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Barn fire kills 11 pigs in Trimbelle
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Three SVE seniors all place at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Sanford takes fourth at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
Spring Valley Cardinals
Stagehands bring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' alive
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 3/6/17 Meeting Agenda
AD FOR BIDS: Spring Valley School District, WI - Ext. Concrete & Site Lighting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/4/17 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/8/17 Traffic Safety Commission Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/6/17 Town Board Meeting
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EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
April 13, 2016
Community Crust begins fundraising season
PLUM CITY -- The Community Crust wood-fired pizza trailer will make seven fundraiser appearances at Spring Pond Park in Plum City this year.Beginning...
April 13, 2016 - 10:49am
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