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PIERCE COUNTY: 6/27/17 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 7/517 Hearing - L'Allier permit
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-125, Jacob Zimdahl
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ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/23/17 Special Board Meeting Minutes
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February 5, 2017
Relay For Life gears up for March event
RIVER FALLS -- The rally cry for the 2017 Relay For Life of River Falls-Pierce County has a noted ring to it: “Cancer. Not Here. Not There....
February 5, 2017 - 9:00am
January 25, 2017
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Burglary in Beldenville, dog bites and more
The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office Jan. 16-21.Burglary in BeldenvilleMultiple deputies were called...
News/crime and courts
January 25, 2017 - 10:22am
January 18, 2017
New county-wide mass notification system in play
ELLSWORTH -- As of Jan. 1, Pierce County has a new mass notification system from which to send emergency alerts through several forms of media. Pierce County Emergency Management Director Gary Brown said the county has had a mass notification system for many years, but upgraded to...
January 18, 2017 - 4:14pm
January 16, 2017
Pierce County Deer Advisory Council meets Jan. 18
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Deer Advisory Council will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Ellsworth High School Library to discuss...
January 16, 2017 - 2:50pm
Man, 30, injured in Pierce County snowmobile crash
A Plum City man was hospitalized after being injured Sunday, Jan. 15 in a snowmobile crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 30-year-old Joshua Larson was taken by ambulance to Luther Hospital in Eau Claire after the crash, reported at 12:02 p.m. in the town of Union. According...
January 16, 2017 - 8:48am
Recount costs show Pierce County well under budget
Presidential recount estimates far exceeded their actual costs in many Wisconsin counties, including several in western Wisconsin. With 71 of 72 counties’ results turned in, the recount costs tallied $1.86 million, according to Wisconsin Elections Commission data. Estimates provided...
January 16, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Man found dead in rural River Falls; high carbon monoxide levels present
High carbon monoxide levels were detected at a town of River Falls house where a man was found dead Thursday, Jan. 12 The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as 80-year-old John Eisele. The news release did not list the address of the call, but authorities and firefighters...
January 13, 2017 - 2:13pm
Hager City women injured in Highway 35 crash
Two Hager City women were hospitalized Thursday, Jan. 12 after a crash that temporarily closed Highway 35 in the town of Diamond Bluff. The Pierce...
January 13, 2017 - 10:25am
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