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PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Ryan rezone
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Dohmen permit
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Gerdes permit
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/27/16 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/28/16 Board of Adjustment Committee - Annual Meeting
Gerald V. Leonard, 69
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Josephine M. Carlson, 88
John C. Bang, 91
Brenda L. Dodge, 65
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EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
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Real Estate Showcase
February 17, 2016
New 1st grade structure gets positive reviews
SPRING VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD -- A new structure for first grade was the topic of a presentation to the Spring Valley School Board at a special meeting early last week.The board heard a report from first grade teachers Renee Dykhouse, Lisa Fesenmaier and Jane Borgerding on how the structure...
February 17, 2016 - 3:43pm
Ice fishing derby marks 16th year
SPRING VALLEY -- The Spring Valley Lions Club will hold its 16th annual ice fishing derby 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 at Lake George Eau...
February 17, 2016 - 3:38pm
February 11, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Requalifying Spring Valley for Sparsity Aid
Sparsity aid has become a staple financial support program for many of our rural schools not only in the 93rd Assembly District but for rural...
February 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
February 10, 2016
Demolition slated for part of old Ford garage
SPRING VALLEY -- Part of the old Ford garage in downtown Spring Valley will soon be demolished, after the Spring Valley Village Board gave its blessing to owner Chad Raasch at its Feb. 3 meeting. The northeast corner, or the back portion of the building, is in disrepair and beyond...
February 10, 2016 - 10:12am
Meals for SV seniors now at restaurant
SPRING VALLEY -- A new arrangement for senior meals made available by the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Pierce County in Spring Valley promises convenience and inclusiveness. Spring Valley’s senior meal program has moved to Sneakers Pub and Eatery in the village,...
February 10, 2016 - 10:11am
January 28, 2016
Steps taken to conduct facilities vote in April
SPRING VALLEY -- Steps were taken by the Spring Valley School Board early last week to conduct a facilities referendum during this spring’s election. The board approved resolutions necessary to go to a non-recurring referendum on Tuesday, April 5, to exceed the revenue limit by...
January 28, 2016 - 10:13am
January 13, 2016
SV trustee against county’s jail finance plan; Water study needed to address major issues
SPRING VALLEY -- Though it seems to be “a moot point,” trustee Rich O’Connell made it clear at the Jan. 6 Spring Valley Village Board meeting he is not happy with how Pierce County has chosen to fund the new county jail/sheriff’s department. The county Finance & Personnel...
January 13, 2016 - 12:53pm
Facilities referendum for spring gets firmed
SPRING VALLEY -- A facility maintenance and repair referendum proposed for this spring’s election was firmed by the Spring Valley School Board at a special meeting early last week. The board discussed the scope of work, amount and duration of the upcoming referendum. At the board’s...
January 13, 2016 - 12:17pm
January 6, 2016
Updated costs heard as referendum plans made
SPRING VALLEY -- Updated facility maintenance costs and timelines for an upcoming referendum were discussed by the Spring Valley School Board last month. The updated costs were higher in most areas than the original estimates. Superintendent Dr. Donald Haack said, though the difference...
January 6, 2016 - 11:09am
December 22, 2015
Teen rescued from burning car after Pierce County crash
A Woodville teenager whose vehicle was struck head-on Tuesday in rural Pierce County was pulled from her burning car before later being hospitalized. Nadia Lamperta, 18, was taken to Baldwin Area Hospital after a crash reported at 7:40 a.m. on County Road B and 850th Avenue in the...
December 22, 2015 - 2:16pm
December 9, 2015
Spring Valley man charged with sexual assault
A Spring Valley man was set to appear this month in Pierce County Circuit Court on charges that he snuck into a woman’s apartment and groped...
News/crime and courts
December 9, 2015 - 2:10pm
‘For sale’ idea shot down
SPRING VALLEY -- An item on the Dec. 3 Spring Valley Village Board agenda had some of its members a bit confused. “Why not throw it out there to see if anyone’s interested?” Trustee Andrew Vorlicek said of putting up a “For sale” sign at the former Spring Valley Health Care...
December 9, 2015 - 2:05pm
December 2, 2015
Suspected pot crop leads to felony charges
SPRING VALLEY -- A Spring Valley man was charged with two drug-related felonies after authorities rounded up more than 2 pounds of marijuana that he and another man allegedly harvested from a farmland growing operation. Barry P. Britton, 53, was charged Nov. 20 in Pierce County Circuit...
News/crime and courts
December 2, 2015 - 11:07am
November 24, 2015
Student Council activities top the list
Student Council President Jack Hannack reported to the Spring Valley School Board Monday, Nov. 16 that Trick or Treat for Canned Goods collected over 1,000 pounds of food for the Spring Valley Food Pantry. The Student Council was to host the regional conference in Eau Claire...
November 24, 2015 - 8:46am
November 23, 2015
What was he doing in Spring Valley? Authorities search for clues in suspected murderer’s alleged visit
UPDATE: SPRING VALLEY -- How a man accused in a Michigan homicide got to Spring Valley and allegedly ditched an SUV before stealing a government truck there remained a mystery late last week. Spring Valley Police Chief John DuBois said Friday that an investigation into a burglary...
News/crime and courts
November 23, 2015 - 8:12am