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Ellie Nawrocki shot her first buck with a crossbow on Nov. 4 and her gun-hunting buck on Dec. 2. She is 11 years old and was hunting with her father, Chad Nawrocki, under the mentoring program with the state of Wisconsin. The gun buck was shot during the metro subunit extended hunt using a .243 rifle. Both bucks were harvested out of the same box blind in Pierce County during the 2017 hunting season. Photos courtesy of Chad Nawrocki
Ellie Nawrocki shoots first bucks under mentoring program
6 hours 18 min ago
Gas-Lite Bar & Grill's Breakfast Burger won the Second Annual Ellsworth Area Burger Bash. The winning combination had a burger smothered with bacon, hash browns, cheese and a fried egg.  Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Gas-Lite Bar & Grill wins burger battle
13 hours 18 min ago
December 8, 2017
Kyra Johnson, 14, of Ellsworth, bagged an 8-point buck with an 18-inch spread during the Youth Hunt near Maiden Rock. Photo courtesy of Ryan Johnson
Target the Hunt part 3: Pierce County hunters’ showcase
December 8, 2017 - 8:00am
December 6, 2017
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Q&A with Pierce Co. Highway Commissioner
December 6, 2017 - 8:45am
December 4, 2017
Tom, left, and Donna Winkler sit in their home where they fostered many kids during their time as foster parents. They said the need for foster parents in the area is great. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Making a difference one child at a time: Looking at foster care in western Wisconsin
December 4, 2017 - 7:26pm
Ellsworth School District student Noah Hines, 14, Beldenville, shot his first deer on opening day of gun hunting Saturday, Nov. 18 on the hill behind his family’s home. According to his mother, he shot it the day before his 14th birthday. Photo courtesy of Deanna Hines
Target the Hunt part 2: Pierce County hunters’ showcase
December 4, 2017 - 9:10am
December 1, 2017
Former Elmwood bar owner injured in semi crash
December 1, 2017 - 9:43am
November 28, 2017
Pierce County Peace Officers Benevolent Association Interim President Doug Ducklow presented Sheriff Nancy Hove with a $1,000 donation Thursday, Nov. 16 for the Dec. 16 Shop with a Cop event, which provides children and their families presents at Christmas. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Shop with a Cop: A present for every child on Christmas morning
November 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 23, 2017
Joe Osterberg has been running his home-based DJ/MC business Day One DJ for four years and he couldn't be happier. Photo courtesy of Joe Osterberg
Main Street on any street: Businesses making homes their offices
November 23, 2017 - 6:45pm
November 22, 2017
Kettle coordinators Deanna Hines (left) and Margaret Volenec encourage volunteers to sign up to ring bells for the Salvation Army red kettles stationed in River Falls and Ellsworth. It’s a fun tradition for many, and vital to fundraising efforts. Photo courtesy of Deanna Hines
Red kettles count on enthusiastic bell ringers
November 22, 2017 - 9:00am
November 15, 2017
Separate crashes leave 2 injured in Pierce County
November 15, 2017 - 11:29am
November 14, 2017
Phoebe Vodnik, 12, of Spring Valley, took down this 8-pointer on Nov. 8. Photo courtesy of Trisha Vodnik
Target the Hunt: Pierce County hunters’ showcase
November 14, 2017 - 7:39am
November 13, 2017
Aaron Moore, the new County Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency, hopes farmers will stop in for information at his office, 412 W. Kinne St. He began his new role Sept. 5. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Moore brings wealth of ag experience to director position
November 13, 2017 - 8:00am
November 10, 2017
Ellsworth woman hospitalized after Highway 29 crash
November 10, 2017 - 11:30am
November 7, 2017
Man injured in Spring Valley-area crash
November 7, 2017 - 2:25pm
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