mississippi River’s Pool 4 yields catches all year long.And while most catches come from beneath the...
February 17, 2016 - 4:09pm
February 3, 2016
County considers 1.25 percent raise for former Teamsters
The first reading of several resolutions dominated the Pierce County Board’s Jan. 26 agenda. The Finance & Personnel Committee is recommending 1.25 percent salary increases for employees formerly represented by the Pierce County Human Services Professional Employees General...
February 3, 2016 - 1:28pm
If you’re going to vote, be informed
The year 2016 seems to be the year of referendums in Pierce County. Voters in Ellsworth, Spring Valley and Prescott school districts will face referendum questions at the polls this year. Possibly Plum City voters as well. Each district is asking a completely different question. Learn...
February 3, 2016 - 12:51pm
Health needs assessment needs input
Two public health departments and four hospitals in this area are collaborating on a required community health needs assessment for the first...
February 3, 2016 - 12:23pm
Storm brought more than a foot of snow, crashes aplenty
More than a foot of snow fell Tuesday in parts of western Wisconsin during a storm that led to treacherous driving for many motorists. According to the National Weather Service, Clear Lake in northern St. Croix County received 13 inches of snow as of 8:42 a.m. Wednesday. About 9 inches...
February 3, 2016 - 12:05pm
Pierce County snowmobile trails reopen
After six days of being closed, the Pierce County snowmobile trails have reopened as of 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. The trails had closed on Jan. 28 due to low snow amounts and rising temperatures last weekend. However, several new inches of snow from Tuesday’s storm have reopened...
February 3, 2016 - 11:38am
January 28, 2016
Snowmobile trails close with hopes of more snow
The Pierce County Snowmobile Council closed its trail system on Thursday morning after an 18 day run of being open through the month of January. With an already dwindling snow base and warm temperatures on the horizon, the council made the decision to close Thursday morning at 8 a.m....
January 28, 2016 - 4:22pm