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Getting to know who's on the ballot
Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man pleads not guilty in death of UW-Stout student; state budget briefings begin; 8 more state news stories
Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
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?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
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
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
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)
Real Estate Showcase
March 17, 2016
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
March 5, 2015
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
UPDATE -- Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant Unit 2 remains shut down and stable, as workers continue to investigate what appears to be a false fire alarm, according to a press release sent out at 2 p.m. While there are no direct indications of an actual fire, operators had...
March 5, 2015 - 3:05pm
February 17, 2015
Unit 1 back at full power at Prairie Island
RED WING - Unit-One is back to full power at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. The unit was down since January 26th, while a reactor-coolant...
February 17, 2015 - 9:40am
December 15, 2014
School offers support following student death
A Red Wing youth died this weekend of a gunshot wound that occurred while hunting in Maiden Rock, according to Pierce County authorities. The incident is under investigation. Logan Hinrichs attended eighth grade at Red Wing High School. Supt. Karsten Anderson sent out an alert...
December 15, 2014 - 4:10pm
December 12, 2014
Prairie Island Unit 1 shut down for repairs
RED WING -- Xcel Energy reports operators safely shut down Unit 1 at the Prairie Island Nuclear Plant in Red Wing to replace a reactor coolant...
December 12, 2014 - 9:44am
December 4, 2014
Cows caught wandering downtown
Red Wing police responded to a report of loose cattle around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 61 and Plum Street. Officers...
December 4, 2014 - 9:57am