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Pole shed goes up in flames
Kuehni to be charged again with homicide, will be released on bail
Local auctioneer inducted into National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Dale D. Jensen, 80
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
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Real Estate Showcase
April 6, 2016
Ellsworth, Spring Valley referendums pass
Two Pierce County school districts had referendums on the ballot this election day. The polls are now closed and the unofficial election results...
April 6, 2016 - 4:35pm
Local Government Roundup
PLUM CITYPlum City village to fix pond sidewalkEarlier this month Plum City Village trustees approved a plan to fix the sidewalk around Spring Pond Park, a repair officials say was in need. The cement sidewalk fix, approved during the board’s March 7 meeting, will start sometime...
April 6, 2016 - 10:46am
March 16, 2016
It’s ‘About Time’ you escape to the country
TOWN OF UNION -- Isn’t it About Time? That’s what Phil and Mary Roberts thought when they made the decision to open their spacious town of...
March 16, 2016 - 10:15am
March 9, 2016
Foley gets President’s volunteer service award
PLUM CITY - A Plum City High School senior has been honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.Linkon...
March 9, 2016 - 8:35am
February 24, 2016
Referendum delayed, but boilers might not wait
PLUM CITY -- A November timeline for an operational referendum was preferred last month by the Plum City School Board over an April one, but putting boilers on hold remained a concern. Unesco, an outside consulting firm, has completed a rough order of magnitude costs toward holding...
February 24, 2016 - 11:04am
February 17, 2016
New system for Plum City/Union fire department on order
PLUM CITY -- A new system for the Plum City-Union Fire Department has been ordered, the Plum City Village Board was told early last week.The cascade system facilitates the filling of firefighters’ self-contained breathing apparatus. A grant award will cover $38,096 of the approximately...
February 17, 2016 - 3:59pm
February 3, 2016
Plum City looks at referendum vote
PLUM CITY -- Items in advance of a possible referendum were addressed by the Plum City School Board in December. An update on pre-referendum work and financial options was given to the board. Superintendent Mary Baier reported on such work as completed by Unesco, an outside consulting...
February 3, 2016 - 12:45pm
January 20, 2016
Infrastructure items receive attention
PLUM CITY VILLAGE BOARD -- Infrastructure matters dominated the Plum City Village Board meeting early this month.A blower at the sewer plant quit working, but village personnel were able to get it going again, the board was told. Also regarding the sewer department, an employee gave...
January 20, 2016 - 11:37am
January 13, 2016
Minnesota man charged with sex assault on child
PLUM CITY -- A Goodhue County man returns to court next month on allegations that he sexually assaulted a child in Plum City. Dustin T. Ehrich, 30, was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court with one count of repeated sexual assault of a child. The Cannon Falls man made his initial...
News/crime and courts
January 13, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 22, 2015
Grant helps fund distance learning center upgrade
PLUM CITY -- The Plum City School District is one of six districts in this region to benefit from the recent award of a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant. Plum City’s share of the nearly $200,000 total in interactive video classroom equipment will be used toward the first...
December 22, 2015 - 3:11pm
December 16, 2015
Funds for Bridge Avenue improvements approved
PLUM CITY -- Road projects were a topic for the Plum City Village Board early last week. Village President Doug Watkins attended a Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP) meeting at which funds for upgrades were discussed. It was announced approximately $15,000 in funding for the Bridge...
December 16, 2015 - 10:20am
December 9, 2015
Long-time PC grocery store owner dies
PLUM CITY -- Long-time Plum City grocery store owner Robert Hovde died at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire on Nov. 24. He was 84. The Rock...
December 9, 2015 - 12:16pm
December 2, 2015
Plum City village office to move in 2016
PLUM CITY -- Look for the Plum City Village Clerk to occupy different quarters in the same building by 2016. The clerk’s office will move to the site of the former local American Family Insurance agency, according to Village Clerk-Treasurer Michele Burg. Both have been housed in...
December 2, 2015 - 11:03am
November 24, 2015
Upgrades to Plum City High School approved
High school building upgrades were approved by the Plum City School Board Monday, Nov. 16. New LED lighting will be installed on the outside of the building. Doug Jurgenson of Pepin said his company can supply the wall packs at a cost of $9,036. Jurgenson estimated the use...
November 24, 2015 - 9:30am
Revenue limits impact, referendum options told
Although the Plum City School Board didn’t act on it, the potential for a referendum to be held in the district was clearly in the minds of board members and others attending a Monday, Nov. 16, following a presentation on revenue limits and referendum options. In front of an...
November 24, 2015 - 9:28am