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Rabbits need rules too
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
August 19, 2015
Stevens Point lowers fine for first-time possession of marijuana; Possible tornado touchdown in Lake Geneva; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
Stevens Point officials have lowered the fine for first-time possession of small amounts of marijuana. The city council voted Tuesday to drop the ordinance penalty from $300 to $100 -- the equivalent of an underage drinking fine. There were both supporters and opponents. Ben...
News/crime and courts
August 19, 2015 - 8:20am
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