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Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix, Pierce counties among state's Top 10 healthiest; slain detective honored at service; 9 more state news stories
Drug sting leads to bust in Hudson
Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Write-ins tout 'a better Bay City'
crime and courts
Prep track: Ellsworth girls win New Richmond Invite
Spring Valley baseball: Cards caged inside
Ellsworth softball: Panthers have tools to compete in MBC
Prescott track and field: Philips focuses on the finest details
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
Spring Valley Cardinals
'It took everything from me': Former drug users talk about their addictions
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Jay Tromberg, 57
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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June 8, 2009
Anderson ready for something new
PLUM CITY--Connie Anderson is looking forward to change in her life. "I've been in school since I was five," she said. "I'm ready for something different." Anderson retired last week after 35 years in the teaching profession, including the last 25 at Plum City. "I've enjoyed...
June 8, 2009 - 4:17pm
May 26, 2009
Henn new president of PC School Board
PLUM CITY--Kurt Henn was elected as the new president of the Plum City School Board last week. Henn succeeds Todd Glaus. Glaus is stepping down as board president, as he announced he won't be seeking reelection when his term expires next year. Glaus has served on the school board...
May 26, 2009 - 11:57am
April 27, 2009
PC School Board announces staff layoffs
PLUM CITY--Staff reduction was one option the Plum City School Board faced in trying to curb a projected $300,000 deficit for the 2009-10 school year. Last week, the board went that way, issuing six layoff notices--one final and five preliminary. The final notice went to Nancy...
April 27, 2009 - 1:59pm
April 8, 2009
PC man charged with child pornography
A Plum City man was charged Tuesday in Pierce County Circuit Court with possession of child pornography, a Class D felony that carries a maximum penalty of $100,000 and/or 25 years prison, if found guilty. Luke J. Hofmeister, 28, W1266 355th Ave., will have his next court appearance...
April 8, 2009 - 11:48am
March 23, 2009
Plum City School Board tells 2009-10 staff assignments
PLUM CITY -- The Plum City School Board last week approved a couple of staffing issues for the 2009-10 school year. The board announced the technology education position will be at half-time. The family and consumer education (FACE) classes will be offered between two to three hours...
March 23, 2009 - 1:59pm
March 4, 2009
Man transported after 2-vehicle crash
An Ellsworth man was hospitalized Tuesday after a two-vehicle crash just west of Plum City. Jerome Huppert, 50, was transported to River Falls...
March 4, 2009 - 10:00am
January 22, 2009
Plum City DARE grads show disfavor with chemicals, violence
PLUM CITY -- Twenty fifth-graders showed they're ready to reject drugs, alcohol, tobacco and violence when they participated in graduation from...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
New food shelf begins serving Plum City area
New food shelf begins serving Plum City area @by:By Bill Kirk @t:PLUM CITY--A need was demonstrated and the community responded. That's the...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Plum City's Tyler Clare improved home for ducks, has eye on Eagle Scout
PLUM CITY -- Drive along Plum City's newly upgraded main street and it's hard to miss Tyler Clare's handiwork. The 17-year-old Clare, who's...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Near life-long Plum City Scout now soaring as Eagle
PLUM CITY--John Burg was convinced after advancing through three Boy Scout ranks he could become an Eagle. After all, achieving Scouting's highest honor would just mean more of the commitment he'd already made.
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Nearing diamond anniversary, Kopps in gem of a marriage
PLUM CITY --- Life's been good to Max and Vivian Kopp. The Kopps, ages 91 and 89, respectively, are almost inseparable as residents of the Plum City Care Center. Even with dilated pupils from the eye exams the couple had there last week, they watched out for each other. When a visitor...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
May 3 steak feed and dance will help equip Plum City fire unit
PLUM CITY -- It might be said Plum City-Union fire fighters are staking their reputations on an event they plan for early next month. Their third annual steak feed and dance fundraiser on Saturday, May 3, not only features some of the members putting cooking skills to the test, but...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
PEPIN -- It was hard not to notice, even from the baseball diamond. Both the prep baseball and softball diamonds in Pepin are in close proximity to each other. So while Elmwood and Pepin baseball fans, coaches and players we're trying to concentrate on playing their season opener...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Plum City couple intend to cater to many tastes
PC couple intend to cater to many tastes By Bill Kirk PLUM CITY, Wis.--An early 1990s graduate of culinary school who took a break from related jobs in recent years is now back in the kitchen. Kris Almsted has not only taken a head chef's position at a senior living facility in...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Sex offender meet set for April 17 in Plum City
PLUM CITY, Wis.--The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has announced a sex offender community notification meeting for Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at the Plum City Elementary School gym in Plum City. Representatives from the Department of Corrections, Pierce County District Attorney's...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am