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Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Kyra Hayes, 16
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
October 5, 2016
Welcome to Brooke Elizabeth’s world
ELLSWORTH -- Everything and nothing has changed for Brooke Thoen — better known these days as Brooke Elizabeth — since she was given a blue...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 5, 2016 - 4:19pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
April 20, 2016
Each memory has a soundtrack
ELLSWORTH -- Maybe it’s the scratch of the needle on the vinyl, or the brightly colored album jackets. Or could it be the records remind them...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 20, 2016 - 11:04am
March 25, 2016
Hudson man airlifted after Red Wing-area crash
A Hudson man was airlifted after an apparent alcohol-related crash Thursday in the Red Wing area. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the crash victim as 49-year-old Jonathon S. Norman. He was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries. Troopers reported that...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am
March 17, 2016
Police say Christiansen missed curve, drove into water
HAGER CITY -- Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said Thursday morning that 23-year-old Marya Christiansen missed a curve in the road and drove...
March 17, 2016 - 2:47pm
UPDATE: Police confirm deceased missing woman found in submerged van
UPDATE 9 p.m. -- The Pierce County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the body of missing Hager City woman Marya Christiansen was found in her submerged...
March 17, 2016 - 9:39am
March 16, 2016
Dive team called to Mississippi River back channel; Christiansen family clings to hopes
HAGER CITY -- Family members of Marya Christiansen clung to hopes Wednesday that the Hager City woman would be found, while authorities converged...
March 16, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 15, 2016
6 a.m. UPDATE -- Family seeks volunteers to search for missing Hager City woman
The family of missing Hager City woman Marya Christiansen is planning informational meetings today at the Red Wing American Legion (218 W. Fourth...
March 15, 2016 - 6:29am
February 24, 2016
Timeline revealed for Hwy. 63 bridge project
RED WING -- Work to replace the Highway 63 river bridge and approach roads is scheduled to begin in spring 2017 with construction of a temporary...
February 24, 2016 - 10:48am
February 17, 2016
What’s the next step for the Red Wing bridge project?
RED WING -- With design work on the new Highway 63 river bridge winding down, Minnesota and Wisconsin transportation departments are looking...
February 17, 2016 - 3:56pm
December 2, 2015
Suspect accused of stealing father’s funds
PIERCE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT -- Pierce County prosecutors filed charges last month against a Red Wing woman accused of stealing nearly $16,000 from her father. According to a criminal complaint filed in Pierce County Circuit Court, Patricia J. Arnold used her power of attorney role...
News/crime and courts
December 2, 2015 - 10:52am
August 12, 2015
WI’s newest license plate features Trenton Island image
Troy Hattemer enjoys the challenge of photographing birds in action. “That’s pretty much what I focus on,” the Red Wing man said....
August 12, 2015 - 12:44pm
July 20, 2015
Crews rescue victim on back channel bridge
A person was rescued Sunday night on the Mississippi River back channel bridge on Highway 63 in the town of Trenton. According to Red Wing police, firefighters responded to a mutual aid request from Pierce County authorities for person stranded under the bridge. Red Wing firefighters...
July 20, 2015 - 8:19am
July 7, 2015
Red Wing bridge project advances with EA, public open house
An Environmental Assessment (EA) document is now available and a public open house has been scheduled as the project to build new bridges across...
July 7, 2015 - 2:53pm
March 6, 2015
Notification of unusual event at Prairie Island terminated
UPDATE - Officials at the Prairie Island nuclear generating plant near Red Wing have terminated a Notification of Unusual Event. The declaration was terminated today at 12:18 a.m. after plant officials were able to safely enter containment and make visual confirmation there was no...
March 6, 2015 - 8:01am