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Vista Croix moves forward with development plans; Steamboat site may break ground by fall
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
Referendum projects take center stage
New county shop enters design phase
crime and courts
Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
August 17, 2015
Authorities urge continued vigilance on waterways
Safety continues to be a focal point on Pierce and St. Croix county waterways as summer enters its home stretch. St. Croix County Sheriff’s...
August 17, 2015 - 12:39pm
August 14, 2015
County to utilize CodeRED emergency notification system
The St. Croix County Emergency Support Services Department, recently implemented the CodeRED mass notification system as part of its total 911 and emergency communications upgrade. The CodeRED alert system, which went live Aug. 1 will allow the county to quickly deliver alerts of...
August 14, 2015 - 12:31pm
June 28, 2015
Proposal would expand loop trailhead near new bridge
A St. Croix Crossing Loop Trail starting point would have a little extra room to breathe — and space to grow — under a proposal backed last week by a key panel. St. Croix County Board members will vote July 7 on a recommendation to acquire private land that will help enhance...
June 28, 2015 - 11:17am
June 17, 2015
Pioneer Day targets war and peace--county style
Pierce County’s contributions to wars since 1812 are chronicled in a display at the River Bluffs History Center in Bay City to be open to the...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 17, 2015 - 2:30pm
June 5, 2015
Bison herd arrives in Afton June 6
On Saturday, June 6, the Belwin Conservancy is hosting its seventh bison release. Guests will experience the energy as a herd of about 30 bison...
June 5, 2015 - 11:53am
April 13, 2015
UWRF student team wins $25,000 at Big Idea Tournament
A small packet of soap has led to very big things for three UW-River Falls students and aspiring entrepreneurs. Eric Wenz, a senior from Hudson...
April 13, 2015 - 12:34pm
March 20, 2015
Bourget, Seidl seek area appellate court seat
When voters head to the polls, they have a choice in the judge that joins the District III Court of Appeals. Mark Seidl, a Wausau private-practice...
March 20, 2015 - 10:44am
March 10, 2015
Elk Mound wins Rube Goldberg contest; Plum City comes in second
MENOMONIE — Elk Mound High School erased the competition Tuesday, March 10, during the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest regional at UW-Stout. Elk...
March 10, 2015 - 4:30pm
March 3, 2015
Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
Wisconsin entrepreneurs, inventors and creative thinkers are encouraged to submit their products, services or organizations for recognition at...
March 3, 2015 - 9:41am
February 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Officials stressing preparedness for oil train derailments
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The train derailment/fire in West Virginia is another reminder of the importance of continued training for emergency responders....
February 20, 2015 - 9:28am
February 6, 2015
Long-time fair groundskeeper dies
Veteran Pierce County Fair Groundskeeper Kenny Hines of Ellsworth died Thursday. He was 69. Hines was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in...
February 6, 2015 - 4:28pm
February 5, 2015
Late-night library sleeper triggers alarm
Police were sent for a burglary alert at the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St., just before 3 a.m. Friday.
News/crime and courts
February 5, 2015 - 9:54am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Frederic exchange student dies in Burnett Co. accident
A foreign exchange student was killed, and two of his teenage hockey teammates were injured in one-vehicle crash in northwest Wisconsin. Tim...
February 5, 2015 - 9:42am
February 4, 2015
A special lesson in family history
WASHINGTON -- In 2013, Marcus Beyer and his wife, Kate Brooke-Beyer, took a trip to New Orleans to get away. With a few hours of free time on...
February 4, 2015 - 9:33am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: February delivers blast of cold
February is Wisconsin's coldest month, and we're about to get a shivering reminder of that. The National Weather Service says wind-chill factors...
February 4, 2015 - 9:20am